Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland became the focus of national media attention in late July after a Facebook page, amn/nco/snco, shared photos of rampant mold growth in its technical training dormitories.
The plan seemed simple enough. City officials determined that cattle egrets roosting on an island in Elmendorf Lake posed a threat to flights overhead. So crews would be sent in to scare them off and cut down the trees the birds called home. But life got in the way.
An Air Force cargo plane made an emergency landing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Thursday afternoon after a training mission. Eleven personnel from the 433rd Airlift Wing were onboard, but no injuries were reported.
An athlete out of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland will represent the United States in an international warrior competition later this month. The Invictus Games is an adaptive sports competition for wounded service members from around the world.