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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
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Month of the Military Family: Husband, wife enlist, graduate Basic Military Training together
November 30, 2022
— November is Month of the Military Family and is designated as a time to acknowledge the service and sacrifices made by military members and their families. For Airmen 1st Class Alex Waters and Melissa McCabe, those sacrifices are being made as both service members and military family members...
Forging the next generation: BMT leads the way
November 14, 2022
— Following a 16-year run, Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training, or BEAST, has come to an end. With an eye toward the future fight, Air Force Basic Military Training is implementing a revised training exercise – PACER FORGE – where Agile Combat Employment and the concept of multi-capable Airmen are the beating heart...
One couple’s extraordinary journey to becoming Airmen
November 9, 2022
— A thirty-something couple with college degrees and a pet enlisted in the Air Force to pursue a dream...
Photos: Basic Military Trainees pass through the 'Snake Pit' at lunch
October 18, 2022
— Basic Military Training flights at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, must request permission from the "Snake Pit" so there is control of how many flights enter and exit the dining facility ensuring the area does not become overwhelmed with too many people at one time...
Photos: Air Force basic trainees learn the 'Law of War'
October 18, 2022
— U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Matthew "Matt" Meyers, 319th Training Squadron, War Skills Military Studies Instructor, teaches a class titled "Law of War" to U.S. Air Force basic trainees at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 20, 2022...
Basic Military Training announces Thanksgiving Day plans
October 17, 2022
— Residents of San Antonio who have an immediate family member in Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland or have a current Department of Defense ID card (active or retired) will have the opportunity to share Thanksgiving Day with a trainee. Additionally, graduating Airmen that week will be afforded an additional “town pass” to celebrate with their friends and families...
Basic Military Training digitizes curriculum
October 17, 2022
— The days of carrying around your black portfolio with bulky study materials are over. On Sept. 13, 2022, Basic Military Training completed the transition to a digital campus by issuing over 500 tablets to Airmen in their first week of training. ...
Docuseries highlights Air Force Basic Training experience
September 6, 2022
— Follow five Air Force trainees and hear their perspectives on their eight-week journey to becoming airmen in "Basic," an eight-part, rereleased docuseries shot in high-definition 4K resolution...
Air Force basic trainees go through morning routines
August 25, 2022
— U.S. Air Force basic trainees from the 322nd Training Squadron performed their third-week fitness assessment during basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 22, 2022...
BMT graduation restarts tradition, returns to parade field
June 16, 2022
— More than 670 Airmen, as well as their military training instructors, restarted a basic military training graduation tradition June 9. For the first time in 825 days, graduation returned to the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Parade Field...
How Special Warfare recruiters helped an Airman begin his quest from afar
May 12, 2022
— When a dual citizen living in the Land of the Rising Sun began his more than 6,000-mile journey to Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 1, 2022, it was the latest major step in his quest to become an Air Force Special Warfare Airman...
BMT expands graduation events, returns to parade grounds
April 21, 2022
— Beginning June 8-9, Basic Military Training graduation events will expand to two days and include the return of the traditional military parade at the Gateway Wing parade grounds...
Do you see me? Chief’s ‘true colors’ impart wisdom, enhance understanding
March 24, 2022
— She grew up in a small town 45 minutes west of St. Louis. Lost her mom at the age of 13 to a drunk driver. Raised her younger sister. Then, at the age of 18, decided it was time to leave the double-wide home in the country...
Enhanced BMT integration helps create culture of dignity, respect
February 17, 2022
— As early as 2015, the Air Force recognized the power of Basic Military Training enhanced integration in creating a climate of dignity and respect...
Why today’s ‘Gen Z’ is at risk for boot camp injuries
February 10, 2022
— For today's generation of 18-to-25-year-olds, making it through recruit training and successfully transitioning from civilian life into the military is not easy. Today's recruits are coming from a far more sedentary lifestyle compared to previous generations, making their skeletons more prone to injuries because they're not used to the kind of intense activity they will face at basic training...
MTI achieves success from humble beginnings
January 21, 2022
— There are more trainees attending Air Force Basic Military Training than residents living in the small city of Garapan, Saipan, the hometown of Tech. Sgt. Eileen Echaluse, a Master Military Training Instructor at the 331st Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...
Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander presides over BMT graduation
January 11, 2022
— In a ceremony steeped in military traditions and protocols, Defense Logistics Agency Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Jimmy Canlas presided over the graduation of the Air Force’s newest Airmen and Guardians Jan. 6 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. ...
San Antonio native named MTI of the Year
January 6, 2022
— Joining the Air Force in 2007 was an easy decision for Master Sgt. Michael A. Galindo, who grew up in San Antonio, also known as Military City USA...
326th TRS celebrates U.S. Space Force’s 2nd birthday
December 27, 2021
— The 326th Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland celebrated the U.S. Space Force’s 2nd birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony at Arnold Hall, Dec. 20...
Uniform shortage to affect BMT graduates
December 22, 2021
— Due to a shortage of fabric used to manufacture service dress uniforms, Airmen and Guardians graduating from basic military training will temporarily be issued fewer uniform items...