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During Operation AGILE Medic, communication is key
January 16, 2024
Airmen approach a UH-60 on Dec. 6, 2023, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, during Operation AGILE Medic. This joint force medical training exercise immerses medics in the seamless process of transporting patients from the Expeditionary Medical Support unit to the En Route Patient Staging System team, and onwards to Air Evacuation and Critical Care Air Transport Teams, and vice versa. The hands-on experience ensures medics gain a comprehensive understanding of communication protocols, the critical timing for patient preparation, and the intricacies of the entire process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody Bordeaux)

City-wide exercise tests BAMC’s response capabilities
April 12, 2023
City-wide exercise tests BAMC’s response capabilities

NORAD, U.S. Northern Command will conduct exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 23
April 10, 2023

Fatigue, work burnout affects health, job performance
July 13, 2022
Fatigue and Work Burnout

JBSA conducts Antiterrorism/FPCON exercise July 20-27
June 8, 2022
Several individuals talking outside.

59th Medical Wing: Pulmonary trains for CPET
March 22, 2022
Pulmonary trains with new equipment for a Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test. The CPET is a clinical tool that evaluates exercise capacity and determine cardiac or lung conditions. It assesses the patient's exercise responses involving the pulmonary, cardiovascular and skeletal muscle systems.

USTRANSCOM patient movement exercise at JBSA strengthens aeromedical skills, partnerships
March 9, 2022
USTRANSCOM patient movement exercise strengthens aeromedical skills, partnerships

ARNORTH hosts virtual annual disaster response exercise
April 30, 2021
U.S. Army North conducts the Vibrant Response exercise annually as part its mission to train the nation’s military CBRN response capability.

JBSA Airmen participate in total force exercise
April 14, 2021
The 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron and Joint Base San Antonio Fire Department firefighters brush and wash the contaminates off of firefighters in hazardous material suits during a joint training exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, April 8, 2021. The 433rd CES and JBSA Fire Department firefighters wore mission oriented protective posture gear and HAZMAT suits to protect themselves against simulated contaminates from patients and personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany Wich)

433rd AW Airmen perform readiness training
April 14, 2021
Senior Airman Jennifer Martinez and Senior Airman Ashley Garcia, 433rd Force Support Squadron, load a container onto a truck for transport during a field training exercise, April 10, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The exercise provided Reserve Citizen Airmen familiarity with real-world scenarios they could face in a deployed environment or at home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Mike Lahrman)

433rd Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen train at Patriot Sands 2021
March 8, 2021
Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 433rd Contingency Response Flight and the 26th Aerial Port Squadron off-load equipment at the Tallahassee airport Feb. 24, 2021. The team was participating in Exercise Patriot Sands. (Courtesy photo)

Disc golf growing sport among JBSA members
November 20, 2020
Kenneth Boyce, (left), Joint Base San Antonio's Randolph Oaks Golf Course manager, throws a disc during a disc golf tournament held at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Golf Course Oct. 23. Awaiting his turn is Fernando Brown, (right), 502nd Force Support Squadron assistant flight chief, community services.

37th Training Wing bivouac exercise builds readiness, camaraderie
March 7, 2019

JBSA conducts severe weather, natural disaster response exercise
January 8, 2019
The 502nd Air Base Wing will conduct a severe weather exercise from Feb. 20-26, consisting of exercise weather messages and a full-scale natural disaster response exercise, or NDRE, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 27 throughout Joint Base San Antonio.

Reserve Citizen Airmen flex their skills during exercise
November 19, 2018
Three 433rd Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen inspect simulated M8 chemical detection paper during a wing-wide readiness exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas Nov. 17, 2018.

'Port Dawgs' team with 'Alamo Dustoff' for nighttime helicopter missions
October 17, 2018
1st Lt. Adam Brewer (left), Tech. Sgt. Steven Rose and Senior Airman Jeremiah Mata, 26th Aerial Port Squadron, aerial transportation technicians, provide a thumbs-up

Texas, Nebraska ANG participate in international exercise
July 6, 2018
Sky Avenger 2018

IED response exercise boosts med wing’s readiness
February 8, 2017
Airmen assess and prepare to triage a simulated patient prior to transport on an awaiting ambulance bus during an improved explosive device emergency response exercise Jan. 25, 2017, on Joint Base San Antonio, Texas-Lackland. The exercise tested the 59th Medical Wing’s clinical and field response teams’ readiness in advent of an on-base mass casualty incident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Michael Ellis)

Warrior medics enhance response capabilities during mass casualty exercise
July 15, 2016
Warrior medics from 59th Medical Wing treat a patient suffering from simulated injuries during a July 13, 2016 disaster response training exercise at Camp Bramble on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The exercise, which simulated an aircraft crash, was designed to test the medics’ response skills in the event of a similar real-world incident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)