• SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Vianca Contreras

    WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I was born in Houston, TX, grew up in Elmendorf, TX HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE AIR FORCE? 19 yrs. HOW LONG IN THE RESERVES? WHAT IS YOUR STATUS (AGR, TR, ART)? AGR (4 yrs Active Duty + 7 yrs TR + 8 yrs AGR) WHY DID YOU JOIN? To serve my family and country. HOW LONG WITH THE 340TH FTG? Three yrs. WHAT IS YOUR DUTY TITLE?
  • How to make a PCS move easier during peak household goods shipping season

    Peak moving season is from May through August and Joint Base San Antonio averages approximately 4,500 customer shipments during that time.
  • SPOTLIGHT: Master Sgt. Melissa Erwin

    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE AIR FORCE? 12 years HOW LONG IN THE RESERVES? WHAT IS YOUR STATUS (AGR, TR, ART)? I started as a Traditional Reservist with the 55th Combat Communications Squadron and transitioned to AGR at HQ AFRC in 2010, and I have been an AGR ever since. WHY DID YOU JOIN? It was a dream of mine to be an astronaut when I was 12. I
  • 340th FTG commander meets the Firebirds

    The Air Force Reserve Command’s 340th Flying Training Group commander, Col. Allen Duckworth, visited the 43rd Flying Training Squadron here June 25-26, spoke with the squadron’s leadership and observe daily operations.
  • 340th FTG commander coins 433rd Training Squadron instructor

    340th Flying Training Group Commander Col. Allen Duckworth coined Master Sgt. Jason Wagner, 433rd Training Squadron, during the squadron’s June unit training assembly to recognize the senior noncommissioned officer for exceptional performance. Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, the 433rd TRS (part of the 340th Flying Training Group) is the
  • 340th FTG major reenlists former teammate

    340th FTG major reenlists former teammate
  • Reserve Citizen Airman ensures all children can play

    Close your eyes and listen to the rat-a-tat baby bird chatter, rolling trill of laughter, and the ever-so-serious instructions doled out to fellow imagineers, and you’ll agree, there’s nothing like the sound of children at play. Open your eyes - at a little park in Kirby, Texas, a handful of adults are surrounded by a host of chattering children
  • Air Force implements new parental leave policy, secondary caregivers given 21 days

    In accordance with the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program, the Air Force announced an expansion to its parental leave policy on non-chargeable leave entitlements following the birth or adoption of a child.
  • Total force is vital part of pilot training at Columbus AFB

    The total force concept has been a big part of the Air Force’s mission to fly, fight and win. The 43rd Flying Training Squadron, an Air Force Reserve squadron, has been helping produce pilots here for 28 years.
  • 340th Flying Training Group hosts 2018 spring MUTA

    340th Flying Training Group hosts June 7-8 mandatory unit training assembly at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.