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JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Caisson Team dedicates horse in Sergeant Major of the Army's name
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and U.S. Army North's caisson team stands with Dailey, the newest member of the ARNORTH's caisson team, during a horse dedication at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 17. Caisson horses with ARNORTH have been named in honor of retired Sergeants Major of the Army and Medal of Honor recipients from Fifth Army in World War II.
June 25, 2019 - Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is home to one of only two caisson teams in the Army, which perform a valuable role conducting military funerals at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery every year. The team recently added a new member, a horse which was formally named in a ceremony June 17.

Former Sergeant Major of the Army remembered on National Flag Day, 244st Army Birthday
(From left) Command Sgt. Maj.Napoleon Noguerapayan with retired Sgt. Maj. of the Army Leon Van Autreve's widow, Rita Van Autreve and his daughter, Robin Anthony, at the June 21  ceremony honoring Van Autreve at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
June 25, 2019 - Former Sergeant Major of the Army Leon L. Van Autreve was honored with a wreath laying at his gravesite during a ceremony celebrating the 244th Army Birthday and National Flag Day at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery June 21.

'Developing Mach-21 Airmen' podcast explores student-centered learning in communities of practice
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June 25, 2019 - A look inside what student-centered learning in communities of practice is the focus of episode 12 of Air Education and Training Command’s “Developing Mach-21 Airmen” professional development podcast series, released June 24.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month
Maj. Gen. Tammy Smith, Department of the Army Deputy G-1, speaks during the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month observance hosted by U.S. Army North at the Fort Sam Houston Theater June 20. LGBTQ pride month was created to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, New York, considered the turning point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States.
June 25, 2019 - U. S. Army North hosted a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month observance at the Fort Sam Houston Theater June 20, featuring guest speaker Maj. Gen. Tammy Smith, Department of the Army Deputy G-1, and the U.S. military’s first openly gay flag officer.

Hiring fair held at JBSA-Lackland
June 24, 2019 - More than 60 employers were on hand ready to offer applicants from the Joint Base San Antonio community interviews and possibly jobs on the spot at a hiring fair hosted by the Military and Family Readiness Center the Arnold Hall community center at JBSA-Lackland June 19.

Brooke Army Medical Center receives multiple environmental awards
Margarita Reed, a cook at Brooke Army Medical Center’s dining facility, cleans the flattop cooker following breakfast June 21. BAMC earned three Practice Greenhealth Environmental Awards at the CleanMed2019 conference, including its first Circle of Excellence-Chemicals Award, for its overall commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability practices.
June 24, 2019 - The staff at Brooke Army Medical Center received three Practice Greenhealth Environmental Awards at the CleanMed 2019 conference in Nashville, Tennessee, for their efforts in innovating sustainability and environmental best practices throughout the facility.
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