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558th FTS RPA Sensor Operator Course graduates 1,000th trainee
December 26, 2012

Strategic approach drives MICC realignment
December 20, 2012

Conference of American Armies holds commanders’ meeting in Mexico City
December 20, 2012

IMCOM assisting Soldiers, families in making smooth transition into civilian life
December 20, 2012
Transition Unit Soldier Maj.
Lonnie Britton listens to instructions
on how to fill out the Individual Transition Plan that is part of the new Transition Assistance Program, or TAP, July 23 at Fort Sill, Okla. Soldiers participated in the six-day long pilot program that launched the newly revised TAP program, which covers finances, job searches, resume preparation and more. Soldiers are now required to begin their preseparation counseling at least 12 months prior to the end of their military terms of service.
Photo by Ben Sherman

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston has top fitness, sports program in AETC
December 20, 2012
Melissa Cadena takes advice from Shane Sheffield, lead recreation
assistant, at the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center.
Photo by Deyanira Romo Rossell

JBSA-Randolph fire officials offer holiday safety tips
December 20, 2012

HAWC to offer new weight management program
December 20, 2012
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Class participants learn ways to resolve conflicts
December 20, 2012
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ADAPT program helps Airmen overcome alcohol, drug abuse
December 20, 2012
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Parr: Legendary double ace pilot laid to rest
December 20, 2012
A motorcade transports the remains of retired Col. Ralph Parr Dec. 17 from the funeral service at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph to the graveside service at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Melissa Peterson)

Army vice chief honors Purple Heart recipients
December 17, 2012
Photo by Robert Shields
(From left) Southern Regional Medical Command and Brooke Army Medical Center Command Sgt. Maj. Marshall Huffman, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, Spc. Marcus Carr, Pfc. Ryan Thomas, Spc. Christopher Delaney, and BAMC and SRMC Commander Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong after the Purple Heart ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center Dec. 3. Austin awarded the Purple Heart medals and certificates to the recipients.

Missouri ANG’s 35th Engineer Brigade commander visits ARSOUTH
December 17, 2012
Photo by Robert R. Ramon
Brig. Gen. Orlando Salinas (right), U.S. Army South deputy commanding general, speaks to Col. David Boyle (center), Missouri Army National Guard chief of staff and Brig. Gen. Randy Alewel (left), 35th Engineer Brigade commanding general, at the Army South headquarters.

470th MI Brigade warrant officer receives command honor
December 17, 2012
Photo by Gregory Ripps
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Christina Howard assists a customer at the S1 (Personnel) office of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade.

The Air Force Band of the West thrills audience with winter concert
December 14, 2012
Children from the audience play musical instruments during the Holiday in Blue concert performed by the Band of the West Dec. 7 at the Edgewood Independent School District Theatre of Performing Arts in San Antonio.  The Band of the West provides hundreds of performances to military and civilian audiences throughout the year.(U.S. Air Force photo by Joel Martinez)

Dietitian recommends balance of nutrition, feasting during holidays
December 13, 2012
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T-38 mechanics reach second milestone with 200th on-time aircraft
December 13, 2012
Members of the 571st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Operating Location A team celebrate a production milestone Nov. 29, completing on-time, on-budget modifications to the 200th aircraft that has come out of their depot at Joint Base San Antonio- Randolph since it became a government facility. (U.S. Air Force photoby Joshua Rodriguez)

JBSA plans memorial service for double ace
December 13, 2012
Retired Col. Ralph Parr flew a P-38 Lightning in World War II and an F-86 Sabre during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He is the only military member to be award the Distinguished Service Cross and the Air Force Cross. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)

Cadets soar to 8th straight national championship
December 7, 2012
Air Force Academy cadets fly in a TG-15A glider over Colorado Springs, Colo., Feb. 23, 2010. Cadets typically fly 10-15 training sorties in the TG-15A and undergo 50-hour cross-country upgrade training before they can fly cross-country solo in the TG-15B. The 94th Flying Training Squadron conducts more than 30,000 sorties per year in support of the Academy Soaring Program. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samuel Bendet)

New retention program expands eligibility
December 7, 2012

CPS Energy rewards JBSA-Randolph
December 7, 2012
Randolph and CPS Energy representatives hold a mock check representing a $23,048 credit on Randolph's utility bill, the result of the installation's participation in CPS Energy's Demand Response Program this summer. From left are Col. Christine Erlewine, 902nd Mission Support Group commander; Luis Medina, 902nd Civil Engineer Squadron Energy Management Control System; Bruce Dschuden, JBSA resource efficiency manager; Yvonne Haecker, CPSE energy solutions manager; and Ruben Ramos, 902nd CES energy manager.

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