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Sixteenth Air Force activates, integrates missions, strengthens information warfare capabilities
October 15, 2019
Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh (right) assumes command of Sixteenth Air Force from Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander, during the Sixteenth Air Force assumption of command at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Oct. 11. The Twenty-Fourth and Twenty-Fifth Air Forces were inactivated during the ceremony to integrate into the new information warfare numbered air force. Sixteenth Air Force is responsible for providing information warfare capabilities to combatant commanders with the speed to match today’s technological environment.

Take an Air Force Trainee home for Thanksgiving with Operation Home Cooking
October 11, 2019
San Antonio area families can express their warmth and hospitality to Airmen and trainees at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland by allowing them an opportunity to enjoy a holiday meal and family atmosphere through “Operation Home Cooking.”

Airman Heritage Museum wins Air Force-level award
October 10, 2019
Members of the Airman Heritage Museum's Historian office pose for a picture after receiving the 2019 Air Force Heritage Award in the Enlisted Heritage Training Complex Oct. 8 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The Airman Heritage Museum collects, researches, preserves, interprets and presents the United States Air Force Enlisted Corps history, heritage, and traditions. The Heritage Award recognizes outstanding accomplishments by Air Force History and Museum members that foster a better understanding and appreciation of the Air Force, its history, heritage and accomplishments.

Air Force dental course ensures mission readiness
September 26, 2019
Staff Sgt. Tara Freed, 959th Medical Group prosthetics department non-commissioned officer in charge, works with students from the Air Force Post Graduate Dental School surgical skills and readiness course at the Clinical Research Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 24. The training fulfills readiness requirements for both officers and enlisted from the 59th Dental Group.

ACC commander discusses Sixteenth Air Force as new Information Warfare NAF
September 20, 2019
Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, announced that Sixteenth Air Force (16th AF) will be the designation for a new Information Warfare (IW) Component-Numbered Air Force (NAF).

433rd CES firefighters climb to remember fallen 9-11 first responders
September 13, 2019
The 433rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters climb stairs of the fire training building to honor the first responders lost during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center during a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Sept. 8, 2019 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The firefighters climbed stairs 55 times to equal the 110 floors of World Trade Center twin tower buildings.

59th Medical Wing: 'We're your family here'
September 13, 2019
Retired U.S. Army Capt. Katie Blanchard squeezes the hand of Col. (Dr.) Chad Hivnor, 59th Medical Specialty Squadron laser medicine chief, after surgery Sept. 6 at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Blanchard estimates she has undergone nearly 200 surgeries since she was burned in a workplace violence incident three years ago.

AFMC commander visits JBSA, lauds AFIMSC
September 12, 2019
During his visit to Air Force Materiel Command units in San Antonio, AFMC Commander Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., held a mentoring lunch session with members of the command at Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 4.

Honorary commanders tour 433rd Mission Support Group
September 12, 2019
Steve Young, VIA Metropolitan Transit vice president of information technology, experiences discharging a fire hose during a tour of the 433rd Mission Support Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 7. Young is paired with Lt. Col. Travis J. Hatley, 74th Aerial Port Squadron commander.

Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force visits AFCYBER units for cyber immersion
August 30, 2019
Gen. Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, meets with 690th Network Support Squadron Airmen at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 28. Wilson visited several 24th Air Force units to meet Airmen and hear about their cyber mission capabilities.

EUCOM commander visits Air Force Cyber
August 30, 2019
Col. Jeffrey Gomes, 624th Operations Center commander (right), briefs Gen. Tod Wolters, commander of U.S. European Command, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 28. Wolters visited the 624th Operations Center to learn about the center's command and control mission, and to meet cyber Airmen.

JBSA-Lackland, USPS San Antonio honor Military Working Dogs
August 16, 2019
U.S. Air Force members, Robert Carr (center), Post Master of San Antonio, and local volunteers of the K-9 program pose for a photo during the Military Working Dog Stamp ceremony Aug. 15, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Medina Annex. The stamp honors dogs who have served in the U.S. armed forces since the U.S. Army created the War Dog Program K-9 Corps and began training man’s best friend in March 1942.

AFIMSC navigates storms, disasters to exceed 84 percent budget execution
August 2, 2019
Members of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center's Budget Office Installation Support Team review the Budget Execution Analysis Strategy Tool, or BEAST, to monitor the status of must pay and unfunded requirements at installations across the Air Force.

59th MDW offers information, medical care after mold found in dorms     
July 31, 2019

Wilcox takes command of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center
July 25, 2019
Maj. Gen. Tom Wilcox (right) receives the unit flag from Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander of Air Force Materiel Command, to become commander of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center July 25 during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Commentary: Innovation 'advances the ball'
July 11, 2019
Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander, Maj. Gen. Brad Spacy, addresses attendees at the out brief at this year's Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland April 10. Hosted by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, I-WEPTAC provides the only Air Force innovation forum for the installation and mission support communities.

ACC commander holds town hall about 24th, 25th Air Forces merger
July 11, 2019
Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, hosts a town hall meeting to discuss the future 24th and 25th Air Force merger at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 8. Holmes discussed the purpose and plan of the information warfare numbered Air Force and fielded several questions from attendees.

433rd Airlift Wing now accepting Bosslift nominations
July 8, 2019
Bosslift 2019.

688th Cyberspace Wing welcomes new commander
July 1, 2019
Col. Steven Anderson (right) accepts command of the 688th Cyberspace Wing from Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, 24th Air Force commander, during the wing’s change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 25. Col. Eric DeLange relinquished command of the 688th CW during the ceremony.

AFPC hosts Premier College Interns immersion into Air Force mission
June 24, 2019
Premier College Interns participate in an exercise during a three-day PCIP symposium in San Antonio May 29-31. Interns were given a scenario and asked to provide a course of action to the group. The PCIP is a 12-week paid intern program is designed to attract full time college students who are seeking a career in Air Force Civilian Service.