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  • MTI achieves success from humble beginnings

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – There are more trainees attending Air Force Basic Military Training, than residents living in the small city of Garapan, Saipan, the hometown of Tech. Sgt. Eileen Echaluse, a Master Military Training Instructor at the 331st Training Squadron.

  • San Antonio native named MTI of the Year

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Joining the Air Force in 2007 was an easy decision for Master Sgt. Michael A. Galindo, who grew up in San Antonio, also known as Military City USA.

  • Uniform shortage to affect BMT graduates

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Due to a shortage of fabric used to manufacture service dress uniforms, Airmen and Guardians graduating from basic military training will temporarily be issued fewer uniform items.

  • Every BMT flight picture tells a story

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- When it comes to memories of a military career, there is perhaps nothing as iconic as a Basic Military Training flight photo. The BMT Flight Photo website is rich with these photos – nearly 17,000 of them.

  • A different point of view: a married couple’s BMT experience

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Almost every evening over the last year, Staff Sgt. Sarah Bento, a Military Training Instructor assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, would come home to share her experiences as an instructor with her husband, Devon. Her words undoubtedly had an impact on