• Minority Serving Institution Scholarships to be upgraded to further Air, Space Force diversity efforts

    The Type 1 scholarship covers full tuition and fees with no monetary cap. The other scholarship opportunities include Type 2 scholarships which provide a student up to $18,000 per year, and the Type 7 scholarships which offer full tuition and fees, capped at the in-state tuition rate.
  • Trailblazers: AETC honors first women pilots in Air Force history

    In honor of the first women who became pilots of the U.S. Air Force, Air Education and Training Command officials renamed the Martin Hall Conference Room, the Trailblazer Room, during a virtual ceremony here June 29, 2020.
  • Battling COVID; a cyber Airman’s story

    Tech. Sgt. Brandon Ibanez, a cyber intelligence analyst with the 854th Combat Operations Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, doesn’t wear a helmet to work, nor does he wear a sword or shield. Ibanez’s role in his unit requires him to analyze intelligence and triangulate technical, geographical and operational information to provide situational awareness for leadership. This information enables his leaders to determine the best course of action in any given scenario.
  • JBSA-Lackland NCOA opens PME course in virtual classrooms

    The Robert D. Gaylor Non-Commissioned Officer Academy program at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was put on hold in March due to COVID-19.
  • A Toast to our Fallen Nomads

    For most people the last week of June marks the true beginning of summer; entering a time when memories are made and stories are written. For a smaller few, families, friends, and Airmen across the Air Force, it serves as a reminder of the tragic events that unfolded on June 25, 1996.
  • Air Force’s inaugural ECHO Flight Airmen share their experiences

    Ten AIrmen were part of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center’s first-ever ECHO Flight beta test, a replica of the U.S. Army ECHO Company program which has been carried out by DLIELC since 1975. ECHO flight’s mission was to provide English-language training and cultural immersion to enable anyone who would like to serve in the Air Force to do so effectively.
  • Total force basic trainees part of Air Force Reserve history

    Several hundred Total Force Air Force enlisted basic military trainees assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, are making history as the first class to enter training in the fully operational, all-Reserve military training squadron. The 433rd TRS, one of seven squadrons assigned to the 340th Flying Training Group at JBSA-Randolph, is the only all-Reserve military training instructor squadron in the Air Force.
  • Around the Air Force: Bass Named 19th CMSAF, Chief Wright & Brené Brown, Racial Disparity Review

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the selection of Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne Bass as the next Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, research professor and bestselling author, Brené Brown joins Chief Wright on the New Normal podcast to talk about courage and leadership, and the Inspector General conducts a review of racial disparity in the Air Force. (Hosted by Senior Airman Angelo Rosario)
  • RUCK RACISM, JBSA community leans in

    On June 13, 2020, members from across the JBSA-Lackland come together as a military community in a show of solitary in hopes to bring awareness and compassion to a very sensitive and complex topic. This Ruck Racism event was an an opportunity to take a moment to express, to listen, to understand and to reflect as wingmen.
  • Warhawk of the Month, April - Tech Sgt. Kevonda Erving

    Congrats to our April 2020 Warhawk of the Month! We are grateful for your leadership and contributions to the Warhawk Family.