Book your Hotel near Lackland AFB

Enhance your experience at the Lackland BMT Ceremony

Lackland BMT Graduation Schedule – Thursday

  • 06:15 – Reception Center Opens
  • 07:00 – Spouse/Parent Briefing
  • 08:00 – Airman’s Run
  • 09:00 – Spouse / Parent Briefing
  • 10:30 – Airmen Base Liberty
  • 20:00 – Airmen due back at dorms
Airman's Run during Lackland BMT Parade. Get your hotel near Lackland AFB today

Lackland BMT Graduation Schedule – Friday

  • 06:15 – Receptions Center Opens
  • 07:15  – Spouse / Parent Briefing
  • 09:00 – Airman’s Parade
  • 10:15 – Squadron Open House
  • 18:00 – Airmen due back to dorms
lackland afb graduation parade

Lackland BMT Graduation Schedule – Saturday

  • 09:00 – Airmen TOWN PASS
  • 09:20  – ONLY SATURDAYS – VIA Bus begins departures every 20 mins from reception center to downtown USO
  • 18:40 – Last Bus departs downtown
  • 20:00 – Airmen due back to dorms.
Lackland BMT Parade Airman

Lackland BMT Graduation Schedule – Sunday

  • 09:00 – Airmen BASE LIBERTY.
  • 18:00 – Airmen due back to dorms.
Lackland BMT Airmans Parade
  • Call or book at any of our hotels prior to arrival. The Lackland Hotel locations are a great choice because, the closer you are to the base, the less hassle you will have with your trip.
  • Arrive well ahead of scheduled time to ensure you are admitted into the base in a timely manner. Security checks at the gate are of utmost importance and can not be rushed.
  • Talking on cell phones while driving on base is not permitted.
  • Be courteous to other visitors and Airmen as they perform their scheduled operations
  • There are training weapons on base. While incapable of firing, they are still treated as real weapons for learning purposes.
  • Background checks are carried out for all family and friends that are visiting the base. All recruits must complete the Visitor Access Request Letter prior to graduation to avoid potential delays
  • Visitors under the age of 18 may enter the base only when escorted by an adult who has granted access

Printable Lackland BMT Itinerary

Helpful Phone Numbers

BMT Pfingston Reception Center


Pictures/Ceremonial Video


Hotel, Car Rental & Airline Reservation


Grab a Bite!

Places to Eat on Base

Mini Mall Food Court
BLDG 10345 & BLDG 7025

BX Food Court
BLDG 1385

BLDG 2306

Burger King
BLDG 1286

Godfather’s Pizza
BLDG 2300

Smoking Joe’s BBQ
BLDG 2233

Susie’s Kitchen
BLDG 6476

Gateway Club
BLDG 2490

Gateway Hill Golf Club
BLDG 2401