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Celebrate America’s Military honors Military City USA
Hosted by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Celebrate America's Military is a series of events honoring the men and women who serve in the nation's military: active duty, Guard and Reserve from all branches.
Oct. 18, 2019 - San Antonio has been home to a consistent military presence for nearly 300 years and it’s why it’s called "Military City USA." The city has one of the nation's largest active and retired military populations. Celebrate America's Military is a series of events honoring the men and women who serve in the nation's military.

JBSA health officials urge people to be cautious around bats
According to the Texas Department of Health, approximately one percent of bats in the San Antonio area carry the rabies virus. In 2018, there were 25 cases of bats testing positive for rabies in Bexar County.
Oct. 18, 2019 - After a bat that tested positive for rabies was found at a Joint Base San Antonio residence recently, installation health officials are reminding residents to be careful, use common sense and take cautionary measures if they spot a bat on the installation.

BAMC hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day
The Brooke Army Medical Center Medical Mall at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston will be the location of the 2019 Military Retiree Appreciation Day from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19.
Oct. 18, 2019 - Military retirees or service members who are about to retire can find out about programs and benefits they can utilize from medical clinic representatives, veterans’ organizations and agencies and vendors, at Military Retiree Appreciation Day at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Brooke Army Medical Center Medical Mall Oct. 18

Watchful eyes of SFS ‘Pumpkin Patrols’ ready for fright night duty
Joint Base San Antonio security forces squadrons will keep careful watch on Halloween to ensure the safety of trick-or-treaters as they go from door to door throughout the installation’s housing areas. “Pumpkin Patrol is a Halloween safety initiative that enhances the safety of our trick-or-treaters,” said Tech. Sgt. Antonio Wiggins, 902nd SFS NCOIC of Operations and Police Services. “Even though our number one priority is safety, the goal of the Pumpkin Patrol is to ensure that the children and parents involved in trick-or-treating festivities have a fun, eventful night.”
At JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, all housing areas will be open for trick-or-treating, said Officer Brian Mitchem of 502nd SFS police services. (U.S. Air Force photo by Melissa Peterson)
Oct. 18, 2019 - Joint Base San Antonio security forces squadrons will keep careful watch on Halloween to ensure the safety of trick-or-treaters as they go from door to door throughout the installation’s housing areas.

Occupational competency modeling topic of latest 'Developing Mach-21 Airmen' podcast
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Oct. 18, 2019 - The process to create occupational competency models for the Air Forced is the focus of episode 17 of Air Education and Training Command’s “Developing Mach-21 Airmen” professional development podcast series, released Oct. 10.

Push button enhances safety, meets codes at service station
An emergency fuel shutoff push-button switch is now in operation at the Air Force service station on the east side of Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. The red push-button switch enhances safety at the JBSA-Randolph service station and enables the facility to meet current electrical safety code requirements, its location is central to the islands and the distance is no closer than 25 feet as required. “EFSO push-button stations are required near tanks, tank car and tank truck loading and off-loading areas, refueler truck fill stands, aircraft direct fueling stations, pumps and fuel piers,” said Mokhtar Gaballa, 802nd Civil Engineer Squadron electrical engineer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Ave I. Young)
Oct. 18, 2019 - An emergency fuel shutoff push-button switch is now in operation at the Air Force service station on the east side of Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph.
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