Simple Spend Plan
May 21 from 8-10 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Building a budget and spending plan can help identify signs of impending financial challenges. Learn how to create an effective plan that integrates income, savings, expenses, and debt. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Newcomer’s Orientation
May 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. A mandatory in-processing brief for all military personnel newly assigned to JBSA. Family members are welcome. To register for JBSA-Randolph Newcomers, service members must contact their Unit Personnel Office. To register, service members must contact their Unit CSS or CPO. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Debt Destroyer
May 23 from 8-10 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Understand the root causes of debt, learn effective strategies for living debt-free, and create a personalized action plan to pay off existing debts. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Heartlink: Arrive & Thrive
May 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Become familiar with your JBSA military community. Connect with other spouses. Interact with resources and services. Increase your knowledge about the mission, customs, and benefits. All JBSA Spouses are encouraged to attend. Open to all branches. Children are welcome. To register, call 210-671-3722.

LinkedIn Personal Branding
May 21 from 1-3 p.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. This business and employment-oriented social media site is an excellent resource for finding employment. Learn how to build a profile with professional imagery and brand yourself to attract employers and recruiters. Discover trade secrets from top recruiters from different fields and sector. To register, call 210-671-3722.

JBSA Pre-Arrival Orientation
May 28 from 8-9 a.m. & 5-6 p.m., Virtual. Early preparation is key to a smooth PCS. Inbound service members, families, and DoD civilians are introduced to JBSA by learning about local housing, childcare, healthcare, education and school options, employment opportunities, and more prior to their arrival.

Fundamentals Of Finance
May 28 from 8-10 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. Discuss the importance of SMART goals, track expenses and build a spend plan, savings & Investing, prioritizing debt, and credit maintenance. To register, call 210-671-3722.

Supplemental Sponsorship Training
May 29 from 2-3 p.m. In accordance with AFI 36-3009, the Sponsorship Application & Training (eSAT) at  https://millifelearning.militaryonesource.mil features a checklist, newcomers’ needs assessment, customizable letters, and more. Family members may become a sponsor by completing the eSAT. Once completed, this optional supplemental training offers additional assistance with information on local resources and tips to support incoming personnel. Registration is required.

JBSA-Lackland Guided Bus Tour
May 31 from 8:30-11:30 a.m., Airmen Heritage Training Complex, building 5206. Join us for a guided tour to familiarize yourself with key sites and amenities at JBSA-Lackland; registration is required. Open to all DOD ID cardholders.

Virtual Friday Q&A For Military Spouses
May 31 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.

Truemper Street Construction June 3-4
Truemper Street at JBSA-Lackland will undergo construction on June 3-4 due to water main replacement work near the Warhawk Fitness Center. Traffic flow will be limited on both days. The entrances to the Warhawk Fitness Center parking area closest to the popular Warhawk track on Truemper Street will be closed. Traffic will be redirected to enter the facility’s parking area via Kelly Drive. There will be no construction on BMT coining or graduation days.

JBSA Celebrates Army birthday with Operation HOOAH 
Families across Joint Base San Antonio are invited to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 249th birthday by participating in Operation HOOAH 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 12, 2024. The event will occur in two phases. The first phase will be a mock deployment experience open to 200 military children. After the deployment is complete, the children will be reintegrated during a welcome home celebration with their parents. During the second phase, participants will attend an Army birthday family event which will feature displays from JBSA units, resilience, and Military and Family Readiness organizations, as well as fun activities for children. Food trucks will also be on site offering a wide variety of items for purchase. Operation HOOAH is open to all JBSA children ages 6-12 and requires registration. The first 100 participants will be selected from online registrations (https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=849934&k=0A654B007853) and the second 100 children will be selected by JBSA Child & Youth Programs.

RV Parking In Base Housing Areas
All recreational-type vehicles on JBSA are to be stored in the base RV storage lots or in residential garages. Long-term RV parking on streets, in alleys, or off-road areas is not permitted. Trailers, boats, or recreational vehicles may park in military housing driveways for 24 hours for loading and unloading. Vehicles used for this purpose may be taken out of the storage lot and parked in the housing area one day before departure and one day after return. Citations will be issued to parked RVs in violation of this policy, which can result in a penalty of either points accrued and/or fines ranging from $65-$530. Please note, at 12 points drivers lose driving privileges on JBSA installations. For more information on RV storage lots, please visit JBSAToday.com.

JBSA-Lackland Area Defense Counsel Office Closures
The JBSA-Lackland ADC office will close at noon for training on the last Friday of every month. If members need assistance during these dates/times, please have them email us at LacklandADC@gmail.com and/or call 210-671-2924 (which will be forwarded to an on-call paralegal). Leave a voicemail if your call is not answered, and it will be returned as soon as possible. 

BMT & Tech School Spouses/Fiancés: Welcome to the Family
This free four-part interactive virtual class is for Basic Military Training and technical students' spouses and fiancés. The goal is to educate, equip, and encourage new military spouses on basic military processes. No spouse should ever feel “left behind” and this class is the bridge to cross the gap. Spouses now have a place to learn and ask questions. For more information, visit https://www.jbsa.mil/Resources/Welcome-To-The-Family/.

Air Force Postgraduate Dental
School Residency Seeks Patients

The Air Force Postgraduate Dental School's Periodontics residency program at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is evaluating patients for treatment within the residency. If your dentist has recommended treatment for periodontal disease, dental implants, bone grafting, extractions, or gum recession, you may qualify for treatment. See the article at http://www.jbsa.mil/News/News/Article/3538633/air-force-postgraduate-dental-school-residency-seeks-patients/.

Revised JBSA-Lackland Commissary Hours
The hours for the JBSA-Lackland Commissary are now 7-8:30 a.m. self-checkout only and 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., regular in-lane and self-checkout, Monday through Friday. For Saturday and Sunday, hours are 7-8:30 a.m. self-checkout only; and 8:30 to 6 p.m. regular in-lane and self-checkout. These additional morning hours will benefit our patrons with additional shopping hours.

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 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 access authorization will be required to obtain a pass for entry.

Pre-Deployment Briefing
Mondays & Wednesdays from 9-10 a.m., Military & Family Readiness Center, building 5725. When deploying, having all your personal and family affairs in order is vital. This briefing provides helpful information to assist with all phases of deployment. This is a mandatory briefing for all service members scheduled to deploy, go on 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 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.

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.