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U.S. Space Force achieves another milestone at Basic Military Training
The first flight comprised entirely of U.S. Space Force Guardians graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training on May 6, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Thirty-one men comprised Flight 429, and four women were members of Flight 430. These 35 Guardians were among the total 571 graduates from the 324th Training Squadron. After graduation, the new Guardians will attend technical training at one of three bases: Vandenberg AFB, Calif.; Goodfellow AFB, Texas; and Keesler AFB, Miss. (U.S. Air Force photo by Thomas A. Coney)
May 8, 2021 - Another U.S. Space Force milestone was reached May 6 when the first all-Guardian flight graduated from Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The 31 men in Flight 429 and four women in Flight 430 were...

Defense leaders to discuss sex assault review commission recommendation
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hold a joint press briefing at the Pentagon, May 6, 2021.
May 7, 2021 - The Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military has presented initial recommendations to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III that would take the responsibility of prosecuting sexual assault offenses...

Avoiding common recycling mistakes saves resources, revenue
Sarayuth Pinthong, 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs visual information chief, does his part by recycling at JBSA-Lackland, Texas, May 5, 2021.
May 7, 2021 - While Earth Day has come and gone, the principles behind it are things people can put into practice year-round. At Joint Base San Antonio installations, one way people can do their part is by recycling...

Safety should be top priority for bicyclists at JBSA
When making a turn, bicyclists should learn hand signals for turning left and right and when they are slowing down.
May 7, 2021 - When it comes to bicycling, whether it’s to get around, exercise or enjoy time with the family, bicyclists should adhere to the rules of the road. This includes observing stop signs, traffic lights, looking twice at...

502nd ABW members help celebrate veteran’s 100th birthday
Members of the 502nd Air Base Wing, along with members of the Alamo Honor Flight and family members join Pearl Harbor survivor and Air Force veteran Kenneth Platt during his 100th birthday celebration May 5.
May 7, 2021 - Members of the 502d Air Base Wing joined the Alamo Honor Flight in celebrating with the100th birthday of Pearl Harbor Survivor retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kenneth Platt at a local restaurant May 5...

Regional Health Command-Central welcomes new commanding general
Brig. Gen. Shan Bagby (left), incoming commander, accepts the colors from Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle (right), U.S. Army Medical Command commanding general and The Surgeon General, during the Regional Health Command-Central Change of Command Ceremony at the AMEDD Museum Amphitheater at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 5.
May 7, 2021 - The Regional Health Command-Central at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston welcomed Brig. Gen. Shan Bagby as their new commanding general and said farewell to Brig. Gen. Wendy L. Harter during a change of command ceremony...

Feedback Fridays
Feedback Fridays is a weekly forum that aims to connect the 502d Air Base Wing with members of the Joint Base San Antonio community. Questions are collected during commander’s calls, town hall meetings and throughout the week.
May 7, 2021 - If you have a question or concern, please send an email to using the subject line “Feedback Fridays.” Questions will be further researched and published as information becomes available...
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