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  • FAQ: COVID-19 Impacts to BMT and Technical Training

    The COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic and rapidly evolving situation. The Gateway Wing wants to make sure our internal family and external community all have access to factual and up-to-date information. This frequently asked questions acts as a resource for anyone who has questions or concerns about themselves or a loved one that is part of the 37th Training Wing team, this includes Basic Military Training at the 737th Training Group and technical training at the 37th Training Group.
  • JBSA raises Health Protection Condition level to CHARLIE

    In response to the increased number of positive COVID-19 cases on local military installations and cases of community transmission in the local area, the 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander increased the Health Protection Condition to Charlie, or HPCON C, effective March 21, 2020.
  • Special Tactics MOH recipient honored with Annex renaming

    The Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Medina Training Annex was renamed the Chapman Training Annex in honor of Special Tactics combat controller Master Sgt. John A. Chapman March 4, 2020. The ceremony, held on the 18th anniversary of his death, was attended by family, friends and fellow Airmen. In August 2018, Chapman was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor nation’s highest honor for his selfless actions in Afghanistan during the Battle of Takur Ghar on March 4, 2002 in support of Operation ANACONDA.
  • DLIELC to beta test new program similar to U.S. Army Echo Company

    Nested in the corner of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland lies the Defense Language Institute English Language Center. Identifiable by its kempt campus, DLIELC is home to over 400 civilian and military employees whose mission is to teach English and immerse its international and domestic students into the American culture.Although the foreign flags
  • Volunteers show commuters ‘We Care’ at JBSA-Lackland entry gates

    As part of their effort to support those struggling with mental health issues, Vann and the We Care team want everyone to know which agencies are available to help: If you or someone you know is struggling with depression please reach out to the Mental Health Clinic, Military & Family Life Counselors, Military OneSource or Chaplains. If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide please go directly to the Mental Health Clinic or to your closest emergency room. You can also reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Above all - you matter and your Air Force Family cares about you.
  • Air Force civic leaders experience AETC mission to recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen

    Air Education and Training Command hosted 30 civic leaders from around the world, showcasing the superior education that produces the Airmen of the U.S. Air Force.
  • Veterans Day events abound around Military City USA

    The 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, known as Veterans Day since 1954, will be observed in the San Antonio area with activities ranging from a drill team competition and parade to a band concert and naturalization ceremony.
  • Webb gets first-hand look at BMT, international training during 37th TRW immersion

    The 37th Training Wing Warhawks hosted Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel, command chief of AETC, for a two-day immersion here Aug. 1-2, 2019.After taking command of AETC on July 26, the general chose the 37th TRW to be his first visit into the field and went full speed over the
  • Protocol, practice, teamwork help save BMT trainee’s life

    The safety of the trainees at Basic Military Training is a top priority. When one trainee collapsed, the military training instructors immediately stepped up and ensure the safety and health of the distressed trainee.
  • Secretary of the Air Force talks innovation across JBSA, Austin

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited AFWERX-Austin, Pilot Training Next and Joint Base San Antonio June 27-29 to see firsthand the focus Airmen in the area are placing on improving readiness, cost-effective modernization and developing exceptional leaders.
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