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Flexibility essential during pandemic: NCOA builds first-ever virtual course
July 2, 2020
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kurt Alie (left), Robert D. Gaylor Non-Commissioned Officer Academy student instructor, receives an evaluation from Tech. Sgt. Michael Napieraj, instructor trainer, while Tech. Sgt. Alie’s virtual class takes a break June 23, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

MEDCoE Noncommissioned Officer Academy lends expertise in support of Fort Hood
May 11, 2020
MEDCoE Noncommissioned Officer Academy lends expertise in support of Fort Hood

NCOs gain school attendance flexibility from EPME self-registration platform
December 30, 2019
Graphic depicting math equations and news headline for the new Enlisted Professional Military Education self-registration scheduling system

Commentary: Please return shopping carts here
April 5, 2018

Medal of Honor story shared by sister at PACE Summit
January 13, 2018
As a cadet at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Lance Sijan played football until his senior year, when he left the team to concentrate on his studies.

Commentary: Be decisive in what you do
November 29, 2017
Life is a series of choices: decisions made today impact our future options.

Commentary: You Ask Why? I Say Why Not?
October 24, 2017
Positivity in leadership is contagious. You know what's more contagious then positivity?  Negativity. Changing a few words can flip around a thought.

Commentary: Win, lose or draw, you still win by learning
October 12, 2017
The Randolph Air Force Base goal keeper makes a save which which prevents Cannon AFB from scoring, while Randolph scored two. Randolph Air Force Base soccer team plays other intramural teams from other Air Force bases from across the United States. The games were part of 2010 Defender's Cup held at the South Texas Area Regional Soccer Complex in San Antonio, Texas.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Brian McGloin)

Commentary: Run as if your career depends on it!
September 28, 2017
Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph personnel prepare for their physical training test during an early morning run July 13 on the Rambler Fitness Center track at Randolph. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rich McFadden)

Commentary: Is this the right one?
September 19, 2017
Tech. Sgt. Jason Kadisak, 331st Training Squadron military training instructor, provides marching instructions to newly arrived Air Force basic trainees May 20, 2015, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.  Military training instructors are vital to maintaining the world’s greatest Air Force. In 7 ½ weeks, MTIs transform America’s sons and daughters from civilians into Airmen by instilling discipline, attention to detail, esprit de corps and challenging them physically and mentally. (U.S. Air Force photo by Johnny Saldivar/released)

Commentary: I Joined for the Boots
June 26, 2017
The hardest lesson I learned came from the man who wore the boots. Take every opportunity you get to spend with the people you love. When it comes to time, there is never enough time with the people you love.

Commentary: Why not go full blue?
June 21, 2017
Air Force leaders have been directed to scrutinize recruitment actions that are being sent to AFPC to make sure the positions accurately reflect mission needs.

One person helps make a difference for students, teachers, community
January 6, 2017
(From left) Sgt. 1st Class Roberta Stevens, Vanessa Fo-Norton, Sgt, 1st Class Antonio Young, Staff Sgt. Brady Kornelis, Karen Archondisis, Danielle Smith, Mariana Ruiz, Command Sgt. Maj. Napoleon Noguerapayan and 1st Sgt. Thadenia Leach hold up a sign from students at Smith Elementary School thnaking the Non-Commissioned Officer Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston for donated school supplies Dec. 16, 2016.