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  • Military Exchanges halt vape sales

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and the Navy Exchange have stopped selling vape-related products. AAFES removed vape-related products from its shelves Sept. 30. Navy Exchange Service Command removed products from NEX retail shelves and directed NEX concessionaires and vendors to discontinue the sale of vaping products after Oct. 1.
  • 340th FTG master sergeant retires after 38 years

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Master Sgt. Robert Sanchez, 340th Flying Training Group education and training chief, culminated a 38-year Air Force career surrounded by colleagues, family and friends Sept. 13 during retirement ceremonies at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.Sanchez began his career as an air transportation technician
  • Jolly in Jordan

    Being a cheerful person while being thousands of miles from home can be tough, but some people are born to be jolly. 1st Lt. Mike Jolly has been a C-130H3 pilot for the 700th Airlift Squadron for nearly a year now, and you’d be hard pressed to catch him without a grin on his face.
  • Reservist beats feet at Air Force Marathon

    As the morning temperature began to rise, both physical and mental conditions started to deteriorate for 1,331 participants from around the globe who had prepared their bodies and minds for the twenty-six plus miles ahead for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2019.The start of the race was running an hour behind schedule. Capt. Sarah Smith, a Medical Service Corps and executive officer from the 315th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, was not going to let this small deviation deter her from the two things she’s passionate about - running and serving in the Air Force Reserve.
  • Air Force on schedule with new uniform issue timeline

    Trainees entering into Basic Military Training (BMT) at the 37th Training Wing this week are the first group to be issued the new Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) uniforms. After taking Airmen feedback into consideration, the uniform board members said they chose the OCP for the improved fit and comfort and so that they will blend in with their soldier counterparts’ uniforms in the joint environments, according to Cooper.
  • 340th FTG On-the-Spot Award winner: Master Sgt. Aisha Woods

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – Master Sgt. Aisha Woods, 340th Flying Training Group Career Advisor, was named the September On-the-Spot Award winner by Col. Allen Duckworth, group commander.The commander implemented the award to provide immediate and visible recognition for the contributions of exceptional civilian and enlisted
  • Group honors retiring first Reserve flying training manager

    The 340th Flying Training Group honored Lt. Col. Timothy S. Chapman, the first Air Force Reserve Undergraduate Flying Training Program manager, during his Aug. 29 retirement ceremony officiated by Col. Allen E. Duckworth, group commander, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.In addition to retirement orders, presidential certificates and
  • 340th FTG volunteers help San Antonio abused women and children

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – More than 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen daily answer their nation’s call, including the men and women assigned to the Headquarters, 340th Flying Training Group, Joint Base San Antonio-Texas. Far more than ‘weekend warriors,’ they are vital contributors to the mission, and to the civilian communities where
  • BHOP: The one-stop shop

    There’s a worldwide epidemic haunting our U.S. Air Force Airmen, causing significant grief and hardship. In the recent video, Wright urges leaders at all levels to provide an environment for Airmen to voice their concerns, listen intently to those concerns and then lead them in direction toward the resources available.
  • New emergency manager tests unit emergency preparedness

    JOINT-BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – There’s a new sheriff in town. Shane MacDonald, newly hired 340th Flying Training Group Emergency Management Program Manager, immediately began to evaluate the unit’s readiness by laying the foundation for mandatory recall and active shooter exercises.MacDonald brings with him more than 28 years of
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