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433rd TRS Reserve MTI STEPS to master sergeant
October 19, 2020
— Former Marine Corps field radio operator Martin Hernandez, now an Air Force Reserve military training instructor at the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland was STEP-promoted to master sergeant during an October ceremony at JBSA-Lackland, attended by his MTI teammates and his flight of basic trainees. The 433rd TRS is one of seven squadrons assigned to the 340th Flying Training Group at JBSA-Randolph, and the only all-Reserve MTI squadron in the Air Force. ...
New commander takes over 433rd Training Squadron
August 11, 2020
— Lt. Col. Anthony Erard assumed command of the 433rd Training Squadron during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 7, officiated by Col. Michael J. Vanzo, 340th Flying Training Group commander...
Reserve squadron, American Airmen march into history
July 20, 2020
— The Air Force Reserve's 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, marched hundreds of Total Force Air Force trainees into the history books July 16 when those trainees took their Airman's Oath during basic military training graduation and took their place in the long blue line...
'Being an MTI is everything and nothing you ever thought'
July 16, 2020
— After more than a dozen years as a 433rd Training Squadron military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Reserve Citizen Airman Senior Master Sgt. Jason Wagner is moving on. ...
Reserve MTI embraces challenges, follows path to dream come true
July 14, 2020
— Tech. Sgt. Sharon Collado is a Reserve military training instructor supervisor at the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Unlike many people, she knows that she can do anything she wants to do. She's proved it to herself countless times throughout her 18 year Air Force career, but long before she enlisted, her dad, a career Air Force information manager, told her so...
Total force basic trainees part of Air Force Reserve history
June 26, 2020
— Several hundred Total Force Air Force enlisted basic military trainees assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, are making history as the first class to enter training in the fully operational, all-Reserve military training squadron. The 433rd TRS, one of seven squadrons assigned to the 340th Flying Training Group at JBSA-Randolph, is the only all-Reserve military training instructor squadron in the Air Force...
SECDEF visits BMT, sees how citizens become Airmen during COVID-19
June 17, 2020
— U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper visited U.S. Air Force basic military training cadre and recruits at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, as well as members of the Air Force Recruiting Service, for a first-hand look at how the service transforms citizens into American Airmen June 16...
BMT adapts during COVID-19: adds masks, shortens pipeline
April 9, 2020
— To prioritize safety and continue providing ready Airmen to fuel tomorrow’s Air Force, BMT is moving to a 7.5-week training pipeline. The 7.5-week training program is one of many measures implemented at BMT to limit the spread of COVID-19...
BMT safety mitigation efforts protect trainers, pipeline
March 27, 2020
— To help slow the spread of COVID-19 while accomplishing the mission of turning civilians into mission-ready Airmen, U.S. Air Force Basic Military Training here has implemented layers of protective measures to mitigate transmission risk of the virus within the BMT pipeline. Specific mitigation measures that have been implemented across BMT include implementation of a 14-day restriction of movement upon arrival, as well as social distancing, symptom monitoring, and increased sanitation...
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. ...
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...
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...
Egyptian officer graduates U.S. Air Force Military Training Instructor School
May 17, 2019
— An Egyptian military officer graduated from the U.S. Air Force Military Training Instructor Course May 9 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...
Former MTI from 149th Fighter Wing preps Air National Guard recruits
March 25, 2019
— Senior Master Sgt. Aaron Hartzler, aircrew flight equipment superintendent with the 149th Fighter Wing, prepares future Air National Guard student flight members for their upcoming basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 23...
Women’s History Month through the eyes of an MTI
March 22, 2019
— “When you talk about Women’s History Month, you get to look at the path that’s been paved for us as women,” said Master Sgt. Jennifer Martin, the superintendent of the 97th Air Mobility Wing Staff Agency at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. “But it also gives us a chance to look at each other and ask ourselves what we’re doing to set the path for the future to set change in motion for those who will come after us.”...
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...
Military Training Instructor Schoolhouse: training the trainer
December 28, 2018
— The distinct wide-brimmed blue campaign hat is easily recognizable and worn only by a specific group of Airmen: military training instructors. Known for professionalism, these specially selected and trained MTIs are tasked with mentoring, teaching and molding civilians arriving at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for basic military training, or BMT...
Legacy Pavers Program honors military service members — past, present, and future
August 16, 2018
— Permanent tributes prominently displayed all around Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland that either marked a moment in time, or a job well done, were created by the Airman Heritage Foundation Legacy Paver Program...
CATM instructor returns to JBSA, trains next generation of Airmen
October 12, 2017
— As a basic trainee, Senior Airman Robert Allore completed his combat arms training at the JBSA-Lackland Medina Training Annex...
MTI mission recognized with song, music video
May 3, 2017
— Most Airmen forever remember their experiences at basic military training and the military training instructors who taught them the foundation of their Air Force career. The importance of the BMT...