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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. 

  • MTI achieves success from humble beginnings

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – There are more trainees attending Air Force Basic Military Training, than residents living in the small city of Garapan, Saipan, the hometown of Tech. Sgt. Eileen Echaluse, a Master Military Training Instructor at the 331st Training Squadron.

  • San Antonio native named MTI of the Year

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Joining the Air Force in 2007 was an easy decision for Master Sgt. Michael A. Galindo, who grew up in San Antonio, also known as Military City USA.

  • 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.