Basic Military Training

Basic Military Training

The first stop for all Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve enlisted personnel is Basic Military Training at the 737th Training Group, JBSA-Lackland, Texas. In a typical year, between 20,000 and 30,000 new Airmen complete this intense, 8 1/2-week training course. JBSA-Lackland conducts the Air Force's only enlisted recruit training program, transforming civilians into motivated, disciplined warrior Airmen with the foundation to serve in the world’s greatest Air Force. This includes basic war skills, military discipline, physical fitness, drill and ceremonies, Air Force core values, and a comprehensive range of subjects relating to Air Force life.
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