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All on board with IAAFA’s classroom of the future
March 22, 2019 - Inter-American Air Forces Academy has revamped 15 classrooms with new technology to enhance students’ education experience, which they began using in January 2019 as part of a six-month test. They are the first in the Department of Defense to use this technology.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston leaders host second family housing town hall
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan (center), U.S. Army North commander and senior Army commander for Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, as well as other JBSA-Fort Sam Houston and Lincoln Military Housing leaders, addressed additional housing concerns at the second Army Family Housing Town Hall. This town hall provided an update for housing residents and new steps residents can utilize to help with issues in the future.
March 22, 2019 - The second Army Family Housing town hall was held at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Military & Family Readiness Center March 20 to address housing concerns from Soldiers and their family members living on the installation.

Guard members to see changes in GI Bill transfer benefits
National Guard members will soon see changes to the program that allows them to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to their spouse or children that will limit the time frame they can initiate that transfer. Set to go in effect July 12, Guard members will need to have served six years before they can transfer benefits and they must transfer the benefits by the time they hit 16 years of service. Additionally, Guard members extend their enlistment contract by at least four years to transfer benefits.
March 22, 2019 - Provisions allowing Guard members to transfer some or all of their Post- 9/11 GI Bill benefits to their spouse or children are set to change, limiting the timeframe Soldiers and Airmen can transfer those benefits.

Family keeps daydream going with virtual reality adventure at JBSA-Randolph
Members of the Leach family experiences a virtual reality trainer March 11, 2019, at the 559th Flying Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The Leach family, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., spend much of their time traveling the country in “Ginger,” their RV. The video featuring their trip to JBSA-Randolph and their simulator experiences will be presented on the Season 7 premiere of their YouTube series, “Keep Your Daydream.
March 22, 2019 - A family whose journeys in their recreational vehicle to places as far-flung as Alaska to the north and New Zealand to the west are captured on their popular YouTube channel will soon show their 100,000-plus viewers how the 12th Flying Training Wing’s aircraft simulator innovations are transforming pilot training.

The 411 on 911: be prepared for an emergency
Do you know when to call 911? Do you know what to say when the dispatcher picks up? To help you and your family be prepared in the event of an emergency, know what actually constitutes an emergency.
March 22, 2019 - Do you know when to call 911? Do you know what to say when the dispatcher picks up? To help you and your family be prepared in the event of an emergency, know what actually constitutes an emergency.

Air Force seeks triathletes for Armed Forces competition
The Air Force is looking for men and women for the 2019 Armed Forces Triathlon in Ventura County, California, June 19-23.
March 22, 2019 - The Air Force is looking for men and women for the 2019 Armed Forces Triathlon in Ventura County, California, June 19-23.
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