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  • Basic Military Training announces Thanksgiving Day plans

    Residents of San Antonio who have an immediate family member in Basic Military Training or have a current Department of Defense ID card (active or retired) will have the opportunity to share Thanksgiving Day with a trainee. Additionally, graduating Airmen that week will be afforded an additional

  • Basic Military Training digitizes curriculum

    The days of carrying around your black portfolio with bulky study materials are over. On Sept. 13, 2022, Basic Military Training completed the transition to a digital campus by issuing over 500 tablets to Airmen in their first week of training. 

  • Uniform shortage to affect BMT graduates

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Due to a shortage of fabric used to manufacture service dress uniforms, Airmen and Guardians graduating from basic military training will temporarily be issued fewer uniform items.

  • Identical twins share similar journey to become Airmen

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Of the more than 26,600 regular Air Force enlistments in fiscal 2021, statistically speaking, two were extraordinary. Identical twin brothers were recruited by their brother and they attended Basic Military Training together at the same time, in the same

  • New 2d Air Force commander tours the Gateway Wing

    The Gateway Wing had the opportunity to showcase its mission and people last week to provide the new 2d Air Force commander an up-close and in-depth look into the 37th Training Wing mission.

  • Air Force Basic Military Training graduation reopens to the public

    After 16 months without families being able to attend Air Force Basic Military Training graduations at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, more than 1,200 guests viewed the ceremony July 22, with many shedding tears of joy at finally seeing their Airman recite the oath of enlistment in person.