The 37th Training Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, is the largest training wing in the U.S. Air Force.
The 37th TRW consists of four training groups and graduates more than 80,000 students annually. These four missions include basic military training of all enlisted recruits entering the Air Force, Space Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard; technical training encompassing hundreds of courses for a wide array of career fields and functions; English language training for international military personnel attending the Defense Language Institute; and specialized training as well as officer and enlisted professional military education conducted in Spanish by active-duty Airmen for Latin American students attending the Inter-American Air Forces Academy.
Col. Lauren A. Courchaine
Col. John P. "J.P." O'Dell III
Chief Master Sgt. Carlos Damian
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.
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.