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JBSA medical facilities support Operation Warp Speed
November 25, 2020
Personnel interested in participating in the Phase III AstraZeneca trials at selected DOD locations should visit www.CoronavirusPreventionNetwork.org, click on “Volunteer Now,” and complete the survey using the appropriate DOD Site Code.

AETC general talks pilot training at Alamo ACE
November 23, 2020
Maj. Gen. John Hronek, Air National Guard assistant to the commander at Air Education and Training Command, discussed initiatives and programs AETC is implementing to transform pilot training at the Alamo Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association virtual Alamo ACE conference Nov. 19, 2020.

'Tough Conversations' roundtable focuses on culture of respect
November 20, 2020
Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Wendell Snider discusses building a culture of respect with base Airmen during their bi-weekly Tough Conversation roundtable Nov. 17 at JBSA-Lackland.

San Antonio military leaders speak at AFCEA’s virtual Alamo ACE
November 20, 2020
Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh, Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) commander, spoke to virtual attendees at Alamo ACE, an event sponsored by the Alamo Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association, Nov. 18, 2020.

JBSA-Canyon Lake helps maintain military community resilience
November 20, 2020
The JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake provides a wide variety of recreational activities that allow for outdoor fun on a year-round basis. The recreation park consists of 250 acres of the most beautiful lakefront property in the area.

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.

JBSA Family Child Care providers of the year recognized
November 16, 2020
Air Education Training Command officials recently selected the 2020 Providers of The Year, naming  Paloma De La Llata (pictured) and Tammie McIlroy, both family childcare providers with the 502nd Force Support Squadron’s Child and Youth Services Flight.

DOD civilian encourages Airmen to share their innovative ideas
November 13, 2020
Jason Rios, 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron material handler, poses for a photo Jan. 17, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

JBSA partners with local governments to ensure citizen, pilot safety
November 10, 2020
Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, speaks during the Lindbergh Demolition Project partnership recognition event, Nov. 10, 2020, in Universal City, Texas.

Developmental Special Duty assignment positions Airman for growth
November 5, 2020
Tech. Sgt. William Gabel is the flight chief of the 382nd Training Squadron, 59th Training Group. He arrived at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston in August 2017.

Nineteenth Air Force activates maintenance training center
October 30, 2020
Brian Bastow, Nineteenth Air Force logistics requirements branch chief, cuts a ribbon held by Chris Padeni, Nineteenth Air Force maintenance training superintendent (right), and Dean Jeavons, Nineteenth Air Force maintenance requirements section chief (left), during the Nineteenth Air Force Maintenance Training Center activation ceremony Oct. 29, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.

Legendary equestrian rider Russell passes away at 100
October 28, 2020
Retired Col. John Russell, who was the oldest living Olympic medalist, respected international equestrian rider and coach, and World War II veteran, passed away at the age of 100 in his home in San Antonio Sept. 30.

Joint Base San Antonio celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month
October 23, 2020
In observance of National American Indian Heritage Month, Joint Base San Antonio is providing informational display tables at JBSA libraries, as well as Military and Family Readiness Centers at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, and JBSA-Randolph.

A pilot’s pilot: Honoring Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss and his Gold Star family
October 21, 2020
Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss, far right, with his family for Christmas in 2012.

Activation ceremony heralds new chapter in trainer aircraft maintenance story
October 16, 2020
Ruben Pesina,12th Maintenance Group, repairs a panel from a T-38C Talon aircraft during a phase inspection at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. A trainer aircraft maintenance training center in Hangar 62 at JBSA-Randolph will soon be producing a new generation of trainer aircraft technicians to serve Air Education and Training Command.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Foreign affairs specialist provides diverse skill set
October 16, 2020
Andy Smith, far left, applied for a position through Schedule A, a hiring authority which allows federal agencies to hire individuals with disabilities directly into the workforce. Smith, who is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy, now works as a foreign affairs specialist.at the Air Force Security Assistance Training Squadron.

Commentary: Cake with persistence
October 15, 2020
A nut torte.

Hurricane Hunters fly Delta missions from Joint Base San Antonio
October 15, 2020
Staff Sgt. Tyler, 502nd Operations Support Squadron airfield management, looks up information for C-130 air crews in support of hurricane evacuation operations during hurricane Delta Oct. 7, 2020, at Joint San Antonio-Kelly Field, Texas.

JBSA retirement offices assist with gaining, maintaining benefits
October 15, 2020
Joe Silvas Jr., military retirement services officer, 802nd Force Support Squadron, meets with a client to discuss available services at the Retirement Services Office on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Oct. 15, 2020.

Hatch Act limits political activities, even during telework
October 14, 2020
The Hatch Act's purpose is to ensure federal programs are administered in a nonpartisan fashion, to protect federal employees from political coercion in the workplace, and to ensure federal employees are advanced based on merit and not based on political affiliation.