• Tips for talking to your kids about current events

    Military families have a unique connection to war, regardless of when or where it occurs. For military children – who know that their parents regularly train, prepare, and deploy for military missions as part of their job – current events can cause stress and anxiety. Streams of media images and

  • Stop, drop and roll: Not just for fires

    We expect that most people will recall the stop, drop and roll drill if their clothing catches fire, but we’ve not collectively programmed such an instinctual response to mental health challenges. It’s almost as if we need to teach a short, memorable approach from an early age so that it overrides

  • Family Day returns better than ever

    The 433rd Airlift Wing hosted its first Family Day since 2019 during the unit training assembly May 15, 2022, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.


    A three-day commemoration of World War II will begin on Saturday, June 4 and concludes on Monday, June 6. Visitors can tour the Traveling replica WWII Memorial, get an up-close look inside different visiting aircraft, observe a WWII era B-25 flyover and participate in the first public look-inside

  • DAF youth programs gear up for Summer

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas - With kids starting to get excited about summer, many parents are thinking about how to keep their kids active and engaged until the fall.As COVID-19 rates drop around the country in many parts of the country, youth centers across the Department of the Air

  • EAP services supports civilian in need

    Nothing gives credence to the reliability and constancy of the support the Employee Assistance Program provides, like a person who has first-hand knowledge of the ease and workability of the resource.