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433rd Airlift Wing performs flyover at opening ceremony of Special Olympics
May 9, 2019
A 433rd Airlift Wing C-5M Super Galaxy flies over the opening ceremony of the 50th Annual Special Olympics Texas Summer Games May 3 at Toyota Field in San Antonio, Texas.

Two San Antonio Air Force wings represent at Fiesta Flambeau parade
April 30, 2019
The 433rd Airlift Wing's Honor Guard leads the 433rd Airlift Wing and 960th Cyberspace Wing walkers and float on Broadway Street in downtown San Antonio during the 71st annual Fiesta Flambeau Parade April 27. More than 750,000 spectators lined the 2.6-mile-long route see more than 200 floats and marching bands perform in the grand finale of Fiesta Week.

Civil Air Patrol Cadets fly on C-5M Super Galaxy at JBSA-Lackland
March 27, 2019
Civil Air Patrol cadets, Cadet Senior Airman Allen Doroshko, Cadet Airman Basic Caleb Wood, and Cadet Lt. Col. Jackson Baker, observe operations on the flight deck during an incentive flight over West Texas March 12. The cadets flew with the 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Army trains with 433rd Airlift Wing during Operation Lunar Phantom
March 15, 2019
Air Force Staff Sgt. Wayne Burke (right), 26th Aerial Port Squadron air transportation specialist, instructs Army Private 1st Class Shakirra Hoyte (left), 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, on how to secure a vehicle for air transportation in a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft March 2, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

433rd Airlift Wing welcomes new commander
March 8, 2019
Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, presents the wing guidon to Col. Terry W. McClain, 433rd Airlift Wing commander, at the 433rd AW change of command ceremony March 3 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Navy vets explore another type of craft, the C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft at 433rd Airlift Wing
February 28, 2019
Pete Peterson, an 89-year-old Navy vet (seated), listens as Airman 1st Class Ryan Biggs, 68th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, describes the many features of the cargo deck on the C-5M Super Galaxy Feb. 25, 2019 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Peterson, a Navy veteran, was part of a group attending a reunion of the USS Lloyd Thomas in San Antonio.

433rd Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen return to hometown to recruit the next generation
February 20, 2019
Spectators walk to a 433rd Airlift Wing’s C-5M Super Galaxy from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland while an A-10C Thunderbolt II performs during the Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association Stars and Stripes Air Show Spectacular at the Laredo International Airport in Laredo, Texas Feb. 17. The A-10 belongs to the A-10C Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.

High school tour becomes family affair at 433rd Airlift Wing
January 3, 2019
Lt. Col. Matthew Van De Walle, 356th Airlift Squadron instructor pilot, describes one of five sets of upgraded landing gear on the C-5M Super Galaxy to students from Lytle High School, Dec. 18, 2018 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

433rd Airlift Wing hosts Porter High School AFJROTC
November 29, 2018
Command Curator Rudy Purificato gives a guided tour with photos at the U.S. Air Force Airman Heritage Museum to Porter High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets, Nov. 16, 2018 during a two-day tour of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Pilot for the day soars with Alamo Wing
September 12, 2018
The 433rd Airlift Wing hosted 8-year-old Giovanny Gallegos, who is battling high risk leukemia, as the Pilot for a Day Sept. 8, 2018 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

"Tex" Hill Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol Cadets visit Alamo Wing
September 11, 2018

Employers of Alamo Wing Reserves Citizen Airmen fly high
August 15, 2018
A 433rd Airlift Wing aircrew, 33 civilian employers and Texas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program volunteers take a moment after an Operation Bosslift flight onboard a C-5M Super Galaxy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Aug. 4, 2018. The event highlighted the 433rd Airlift Wing's mission to employers of the Alamo Wing’s Reserve Citizen Airmen, which includes providing massive strategic airlift for deployments and to supply combat and support forces worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Lauren M. Snyder)

Flight school trains future crews for C-5M Super Galaxy
March 27, 2018
Aerial porters with the 26th Aerial Port Squadron and loadmasters with the 68th and 356th Airlift Squadrons worked together Sept. 18, 2016, processing cargo during exercise Alamo Express at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

C-5M Super Galaxy: ready at a moment’s notice
November 18, 2017
Citizen Airmen from the 433rd Airlift Wing deliver humanitarian aid to San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct.3, 2017.

Texas C-5M delivers supplies to Puerto Rico
October 5, 2017
A Joint Incident Site Communications Capability (JISCC) vehicle is unloaded from an Air Force Reserve Command’s 433rd Airlift Wing C-5M Super Galaxy at Ceiba, Puerto Rico Oct. 1, 2017. The C-5M, flown by Reserve Citizen Airmen from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, took the JISCC, 11 Soldiers,  supplies and two fuel trucks to Puerto Rico to aid hurricane recovery efforts that have affected the United States and its territories  in the Caribbean. (U.S.  Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carlos J. Treviño)

Texas reserve wing assists in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
September 2, 2017
Hurricane Harvey relief effort

Maintenance Citizen Airmen educate Honorary Commanders
July 24, 2017
Tech Sgt. Sean Preston, 433rd Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion technician, showcases the General Electric engines for the C-5M Super Galaxy during the 433rd Maintenance Group Honorary Commander’s Tour July 15, 2017.  The tour is designed to inform the honorary commanders of the roles and responsibilities the Airmen of the 433rd MXG provide to the success of the Alamo Wing’s mission.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bryan Swink)

Corvette enthusiasts visit Alamo Wing
July 21, 2017
Members from the  National Corvette Restorers Society walk up stairs to the troop compartment of a  C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft July 13, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The tour also included a visit to the Military Working Dog program at the 341st Training Squadron and a self-guided tour of the United States Air Force Airman Heritage Museum and Enlisted Character Development Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske)

Operation Silver Galaxy participants train for future deployments
July 8, 2017
Soldiers from the 1st Calvary Division, 1st Air Combat Brigade, 615th Aviation Support Battalion from Ft. Hood, Texas and Airmen from the 26th and 74th Aerial Port Squadrons begin loading a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter into the cargo hold of a C-5M Super Galaxy June 22, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Operation Silver Galaxy was a five-day training event that featured Airmen training Soldiers on how to secure their aircraft for a deployment in the cargo area of a C-5M Super Galaxy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske)

Boss Lift provides sky-high look at Alamo Wing mission
June 17, 2017
Twenty-eight civilian employers of 433rd Airlift Wing Citizen Airmen were provided an opportunity June 10, 2017 to experience the Alamo Wing’s mission from the sky in a C-5M Super Galaxy as a part of a local Boss Lift. The event, which was sponsored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, promotes cooperation and understanding between Reserve component service members and their civilian employers.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Bryan Swink)