JBSA-Fort Sam Houston

'Blithe Spirit' At Fort Sam Houston Theater
Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 18, 8 p.m., Fort Sam Houston Theater, 2472 Stanley Road. Tickets range from $10 to $22 per person. Note that all non-military civilian reservations must be made by noon Tuesdays to gain gate access the weekend shows. Call 210-222-9694 for more information.

Winter Bench Press Contest
Through Jan. 31, Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., Central Post Fitness Center, 961 Patch Road. Patrons are invited to come out to see who can deadlift the most weight in this free competition. There will be categories for men and women. Each patron is to make sure a staff member verifies the weight lifted. The man and woman who lift the most weight will be awarded a prize at the end of the month.

Two-Mile Cardio Challenge
Through Jan. 31, Monday-Friday, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., Central Post Fitness Center, 961 Patch Road. Patrons can use treadmills, spin bikes, ellipticals or rowing machines to complete the challenge in this free challenge. Each patron is to make sure a staff member records their time and distance. There will be winners for the fastest time and furthest distance in each cardio equipment category.

USAJOBS Navigation & Federal Resume
Feb. 1, 1-3 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. Learn the building blocks of a successful federal resume and put them into action. Discuss the federal hiring process, eligibility, preferences, navigating the site, and using it as leverage for an effective application process. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Pre-Deployment Briefing
Feb. 2, 6, 8-10 a.m., first and fifth Thursday in-person, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797; third Thursday Virtual. All service members scheduled to deploy, TDY longer than 30 days, or go on a remote assignment are required to attend. Review tips to help prepare for a deployment to include financial management. This training fulfills a DoD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Post-Deployment Reunion & Reintegration
Feb. 2, 16, 10 a.m. to noon, first and fifth Thursday in-person, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797; third Thursday Virtual. Required for all service members returning from deployment; this training covers reintegration into home life and finances and provides resources to deal with associated stressors. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend. This training fulfills a DOD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Love and Logic
Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 1-3 p.m., Family Advocacy Center, building 198. This class provides practical techniques to help parents with all ages raise responsible kids, have more fun in their role, and easily and immediately change their kids’ behavior. This is a four-part series. Call 210-221-1996

Newcomer’s Orientation
Feb. 3, 17, 8 a.m. to noon, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. A mandatory in-processing brief for all military personnel newly assigned to JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. Family members are welcome. Service members must coordinate attendance with their Unit Personnel Office. For more information, call 210-221-2705

Microsoft Office: PowerPoint Clinic
Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Virtual. Avoid stale presentations by learning how to use enhanced features like creating animated GIFs, rolling marquees, screen recording with narration voiceovers, parallax effects, and more. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Virtual Friday Q&A for Military Spouses
Feb. 3, 11-11:30 a.m., Virtual. Join us each week to receive valuable resources and talk with experts as we explore ways to get and stay connected. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Divorce & Financial Readiness
Feb. 3, 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Untangling household income and financial obligations is a process. Review tips to help navigate the financial process of divorce. Establish a spending plan based on new potential expenses and income, update account beneficiaries, reshape retirement funds, and more. This training fulfills a DoD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Marriage & Financial Readiness
Feb. 3, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Did you know money is one of the top issues that cause relationship problems? Get tips to help create a new household spending plan that works for both of you; review debts, credit reports and scores, discuss emergency funds, and more. This training fulfills a DOD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Anger Management
Feb. 7, 14 & 21, 1:30-4 p.m., Family Advocacy Center, building 198. This comprehensive class is for those who want to learn healthy and productive ways to deal with emotions.  Participants will better understand ways to identify triggers, healthy coping skills, triggering thoughts, and the root causes of their elevated emotions. This is a three-part series. call 210-221-1996.

