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Greetings from Southwest Asia
December 28, 2011
Lt. Col. Mitchell Lyons, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Plans and Programs office, is deployed from the 559th Flying Training Squadron at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.  During his deployment he has helped oversee a part of the drawdown in Iraq and the transition to elsewhere in Southwest Asia.  (Courtesy Photo)

AF Wounded Warrior Program at Randolph AFB helps Airmen transition, become self-sufficient
December 21, 2011

No repeat for JBSA-Lackland; team loses in Joe Hall tourney
December 17, 2011

USAFA Prep School cadet, S.A. native helps Falcons capture Joe Hall tourney title
December 17, 2011
U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School point guard and San Antonio native Cole Martinez receives the Joe Hall Sportsmanship award from Mabel Hall. (Courtesy photo)

Holiday practices require safety measures
December 16, 2011
Holiday safety measures infographic

39th FTS celebrates 70 years
December 15, 2011
Lt. Col. Roger Suro, 39th Flying Training Squadron commander, poses in front of a P-39, the airframe assigned to the unit while it conducted antisubmarine patrols along the West Coast in the days and weeks following the attack on Pearl Harbor.  As a reserve associate unit to the 12th Flying Training Wing, the now 39th FTS was moved to Randolph AFB, Texas in September 2007 and trains instructor pilots.(Courtesy Photo)

SCUCISD students pack 'shoeboxes' with gifts for deployed members
December 14, 2011
Staff Sgt. Joshua Clements, 902nd Security Forces Squadron, and Schlather Intermediate School sixth-graders, (from left) Isabelle Aimone, Mykiah Ausby and Nick Fulbright participate in Operation Shoebox Dec. 9 by preparing holiday care packages to be mailed to deployed Joint Base San Antonio service members. 
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis Siekert)

479th FTG earns "Satisfactory" on CUI
December 14, 2011

Air Force to lift hiring freeze Dec. 15
December 14, 2011
(U.S. Air Force graphic/Corey Parrish)

Fundamentals carry 802nd FSS past 717th Mi Bn
December 13, 2011
Caught between two 717th Mi Bn players, 802nd FSS guard Charles Burrell lands on the basketball. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Alan Boedeker)

Spartans get the ‘jump’ on Log Dogs
December 13, 2011
Spartans guard Brandon Hawkins scored 18 points in the squad’s victory over the 59th Medical Logistics Readiness Squadron Log Dogs 49-40. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Alan Boedeker)

Pararescueman pins Bronze Star with valor
December 13, 2011
Brig. Gen. Timothy Zadalis, Air Education and Training Command Intelligence, Operations and Nuclear Integration director from Randolph AFB awards Tech. Sgt. Luis Garcia, 342nd Training Squadron pararescueman, with a Bronze Star Medal with Valor during an award ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Dec. 2. Only 414 Bronze Star Medals with Valor have been awarded to Air Force service members since Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

Appointments only for CAC, ID cards in JBSA
December 13, 2011

On or off base? Housing assistance now available at central facility
December 13, 2011
Claudia Moreno, lifeworks coordinator and resident specialist with Balfour Beatty Communities, shows a home to Airman 1st Class Kenny Casaverde, personnelist with the 319th Training Squadron. Casaverde, who recently graduated from technical school at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., and his family now reside in the Frank Tejada Estates East on base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Antonio Morano)

AF officials implement task management software for personnel, services, manpower community
December 13, 2011
Air Force officials are providing specialized task management software to help field operating agencies in the Air Force’s personnel, services and manpower community track and manage official taskings and correspondence from Headquarters, Air Force Manpower, Personnel and Services. The new software went online Nov. 1.

Medical leaders build SAMHS framework
December 8, 2011
The San Antonio Military Health System provides oversight of all military health services within the San Antonio area. SAMHS includes over 9,000 healthcare workers in 10 facilities, supporting over 230,000 beneficiaries, and providing over 100 specialty services with over a $1 billion economic impact to the San Antonio community. (U.S. Air Force illustration)

12th FTW member named AETC Athlete of the Year
December 7, 2011
Capt. A.J. Bonitati, 451st Flying Training Squadron instructor combat systems officer, was named the 2011 Air Education and Training Command Athlete of the Year Nov.  21.  Bonitati is a fifth degree black belt in the ancient combat art of Tae Kwon Do.

Remembering Boxer 22
December 7, 2011
Capt. Landon Phillips, 12th Operations Group, performs a pre-flight inspection of a T-38C Talon from the 435th Fighter Training Squadron prior to take off Dec. 2.  Captain Phillips piloted the aircraft as a part of the dedication ceremonies for the Capt. Benjamin F. Danielson Auditorium in the 558th Flying Training Squadron. Retired Lt. Col. Jim George (right), the on-scene-commander for the majority of the Boxer 22 mission which attempted to rescue Captain Danielson, flew in the rear cockpit during the flight.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Rich McFadden)

Rambler 'Wellness Wars' adds body-fat category
December 7, 2011

AFISRA’s free throws sink 341st TRS in OT
December 5, 2011
Guard Peter Dominguez drives the ball to the hoop during Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency’s overtime win Monday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)