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JBSA Defenders kick off Police Week with Obstacle Course Team Challenge

Security forces Airmen from the 502nd Security Readiness group at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, began Police Week with an Obstacle Course Team Challenge May 15, 2017, at JBSA-Lackland's Medina Annex. Four-person teams tackled the obstacle course used to train Battlefield Airmen, competing for the top prize amongst the unit. The event was the first of the JBSA celebration of National Police Week, which was established by a joint resolution of Congress in October 1962. It occurs annuall

502nd Logistic Readiness Squadron Airman wins NAACP award

A logistics planner from the 502nd Logistic Readiness Squadron was recently awarded the 2016 Air Education and Training Command NAACP Roy Wilkinson Renowned Service Award for volunteerism. The award honors military members and Defense Department civilian employees who have supported the DOD mission or overseas contingency operations, or whose attributes epitomize the qualities and core values of their respective military service. For Tech. Sgt. Daniel Harrington, 502nd LRS, he hopes the award

M&FRC honors military spouses, promotes entrepreneurship

The staff of the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Military & Family Readiness Center hosted Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 4 at the Arnold Hall Community Center that served both as a community outreach event and opportunity for spouses to showcase their personal talents. As May is Military Spouse Appreciation Month, the M&FRC sought to not only celebrate spouses of military members, but provide a platform for them to promote their personal businesses, said Danielle Dennis, JBSA-Lackland M&

Chaplains hosts summit in San Antonio

Chaplains and chaplain’s assistants around the Air Force met in San Antonio March 27- 31 for a conference to discuss faith as it pertains to military service and share ideas and tactics. The conference, entitled “Faith Works” included various speakers ranging from experts in the field of divinity, psychology and epidemiology and sought to promote spiritual resilience for Airmen and their families. The summit was hosted by the Air Force chief of Chaplains, Maj. Gen. Dondi Costin, and included pr

Airmen’s Week marks one year anniversary

The 37th Training Wing will mark the first year of the innovative program entitled Airmen’s Week March 25 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Airmen’s Week is a five-day course that helps Airmen better prepare for technical training school and beyond. The strategic curriculum further develops professional, resilient Airmen who are inspired by heritage, committed to the service’s core values and motivated to deliver airpower, according to Kevin Adelsen, Air Education and Training Command Airmen’

502nd LRS supports fight against Ebola outbreak

Airmen from the 502nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Lackland JBSA, load medical supplies from the Air Force Medical Operations Agency onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Kelly Field Annex, Sept. 25, 2014. The C-17 was deployed from Altus AFB -- 97 Air Mobility Wing to support United States Africa Command and United Nations operations and efforts to fortify global health security infrastructure in the region and beyond. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Justine K. Rho) (Photo by Airman Justine K. Rho)

NCO leads contracting efforts for Patriot mission > Incirlik Air Base > Display

Tech Sgt. Ruben Ayala, 39th Contracting Squadron NCO in charge of plans and programs, led the contracting efforts for the NATO-led deployment to Turkey. Along with the 39th CONS, he created a benchmark guide to contracting in Turkey and assisted in procuring an agreement between the Dutch and Turkish government to make taxes exempt on purchases made in support of the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marissa Tucker/Released)

USAF Band of the West spreads holiday cheer through music

Air Force Master Sgt. Nancy Poffenbarger, vocalist for the Air Force Band of the West, performs during the Holiday in Blue concert Dec. 17 at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Bob Hope Theater. The concert included a variety of holiday songs, a children’s story and a sing-a-long. The band provides hundreds of performances to military and civilian audiences throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lincoln Korver) (Photo by Airman st Class Lincoln Korver) Members of the Ai