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Honorary commanders tour 433rd Mission Support Group
September 12, 2019
Steve Young, VIA Metropolitan Transit vice president of information technology, experiences discharging a fire hose during a tour of the 433rd Mission Support Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 7. Young is paired with Lt. Col. Travis J. Hatley, 74th Aerial Port Squadron commander.

433rd Medical Group represented at 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium
September 6, 2019
Lt. Col. Luis Berrios, 433rd Aeromedical Staging Squadron chief nurse and 433rd Medical Group chief of education and training, speaks to an Australian Army major and captain, about his quality improvement project titled "Addressing Reserve Joint-Service Medical Training Gaps through Multi-Faceted Expeditionary Simulation" at the 2019 Military Health System Research Symposium, Aug. 20, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.

Former Vietnam POW addresses 433rd Airlift Wing deployers
September 3, 2019
Retired Air Force Col. Lee Ellis speaks at an Air Force Reserve Yellow Reintegration Program training event in San Antonio Aug. 17. The former Vietnam War prisoner told deployers and their loved ones what he learned during captivity that they can apply when dealing with struggles in their own lives. His F-4C Phantom was shot down over North Vietnam in November 1967 and he was held until March 1973.

ESGR flight gives Texas Reserve bosses firsthand experience
August 12, 2019
Employers of 433rd Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen prepare to board a C-5M Super Galaxy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 3. They were invited to take an Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Bosslift tour to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

San Antonio mayor inducted into Honorary Commander Program
August 9, 2019
Col. Terry W. McClain, 433rd Airlift Wing commander, presents the wing guidon to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg during an honorary commander induction ceremony Aug. 8 at the San Antonio City Council chamber. The honorary commander program matches military commanders with local business and civic leaders to foster and grow understanding of the military mission and its impact on the surrounding community.

Lackland EFMP, Lighthouse for the Blind assist the Alamo Wing with back-to-school supplies
August 8, 2019
433rd Airlift Wing members pick up school supplies Aug. 4 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The Lackland Exceptional Family Member Program and the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind & Vision Impaired teamed together to provide no-cost backpacks and back-to-school supplies to Reserve Citizen Airmen with the Alamo Wing.

433rd Airlift Wing now accepting Bosslift nominations
July 8, 2019
Bosslift 2019.

Alamo Wing Reservists participate in Swift Response 2019
July 8, 2019
Tech. Sgt. Daniel Johnson, 433th Contingency Response Flight communications specialist, attaches a panel to a Small Package Initial Communications Equipment unit during preparation for exercise Swift Response, June 8, 2019, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Exercises like these help prepare our Airmen for potential contingency scenarios. U.S. forces are engaged, postured and ready with credible forces to assure, deter and defend in an increasingly complex security environment.

433rd AW C-5M Super Galaxy performs fly-by above Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
June 21, 2019
A C-5M Super Galaxy attached to the Air Force's 433rd Airlift Wing from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland flies over Naval Air Station Corpus Christi as part of a demonstration for Training Squadron 35's Pilot for a Day program.

Alamo Wing hosts clergy from throughout Texas
June 5, 2019
Tech. Sgt. Eric Ganley (right), 68th Airlift Squadron flight engineer, uses an electronic tablet to show Josue Tapia, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office chaplain, their location in-flight on a C-5M Super Galaxy during the 433rd Airlift Wing’s annual Clergy Day flight June 1 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The wing welcomed 20 ministers nominated by their Reserve Citizen Airman to get a glimpse of a unit training assembly.

University of North Texas Air Force Cadets tour 433rd Airlift Wing
May 24, 2019
taff Sgt. Kryssianna M. Paolo, 68th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, briefs University of North Texas Air Force ROTC cadets about her job duties on the C-5M Super Galaxy, May 16, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The cadets were on a tour to give them a first-hand look at military life.

Air Force, Army, Navy Reserve and Guard build expeditionary medical skills during Joint Medic exercise
May 10, 2019
Air Force Reserve medical technicians and a Navy Reserve corpsman care for a simulated wounded patient during Operation Joint Medic May 5 at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis. The medics carried the patient by stretcher from a simulated firefight to a safer area to administer care until the patient could be evacuated by a Humvee and then onto a UH-60 Blackhawk from the Texas Army National Guard.

433rd Airlift Wing Citizen Airman, loving sister, living organ donor
May 1, 2019
Senior Master Sgt. Carol A. Allen (right), 433rd Force Support Squadron Sustainment Flight superintendent, takes a moment with her sister, Yvonne Hernandez at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland April 26.

Two San Antonio Air Force wings represent at Fiesta Flambeau parade
April 30, 2019
The 433rd Airlift Wing's Honor Guard leads the 433rd Airlift Wing and 960th Cyberspace Wing walkers and float on Broadway Street in downtown San Antonio during the 71st annual Fiesta Flambeau Parade April 27. More than 750,000 spectators lined the 2.6-mile-long route see more than 200 floats and marching bands perform in the grand finale of Fiesta Week.

433rd Airlift Wing trains on mobile device travel voucher process
April 11, 2019
Staff Sgt. Luz Trice, 433rd Mission Support Group command support staff, guides Staff Sgt. Daryn Kline, 433rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, through the process of submitting a travel voucher by using the new mobile common access card enabled Air Force Connect app at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland April 7. The 433rd Airlift Wing is one of two beta testing locations for this new capability.

433rd Airlift Wing inducts 2019 honorary commanders
April 11, 2019
Col. Terry McClain, 433rd Airlift Wing commander, is presented with a vintage 433rd Military Airlift Wing panoramic photo from 1991 by Steve Richmond, an honorary commander alumni and president of Pizza Hut of San Antonio, April 6 at a northwest San Antonio hotel. Seventeen honorary commanders were inducted at the annual event.

433rd Airlift Wing aircrew members S.T.E.P. in for good cause
April 8, 2019
Lt. Col. Kari Hill (left), 433rd Operations Support Squadron commander/pilot, and Tech. Sgt. Debra Hill (right), 68th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, both with Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, pose with Rebecca Sorenson, owner of Chic Basics, and a domestic engineer March 23 during the “Marvelous Women Don’t Need Capes” event at the Alamo Drafthouse movie cinema in San Antonio. The “Show them Everything Possible” Organization of San Antonio hosted the event.

Civil Air Patrol Cadets fly on C-5M Super Galaxy at JBSA-Lackland
March 27, 2019
Civil Air Patrol cadets, Cadet Senior Airman Allen Doroshko, Cadet Airman Basic Caleb Wood, and Cadet Lt. Col. Jackson Baker, observe operations on the flight deck during an incentive flight over West Texas March 12. The cadets flew with the 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participates in National Disaster Medical System exercises
March 25, 2019
Senior Airman Amanda Geffert, 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight medic, and Army Spc. Maryssa Alfonso, BAMC Alpha Company load a simulated litter patient into a C-130H Hercules aircraft to for air transport at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 20. Several military and civilian organizations participated in a National Disaster Medical System exercise.

Army trains with 433rd Airlift Wing during Operation Lunar Phantom
March 15, 2019
Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Burke (right), 26th Aerial Port Squadron air transportation specialist, instructs Army Private 1st Class Shakirra Hoyte (left), 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, on how to secure a vehicle for air transportation in a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft March 2, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.