R.E.A.L. Command Team Training
Feb. 7, from 9-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Commanders and first sergeants receive insight into the Soldier & Family Readiness Group operations and learn about the roles between the command team and the SFRG leaders. Review the basics of SFRG funding, volunteer management, and recruiting concepts. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Save as a Family
Feb. 7, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Kids learn a lot more than you realize by watching you. Get tips to help model good financial behavior, make saving a family affair, and teach good money habits. Teaching financial literacy can help prepare your child for the future. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Car Seat 101
Feb. 7, 9-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Forward-facing, rear-facing, convertible-seat, angles, tether straps, hooks, and anchors - there are many aspects to consider when installing a car seat and adjustments to make as your baby grows. This course provides information about the different types of car seats and reviews the basics of car seat installation to keep your child safe. After the class, sign up for the Car Seat Safety Clinic to have your car seat checked by a Child Passenger Safety Technician and Senior Checker. Service members E-5 and below may be eligible for a free car seat. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Volunteering 101
Feb. 7, from 1-2 p.m., Virtual. Learn about volunteer opportunities in the community and how to navigate the Volunteer Management Information System. Participants also discuss rules and regulations for volunteering on a military installation. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Ready, Set, Resume
Feb. 8, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. Knowing what to put on your resume can be confusing. This workshop introduces the different types of resume formats, including the federal style. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Deployment & the Single Service Member
Feb. 9, 23 from 9-10 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. How will you store your vehicle? Who will look after your pet? What will happen to your home? Single service members learn about options to help manage their personal affairs and keep their property and belongings secure. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Trails & Tales
Feb. 9, from 9-11:30 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Located in the heart of San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston hosts the most extensive collection of historic buildings in the Department of Defense! Join us for a guided tour to learn about its rich history. Seating is limited; registration is required. Open to all DOD ID cardholders. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Couples & Deployment
Feb. 9, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Deployment is a regular part of the military. Still, it can be a challenge for even the most seasoned military couple. Preparing together is key for supporting each other and strengthening your relationship from a distance. Discuss ways to improve communication, review common emotions and reactions, and get your financials in order. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Kids & Deployment
Feb. 9 from 2:30-3:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Develop a foundation for helping your child of any age navigate the emotional stress of a deployed parent. Discuss ways to include your child in an open and positive conversation, anticipate common reactions, tips for coping, and how to talk about unanticipated, real-life situations that have developed. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Microsoft Office: Access Clinic
Feb. 9, from 2-4 p.m., Virtual. Fine-tune your database capabilities by learning how to build and design a switchboard creating a user-friendly click-based interface and how to embed formulas. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Marry the Military
Feb. 10, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; registration deadline: Feb. 8, Virtual. Are you about to become a military spouse? Before you tie the knot, explore what it takes to become a military spouse by learning about the unique challenges and benefits of the military lifestyle. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Adult Craft Night: Pour Painting
Feb. 10, from 6-8 p.m.; registration deadline: Feb. 8, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Create a masterpiece using pour paints while discussing resilience techniques. Supplies and directions are provided. The artwork is yours to take home. The adult night is open to EFMP family members ages 18 and up. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Managing Your (My) Education
Feb. 13-14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Virtual. This two-day track helps service members achieve academic success by reviewing credit transfers, researching schools, exploring financial aid assistance, providing vocational education counseling, and more. Subject to individual plans, this class may be required; prerequisite: DOD Transition Day. To register, call the Education Center at 210-221-9362.

Hearts Apart: Heart In A Box
Feb. 14, from 9-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Connect with other geographically separated families to build friendships and share experiences on overcoming stress while preparing a care package. Shipping boxes and labels will be provided, spouses will need to bring their own items for the care package. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Play & Learn Playgroup
Feb. 14, 28, from 9-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. A fun-filled interactive meet-up to help children, ages 0-5, improve social, cognitive, and motor skills. Parents have an opportunity to network with other parents and must remain on-site. For more information, call 210-221-2705

How To Budget
Feb. 14, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Participate in this hands-on, guided process to learn how to create a spending plan worksheet. Attendees must bring a copy of their current LES, spouse’s income information (if applicable), a list of monthly expenses, and debt information such as the total balance owed, monthly payment, and annual percentage rate (APR). To register, call 210-221-2705.

AFAP Focus Group
Feb. 14, from noon to 1 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Have an idea that could improve the readiness or well-being of the military community? Bring your ideas and join us for a brainstorming session. Discuss what qualifies as an AFAP issue, then submit your issue for future review by military leaders to take action and offer a resolution. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Retirement Planning Starter - TSP Vesting
Feb. 15 from 9-11 a.m.; Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Become familiar with contribution limits, tax-deferred investments, and rates of return. Learn what options are available after separating from the military or civil service. This training fulfills a DoD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Heart Link: Spouse Orientation
Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Spouses new to the military or new to JBSA receive information about the military mission and military lifestyle. Review topics to help adapt like acronyms, protocol, and local community resources. To register, call 210-221-2705.

