JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas –
The Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was formally presented with the United States Air Force's 2019 Air Force Enlisted Professional Military Education Program, Outstanding EPME Center of the Year Award Dec. 4.
Col. Rockie K. Wilson, 37th Training Wing commander, presented the award to the Professional Development Flight and to the International Student Support Section and commended them for their exceptional leadership and mission accomplishment. IAAFA competed against 80 other similar institutions across the Air Force and distinguished itself for the award by being the only academy with all three levels of EPME.
Col Jose E. Jiménez Jr., IAAFA commandant, accepted the award on behalf of the Academy.
“This award is the result of our past year's efforts, dedication, and professionalism, from the instructors to the support staff in IAAFA, culminating in this recognition as the best USAF EPME center of the year for the entire Air and Space Forces,” Jiménez said.