Air Force chooses San Antonio for relocated training school

JBSA-Lackland will host relocation of Tactical Air Control Party, Air Liaison Officer training schools

Published On: Jan 10 2013 10:40:34 AM CST
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SAN ANTONIO -

Texas Reps. Joaquin Castro and Pete Gallego on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Air Force has chosen San Antonio for the site its soon-to-be-relocated training school.

In a statement provided by the offices of Castro and Gallego, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland will host the relocation of the Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) and the Air Liaison Officer (ALO) training school.

The Air Force will finalize its decisions in the fall, pending an environmental impact study. The training school is projected to be fully operational by November of 2014.

According to the statement, TACP and ALO trainees go through a nearly 30-week training course that includes combat survival skills and special tactics.