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Honor Flight: When monuments come to life
September 15, 2017
Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle, commander, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, and Lt. Eleanor C. Bjoring, an Air Force nurse during the Korean War, at the homecoming ceremonies of Honor Flight San Antonio flight 007 at the San Antonio International Airport.

Drinking and driving don’t mix: find a ride, stay alive
August 11, 2017
Drinking and driving can be a deadly mix, with 28 people every day in the U.S. dying in vehicle crashes caused by a drunk driver – a fatality every 51 minutes. In addition, military members are not immune to the dangers of drinking and driving as 146 active-duty personnel died in vehicle crashes worldwide in 2016, with 60 percent of those accidents alcohol related.

Air Force dormitories at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston declared a ‘Green Dot Zone’
June 20, 2017
Col. Mark A. Lee (left), 502nd Air Base Wing vice commander, and guest speaker Marlo Bearden (right) present Airman 1st Class Al Qaisi (middle) the first-ever 59th Training Group “Green Dot Spotlight” award during the unveiling ceremony.

First military flight remembered at JBSA
March 3, 2017
(Left to right) U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, retired Army Col. Stewart Wyland and retired U.S. Air Force Col. James Humphries lay a wreath at a memorial honoring Army Lt. Benjamin Foulois’ first military flight March 2, 2017. In 1910, Foulois became the first person to make a military flight, from a military facility, in a government owned plane flown by a military-trained pilot.(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stormy Archer)

12th Maintenance Group Hosts Job Shadow Day 2017
February 28, 2017
Robert Hamm, 12th Maintenance Group deputy director, poses with the Judson High School Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Academy class Feb. 2, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. The group completed a tour of the flight line and an aircraft maintenance hangar.

Medical Education and Training Campus holds active shooter, lockdown drill
January 23, 2017
An armed intruder, played by William Torres, a training instructor with the 502nd Security Forces Squadron, gets inside an unlocked laboratory in Smith Hall on the Medical Education and Training Campus, or METC, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 18.  METC worked with Torres and his security response team from the 502nd Air Base Wing to conduct an active shooter/lockdown drill.

502d Air Base Wing supports myriad JBSA services, missions
January 20, 2017
The 502nd Air Base Wing supports 266 mission partners at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Randolph, JBSA-Camp Bullis and seven other operating locations throughout the greater San Antonio area. From comptroller support to civil engineering, legal, logistics readiness, public affairs, safety, security and almost everything in between, the 502nd ABW is helping sustain the readiness of JBSA mission partners to accomplish their missions.