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‘Stronger Together’ theme sets tone for 59th MDW’s 5K Run for Life
The Joint Base San Antonio community will unite to bring awareness to the problem of suicide during two events scheduled in May.
April 20, 2018 - The Joint Base San Antonio community will unite to bring awareness to the problem of suicide during two events scheduled in May

Tax center helps service members realize $4.17 million in refunds
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan (right), commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), thanks the volunteers at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Tax Center for their time and service April 20, as Jesse Bolaños, Military Tax Center director listens. The Tax Center processed more than 2,111 Federal and more than 200 State returns. The tax center was able to reach more than 3,400 clients and returned more than 4.17 Million dollars in the form of refunds to the community. The Tax Center also saved the JBSA-FSH Community more than $434,000 in filing and preparation fees.
April 20, 2018 - The Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Tax Center processed more than 2,111 federal and more than 200 state returns. The tax center was able to reach more than 3,400 clients and returned more than $4.17 million in the form of refunds to the community.

‘Troops for Teens’ links Airmen mentors, local youth to shape futures
South San Antonio High School students take pictures of Balto, an 802nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, during a Troops for Teens event at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 9. Troops for Teens, a joint SSAHS and Air Forces Cyber volunteer program, links Airmen mentors with at-risk teens.
April 20, 2018 - In 2013, former Air Forces Cyber commander, Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin, and his wife, Victoria, wanted to positively impact children in the San Antonio, Texas, community.   Instead of searching for an opportunity, they created one --Troops for Teens. The program is a joint South San Antonio High School and AFCYBER volunteer program that links Airmen mentors with at-risk teens.

502nd ABW Safety Office presents challenge to stop distracted driving
Three types of distracted driving
April 20, 2018 - Distracted driving kills and injures thousands of people each year. It’s not only a problem in San Antonio; it’s a problem all across our nation. April marks the beginning of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The focus of this campaign is to bring much-needed attention to this epidemic and urgent problem.

Army Secretary Mark T. Esper shares vision of Army's future
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan (right), commander, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), briefs ARNORTH’s functions and capabilities with the 23rd Secretary of the Army, Dr. Mark T. Esper inside of the historic Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 17. The Quadrangle serves as the headquarters building for ARNORTH operations.
April 20, 2018 - In his first official visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston as the 23rd Secretary of the Army, Dr. Mark T. Esper met with local senior Army commanders and Soldiers April 17 to discuss his priorities and share his vision for the future of the Army.

New Air Force spouses prepare for military life
New military spouses receive briefings from members of the Military and Family Readiness Center and Key Spouses during a spouse orientation seminar April 5, 2018, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The seminar provides resources to help ensure a smooth transition into a military lifestyle.
April 19, 2018 - Once Airmen graduate from Air Force basic training, they enter a new chapter of life by starting technical training. Not only is it an important milestone for them, it’s a whole new lane for their partners. The Spouse Orientation seminar offered each week at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland plays a major role in making that road a lot less bumpy.
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