R.E.A.L. Fund Custodian Training
Feb. 15, from 9-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Current and incoming SFRG Fund Custodians are required to attend this training and review regulations for managing informal funds and fundraising. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Acing the Interview
Feb. 15, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. It’s essential to know how to prepare for an interview and interview with confidence. Discover preparation tips and review commonly used platforms. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Supplemental Sponsorship Training
Feb. 16, from 9-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Appointed unit sponsors, Soldier & Family Readiness Groups, Key Spouse members, and other military family members interested in becoming a sponsor must complete the Sponsorship Application & Training (eSAT) online at https://millifelearning.militaryonesource.mil. Once completed, this optional supplemental in-person training offers additional assistance with information on local resources and tips to support incoming personnel. Registration is required. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Lunch & Learn With EFMP Extended Healthcare Options
Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. A guest speaker from CHRISTUS Health reviews the TRICARE Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) and other health care options. Find out how they can help your special needs family. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Employer Day
Feb. 16, 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Joint Transition Readiness Center, 3931 Okubo Barracks, building 3639. Network with various local hiring officials and mission partners to learn about employment opportunities prior to transitioning out of the military. Interviews may be held on-site, be sure to bring copies of your resume and dress to impress. For more information, call 210-916-7322.

Continuation Pay
Feb. 17, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. When can you collect it? Are there tax implications with the payout amounts? Get answers to questions like these and others regarding your Continuation Pay under the Blended Retirement System. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Promotions & Financial Readiness
Feb. 17, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. You put in the extra effort and worked hard for that promotion. Shouldn’t you do the same for your financial future? Discover tips to help make the most of your new financial opportunity and learn how to set up spending goals, reduce excessive debt, grow your retirement, set emergency funds, and more. This training fulfills a DoD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Save for the Unexpected
Feb. 21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Life is full of unexpected turns that can derail your financial stability. Discover tips to help build and grow an emergency fund and be prepared for financial emergencies. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Linkedin 101
Feb. 22, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. Looking for a job? LinkedIn is a must for your social media toolbox! Learn about the benefits and create a professional profile that showcases your abilities and accomplishments. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Immigration & Citizenship
Feb. 22, 12:45-1:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. Service members and their immediate families who are enrolled in DEERS meet with a Citizenship & Immigration Service Officer (USCIS) for assistance with applications during a Q&A session. Join us in observing service members and their families take the Oath of Allegiance during the Naturalization Ceremony. Registration is not required. For more information, call 210-221-2705.

Becoming an Impactful Leader
Level II: Feb. 22, from 2-3 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. Maximize your personal and professional potential through discussions based on AFTB module topics. Open to all DOD ID cardholders. Level II - Personal Growth and Resiliency (G) modules - are geared towards E-6 and below and O-4 and below, focusing on communication, stress management, problem-solving, and resolving conflict. Level III - Leadership Development (L) modules - are geared towards E-7 and up and O-5 and up, focusing on leadership skills and styles, communication, becoming a mentor, holding effective meetings, and managing group conflict. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Department of Labor Career & Credential Exploration
Feb. 23-24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Joint Transition Readiness Center, 3931 Okubo Barracks, building 3639. A two-day workshop hosted by the Department of Labor guides those pursuing career technical training. Discuss different vocational fields and identify the skills needed to develop an action plan for achieving career goals. Review accredited training institutions and credentialing programs. Subject to individual plans, this class may be required; prerequisite: DOD Transition Day. To register, call 210-916-7322.

'Twogether' in Texas
Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Registration Deadline: Feb. 21, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797 and Virtual. Are you engaged? Couples review communication skills, conflict resolution, and other key components for a successful marriage. Upon completion, receive a Premarital Education Course certificate and present it to a Texas county clerk to receive $60 off your marriage license and waive the 72-hour waiting period. Certificates are valid in Texas for one year after the date of completion. To register, call 210-221-2705.

First Move for Military Spouses
Feb. 23, from 1-2 p.m., Virtual. Are you preparing for your first move? Register for a discussion about exploring your new installation, finding employment, moving with kids and selecting a new school, planning for a Special Needs family member, childcare, financial effects of moving, and more. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Home Buying
Feb. 24. from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Get tips to help with purchasing a home. Discuss differences between renting and owning, and learn about the home-buying process, choosing a Realtor, what makes up a mortgage payment and more. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Family Connections
National Birth Defects: Feb. 28, from 1-2 p.m., Virtual. In this book club-style session, join a conversation covering different national awareness topics. Registered customers receive an email with an article relating to the topic. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Volunteer Awards Nomination Writing Workshop
Feb. 28, from 9-10 a.m.; Nomination Deadline: March 1, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. Do you have an extraordinary volunteer? The JBSA Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony identifies and recognizes outstanding and innovative volunteer efforts by the military community. Review award criteria for the Volunteer of the Year Award (VOYA) and the Volunteer Excellence Award (VEA), nomination forms, and how to write an effective package. All nomination packages are accepted through March 1, 2023. To register, call 210-221-2705.

