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  • Reserve Citizen Airman builds homes for families in need

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – During a Habitat for Humanity volunteer project, a teenager from a small town in Oklahoma held up a fitted sheet and asked another volunteer what it was for.Maj. Logan Draves, instructor pilot assigned to the 5th Flying Training Squadron, Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, witnessed the exchange and was both
  • Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the Doolittle Raiders made history, planted the seeds for today’s Air Force

    When Lt. Col. Dick Cole pushed the throttles forward April 18, 1942, to coax the lumbering, indecisive B-25 Mitchell bomber off the rolling deck of the USS Hornet for an audacious raid on Tokyo, he had no conception of space as a warfighting domain. “Cyber” would not be a word for several more decades; drones, GPS and mid-air refueling were nothing more than fanciful science fiction.
  • April highlights Autism Awareness

    The Exceptional Family Member Program at Joint Base San Antonio brings awareness to the Autism Spectrum Disorder during April along with the services and support they offer to the military community. ASD can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. People with ASD may communicate, interact, behave and learn in ways that are different from others.
  • Keep your common access card safe, secure

    While a common access card is not actually all that common, it is key to helping Department of Defense personnel rapidly authenticate and increase security at military installations and facilities, verify health benefits at medical centers, and a variety of other uses worldwide.
  • Deadline to transfer GI Bill benefits coming this July

    Soldiers with more than 16 years of service who want to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill to a dependent must do so before July 12, or risk losing the ability to transfer education benefits.
  • 433rd Maintenance Group chief retires

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Stuart L. Martin, 433rd Maintenance Group commander, presents a retirement certificate to Chief Master Sgt. Anthony J. Rittwager, 433rd MXG maintenance operations superintendent, during a ceremony held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, April 6, 2019. Rittwager retired after 38 years of military service. (U.S. Air
  • 433rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron chief retires

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Webb, 433rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, presents a retirement certificate to Chief Master Sgt. David A. Freeman, 433rd AMXS maintenance superintendent, during a ceremony held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, April 6, 2019. Freeman retired after 32 years of military service. (U.S. Air Force
  • Wing trains on mobile device travel voucher process

    Staff Sgt. Luz Trice, 433rd Mission Support Group command support staff, guides Staff Sgt. Daryn Kline, 433rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics specialist, through the process of submitting a travel voucher by using the new mobile common access card enabled Air Force Connect app at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas April 7, 2019. The
  • 433rd AW inducts 2019 honorary commanders

    Seventeen San Antonio civic and business leaders were inducted into the 433rd Airlift Wing's Honorary Commanders Program, April 6, 2019, during a ceremony in a Northwest San Antonio hotel.
  • ARPC’s top ten things to know about AGR assignments

    The implementation of the new policy is expected to take place with the publishing of a new Air Force Instruction. Until the new policy is published, here are the top ten things Airmen should know or can expect with the new program: