• AIRMEN these days: Volume 2 - Airman Haakon Storm

    I’ve heard the comment, “Airmen these days” quite a bit over the years. It’s usually from a negative standpoint; how today’s Airmen are not as disciplined, dedicated, or mature as those from “back in my day…” To help others see the greatness in our Airmen who join and stay on our team (no matter

  • AIRMEN these days: Volume 1 - Airmen 1st Class Washington

    I’ve heard the comment, “Airmen these days” quite a bit over the years. It’s usually from a negative standpoint; how today’s Airmen are not as disciplined, dedicated, or mature as those from “back in my day…” To help others see the greatness in our Airmen who join and stay on our team (no matter

  • 340th FTG welcomes group's first airman basic, honors USAF heroes

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – A dozen-plus members of the 340th Flying Training Group traveled to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas to celebrate the Nov. 8 basic military training graduation of the group's first "slick sleeve" member, Airman Basic Kevin Rios Rivera.Following

  • Air Force on schedule with new uniform issue timeline

    Trainees entering into Basic Military Training (BMT) at the 37th Training Wing this week are the first group to be issued the new Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) uniforms.After taking Airmen feedback into consideration, the uniform board members said they chose the OCP for the improved fit and

  • Basic trainees inspire through murals

    Trainees with the 321st Training Squadron volunteered to paint a series of murals through the unit. The project started July 4, 2017, with the American flag painted across the hallway of several classrooms. It took about 2 ½ months and about 12 gallons of paint.

  • First BMT trainees experience M-4 training and qualification

    Members of the 37th Training Support Squadron Combat Weapons Flight reopened the newly renovated Combat Arms Training Range at the JBSA-Lackland Medina Training Annex July 8, 2019.BMT trainees were the first to experience M-4 carbine Weapons Familiarization Course at the range, which closed in

  • Initial clothing issue office dresses trainees as Airmen

    Scared, anxious and sleep deprived; between 300 and 400 trainees, many with freshly shaved heads from the barber located next door, pass through a brown brick building each week to receive their first sets of uniforms and clothing items they will need for life in the military.