MRT: Physical Resiliency
Feb. 28, from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 2797. This Master Resiliency Training focuses on prioritizing your health to improve productivity, energy, and mood. Learn how to strengthen your physical resilience and improve your well-being. To register, call 210-221-2705.

Bowling Center Closed Indefinitely
The FSH Bowling Center is closed until further notice to improve your overall bowling experience. Expect to see a modernized facility with new paint, counters and bathrooms when the facility reopens.

Individualized Initial Counseling
Monday-Friday, Joint Transition Readiness Center, 3931 Okubo Barracks, building 3639. Those separating or retiring from active duty must meet with a counselor to officially start the transition process. Service members complete a personal self-assessment to develop their Individual Transition Plan to identify their unique needs and establish post-transition goals. This one-on-one counseling session must start no later than 365 days before their separation or retirement date. This is the first step of the Transition process. To register, call 210-916-7322.

100% Credential Checks at All
JBSA Locations from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Security Forces will now enforce 100% credential checks of all vehicle occupants between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at all JBSA installation entry control points. All vehicle occupants will be required to submit proof of identification. Those without valid authorization for access will be required to obtain a pass for entry.

JBSA-Lackland

Stress and Time Management
Jan. 31, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Mental Health Clinic, Floor 3, Wing B. For those who want to examine the different causes of stress and learn time management techniques to more effectively cope with everyday stressors. Call 210-292-5967 to register.

Survivor Benefit Plan Group Briefing
Call to schedule an appointment: Feb. 1, 9, 15, 23, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. The Survivor Benefit Plan briefing with the SBP Counselor is required by law and helps the service members and their spouses become familiar with the options, effects, and advantages of SBP. Prospective retirees are required to attend a Survivor Benefit Plan briefing and meet with an SBP counselor to complete the DD Form 2656 and data for Payment of Retired Personnel. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Key Spouse Initial Training
Feb. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. All newly officially appointed Key Spouses and Key Spouse Mentors must complete an Initial Training, facilitated by M&FRC or self-paced online, before acting as an official KS or KSM. The KS Program Initial Training (classroom and virtual) consists of 8 standardized modules. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Key Spouse Mentor Training
Feb. 1, 10-11 a.m., Virtual. After completion of the Key Spouse Initial Training, KS Mentors are required to take this one-time mandatory training. The class duration may vary depending on participants and interactive scenarios. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Single Parent Support Group
Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Long- and short-term single parents receive information on community resources, network with other parents, and participate in open discussions. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Acing the Interview
Feb. 7, from 1-3 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. It’s essential to know how to prepare for an interview and interview with confidence. Discover preparation tips and review commonly used platforms. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Car Seat 101
Feb. 7, 1:30-3:30 p.m., WHASC, Mental Health Clinic, Floor 3, Wing B. Participants will learn about the importance of using a child safety seat, if it fits your car, how does it fit your child, is it easy to use, when do you switch to a new seat and much more. Call 210-292-5967

Saving & Investing 101
Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Discuss the risks and rewards of investing, identify strategies to help reach your investment goals, and review different saving options. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Active Parenting
Feb. 14, 21, & 28. 1:30-4 p.m., building 2513. This class is for new and current parents to learn basic skills for kids 0-5. Learn about parenting styles, ages and stages of development, attachment, discipline strategies, encouraging positive behavior and preparing for school. This is a three-part series. Call 210-292-5967.

