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 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.
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.
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.
Col. Jason Janaros
Col. Phillip Born