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Army North trains Michigan, Indiana Guard at Vibrant Response 13-2
August 16, 2013
Willie Coleman, observer controller/trainer with U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), gives advice to Soldiers from 51st Civil Support Team, Michigan National Guard, as they conduct their initial reconnaissance mission Aug. 10 during the Vibrant Response 13-2 exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind. The MUTC is designed to be as real as possible to accurately simulate an American urban environment. (Photo by Spc. Bradley Wancour)

Air Force Basic Military Training - Honor Graduates for Aug 16
August 15, 2013
The 37th Training Wing Warhawk Logo includes a file photo of a Cooper's hawk. Chris Young/The State Journal-Register.

Pro bowlers make annual visit to JBSA-Lackland
August 15, 2013
Pro bowler Diandra Asbaty autographs a bowling pin for Eric Penalver, an contract services coordinator at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, and his 8-year-old son Julian Saturday at the Skylark Bowling Center (Photo by Jose T. Garza III)

AFADD takes joint approach to eliminate drunk and impaired driving
August 15, 2013
Armed Forces Against Drunk Driving is here to help all Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in San Antonio. (Courtesy Illustration)

IAAFA PME builds partnerships, friendships
August 15, 2013
Colombia air force Capt.Carlos Monroy (left) and Dominican Republic air force Capt. Daniel Yapor stand with their new friends and fellow graduates, U.S. Air Force Capts. Lacey Thompson and Dayvid Prahl. The four offi cers built their friendships through the Inter-American Air Forces Academy International Squadron Offi cers School Professional Military Education class at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

Two local honor guards consolidate, form one unit
August 15, 2013
Joint Base San Antonio Honor Guard members perform proper burial procedures at the first
combined honor guard practice Aug. 8 at JBSA-Lackland. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske/ Released)

JBSA Senior NCO inductee list
August 13, 2013
Joint Base San Antonio members who attended the five-day Senior NCO Professional Enhancement Seminar Aug. 5-9 gather Aug. 6 in front of the JBSA-Randolph Taj Mahal. The seminar is designed to  augment and reinforce information taught in Basic Military Training, technical training, ancillary training, professional military education and job experience. The SNCO PES is also designed to provide newly selected master sergeants with an in-depth view of their increased supervisory, leadership and managerial responsibilities, and provides assistance in making the transition to SNCO status more effective. The seminar was conducted for all master sergeant selects and newly selected master sergeants. courtesy photo)

JBSA welcomes new 502nd Mission Support Group commander
August 9, 2013
Brig. Gen. Bob LaBrutta (left), commander of the 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, passes the 502nd Mission Support Group colors to incoming 502nd MSG commander Col. Steven A. Toft, as outgoing commander Col. John P. Lamoureux (right) looks on. Lamoureux is leaving the 502nd MSG to become commander of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. (Photo by Mike O'Rear, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Visual Information)

Army South Soldiers, veterinarians help Colombia, Honduras build military working dog programs
August 9, 2013
Lt. Col. Jerrod W. Killian (left), chief of clinical operations and command veterinarian for U.S. Army South, performs a physical exam on a Colombian military working dog with Colombian army veterinarians. Killian was part of an Army South delegation of Soldiers and civilians that traveled to Bogota, Colombia, to discuss the care, prevention and treatment of diseases military working dogs may incur. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Army South Public Affairs)

Preparation key to success for Army North's Task Force 51
August 9, 2013
Sgt. Curtis Brown (kneeling) calls for help for Sgt. William Pedigo, who simulates being injured during the Vibrant Response 13-2 exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex near Butlerville, Ind., July 31. Brown and Pedigo serve with the Maintenance Technician Company, Missouri National Guard. (Photo by Sgt. Will Hill)

Airman aces medical logistics technical training
August 8, 2013
Seen here working with customers is Airman 1st Class Jamie Cushman, a medical logistics customer service representative assigned to the 937th Training Support Squadron at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. Cushman scored 100 in the technical training medical logistics program before being assigned to the 937th TRSS. (AF Photo by Brian Davidson/Released)

Air Force Bssic Military Training - Honor Graduates for Aug 9
August 8, 2013
The 37th Training Wing Warhawk Logo includes a file photo of a Cooper's hawk. Chris Young/The State Journal-Register.

JBSA health care providers stress importance of vaccines
August 8, 2013
Photo by Airman 1st Class Alexandria Slade
Photo illustration by Maggie Armstrong

Readers reap rewards of reading, plus prizes
August 8, 2013
Christiane Richardson, volunteer, paints the face of 3-year-old Timothy McComas during the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Library Summer Reading Program party July 27. The party marked the end of this year’s reading program, where 567 participants read a total of 790 books. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex Salinas)

Senior NCOs make new contacts at social event
August 8, 2013

298 JBSA Airmen selected for staff sergeant
August 1, 2013
Congratulations to the following Hurlburt Field senior airmen selected for promotion to staff sergeant August 2.


Air Force Basic Military Training - Honor Graduates for Aug 2
August 1, 2013

AMEDD Regiment commemorates 27th anniversary
August 1, 2013
Sgt. Audie Murphy Club member Sgt. 1st Class Tiffany Skelton holds up the Army Medical Department Regimental Flag as the keynote speaker at the 27th anniversary celebration describes what each symbol represents. (Photo by Esther Garcia, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School Public Affairs)

JBSA, 502nd ABW commander hosts town hall meetings
August 1, 2013
Brig. Gen. Bob LaBrutta, Joint Base San Antonio and 502nd Air Base Wing commander, hosted town hall meetings at JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Randolph and JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lincoln Korver)