• Five MTIs earn their Blue Rope

    The third quarter Basic Military Training Blue Rope Competition results are in and five Airmen met the challenge and surpassed the requirements, earning the right to wear the blue rope on their campaign hat.

  • BMT increases guests, adds Airman's run to graduation ceremony

    Beginning with the Nov. 24 Basic Military Training Graduation ceremony, graduates can invite up to four visitors. The Airman’s Run will also return as a public event beginning Nov. 24. However, there are important caveats to the increase of visitors for graduations scheduled for Nov. 24, and Dec. 2,

  • Construction picks up for new Airman Training Complex at JBSA-Lackland

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) is leading a massive $700 million, multi-year construction project to modernize the Gateway to the Air Force for new Basic Military Training recruits. Construction of the Basic Military Training West Campus at Joint

  • Molding yesterday’s trainees into tomorrow’s Airmen

    For Staff Sgt. Jessica Fairchild, a former MTI at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, those long hours were worth it.Six years into her career, Fairchild applied to be a military training instructor. She had dreams to be a teacher and chose to focus that drive into shaping the next generation of