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  • DAF announces 2023 Photo Contest winners

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Department of the Air Force recently announced the winners of the 2023 Air Force Photo Contest. Following this year’s theme of “101 Days of Summer,” a judging panel evaluated almost 400 entries on impact, creativity and technical aspects, with winners

  • Mission Monday AFSVC Executive Support

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- It’s Misson Monday! Meet Jon Bender, executive administrative support specialist at the Air Force Services Center.Bender and his teammates provide direct support to the AFSVC front office by facilitating the preparation and execution of internal and external

  • Marine Men; Air Force Women 2023 Basketball Champions

    The 2023 Armed Forces Basketball featured a changing of the guard of champions, as Marine Corps men and Air Force women took gold for the first time in years Sunday at the Smith Fitness Center at Fort Moore, Georgia.

  • Mission Monday: Child & Youth Programs

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s Mission Monday. Meet Marisol Miranda, Air Force Services Center Child Development and Youth Programs specialist.Miranda supports installation child and youth programs by providing specialized training on child and youth development, assisting with

  • 2023 Air Force Photo Contest launches Sept. 15

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Photographers of all ages and experience, get your cameras ready for the annual Air Force Photo Contest set to launch Sept. 15!  The theme for this year’s contest, which runs through Nov. 14, is “101 Days of Summer.”  “We’ve been asking patrons since June to

  • New youth football camps deliver life, team skills to military youth

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – New youth football camps are delivering life and teambuilding skills at installations to rave reviews.  The camps, centrally funded by the Air Force Services Center’s child and youth programs, are at four installations for 2023 and are expected to grow

  • Mission Monday: Human Resources     

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s Mission Monday. Meet Bobbie-Jo Mafnas, a human resources specialist at the Air Force Services Center.Mafnas, who was born and raised on the island of Guam, works with the Centralized Background Investigation team to ensure background investigation

  • Services center announces summer camps, activities for kids

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – We’ll be saying hello to summer before we know it with kids saying goodbye to teachers, textbooks and school campuses.For months now, the Air Force Services Center team has been planning and programming a wide variety of activities to keep military kids

  • Mission Monday: Feeding the Force

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – It’s Mission Monday. Meet Tammy Lindberg, who is a registered dietitian in the Air Force Services Center Food and Beverage Division. As the only dietitian in AFSVC, she provides nutritional expertise, information and education for all appropriated fund and

  • Air Force announces winners of this year’s DAF art contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of this year’s Air Force Art Contest. More than 2,240 pieces of art submitted from over 1,600 participants of all ages who used a variety of media. After the month-long contest closed March 31, a team of judges evaluated each entrant’s

  • Aviano Gamer Group Community

    AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- Some Airmen use hiking to destress and for some it’s a face mask with a glass of grape juice, for Airman 1st Class Jason Collier video gaming with others is where he alleviates stress in his life.“I've been gaming, probably since my consciousness came to,” said Collier,

  • #IMSCFamily: Meet Master Sgt. Alberto Alcantar

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Meet Master Sgt. Alberto Alcantar, spouse of Master Sgt. Sindy Alcantar with the Air Force Services Center. Alberto, our #IMSCFamily spotlight for December, has been in the Air Force for 13 years and a military spouse for two and a half years. We asked him to

  • Shutterbugs capture ‘wonderful world’ in photo contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced its 2021 Air Force Photo Contest winners. The winners – first, second and third place in five categories – were among more than 950 entries submitted for the annual competition. This year’s theme was “What a Wonderful World.”

  • Youth programs gear up for summer

    Youth centers across the Air Force and Space Force are reopening doors to youth and teens to help keep them active and engaged during the summer months. With COVID-19 restrictions easing, the Air Force Services Center has rolled out a suite of youth center programs. While offerings will vary by

  • Air Force tests child care subletting app

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is testing a mobile app designed to centralize and streamline the subletting of short-term slots at military child development centers this summer.

  • Air Force announces art contest winners

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of the annual Air Force Art Contest. The contest ran March 1-31. A team of judges evaluated each entrant’s artwork for impact, creativity, and technical criteria in adult and youth categories.

  • AFSVC launches pilot program for online food ordering at NAF operations

    As part of the Air Force Services Center’s enterprise-wide E-commerce initiative, the Nonappropriated Fund Food and Beverage Branch is launching a pilot program bringing online food ordering and pick-up to NAF food operations. Air Force Global Strike Command installations are the first onboard to

  • Getting to know the new AFSVC commander

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Col. Christopher Parrish took command of the Air Force Services Center during a change of command ceremony July 20.AFSVC, one of four primary subordinate units of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, delivers globally integrated management,

  • #IAMIMSC: Alison Reid

    Meet Alison Reid, an accountant with the Air Force Services Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • FSS leaders tackle top issues, talk future support to Airmen and families

    SAN ANTONIO – More than 220 force support officer and enlisted leaders gathered in San Antonio Nov. 18-22 at the 2019 Force Support Squadron Leadership Training Workshop to help tackle big rock items impacting Airmen and families, and plan for future programs.“Our Air Force has a lot of things it

  • Hurricane Michael: One year later

    By wind and water it came. Before leaving, Hurricane Michael nearly took with it what had taken more than 70 years of history to build. In its wake, the category 5 storm left behind a historic tragedy – although 12 months have passed, remains evident. The day of the storm began with a Tyndall Air

  • AFSVC teams hit road in search of 2019’s best lodging operations

    Lodging and hospitality experts from the Air Force Services Center are on the road for the next few weeks in search of the best Air Force Inns in the enterprise.Of 88 installations, the teams are visiting three large and four small lodging operations to determine the 2019 Innkeeper Award