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TAP Too gives spouses front-row seat to transition advice
January 30, 2020
A program that helps military spouses meet the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian life due to the separation or retirement of their service member is coming soon to the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Military & Family Readiness Center

502nd CS hosts technology expo at JBSA-Lackland
January 30, 2020
Tech Expo

AETC Air Advisor is Sijan Leadership Award winner
January 30, 2020
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Carl Miller, 538th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron commander, flies a C-208 Caravan over northern Afghanistan in this undated photo. Miller was named a 2019 Lance P. Sijan United States Air Force Leadership Award winner in the senior officer category. (Courtesy Photo)

Air Force remembers Tuskegee Airmen contributions in honor of Black History Month
January 30, 2020
Every February, the U.S. recognizes Black History Month in order to showcase the challenges, victories and contributions of individuals throughout the nation’s history.

Naval Criminal Investigative Service has vital presence at JBSA
January 30, 2020
With 1,100 special agents in 191 locations across the world, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is the civilian federal law enforcement agency within the Department of Navy that investigates felony level crimes involving active-duty members serving in the Navy and the Marine Corps, including cases on and off military installations in the U.S. and around the world.

Family Advocacy Program: wealth of resources a phone call away
January 29, 2020
The Family Advocacy Program is here to support healthy military families and communities by offering various programs, counseling, education, training and activities designed to intervene when families are having difficulties or need professional intervention.

New AER program to offer $1,500 for out-of-pocket childcare costs
January 29, 2020
Army Emergency Relief will start offering up to $1,500 on Feb. 1 as part of a program to offset costs that arise when there's no availability at on-post childcare facilities and more expensive civilian services are required.

Minimize risk of ACFT injury by training smart
January 29, 2020
U.S. Army Advanced Individual Training students perform leg tucks during an Army Combat Fitness Test at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, June 28, 2019. Leg tucks are the fifth event in the ACFT as it is a test of upper body and core muscle endurance that requires Soldiers to complete as many repetitions as possible in two minutes.

JBSA-Randolph main gate closing Feb. 26
January 29, 2020
Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph’s Main Gate closes Feb. 26 for construction work, reopening April 1.

Want to vote? The Federal Voting Assistance Program can help
January 29, 2020
Voting season is fast approaching, and the Federal Voting Assistance Program is ready to help service members and families exercise the right to vote.

Area school superintendents, administrators tour JBSA-Lackland
January 28, 2020
Staff Sgt. Matthew Erfman, 802nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler (left) and Staff Sgt. Sean Tucker, 802nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler (right) conduct a demonstration with military working dog Tarzan before a group of area school superintendents and administrators at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Annex Jan. 23. The group of 15 school superintendents and administrators toured JBSA-Lackland at the invitation of JBSA leaders.

Air Force Chief of Staff offers optimistic update on AF’s evolution, future
January 28, 2020
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during an appearance Jan. 27 at the Center for a New American Security, emphasized the importance of a strong presence in space and the need to harness data. Both, he said, are central to ensuring that the Air Force is able to meet and prevail against modern-day threats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Eric Dietrich)

U.S. Space Force seeks civilians to join staff
January 28, 2020
he U.S. Space Force, the new branch of the Armed Forces established Dec. 20, has begun advertising to fill civilian staff positions in its initial headquarters, called the Office of the Chief of Space Operations. Advertisements for the first 35 positions were posted last week, with a second wave of positions to follow soon.

MICC employee recognized for volunteer efforts
January 28, 2020
Dr. Betty Harris receives the 2019 DreamWeek Volunteer of the Year award from Shokare Nakpodia during a ceremony Jan. 17 in San Antonio. Harris has volunteered more than 100 hours supporting the annual event during the past five years. Harris is an audit compliance officer with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Nakpodia is the founder of DreamWeek in San Antonio.

Coronavirus: What providers, patients should know
January 28, 2020
A dental assistant with the 319th Medical Group, demonstrates proper sanitary procedure by putting on a face mask at the medical treatment facility at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.

ARNORTH leader observes joint U.S.-Canadian Army training
January 28, 2020
Maj. Gen. David Glaser, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) deputy commanding general, met with Major-General Stephen Cadden, Canadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre commander, and Col. David Gardner, Joint Readiness Training Center, Operations Group commander, to observe U.S. and Canadian Armed Forces exercising together Jan. 21 at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Tryouts begin for AETC Defender Challenge team selection
January 28, 2020
Security Forces Airmen take part in the pull-up portion of a physical fitness test on the opening day of the Air Education and Training Command Defender Challenge team tryout at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Jan. 27, 2020. The five-day selection camp includes a physical fitness test, M-9 and M-4 weapons firing, the alpha warrior obstacle course, a ruck march and also includes a military working dog tryout as well.

Mid-season flu activity increase: How to keep healthy
January 27, 2020
Seaman Kenny Liu, a Navy hospital corpsman assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford's medical department, prepares a needle with a flu vaccination in the ship's hangar bay.

Maintaining our Maintainers: 12th MXG focuses on hiring for upcoming JBSA-Randolph missions
January 27, 2020
Seven Hallmark University College of Aeronautics graduates, and new hires for the 12th Maintenance Group, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, show off their new 12th MXG gear at their graduation ceremony Jan. 23, 2020. These hires were a direct result of the 12th MXG’s push for recruitment and new employees for the upcoming missions slated for JBSA-Randolph.

New Year, Better You
January 27, 2020
Fitness