• Dedication leads to Blue Rope success

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Despite multiple failed attempts over the course of 15 months, Tech. Sgt. Felipe Alvarado, 331st Training Squadron, was awarded his Master Military Training Instructor blue rope, April 16.

  • BMT graduation ceremonies opening for guests July 22

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A limited number of family and friends will once again be able to watch their loved ones graduate from Air Force Basic Military Training here beginning with the ceremony scheduled for July 22.

  • U.S. Space Force achieves another milestone at Basic Military Training

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Another U.S. Space Force milestone was reached May 6 when the first all-Guardian flight graduated from Basic Military Training here. The 31 men in Flight 429 and four women in Flight 430 were assigned to the 324th Training Squadron, and were among the 571

  • From siblings to wingmen, a family of service

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s not unusual to see several family members joining the Air Force at the same time. This is true of three siblings from Yucaipa, California, who recently graduated basic military training within weeks of one another.

  • Total Force delivers excellence at BMT

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The concept of Total Force Integration is simple – active duty, Reserve, and National Guard Airmen work together in support of the Air Force mission.

  • Rising VI council hosts first immersion tour

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The 37th Training Wing Rising VI Council has an ambitious agenda despite being formed less than a year ago. Several of its members and other base personnel participated in the council’s first immersion tour March 18, in the hopes of being able to network with

  • First DRIVE program candidate placed into civil service

    Elizabeth Ross, an Oklahoma State University graduate with a degree in zoology and former Airman, was recently hired as an animal caretaker with the Military Working Dog Center, 341st Training Squadron at JBSA-Lackland through the DRIVE Program. 

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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