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Joint Base San Antonio
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Inter-American Air Forces Academy
IAAFA team renovates Leadership Reaction Course Complex
November 16, 2022
— Inter-American Air Forces Academy staff and cadre rallied to renovate its Leadership Reaction Course Complex, better known as Project X. About 40 volunteers worked over 100 hours in just two weeks to repair, sand, and paint the 17 obstacles located at the Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex...
IAAFA hosts Jamaican Defence Force members at seminar at IAAFA
June 28, 2022
— The Inter-American Air Forces Academy hosted members of the Jamaican Defence Force and 12th Air Force for a maintenance professional seminar May 31 to June 2...
Military students from eight partner nations, U.S. graduate from IAAFA
May 16, 2022
— Twelve weeks after the start of their academic training, military students from eight partner nations across Latin America and the U.S. walked across the stage to accept graduation certificates and their much-anticipated wings from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy April 28...
First Spanish-language SNCO course at IAAFA fills partner nation need
January 6, 2022
— Enlisted Professional Military Education at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland reached a new level this past training cycle with the addition of the International Senior Non-Commissioned Officer course...
IAAFA takes security cooperation mission to Colombia
November 18, 2021
— Instructors at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland took their mission to Colombia to teach Colombian Air Force students Aug. 27 to Sept. 22...
IAAFA instructor participates in Army Jungle Operations course, brings experience to partner nation students
November 17, 2021
— The Army Jungle Operations Training Course near Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, is a two-week course designed to prepare joint forces members to survive in a jungle environment. One of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy’s instructors recently attended the highly competitive training Sept. 13-24, along with other enlisted and officer members...
Egyptian Armed Forces make historic visit to IAAFA
October 8, 2021
— A new partnership between the Texas National Guard and the Egyptian Armed Forces led to a historic visit at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 27, when an Egyptian delegation visited the academy...
Modern-day pioneers lead the way for gender integration
August 25, 2021
— Five women took the stage in front of an international, Spanish-speaking audience to take part in a Women’s Peace and Security panel at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug 3...
HH-60G Pave Hawk makes debut at 344th Training Squadron
August 5, 2021
— An HH-60G Pave Hawk landed at its new home July 26 on the grounds of the 344th Training Squadron, Career Enlisted Aviator Center of Excellence...
IAAFA leads professional development seminar in Ecuador
June 14, 2021
— For the first time in more than a decade, members of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland recently collaborated with Ecuadorian armed forces for a professional military exchange in Ecuador...
Mobile paint simulator helps expand training to partner nation students
May 11, 2021
— With just a few clicks, a spray gun and virtual reality goggles, instructors at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland are using new software to teach proper painting techniques – in the classroom here and across partner nation countries – without wasting a drop of paint...
IAAFA graduates 59 students from U.S., international partners
April 23, 2021
— Approximately 150 members of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy and distinguished guests gathered at a graduation at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for nearly 60 students from partner nations and the U.S. Air Force April 15...
IAAFA stands out in AETC awards, earns top accolades
April 22, 2021
— The Enlisted Professional Military Education Center at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has earned top honors at the Air Education and Training Command level for the second consecutive year...
IAAFA historian documents past, looks to future
April 12, 2021
— The black and white photographs neatly arranged in a manila folder sit next to dozens of typewritten documents dating back to the 1950s. Some of the photos are visibly damaged and yellowed from time. They’re part of a collection of items that Mateo Gonzalez is documenting for the Inter-American Air Forces Academy...
Goodfellow wing commander visits IAAFA
April 1, 2021
— The 17th Training Wing commander from Goodfellow Air Force Base visited with leaders and students at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 15...
IAAFA celebrates 78 years of excellence
March 26, 2021
— The Inter-American Air Forces Academy celebrated its 78th anniversary in a small ceremony with top leaders at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 15...
IAAFA International Military Student Officer Team named best in Air Force
March 3, 2021
— The International Military Student Officer team at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has been awarded the Air Force Team of the Year Award, Large Category, for 2020...
Peruvian military leader visits IAAFA
March 3, 2021
— Inter-American Air Forces Academy leaders held their first partner nation visit with a top Peruvian Air Force officer on Feb. 22, hosting Maj. Gen. Jose Luis Barrios Espinosa, Assistant Defense and Air Attaché to the Embassy of Peru in Washington, D.C...
Be THAT sergeant: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
September 24, 2020
— “I was so afraid when I went to Basic Military Training because it was my first time ever being in an environment where everyone spoke only English,” said Staff Sgt. Soleine Izquierdo, international student manager at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...
Hispanic Heritage Month: IAAFA Airman shares heritage, encourages cultural cooperation
September 18, 2020
— Tech. Sgt. Alejandra Avila will celebrate her ninth year in the Air Force Sept. 27, right in the middle of Hispanic Heritage Month...