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  • DLIELC Pilots Virtual Training Team Program with Puerto Rico

    To continue partner nation support across combatant commands and execute the global security cooperation mission admits a global pandemic the Defense Language Institute English Language Center piloted a one-week virtual training team program with Puerto Rico from right here in Military City USA, July 2020. This VTT trail is a virtual version of DLIELCs mobile training team program lead by the International Nonresident Flight, 637th International Support Squadron.
  • AETC cultivates community culture of innovation with new APAN online tool

    Innovators across Air Education and Training Command now have an online collaboration tool designed to help them discover, learn, and promote a culture of innovation.
  • AETC deputy commander completes JBSA immersion tour

    Maj. Gen. William Spangenthal, Air Education and Training Command’s new deputy commander, was joined by Brig. Gen. Caroline Miller, 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, and her senior enlisted advisor, Command Chief Master Sgt. Wendell Snider, along with other JBSA senior leaders, for an immersion tour at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and JBSA-Lackland July 24.
  • Maintaining Strong Relationships: Virtual Resources Available to Military Couples

    The stress brought on by the coronavirus pandemic presents challenges for everyone and may affect relationships. This can be especially true of intimate partner relationships.
  • New AETC Command Chief focused on Airmen and valuing force generation

    The First Command welcomed Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson as its new senior enlisted advisor to the commander and senior staff effective Aug. 1, 2020. Thompson, who replaces Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel as the command chief of Air Education and Training Command, is coming into the position after serving as the 19th Air Force command chief.
  • DOD medical officials outline COVID-19 testing approach

    Though the rate of confirmed positive COVID-19 tests among those in uniform is lower than that of the nation's civilian population, the most junior service members have a slightly higher rate than that of their civilian counterparts, the medical advisor to the Defense Department's coronavirus task force said.
  • Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award Warhawk Winners Announced

    The 37th Training Wing nominees of the 2020 Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award were recognized during an award ceremony at the Gateway Club on Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas, July 29, 2020. This distinguished honor is awarded to Airmen who demonstrated the highest qualities of leadership across the Air Force. Winners were announced by the surviving younger sister of Sijan, Janine Sijan-Rozina, via a zoom call into the event.
  • Military OneSource, family readiness, spouse programs remain available

    The Defense Department's Military Community and Family Policy office is adapting how it executes its programs in an effort to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Air Force removes administrative burden, allows pregnant and postpartum women to attend PME

    Pregnant and postpartum members may now attend professional military education without an exception to policy, and are also exempt from the requirement to have a passing fitness assessment prior to attending. Previous policy prevented pregnant women and women within their one-year postpartum deferment period from attending PME, creating an unintended barrier to their developmental milestones. 
  • Determined Airman chasing dream of playing in NFL

    An Air Force meteorologist is using the service’s We Are All Recruiters program to chase his dream of playing in the National Football League.
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