Building dedication ceremony honors Air Force advocate
Nov. 14, 2019 - The building that houses the 558th Flying Training Squadron was dedicated in honor of the late Oliver “Ollie” Crawford, pilot, U.S. Air Force advocate and former president of the Air Force Association, during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Nov. 13.
Navy honors veterans at San Antonio wreath-laying ceremony
Nov. 14, 2019 - Capt. Elizabeth Montcalm-Smith, acting deputy commander of Navy Medicine Education, Training and Logistics Command, participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Alamo and a parade to honor veterans in San Antonio Nov. 11.
'What's Your Warrior?' -- Army's new recruiting effort targets Gen Z
Nov. 14, 2019 - With the pool of qualified recruits shrinking, a new Army marketing campaign debuted on Veterans Day to target younger cohorts -- known as Generation Z -- and focus beyond traditional combat roles. To do this, the Army is asking 17-to-24-year-olds one question: What's Your Warrior?
Beale ISR mission migrates to 16th Air Force
Nov. 13, 2019 - The 9th Reconnaissance Wing used to fall under with the 25th Air Force underneath Air Combat Command. This activation has turned the 16th Air Force at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland into a force of the future, combining the 25th Air Force’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance focus with the 24th Air Force’s cyber focus.
Air Force Chief of Staff outlines risks of budget uncertainties
Nov. 13, 2019 - Funding for the entire U.S. government expires Nov. 22 at 12:01 a.m. unless Congress acts. While progress on forging a budget agreement has been slow, congressional aides say there is movement toward approving a short-term spending plan that keeps the government running into December.