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Commentary: Growing into leadership: from Airman to NCO
November 28, 2023
The Airman Leadership School graduate coin being presented alongside the U.S. symbol and the Public Affairs occupational badge at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, Nov 17, 2023. Coins are given to ALS graduates upon completion of the course and shows proof of the graduation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Nicholas Larsen)

Around the Air Force: Defense Innovation, Defender 23, Prepping the Line
May 19, 2023

‘Prepping the Line’ provides additional resources, training for supervisors
May 3, 2023
Bridging the gap on fundamental education and training.

12th Maintenance Group civilian maintainer among leadership school's best
September 4, 2018
Richard Kilpper (right) listens to a Rogers Airman Leadership School Class 18-6 classmate during an exercise Aug. 29 at the Rogers Airman Leadership School on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Kilpper is a 12th Maintenance Group aircraft engine quality assurance inspector at JBSA-Randolph. He was the only civilian in the class and was among the top seven students academically.

ALS honors fallen hero with schoolhouse renaming
May 14, 2018
Staff Sgt. Cierra Rodgers

Airman Leadership School unveils Etchberger flight room with ribbon cutting ceremony
February 27, 2018
Etchberger flight room

International Airman Leadership School set to launch
October 21, 2017
Master Sgt. Amy Ferraro-Rodriguez, 837th Training Squadron instructor, provides professional military education training to international and civil service students during an International Airman Leadership School course Oct. 13, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Inter-American Air Forces Academy. The IALS teaches the same course imparted to military personnel in the grade of senior airman and staff sergeant or E-5 equivalent in the United States Air Force Total Force. This course is the foundational step in the professional development as it prepares individuals to assume greater leadership and responsibilities.

AETC Spirit of Hope award winner driven by passion for volunteerism
March 24, 2017
An Airman models one of the first uniforms designated for women who joined the Air Force in 1948 during a living history fashion show Oct. 7, 2016, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland’s Gateway Club. JBSA-Lackland hosted a reunion of the Women in the Air Force, a term for women who joined the Air Force between the years of 1949-1976. The WAF was founded in 1948 out of the Women’s Armed Service Integration Act, which enabled tens of thousands of female service members to find jobs in the Air Force. In 1976 women were accepted into the service on an equal basis with men.