Photo of Airmen standing in from of a C-5 Galaxy.Congratulations on your recent assignment to the 433rd Airlift Wing, otherwise known as the Alamo Wing! It is our goal to ensure all new members and their families receive the help they need to ensure a seamless transition into the unit.

The 433rd AW, located on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, is the first Air Force Reserve wing to be unit-equipped with the C-5, an aircraft designed to provide massive strategic airlift for deployment and supply of combat and support forces worldwide.

Alamo Wing Newcomers

Congratulations on your assignment to the 433rd Airlift Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Lackland is located just southwest of San Antonio, which is centrally located in the heart of Texas. San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States and offers a blend of charm, vibrancy and color. Its old world Spanish flair and blend of cultures make it one of America's most picturesque cities.

Helpful information about San Antonio:

County: Bexar

Sales Tax: 8.125 percent, suburbs vary

Time Zone: Central, observes Daylight Savings Time

Population: 1.4 million (2014)

Major Colleges and Universities:
· Our Lady of the Lake University
· St. Mary's University
· Trinity University
· University of the Incarnate Word
· The University of Texas at San Antonio

Professional Sports:
· San Antonio Spurs, NBA
· San Antonio Silver Stars, WNBA
· San Antonio Rampage, American Hockey League
· San Antonio Missions, AA Minor League Baseball

Base Operator/ Locator:
International: 011-39-0434-30-1110
Local: 210-925-1110 / DSN: 945-1110

Travel and Fitness:
Fitness Center
Information, Tickets and Travel

Directions to JBSA

How do I access the base?
Access to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is controlled. Military members, retirees, dependents, and government civilians with a valid military ID card can access the base through one of several installation gates. All other visitors must be sponsored on base and stop by the base visitors' centers located off the Gateway East entrance of Highway 90 and SW Military Road, and at the Valley Hi Gate off Highway 410 South.

For more information, contact the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Pass & Registration Office at (210) 671-1467.

How do I get there?
When driving to Lackland, you will be arriving on four major roads: I-10/Hwy 90, Hwy 281, I-37, or I-35. There are two main gates with Visitors Centers: The Gateway East Gate and Airman's Gate.

Arriving from the east on I-10 or Hwy 90
Travel through San Antonio on I-10/Hwy 90 West, exit on Military Drive and turn left
Travel South approximately one mile to the Gateway East gate which will be on your left

Arriving from the North on I-35, Hwy 281, or I-10
When arriving in San Antonio, turn right onto Loop 410 West
Take the Valley Hi / Lackland AFB exit
Turn left on Valley Hi, and continue straight to the Airman's Gate

Arriving from the South on I-35 or I-37
When arriving in San Antonio, turn left onto Loop 410 West
Take the Valley Hi / Lackland AFB exit
Turn right on Valley Hi, and continue straight to the Airman's Gate


The mission of the 433rd Airlift Wing is to Provide Combat Ready Citizen Airmen Anywhere, Anytime.

Public Affairs

433rd AW Public Affairs Office
(210) 925-5194

Mailing address:
433 AW/PA
100 Galaxy Rd. Suite 202
Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, TX 78236-0112

Business hours:
Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Unit Training Assembly weekends: 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Public Affairs Support Request:
Complete the Air Force Form 833, Multimedia Work Order. *This is a fillable form. It must be saved to the local computer and then opened in a PDF reader*.
Once the form is complete, email it to 433awpa@us.af.mil.

433rd AW Office/Phone Directory

UTA Schedule

433rd Airlift Wing Unit Training Assembly Schedule:

The 433rd AW official UTA schedule memorandum is available on the home page of this website. Scroll down and look for the UTA Schedule drop down menu.