• Air Force Sports encourages Airmen to participate in sports programs year-round

     All-Air Force Men’s Soccer trials and camp is currently taking place at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland until May 6, but Airmen have the opportunity to compete in 14 other Air Force Sports year-round. Active duty, Reservists and Guardsmen are eligible to apply to participate in Air Force Sports by fi lling out an Air Force Form 303 detailing their
  • Tuskegee Airmen 75th anniversary: Documentary trailer

      WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- March 22 is the 75th anniversary of the activation of the U.S. Army Air Corps' 99th Pursuit Squadron, the Tuskegee Airmen. This trailer is part of a documentary that will be released on AF.mil this July.
  • Inspired NCO spends career molding Airmen

    (This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Joshua Smith was 17 years old and starting to earn a reputation for skipping his high school math class every afternoon when he was called into his guidance counselor’s office. The most surprising part of the
  • Kelly Katies’ helped maintain World War II warplanes in San Antonio

    The attack on Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States into World War II brought dramatic changes to Duncan and Kelly Fields in San Antonio, with the need for more pilots, bombardiers, navigators and maintainers that resulted in the rapid expansion of the U.S. Army Air Corps.  But by the summer of 1942, a congested sky over San Antonio had
  • JBSA Women’s History Month luncheon honors women in public service

    The role of women in public service, including the military, is the focus of Women’s History Month activities in March at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.  The JBSA-Lackland Women’s History Month Committee is holding activities that emphasize the theme of National Women’s History Month, “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in
  • New MWD monument meaningful to fallen handler's family

    The mother of a fallen Marine dog handler knows first hand about the bond between a handler and their battlefield teammate.Part of a large crowd gathered at the new national monument dedicated to U.S. Military Working Dog teams Oct. 28, here, Kathy Rusk struggled with her emotions following its unveiling."This means a lot," she said as tears began