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433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participates in National Disaster Medical System exercises
March 25, 2019
Senior Airman Amanda Geffert, 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight medic, and Army Spc. Maryssa Alfonso, BAMC Alpha Company load a simulated litter patient into a C-130H Hercules aircraft to for air transport at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 20. Several military and civilian organizations participated in a National Disaster Medical System exercise.

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. Hartzler previously worked as a military training instructor and was asked to conduct on-campus training with 149th Fighter Wing recruits during regularly scheduled drills to give them a better understanding of their commitment for enlisting in the U.S. military.

U.S. Cyber Command top enlisted visits AFCYBER
March 25, 2019
Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency command senior enlisted leader, greets members of the 834th Cyberspace Operations Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 21, 2019. During his visit, Stalker met with cyber Airmen to learn more about their unit’s missions.

All on board with IAAFA’s classroom of the future
March 22, 2019

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.

Former 59th MDW dermatology resident provides wounded warriors unique treatment at MacDill Air Force Base
March 15, 2019
Retired Army Staff Sgt. Daniel Burgess, a wounded warrior, receives a carbon dioxide laser treatment at the MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, scar clinic Feb. 15, 2019. The wounded-warrior-focused clinic offers a variety of unique treatments for those who suffer from scarring as a result of blast injuries, burns, amputations, and other surgeries.

149th Fighter Wing prepares jets for launch
March 14, 2019
Maj. Russell Burkhard, an instructor pilot assigned to the 149th Fighter Wing, Air National Guard, sits in the backseat while Capt. Michael Butler, a student pilot assigned to the 149th Fighter Wing, prepares for takeoff at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 13.

Project ECHO: Using telehealth to maintain a ready medical force
March 13, 2019
A diabetes specialist with the Diabetes Center of Excellence at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, conducts a diabetes and prevention ECHO session, using telehealth to provide virtual consultation and mentorship for Air Force primary care providers at different military treatment facilities, Nov. 19, 2018. Project ECHO (short for Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was originally developed by the University of New Mexico. The AFMS began using a modified version of Project ECHO in 2012 to improve the ability to connect medical Airmen with specialty providers at other military treatment facilities using telehealth capabilities.

Captain Marvel Exhibit aims to inspire Mach-21 Airmen
March 13, 2019
A Captain Marvel exhibit was revealed at the Pfingston Reception Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Feb. 22. The exhibit was placed at JBSA-Lackland courtesy of Disney and Marvel Studios, and was revealed by Col. Jason Janaros, 37th Training Wing commander and Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, Air Force Recruiting Service commander.

BMT MTIs named 2018 Etchberger Team of the Year award
March 8, 2019
Military Training Instructors from the 737th Training Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland accept the 2018 Etchberger Team of the Year award during the Air Force Association Symposium in Orlando, Florida, March 1. One of the MTI team’s biggest accomplishments included implementation of the Air Force Basic Military Training curriculum changes, which are designed to graduate more lethal and ready Airmen.

Air Force Reserve senior leaders visit Alamo Wing
March 8, 2019
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee (right), commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, presents a coin to Senior Airman Sajjad Al Khafaji, 26th Aerial Port Squadron ramp specialist at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 2. Khafaji, who previously worked as an interpreter with the U.S. Army in Baghdad, immigrated to the United States five years ago.

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.

149th Fighter WIng weapons loaders provide familiarization training to student pilots
February 21, 2019
1st Lt. Wesley Kilmain ( left), an F-16 Fighting Falcon student pilot, drives a MJ-1 lift truck as Tech. Sgt. Brian Green, 149th Fighter Wing load standardization crewmember, observes weapons loading during training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Feb. 9.

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.

Adjutant General's Leader Development Program visits 149th Fighter Wing
January 31, 2019
Participants of The Adjutant General's Leader Development Program visited the 149th Fighter Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Jan. 30. TAGLDP is intended to fill critical preparation gaps by introducing mid-level leaders to Texas Military Department specific strategic level concepts.

Registration opens for 3rd annual I-WEPTAC
January 29, 2019
Capt. Alex Pagano, a career broadening officer at Hill Air Force Base and mission area working group chair for the 2019 I-WEPTAC, begins working his topic at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Jan. 23. This year's topics include Command and Control of the Installation as a Weapons System; Leveraging Technology and Innovation for the Installation We Need; Integration of Training & Technology Across Multi-Domain Operations; and Logistics Under Attack. I-WEPTAC focuses on agile combat support core functions and addresses current and future challenges in the I&MS mission sets. The outputs will be actionable recommendations that ensure we continue to deliver agile I&MS capabilities in support of national defense and major command operational plans.

802nd Security Forces Airman passes pre-Ranger Assessment course
January 16, 2019
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From start to finish: Air Force Reserve MTI's lead BMT total force flights
December 21, 2018
Air Force basic military training trainees listen closely to Military Training Instructor Master Sgt. Michael Hernandez, Reserve Citizen Airman with the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Attention to detail, discipline and teamwork learned at this stage enabled trainees to succeed and graduate during ceremonies held Dec. 14.

Commentary: Getting in the habit of excellence
November 27, 2018
Lt. Col. Dear Beloved
Commander, 637th International Support Squadron
Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland