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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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Basic Military Training graduation parade canceled at JBSA-Lackland
March 12, 2020
— The 37th Training Wing canceled the Air Force Basic Military Training graduation parade scheduled for March 13 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland’s parade grounds out of concern for the safety of the newly accessioned Airmen and their family members due to the coronavirus...
Military health officials begin screening Air Force basic trainees for COVID-19
March 12, 2020
— San Antonio Military Health System officials have begun screening recruits entering Air Force Basic Military Training to prevent COVID-19 transmission...
340th Flying Training Group welcomes new commander
March 10, 2020
— Col. Michael J. Vanzo assumed command of the 340th Flying Training Group from Col. Allen Duckworth during a March 6 ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, officiated by Col. Kurt Matthews, 22nd Air Force vice commander...
BMT graduation hosts annual Women’s Parade
March 6, 2020
— In honor of International Women’s Day, Basic Military Training graduation hosted the annual Women’s Parade March 6...
Basic Military Training establishes Tactical Combat Casualty Care course for all Airmen
February 28, 2020
— The U.S. Air Force will fully integrate Tactical Combat Casualty Care into Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 2...
Air Force beta-tests adaptive learning platform in basic military training
January 13, 2020
— Air Education and Training Command’s emphasis on the use of technology to aggressively and cost-effectively modernize education and training took another step forward here with the issuance of personal tablets to two in-processing flights at Basic Military Training...
Band of sisters reunite, rekindle a 40-year bond
December 12, 2019
— Basic military training, or BMT, trainees are provided different skills that can help them throughout their military careers. Some skills come from materials found in textbooks. A few develop the ability to connect within a BMT flight. It was because of this connection that Susan Whaley and her band of sisters were able to reunite after 40 years...
37th TRW Command Chief: AIRMEN these days: Volume 1
December 10, 2019
— I’ve heard the comment, “Airmen these days” quite a bit over the years. It’s usually from a negative standpoint; how today’s Airmen are not as disciplined, dedicated, or mature as those from “back in my day…” To help others see the greatness in our Airmen who join and stay on our team (no matter what age) – I’m going to start a series which demonstrates it called “Airmen these days.” ...
340th FTG welcomes group's first airman basic, honors Air Force heroes
November 18, 2019
— A dozen-plus members of the 340th Flying Training Group traveled to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland to celebrate the Nov. 8 basic military training graduation of the group's first "slick sleeve" member, Airman Basic Kevin Rios Rivera...
Air Force on schedule with new uniform issue timeline
October 3, 2019
— Trainees entering into Basic Military Training, or BMT, at the 37th Training Wing this week are the first group to be issued the new Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, uniforms. After taking Airmen feedback into consideration, the uniform board members said they chose the OCP for the improved fit and comfort and so that they will blend in with their soldier counterparts’ uniforms in the joint environments, according to Cooper. ...
BMT murals: inspiring the next generation
August 8, 2019
— Trainees with the 321st Training Squadron volunteered to paint a series of murals through the unit. The project started July 4, 2017, with the American flag painted across the hallway of several classrooms. It took about 2 ½ months and about 12 gallons of paint. ...
Webb gets first-hand look at BMT, international training during 37th Training Wing immersion
August 2, 2019
— The 37th Training Wing Warhawks hosted Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Julie Gudgel, AETC command chief, for a two-day immersion at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 1-2...
Air Force Basic Military Training continues to fine-tune program with major modernizations
June 6, 2019
— As part of the Basic Military Training curriculum revamp centered on readiness and lethality, airmanship, fitness and the warrior ethos, multiple changes to training are set to begin this summer. BMT is set to receive close to 9,000 M4 training rifles and after renovations to the combat arms range are completed, BMT will switch from the M16 weapons familiarization course to the M4 weapons qualification course...
Initial clothing issue office dresses trainees as Airmen
May 10, 2019
— Scared, anxious and sleep deprived; between 300 and 400 trainees, many with freshly shaved heads from the barber located next door, pass through a brown brick building each week to receive their first sets of uniforms and clothing items they will need for life in the military...
Protocol, practice, teamwork help save BMT trainee’s life
April 22, 2019
— The safety of the trainees at Basic Military Training is a top priority. When one trainee collapsed, the military training instructors immediately stepped up and ensure the safety and health of the distressed trainee...
JBSA-Lackland recognizes Women's History Month 2019 with a special BMT graduation parade
March 13, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland recognized Women’s History Month 2019 with a special Basic Military Training parade March 8, 2019. The parade featured an all-female military training instructor mass and Brig. Gen. Laura L. Lenderman, 502d Air Base Wing and JBSA commander, as the reviewing official...
37th Training Wing bivouac exercise builds readiness, camaraderie
March 7, 2019
— Personnel from the 37th Training Wing participated in a bivouac exercise Feb 12-13, at the Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training (BEAST) site at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland-Medina Annex. The first of its kind 36-hour exercise focused on instilling the air expeditionary mindset, building individual and team confidence, and identifying training needs in an effort to promote Comprehensive Airman Fitness, improve readiness, and foster stronger relationships across the wing...
Son carries on fallen father’s legacy
February 22, 2019
— At first glance, the Air Force Basic Military Training graduation Feb. 8 appeared no different than any other, but it was a unique occasion, as a new heritage flight honoring an Airman who made the ultimate sacrifice was unveiled...
Basic Military Training puts focus on heritage
January 30, 2019
— Basic Military Training has implemented several heritage-based programs in an effort to better connect Airmen to the Air Force core values...
Like daughter, like mother: recruiter helps family join U.S. Air Force
January 16, 2019
— When senior year of college became expensive and it was tough to keep up, a mother asked her daughter to consider joining the military as her father and others in his family had done. However, no one expected mother to sign up for service while gathering information for her daughter at the Air Force recruiting office in her Rhode Island hometown...