LACKLAND AFB NEWS

2019 NATO Days strengthen alliances, partnerships

Story by SrA Alexandria Lee on 09/24/2019 The United States along with 18 NATO allied and partner nations participated in the NATO Days 2019, September 21-22, at Ostrava, Czech Republic. NATO Days is a Czech Republic-led air show and exhibition that showcased military ground and aviation capabilities. Participation in NATO
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Full House for "Fired Up Chief"

Story by SrA Jonathon Carnell on 09/20/2019 TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. Retired Chief Master Sgt. Juan Lewis presented Airmen with words of wisdom and encouragement July 26 at Travis AFB. It was 9:40 a.m., and the auditorium was already fired up. Even the coral walls screamed of the motivation,
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Visual Steps Honoring Fallen EOD

Story by Andrew Patterson on 09/16/2019 Since Sept. 11, 2001, 20 USAF explosive ordnance disposal technicians have made the ultimate sacrifice, protecting the freedoms of others. As a way of honoring these members, the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight hosts an annual memorial ruck march
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Female Airman earns a Ranger tab

Story by Vicki Stein on 09/13/2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Since 1955 when the Army began accepting Airmen into its school, nearly 300 Airmen across different AFSCs have earned the Ranger tab. This week, Air Force 1st Lt. Chelsey Hibsch joined those ranks and became the first Air
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Air Guard combat rescue officer promotes to colonel

Story by 2LT Balinda Dresel on 09/06/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Brig. Gen. Torrence Saxe, the Alaska National Guard adjutant general, presided over the promotion of Col. Matthew Komatsu, incoming director of plans and strategy on the Joint Staff, during a ceremony here Sept. 4. The ceremony marked the first
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Navy JAG Community Hosts Successful Course on the Disability Evaluation System

Story by Natalie Morehouse on 08/22/2019 The Navy's Disability Evaluation System Counsel Program (DESCP) hosted the first-ever Joint Service DESCP Annual Training and Certification Course at Lackland Air Force Base, July 15-18. Nearly 200 practitioners from all branches of service attended this milestone event, which was planned and staffed by
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