Air Education and Training Command News

  • 59th MDW Pediatric Clinic helps keep BMT pipeline moving

    The Pediatric Clinic, located inside Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, is currently assisting the 559th Medical Group in keeping the Air Force’s enlisted pipeline moving by providing medical care to all basic military trainees, helping ensure lethality and readiness.

  • First BMT trainees experience M-4 training and qualification

    The 37th TRSS reopened the newly renovated Combat Arms Training Range at the JBSA-Lackland Medina Training Annex July 8, 2019. BMT trainees were the first to experience M-4 carbine Weapons Familiarization Course at the range, which closed in November 2018, due to improper rainwater drainage.

  • BMT MTI's named 2018 Etchberger Team of the Year award

    Military Training Instructors from Air Force Basic Military Training are in the spotlight for a job well done after being named as the 2018 Etchberger Team of the Year award during the 2019 Air Force Association Symposium in Orlando, Fla., March 1. This marks the first time MTI’s have won the award,

  • New Airman carries on fallen father’s legacy at BMT

    At first glance, the Air Force Basic Military Training graduation Feb. 8 appeared no different than any other, but it was a unique occasion, as a new heritage flight honoring an Airman who made the ultimate sacrifice was unveiled.

  • From start to finish: Air Force Reserve MTI's lead BMT total force flights

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas –Ten Air Force Reserve 433rd Training Squadron military training instructors guided four total force basic military training flights through eight and a half weeks of training and education in preparation for their Dec. 14 BMT graduation at Joint Base San

  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

  • Former slave, two-time Olympian becomes an Airman

    After enduring countless hardships and overcoming unimaginable obstacles, Airman 1st Class Guor Maker, a dental assistant currently in technical training, found his way out of war-torn South Sudan, Africa and into the U.S. nearly 20 years ago.

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