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  • Capturing birds with giant net enhances pilot safety

    In an initiative aimed at enhancing pilot safety, the 12th Flying Training Wing has implemented a method to mitigate bird strikes. Utilizing a massive 25-by-25-foot net, personnel at 12th FTW Safety office in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are capturing birds that pose a

  • Joint Base San Antonio fire departments conduct live fire exercise

    Members of the Joint Base San Antonio fire departments participated in an aircraft live fire exercise at JBSA-Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, Oct. 25, 2023. The biannual training’s purpose is to assess the firefighter’s ability to eliminate a fire from an aircraft while maintaining control of an