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Basic military training commander completes first Iowa ride with Air Force Cycling Team
September 1, 2022
— The Air Force Cycling Team, known as the "Guardian Angels of the Road," recently participated in Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, or RAGBRAI. The oldest, largest, and longest multi-day bike ride in the world, the ride takes place across Iowa and is now in its' 49th year, and is quite an achievement for avid bike riders...
37th Training Wing announces first quarter award winners
May 9, 2022
— The first quarter awards ceremony took on a tropical beach flair at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy hangar at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland April 29...
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...
37th Training Wing names 2021 annual awards winners
March 9, 2022
— The 37th Training Wing recognized its top award winners for 2021 at a luncheon at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Feb. 11...
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...
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...
Blue Rope of the Year says ‘building up others’ best part of being an MTI
December 17, 2021
— Becoming a Military Training Instructor wasn’t high on Tech. Sgt. Cameron Figueroa’s to-do list when he signed up for Developmental Special Duty...
MTIs highlighted in video series on force generators
June 29, 2021
— Three military training instructors from the 737th Training Group are featured in a series of videos highlighting the invaluable contributions of force generators. MTIs, along with military training leaders, instructor pilots, Squadron Officer School instructors, technical training instructors and recruiters, are all force generators – members in special duty assignments who help lay the foundation for tomorrow’s Airmen and Guardians...
BMT trainees now able to get COVID-19 vaccines while at JBSA-Lackland
June 21, 2021
— Recruits at Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland now can become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 during their training...
Dedication leads to Master Military Training Instructor Blue Rope success
June 15, 2021
— Despite multiple failed attempts over the course of 15 months, Tech. Sgt. Felipe Alvarado from the 331st Training Squadron was awarded his Master Military Training Instructor blue rope April 16...
BMT graduation ceremonies opening for guests July 22
June 4, 2021
— A limited number of family and friends will once again be able to watch their loved ones graduate from Air Force Basic Military Training here beginning with the ceremony scheduled for July 22...
U.S. Space Force achieves another milestone at Basic Military Training
May 8, 2021
— Another U.S. Space Force milestone was reached May 6 when the first all-Guardian flight graduated from Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The 31 men in Flight 429 and four women in Flight 430 were assigned to the 324th Training Squadron and were among the 571 recruits who completed 7 1/2 weeks of training...
From siblings to wingmen, a family of service for BMT grads
April 19, 2021
— It’s not unusual to see several family members joining the Air Force at the same time. This is true of three siblings from Yucaipa, California, who recently graduated basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland within weeks of one another...
Total Force delivers excellence at BMT
April 12, 2021
— The concept of Total Force Integration is simple – active duty, Reserve, and National Guard Airmen work together in support of the Air Force mission...
37th TRW Rising VI council hosts first immersion tour
March 25, 2021
— The 37th Training Wing Rising VI Council has an ambitious agenda, despite being formed less than a year ago. Several of its members and other base personnel participated in the council’s first immersion tour March 18 in the hopes of being able to network with all mission partners...
First DRIVE program candidate placed into civil service
September 29, 2020
— Elizabeth Ross, an Oklahoma State University graduate with a degree in zoology and former Airman, was recently hired as an animal caretaker with the Military Working Dog Center, 341st Training Squadron at JBSA-Lackland through the DRIVE Program. ...
FAQ: COVID-19 impacts to BMT and Technical Training
March 24, 2020
— The COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic and rapidly evolving situation. The Gateway Wing wants to make sure our internal family and external community all have access to factual and up-to-date information. These frequently asked questions act as a resource for anyone who has questions or concerns about themselves or a loved one that is part of the 37th Training Wing team, including Basic Military Training at the 737th Training Group and technical training at the 37th Training Group. To help lessen confusion key terms are defined below. ...
Volunteers show commuters ‘We Care’ at JBSA-Lackland entry gates
December 19, 2019
— If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, please go directly to the Mental Health Clinic or to your closest emergency room. You can also reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Above all -- you matter and your Air Force Family cares about you. ...
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.” ...