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Transition Alliance fosters networks, builds careers
There are many facets to finding a career after military life, while married to a military member, caring for a wounded warrior or being a dependent who has moved numerous times during a parent’s military career. All of these things can make finding training and career opportunities difficult due to the lack of relationships created through networking. The goal of the Joint Base San Antonio Workforce, Military Spouse, and Transition Alliance is to build and foster relationships between government, non-governmental agencies, Veteran and non-profit service organizations, and employers in order to locate these opportunities.
Jan. 17, 2020 - Military members, spouses, family members and caregivers in the San Antonio area looking for a career are fortunate to have the Joint Base San Antonio Workforce, Military Spouse and Transition Alliance available to ensure they find the education, training and opportunities needed to assist them in building a fulfilling career, whether they are leaving the military, changing duty stations, or beginning life after school.

New AMEDD Museum exhibits bring history alive for visitors
This scene depicting a medic treating a wounded dispatch rider in a French town after the D-Day invasion in 1944 is one of two new diorama displays at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston
Jan. 17, 2020 - Two new exhibits about the contributions of World War II medics at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston are bringing a realistic view of war stories to museum visitors.

SnowFest 2020 gets an upgrade, thanks to 502nd FSS
Joint Base San Antonio Community Programs hosted the annual Snow Fest celebration at the JBSA-Lackland Amphitheater on Jan. 25, 2019. Hundreds of military members and their families enjoyed giant snow slides, a snow play area, interactive activities, music and all kinds of food vendors.
Jan. 17, 2020 - One week out from JBSA-Lackland’s 12th annual SnowFest, Katy Taylor and Angela Perez are in and out of the office all day. The two of them are community programmers for the 502nd Force Support Squadron, which is responsible for all of the events put on by the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation department. 

AFMC seeks innovative ideas with new campaign
Airmen and civilians from across the Air Force Materiel Command enterprise are invited to submit innovative ideas and solutions  through the U.S Air Force Ideation Platform, or Ideascale, now through September 2020.
Jan. 17, 2020 - Submit innovative ideas and solutions to improve the AFMC mission through the U.S Air Force Ideation Platform, or Ideascale, now through September 2020.

MilTax: Military OneSource offers free tax prep
The Defense Department’s Military OneSource will kick off its MilTax resources Jan. 22, 2020. Service members and their families can use MilTax to submit their own taxes electronically, or talk with a tax consultant to have tax forms filled out. It’s free.
Jan. 17, 2020 - Tax season can be a dreaded time of year for many people, but the Defense Department's Military OneSource offers the MilTax program to ease filing stress for service members and their families.

Army Chief of Staff: Strength, innovation essential to National Defense Strategy
Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville, speaks about great power competition at the Atlantic Council in Washington, Jan. 14, 2020.
Jan. 17, 2020 - The National Defense Strategy describes how the Department of Defense will be postured to be successful in the great power competition with Russia and China, the Army chief of staff said.
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