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USAISR hosts interagency meeting on delivery of blood products
The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston hosted a biannual meeting of the Federal Inter-Agency Task Force for Trauma and Emergency Preparedness Nov. 8-9, 2018, which focused specifically on delivery of blood products at the point of injury, where their use is most life-saving.
Jan. 18, 2019 - The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston hosted a biannual meeting of the Federal Inter-Agency Task Force for Trauma and Emergency Preparedness Nov. 8-9, 2018, which focused specifically on delivery of blood products at the point of injury, where their use is most life-saving.

Safety specialists prescribe patience during JBSA gate closures
Construction workers cut through concrete at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph’s main gate Jan. 18, 2019, JBSA-Randolph, Texas. The Lindsey gate closed January 7 and is expected to be closed for approximately 70 days.
Jan. 18, 2019 - Joint Base San Antonio safety specialists are emphasizing a patient and calm approach to driving as members of the JBSA community enter their locations during gate closures that are expected for the first three months of 2019.

Valley-Hi gate construction scheduled; In-bound traffic closed
Inbound lanes for the Valley-Hi (Airmen’s Gate) will be completely closed beginning Jan. 21 while normal outbound lanes will be transitioned to accommodate two-way traffic.
Jan. 18, 2019 - Inbound lanes for the Valley-Hi (Airmen’s Gate) will be completely closed beginning Jan. 21 while normal outbound lanes will be transitioned to accommodate two-way traffic. Traffic flow will be severely impacted. Individuals who typically use Valley-Hi will need to use an alternative entry point.

WHASC Pharmacy to receive upgrade; longer than normal wait times expected
Beneficiaries may experience a longer than normal wait time at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center pharmacy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland until mid-February while refill center undergoes an upgrade.
Jan. 18, 2019 - Beneficiaries may experience a longer than normal wait time at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center pharmacy until mid-February while refill center undergoes an upgrade. The pharmacy is currently experiencing peak times between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. In order to reduce wait times, beneficiaries are encouraged to call in refills in advance or use alternative pharmacy locations.

American people called to engage in public service, promote peaceful social change to honor MLK memory
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reminded the world that,
Jan. 18, 2019 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reminded the world that, "Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston ramps up efforts to prevent thefts
Police Sgt. Timothy Bewley, supervisory police officer, prepares to patrol Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan 17. Directed vehicle and foot patrols have been ramped up in all areas of the installation due to the increase of larcenies at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston.
Jan. 18, 2019 - No matter where somebody lives, theft is bound to occur, and military installations are no different. With a 48 percent increase of larcenies within the last year, it has been a big area of concern for Security Forces at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
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