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Orientation session kicks off new year for EFMP
An orientation session for Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph newcomers whose family members have special needs will launch a year filled with workshops and special activities for them through the location’s Exceptional Family Member Program.
During the session, set for noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Military & Family Readiness Center, 555 F St. West, attendees will learn about the roles of the program’s three arms – family support, assignments and medical – and how those components can help their families.
Dec. 13, 2019 - An orientation session for Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph newcomers whose family members have special needs will launch a year filled with workshops and special activities for them through the location’s Exceptional Family Member Program.

JBSA Proud Week Winter Cleanup takes place Jan. 6 - 10
Tech. Sgt. Chuck Blades, Master Sgt. Eddie Martin and Master Sgt. Rick Mireles, Air Education and Training Command Studies Analysis Squadron aircraft systems test managers, rake leaves at the AETC headquarters building during Joint Base San Antonio Proud Week Oct. 7, 2015, at JBSA-Randolph. Proud Week gives JBSA members an opportunity to pause from daily operations and focus on maintaining a high beautification standard throughout JBSA.
Dec. 13, 2019 - The Joint Base San Antonio Proud Week Winter Cleanup is scheduled from Jan. 6-10 in order to enhance the appearance and beautification of JBSA and its facilities, conduct environmental maintenance on the installation and promote a clean work environment.

The Holidays - The Most Wonderful (& Wasteful) Time of the Year!
Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, Americans increase their solid waste by an estimated 25%. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and TakeCareofTexas.org, the extra waste amounts to 25 million tons of garbage, or about one million extra tons per week.
Dec. 13, 2019 - Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, Americans increase their solid waste by an estimated 25 percent. According to the Environmental Protection Agency and TakeCareofTexas.org, the extra waste amounts to 25 million tons of garbage, or about one million extra tons per week. 

Be safe online this, every holiday season
The holiday season is a prime time for hackers, scammers and online thieves. While millions of Americans will be looking online for the best gifts and Cyber Monday deals, hackers will be looking to take advantage of weaknesses in shoppers' devices or connections in order to extract personal and financial information. Take extra precaution to defend against these attacks.
Dec. 13, 2019 - The holiday season is a prime time for hackers, scammers and online thieves. While millions of Americans will be looking online for the best gifts and Cyber Monday deals, hackers will be looking to take advantage of weaknesses in shoppers' devices or connections in order to extract personal and financial information.

Therapy animals help Airmen cope with holiday stressors
One of the Therapy Animals of San Antonio relaxes at the first Animals for Airmen, an event designed to promote mental health awareness, Nov. 23, 2019, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The stresses of the holidays and the shorter days are common causes of increased mental health issues and therapy animals are proven to reduce some of the effects.
Dec. 13, 2019 - Many Airmen are not able to travel home for the holidays making it a stressful time, and Animals for Airmen can provide a relaxing, quiet environment for them to visit with therapy animals.

World War II nurse turns 100, recalls war experiences
Freda Haworth Coate (front row, right) holds the Army Nurse Corps Association coin given to her by Lt. Col. Karen Santiago (back row, left) and Lt. Col. Teresa Shiels, both with the 228 Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio. The coin was given to Coate during her 100th birthday celebration Nov. 20 in Leander, Texas. Coate served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in World War II in the South Pacific from 1943-45.
Dec. 13, 2019 - Before she marked her 100th birthday Nov. 20, Freda Haworth Coate recalled the time she was called upon to serve her country in World War II.
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