• MTL of the Year inspired by family, colleagues

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Inspired by a deeply rooted military household with a history of service and self-sacrifice, Tech. Sgt. Austin Meier grew up unwaveringly willing to serve. It wasn’t just one parent in Meier’s family who committed to defending our nation. His parents,

  • MTLs, instructors don't 'leave an Airman behind' during holiday season

    Master Sgt. Kelli Jackson and Staff Sgt. Derius Jackson know their job as military training leaders, or MTLs, is critical to the development of the Air Force’s newest Airmen. Sporting a blue aiguillette, or rope, as an identifier, MTLs across the Air Force are charged with helping new Airmen