37th TRAINING WING UNITS

The 37th Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, is the largest training wing in the  United States Air Force. 

The Wing's vision is to achieve "The Training Standard of Excellence for the Department of Defense" across its five groups. The Wing operates schools at nine locations throughout the United States with most of its training conducted at Lackland. The Wing trains Airmen, other military services, government agencies, coalition partners from over 100 countries and military working dogs.
 

The 37 TRW consists of five training groups and graduates more than 80,000 students annually. These five missions include basic military training of all enlisted recruits entering the Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard; technical training encompassing hundreds of courses for a wide array of career fields and functions; Nursing and Health Services Admin officer courses and enlisted medical courses; English language training for international military personnel attending the Defense Language Institute; and specialized maintenance and security training as well as the International Squadron Officer School and International Non-Commissioned Officer Academy conducted in Spanish by active-duty Airmen for Latin American students attending the Inter-American Air Forces Academy.

37TRW Staff Agencies

The 37th Wing Staff Agencies provide critical support to the wing through the use of the special programs it directs. These mission essential areas include: Safety, Public Affairs and the Inspector General.

737th Training Group

The 737th Training Group provides Air Force Basic Military Training (BMT) for all enlisted people entering the Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard, earning Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland the nickname, "Gateway to the Air Force."

Defense Language Institute

Since 1954, the Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC) has performed its mission to support the policies and objectives of the U.S. Government and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). DLIELC started as the U.S. Air Force Language School; our primary mission was to teach English to Allied pilot candidates. In 1966, our mission expanded to include other career fields, and our school moved under the DoD with the U.S. Army as the executive agent.

37th Training Group

The 37th Training Group, with its approximately 1,600 personnel from all four military services, provides professional and technical training to more than 36,000 military members and civilians from the armed forces, federal agencies, and the international community. 

IAAFA

Inter-American Air Forces

The 100-plus proud professionals of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy (IAAFA) team up to teach 37 technical courses, in Spanish and in English, to students from more than 22 countries every year.

Battlefield Airmen TG

The mission of the Battlefield Airmen Training Group is to select, train and mentor Airmen for global combat operations. BA TG breeds quiet professionals, infused with a warrior ethos and fueled by scholarship and innovation. BA TG is responsible for training the Air Force's conventional and special operations ground forces. These ground forces include combat controllers, pararescuemen, special operations weathermen and tactical air control party Airmen.

37th TRW Leadership

Commander

Col. Jason Janaros 

Col. Born

Vice Commander

Col. Phillip Born

 

Command Chief

CMSgt. Eckenrod