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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
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Five MTIs earn their Blue Rope
August 16, 2022
— The third quarter Basic Military Training Blue Rope Competition results are in and five Airmen met the challenge and surpassed the requirements, earning the right to wear the blue rope on their campaign hat...
Blue Rope of the Year says ‘building up others’ best part of being an MTI
December 17, 2021
— Becoming a Military Training Instructor wasn’t high on Tech. Sgt. Cameron Figueroa’s to-do list when he signed up for Developmental Special Duty...
BMT increases guests, adds Airman's run to graduation ceremony
November 15, 2021
— Beginning with the Nov. 24 Basic Military Training Graduation ceremony, graduates can invite up to four visitors. The Airman’s Run will also return as a public event beginning Nov. 24. However, there are important caveats to the increase of visitors for graduations scheduled for Nov. 24, and Dec. 2, 9 and 16...
‘After Basic' social show offers live reaction, analysis to BMT docuseries
November 12, 2021
— A live social media after show on the Air Education and Training Command Facebook page focuses on the Air Force Recruiting Service's new docuseries about basic military training, "Basic."...
Construction picks up for new Airman Training Complex at JBSA-Lackland
November 16, 2020
— The Air Force Civil Engineer Center, or AFCEC, is leading a massive $700 million, multi-year construction project to modernize the Gateway to the Air Force for new Basic Military Training recruits at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. ...
314th AW helps support, maintain AETC’s student pipeline
July 28, 2020
— As the C-130J Super Hercules creeps to a halt, the aft loading door slowly opens filling the plane with rays of the bright midday sunlight. The young Airmen are motioned forward and walk hastily in a single-file line toward their new journey...
Air Force, Army meet numbers for basic trainees despite COVID-19
July 14, 2020
— The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't put a damper on the production of new Soldiers or Airmen at basic training facilities...
'Operation Home Cooking': Take a trainee home for the holidays
October 26, 2018
— 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.”...
Back to Basics: big changes to Army recruit training
June 7, 2018
— The Army is in the midst of evaluating and improving how it creates Soldiers and ensuring recruits who graduate basic training are ready to tackle the responsibilities the Army will soon place upon them...
Army secretary: basic training might be lengthened
April 5, 2018
— The Army wants Soldiers who complete basic combat training and advanced individual training to be ready to deploy “on day one” once they reach their units, said Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper. As such, the Army is considering lengthening training so that new Soldiers are better indoctrinated into Army culture and values, are physically fit, and technically and tactically more proficient, he said. ...
CORBT summit provides joint services insights on recruit basic training
November 17, 2017
— Representatives from all five branches of the U. S. armed forces, members from British Armed Forces and Australian Defence Force, held a Council on Recruit Basic Training summit Nov. 8-10 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...
Paramedics expand Wilford Hall's medical capabilities
November 8, 2017
— Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, has a robust, multifaceted patient care program that provides one-stop-shop for medical needs, including its own emergency medical service teams...
Air Force Wing Moms tour Alamo Wing
January 6, 2017
— The 433rd Airlift Wing hosted Air Force Wing Moms from around the country during a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft tour Jan. 5, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...