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Special Warfare Training Wing Airman wins Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award
May 2, 2024
A man hands a plaque to another, the two alongside another man on the right pose for a portrait

Special Warfare Training Wing unveils Maltz Special Warfare Aquatic Training Center
April 8, 2024
Instructors and trainees prepare to enter the water as bystanders watch.

Special Warfare Training Wing: Five years of advancing ground combat forces training
October 19, 2023
Memorial push-ups

Special Warfare Training Wing | What is Assessment & Selection?
August 28, 2023
Airmen in full gear and helmets lift heavy log up a sandy hill as a team

Remembering fallen Airmen through training
June 12, 2023
Special tactics operators conduct push ups to honor the fallen

Special Warfare Training Wing: Preparing for strategic competition
April 26, 2023
Coach demonstrates workout with weight over his head in front of group of students in the rain

Special Warfare candidates complete obstacle course at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland
April 17, 2023
Special Warfare candidates complete obstacle course at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland

Five things you didn’t know about athletic trainers in the Special Warfare Training Wing
March 21, 2023
Athletic Trainer watches as candidates complete a round of pull-ups outdoors

Special Warfare, Air Force Recruiting teams develop programs, scour nation to attract candidates
February 16, 2023
Special Warfare Training Wing trainees discuss a plan of action before a water confidence exercise.

Special Warfare Training Wing hosts Lightning Challenge 2022
November 8, 2022
A Tactical Air Control Party Airman disassembles and assembles a M-240 machine gun during Lightning Challenge 2022, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Annex, Texas, Nov. 3, 2022. The Lightning Challenge is an annual service-level TACP competition to identify the best TACP Airmen in the Air Force.

First Air Force Combat Dive Course graduates to receive new Air Force combat diver badge upon graduation
October 24, 2022
Newly authorized Air Force Combat Dive Supervisor and Diver pins issued for the first time, Oct. 20.

Special Warfare Training Wing command team holds first all call
September 29, 2022
U.S. Air Force Col. Nathan Colunga, Special Warfare Training Wing commander, addresses the audience at the SWTW all-call on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022. At the all-call, the SWTW command team outlined its expectations and priorities for the wing.

Special Warfare Training Wing strengthens inclusion
September 14, 2022
Special Warfare Training Wing trainees perform flutter kicks at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Oct. 21, 2021.  Modified mixed-sex facilities were built at the SWTW to ensure appropriate levels of privacy for mixed-sex cohorts of trainees and to bolster diversity, inclusion and integration.

Special Warfare Training Wing members collaborate with Colombian Special Air Commands delegation
July 27, 2022
A delegation of Colombian Special Air Commands leaders observe Special Warfare Training Wing trainees conduct water confidence training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, July. 25, 2022. The delegation visited the Special Warfare Training Wing for an immersion into the various Air Force Special Warfare career fields and pipelines.

Special Warfare Operational Medicine Squadron holds change of command
July 18, 2022
U.S. Air Force Col. George Buse (left), Special Warfare Human Performance Support Group commander and presiding officer, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Gary D'Orazio (right), incoming Special Warfare Operational Medicine Squadron commander, during the SWOMS change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, July 15, 2022.

Special Warfare Training Wing physical medicine technician embeds with NASA
July 14, 2022
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Emily Valdovinos (far center), Special Warfare Human Performance Squadron physical medicine technician, works with Maj. Nichole Ayers (near center), NASA astronaut candidate, on routine mobility exercises at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, Jun. 16, 2022. Valdovinos was hand-selected by the NASA Astronaut Strength, Conditioning and Rehab Group to help develop personalized strength, conditioning, and rehabilitative plans for NASA astronauts.

Special Warfare Training Wing welcomes new commander
July 12, 2022
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Michele Edmondson (left), 2nd Air Force commander and presiding officer, passes the guidon to Col. Nathan Colunga (middle), incoming Special Warfare Training Wing commander, during the SWTW change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, July 11, 2022. At right is Col. Mason Dula, outgoing SWTW commander.

AETC’s chief learning officer visits SWTW, observes human performance training
April 22, 2022
Dr. Wendy Walsh (center), Air Education and Training Command chief learning officer, executes a reaction time training exercise as Maj. Jessica Carpenter (left), Special Warfare Human Performance Squadron conditioning flight commander, watches at the Special Warfare Training Wing Human Performance Training Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, April 5, 2022. Walsh and her team participated in an immersion tour of the SWTW to learn about how the SWTW builds Air Force Special Warfare Airmen and prepares them for combat.

Special Warfare Training Wing holds memorial rededication ceremony
April 20, 2022
Special Warfare Airmen and leaders participate in the Special Warfare Training Wing and subordinate echelons rededication ceremony in honor of U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. William Schroeder and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Scott Sather at the SWTW training compound Joint Base San Antonio, Chapman Training Annex, Apr. 8, 2022. The wing hosted a two and one-half mile ruck march followed by Memorial pushups and the unveiling of refitted memorials in coordination with Gold Star families.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Brian Boisvert)

U.S. Special Operations Command Korea Command Senior Enlisted Leader visits Special Warfare Training Wing
March 21, 2022
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. JoAnn Naumann, command senior enlisted leader, U.S. Special Operations Command, Korea (right) speaks with U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Michael Perolio, Special Warfare Training Flight Superintendent, (left) about the Assessment and Selection process for Air Force Special Warefare candidates at Joint Base San Anotnio, TX, Mar. 16, 2022. Naumann visited the area to mentor the NCOs and observe the SWTW Assessment and Selection process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Brian Boisvert)