Dads Support Group
Feb. 14, from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, 1550 Wurtsmith, building 5725, room 123. This fatherhood support group invites all dads to share their questions, challenges, experience, and resources. Discuss parenting strategies, network with other dads, and strengthen your connection with your kids. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Officer First Duty Station Mandatory Financial Training
Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to noon, Virtual. Mandatory for all non-prior enlisted officers serving at their first duty station within 90 days of arrival — explore all aspects of finances to include pay, entitlements, insurance, credit management, Thrift Savings Plan, and more. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Newly Assigned Commanders & First Sergeants Briefing
Feb. 21, from 8-11:45 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Newly assigned commanders, command chiefs, and first sergeants: this mandatory briefing satisfies AFI requirements while introducing key personnel from installation support agencies such as Family Advocacy, Military & Family Readiness, and Sexual Assault Prevention Response. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Adoption & Foster Care Seminar
Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon, Virtual. Review the adoption and foster care process, state and legal requirements, benefits, DEERS enrollment, and more. Facilitated by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and M&FRC. This seminar fulfills the state requirement for prospective foster and adoptive parents to attend an informational orientation. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Home Buying
Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to noon, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Get tips to help with purchasing a home and resolving mortgage issues. Discuss differences between renting and owning, learn about the home-buying process, choosing a Realtor, what makes up a mortgage payment, and more. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Emotional Grit
Feb. 23, noon to 1 p.m., Virtual. A guest speaker from American Red Cross will discuss ways to recognize emotions that emerge from challenging situations, including those that may lead to depression. Learn about approaches to build resiliency, pursue joy, and suicide prevention. To register, call (210) 671-3722.

Call for Nominations - JBSA Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony
Deadline: March 1, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725 and Virtual. Do you know some extraordinary volunteers within our JBSA community? The JBSA Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony identifies and recognizes outstanding and innovative volunteer efforts by the military community. Nominate a service member, unit, retiree, civilian, military spouse, teen, or family for the Volunteer of the Year Award (VOYA) or an individual for the lifetime achievement Volunteer Excellence Award (VEA). All nomination packages must be received by March 1. Call (210) 671-3722 to schedule a one-on-one consultation to review award criteria, nomination forms, and how to write an effective package.

100% Credential Checks at All
JBSA Locations from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Security Forces will now enforce 100% credential checks of all vehicle occupants between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at all JBSA installation entry control points. All vehicle occupants will be required to submit proof of identification. Those without valid authorization for access will be required to obtain a pass for entry.

Pre-Deployment Briefing
Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m., Virtual. When deploying, it’s vital to have all your personal and family affairs in order. This briefing provides helpful information to assist with all phases of deployment. This is a mandatory briefing for all service members scheduled to deploy, TDY longer than 30 days, or go on a remote assignment. Spouses are encouraged to attend. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Post-Deployment Reunion & Reintegration
Mondays & Wednesdays (not held Feb. 20) from 1-2 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Required for all service members returning from deployment; this training covers reintegration into home life and provides resources to deal with associated stressors. Spouses are highly encouraged to attend. To register, call (210) 671-3722.

Connection (Newcomer’s Orientation)
Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Welcome Center at Mitchell Hall, building 2300. The Welcome Center is the initial step of in-processing and integration for active duty and federal employees assigned to JBSA-Lackland. Contact your Unit Personnel Coordinator or Commander Support Element for additional details. Registration is required; visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f44acac28a1ffcf8-jbsalackland.

Virtual Friday Q&A for Military Spouses
Fridays from 2-2:30 p.m., Virtual. Join us each week to receive valuable resources and talk with experts as we explore ways to get and stay connected. To register, call 210-671-3722.

JBSA-Randolph

Wellness Screening
Jan. 31, 7:30 a.m. to noon, Civilian Health Promotion Services, building 220, suite 6. Wellness screenings include cholesterol and glucose screenings, blood pressure measurements and body composition analysis. Federal civilians are eligible for all screenings; active duty are eligible for body composition and blood pressure measurements. Email JBSACHPS@millenniumhealthandfitness.com or CHPSsupport@us.af.mil for more information.

Bundles for Babies
Feb. 1, from 9-11 a.m., Virtual. In partnership with the Air Force Aid Society, information is provided on budgeting for a baby, dental and pediatric clinics, the New Parent Support Program, and more. Active duty expecting parents are encouraged to attend. Patrons affiliated with the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard receive a gift, courtesy of AFAS. Registration required. This training fulfills a DoD Financial Touchpoint requirement. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Between Two Homes
Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 9-11 a.m., Main Clinic, Floor 2, Mental Health Conference Room. This class offers information on how families can meet the needs of children growing up between two homes due to divorce or separation. This class meets Texas court mandated requirements. This is a four-part series. Register by calling 210-652-2448.

Active Parenting of Teens
Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2-4 p.m., Main Clinic, Floor 2, Mental Health Conference Room. This class will give parents the confidence and courage to meet the challenges while savoring the joy of their children’s teen years. This is a four-part series. Call 210-652-2448.

