Air Education and Training Command News

  • New 2d Air Force commander tours the Gateway Wing

    The Gateway Wing had the opportunity to showcase its mission and people last week to provide the new 2d Air Force commander an up-close and in-depth look into the 37th Training Wing mission.

  • Air Force Basic Military Training graduation reopens to the public

    After 16 months without families being able to attend Air Force Basic Military Training graduations at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, more than 1,200 guests viewed the ceremony July 22, with many shedding tears of joy at finally seeing their Airman recite the oath of enlistment in person.

  • 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

  • Centralized Cargo Operations: Unique team with critical mission

    One of the precautions taken by Air Education and Training Command leadership at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic was adding a second Basic Military Training location at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, to help better ensure physical distancing between recruits. Accomplishing this task

  • Leadership through diversity

    Leadership can be defined as a process of social influence that maximizes the efforts of others towards the achievement of a goal. However, you can not define the correct way of finding it.Tech. Sgt. Marcos Garcia, 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 military training instructor, has found his own

  • First DRIVE program candidate placed into civil service

    Elizabeth Ross, an Oklahoma State University graduate with a degree in Zoology and former Airman, was recently hired as an animal caretaker with the Military Working Dog Center, 341st Training Squadron at JBSA-Lackland through the DRIVE Program. 

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