The future is big for the Airman Heritage Museum at JBSA-Lackland (about 85,000 square feet to be exact). Development for the new museum is well underway, with site approval, cost estimates and architectural renderings done. The state-of-the-art facility will allow a little more elbow room for Air Force exhibits and collections. The museum will tell the Air Force story from its earliest days through present day and enhance trainee curriculum, according to the museum...read more
While at BMT, trainees are constantly on the move from dorms to classrooms to PT and more. All this movement requires trainees to use and replenish the body's energy stores. This is where mealtime comes in. Trainees must eat in order to keep up with the demands of Basic Military Training. As a veteran, I've heard many things about the food at basic training. I will let you in on things I remember about meals at basic training and a few examples of meals for trainees...read more
To make it easier for you to understand your Airman's language, we've compiled a list of words that your Airman may use the next time you see him or her. Whether you have a son or daughter in Basic Training or have a cousin who is a ten-year Air Force veteran, this list is for you...Read more
BAH Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is an entitlement granted to Airman who wish to live in privatized housing or in the local community and are eligible to do so. Airman who are eligible to receive BAH include Airmen with dependents and E-4 Airmen who have more than three years of service. The monthly amount of BAH varies from location to location. Unaccompanied E-1 through E-3 and E-4 Airmen with less than three years of service are required to live in the dorms on base. These Airmen...