Volunteer Awards Nomination Writing Workshop
Feb. 2, from 9-10 a.m., Virtual. Do you have an extraordinary volunteer? The JBSA Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony identifies and recognizes outstanding and innovative volunteer efforts by the military community. Review award criteria for the Volunteer of the Year Award (VOYA) and the Volunteer Excellence Award (VEA), nomination forms, and how to write an effective package. Nomination packages are accepted through March 1, 2023. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Newcomer’s Orientation
Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. to noon, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693. Mandatory in-processing for all newly assigned JBSA-Randolph military and civilian personnel. Spouses are welcome to attend. Contact your CSS to register.

EFMP Orientation
Feb. 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693. Whether newly enrolled or curious about the program, this class guides you in understanding the 3 arms that make up the Exceptional Family Member Program: Medical (EFMP-M), Assignments (EFMP-A), and Family Support (EFMP-FS). Review the specific role each section plays and how they can help your family. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Master Your Emotions
Feb. 7, 14, 21, & 28, 11 a.m.-noon, Main Clinic, Floor 2, Mental Health Conference Room. For those who want to learn to cope with anger and other overwhelming emotions in healthy and productive ways. This is a four-part series. Call 210-652-2448 to register

Newly Assigned Commanders, Command Chiefs & First Sergeants Briefing
Feb. 7, from 8 a.m. to noon, Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693. Commanders, command chiefs, and first sergeants; this mandatory briefing satisfies AFI requirements while introducing key personnel from the Military & Family Readiness Center, Equal Opportunity, Family Advocacy, HIPAA, and Legal. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Dating: It’s a Jungle Out There
Feb. 7, from 10-11 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693 and Virtual. Dating can be difficult, especially if you’re looking for a serious relationship. This workshop is geared for singles who want to examine major areas that help predict what a person will be like in a marriage and the bonding forces that must be kept in balance as the relationship grows. Hosted in partnership with Mental Health Outreach Coordinator. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Building Healthier Marriages
Feb. 8, from 10-11 a.m., Virtual. Marriage takes work, and with added stressors of the pandemic, job demands, and raising children, couples can easily fall out of alignment. Take some time out to strengthen your marriage and discover skills and tools to help revive your bond. Mode: Virtual. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Survivor Benefit Plan Group Briefing
Feb. 9, from 9-10:30 a.m., Virtual. The Survivor Benefit Plan briefing with an SBP Counselor is required by law and helps the service members and spouses become familiar with the options, effects, and advantages of SBP. Prospective retirees are required to attend a Survivor Benefit Plan briefing and meet with an SBP counselor to complete the DD Form 2656 and data for Payment of Retired Personnel. Call 210-652-2104, 652-2480, or email randolph.casualty@us.af.mil to register.

Dads: The Basics
Feb. 16, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Main Clinic, Floor 2, Mental Health Conference Room. Intended to give dads some basic information about becoming a dad and your role as a father.  Participants gain helpful lists, guides, and information related to pregnancy, labor, and delivery, communicating with your spouse, caring for an infant, and managing family issues. Register by calling 210-652-2448. 

USAJOBS Navigation & Federal Resume Writing
Feb. 21, from 9-11 a.m. Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693. Learn the building blocks of a successful federal resume and put them into action. Discuss the federal hiring process, eligibility, preferences, navigating the site, and leveraging the site’s features for a more effective application process. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Tax Preparation
Feb. 22, from 10-11:30 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693. Review new tax laws, discuss tax filing basics and planning strategies, tax brackets, tax credits, withholding and exemptions, as well as record keeping. Learn about free tax resources and special tax situations for active-duty military. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Post-Deployment Reunion & Reintegration
Tuesdays from 9-9:30 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 693 and virtual. All military members returning from deployment, remote assignments or TDYs longer than 30 days, are required to attend. Spouses are welcome. To register, call 210-652-5321.

Virtual Friday Q&A For Military Spouses
Fridays, from 11-11:30 a.m., Virtual. Join us each week to receive valuable resources and talk with experts as we explore ways to get and stay connected. To register, call 210-652-5321.

100% Credential Checks at All
JBSA Locations from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Security Forces will now enforce 100% credential checks of all vehicle occupants between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at all JBSA installation entry control points. All vehicle occupants will be required to submit proof of identification. Those without valid authorization for access will be required to obtain a pass for entry.

Directory Assistance
For assistance with telephone numbers, please refer to the following list of frequently called numbers:
or call the appropriate JBSA location automated telephone directory:
Fort Sam Houston (210) 221-1211
Lackland (210) 671-1110
Randolph (210) 652-1110
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