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  • 560th FTS honors Vietnam POWs at Freedom Flyer Reunion

    The 560th Flying Training Squadron honored three former Vietnam veterans during the 47th Annual Freedom Flyer Reunion at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph March 25-26.
  • 99th FTS participates in Tuskegee Airman’s 100th birthday celebration

    Members from the 99th Flying Training Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph participated in a drive-through car parade Jan. 9 to honor the 100th birthday of retired Air Force Master Sgt. James Bynum, a documented Original Tuskegee Airman.
  • JBSA partners with local governments to ensure citizen, pilot safety

    To ensure the safety of base aircrew and citizens residing near Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, a blanket Intergovernmental Support Agreement was utilized for the first time with the Alamo Area Council of Governments which incorporates a contract managed by Universal City, Texas. This historic partnership was publicly recognized at an event Nov. 10.
  • For historians, COVID-19’s a big story, but operational focus continues

    At Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, historians at Air Education and Training Command and the 12th Flying Training Wing acknowledge the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their organizations’ missions, but it does not obscure the telling of their operational stories.
  • Seguin airfield maintains steady course during pandemic

    An airfield that was constructed about a decade after the Army Air Corps opened Randolph Field continues to serve the needs of the flying training mission at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph as it meets the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  • 12th FTW welcomes new commander

    The 12th Flying Training Wing change of command ceremony July 27, 2020 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.
  • 12th MXG continues to support flying mission while protecting its workers

    More than four months ago, Robert West, director of the 12th Maintenance Group at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, learned through a social media video sent to him by his uncle in Australia that the Czech Republic was encouraging its citizens to wear masks in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, which was quickly gaining momentum.
  • Online tools ease COVID-19 turbulence at 12th Flying Training Wing

    For the last 20 to 30 years, staff members of the 12th Flying Training Wing’s 12th Operations Group have tackled flying operations traditionally. Then, in mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and changed everything.
  • Initial virtual ceremonies provide templates for 12th Flying Training Wing

    As social distancing and shelter-in-place efforts intensified in April as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, two 12th Flying Training Wing units kept in step with public health directives by conducting the wing’s first virtual ceremonies.
  • Maintaining our Maintainers: 12th MXG focuses on hiring for upcoming JBSA-Randolph missions

    The U.S. Air Force maintainer career field at JBSA-Randolph is a strictly civilian, fast-paced, 24/7 operation which includes aircraft mechanics, aircraft engine mechanics, avionic technicians, egress technicians, and many more positions. The need for maintainers is a direct result of the several new missions being assigned to JBSA-Randolph and the 12th MXG, including the arrival of the T-7 Red Hawk, in 2021.