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  • 737th TRG named AETC’s 2021 Verne Orr Award winner

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- The 737th Training Group has been selected as Air Education and Training Command’s 2021 Verne Orr Award recipient. The award, established by the Air Force Association in honor of former Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr, recognizes an Air Force unit that makes the most effective use of its human resources.
  • U.S. Space Force makes history at Basic Military Training

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- History was made here Dec. 10 as the first seven people to enlist directly into the U.S. Space Force graduated from Basic Military Training.
  • DRIVE program a meld of compassion, connections

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A new program at the 737th Training Support Squadron’s Transition Flight is giving motivated, but disqualified, Airmen a chance to serve their country in ways other than in uniform.
  • Basic Military Training grads celebrate first Thanksgiving as Airmen

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The 708 Airmen who graduated from Basic Military Training Nov. 25 enjoyed their first Thanksgiving in uniform at the 322nd Training Squadron Dining Facility here Nov. 26, 2020.
  • MTI of the Year attributes win to coworkers, leadership

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Master Sgt. Roslyn Ball, 319th Training Squadron, credits the mentorship and bonds she’s shared with her fellow Military Training Instructors in receiving the 2020 MTI of the Year award.
  • Mom, daughter reunite at mom's BMT graduation

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- A mother and her daughter had an unconventional reunion at a Basic Military Training graduation Nov. 12, 2020.
  • Construction picks up for new Airman Training Complex at JBSA-Lackland

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) is leading a massive $700 million, multi-year construction project to modernize the Gateway to the Air Force for new Basic Military Training recruits. 
  • BMT trainee with military lineage on path to fulfill dreams in USSF

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Delays led to dreams coming true for one young adult from Medford, Oregon, who always had her eyes toward the stars. Felicia Barringer was selected for a once in a life time opportunity to join the Air Force as a space systems operator in Spring of 2020 but her journey to serve, as three generations before her did, started on a rocky trail in Summer of 2017.
  • Blue Rope of the Year extols rewards of MTI career

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- When 20-year-old Holly Vaught walked into an Air Force recruiter’s office in the summer of 2003, she was by her own account, emotionally lost with $2 and a half tank of gas to her name. She admitted her motive to join the Air Force was selfish: “I needed something to save me from me.”
  • MTI recruiter swaps campaign cover for RED HORSE cap

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – An Air Force Reserve military training instructor and MTI recruiter swapped his campaign cover for a RED HORSE ball cap this month, and has returned to his pre-MTI career field with new tools that he'll use in the next phase of his career.
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