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  • U.S. Space Force achieves another milestone at Basic Military Training

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Another U.S. Space Force milestone was reached May 6 when the first all-Guardian flight graduated from Basic Military Training here. The 31 men in Flight 429 and four women in Flight 430 were assigned to the 324th Training Squadron, and were among the 571

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Reserve MTI embraces challenges, follows path to dream come true

    Tech. Sgt. Sharon Collado is a Reserve military training instructor supervisor of the 433rd Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. She joined the Air Force in 2002 to be an information manager/knowledge operations specialist, and set off on a journey that led her to a variety

  • Air Force’s inaugural ECHO Flight Airmen share their experiences

    Ten AIrmen were part of the Defense Language Institute English Language Center’s first-ever ECHO Flight beta test, a replica of the U.S. Army ECHO Company program which has been carried out by DLIELC since 1975. ECHO flight’s mission was to provide English-language training and cultural immersion to

  • Total force basic trainees part of Air Force Reserve history

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Several hundred Total Force Air Force enlisted basic military trainees assigned to the 433rd Training Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas are making history as the first class to enter training in the fully operational, all-Reserve military