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  • TxDOT sends safety message from Lackland

    A skydiving Santa Claus dropped into Lackland AFB on Dec. 4 to help launch the state's annual drunken driving prevention campaign. The Air Force's commitment to safety and taking care of its Airmen made Lackland AFB a perfect backdrop for the start of the Texas Department of Transportation's four-week awareness rally, according to Brig. Gen.
  • Christmas radio program arrives just in time for holidays!

    More than 3,300 country music radio stations nationwide will get a present in the mail this week, courtesy of the U.S. Air Force.This year's "Red, White, and Air Force Blue Christmas" radio program CD, featuring multiple Grammy Award-winning recording artist LeAnn Rimes, is not commercially available.   Ms. Rimes recalls her fondest holiday
  • AETC commander seeks repeat performance to beat the GTC holiday spike

    Once again the holiday season is here - bringing with it joy, celebration and a renewed emphasis on reducing Government Travel Card delinquencies. In 2006, Air Education and Training Command broke the historic trend of higher than normal GTC delinquent payment rates during the holiday season - a trend known as the "Holiday Spike." This first-ever
  • Trainees give thanks for homecooking

    Basic trainees traded their dorm rooms for family rooms Thanksgiving Day as more than 1,300 local families arrived at Lackland AFB to adopt some of the newest members of the Air Force for the day. "I feel badly for the trainees because they don't have family around for the holidays. I'm in the military, too, so I know how it feels," said repeat
  • Altus units earn command-level awards

    Two organizations here were recognized recently for excellence by Air Education and Training Command.The 97th Air Mobility Wing garnered the 2008 Commander in Chief's Installation Excellence Award for AETC.  The 97th Operations Support Squadron earned the Special Recognition for Installation Excellence Award for AETC.  The CINC's Installation
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