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Army South visits strengthen partner nation capacities with Colombia, Chile
August 23, 2012
Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, the U.S. Army South commanding general, presents a Chilean marine with a commander’s coin Aug. 8 in Fort Aguayo, Chile. (Photo by Eric R. Lucero, U.S. Army South Public Affairs)

Road to recovery leads through WFSC's Freedom Park
August 23, 2012
Sgt. 1st Class Fran O’Bannon (right) and her friend, Staff Sgt. Lori Henderson, both wounded warriors, stop to watch the butterflies Aug. 9 on the way to the new Freedom Park at the Warrior and Family Support Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. O’Bannon, who was serving as a recruiter in Omaha, Neb., when she was injured in a vehicle accident, said the new park helped her to clear her head. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Keith Anderson, U.S. Army North Public Affairs)

Wounded warriors participate in Warrior Transition Battalion Adapted Sports Day
August 23, 2012
More than 500 wounded service members participated in a Warrior Transition Battalion Adapted Sports Day at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 15. The non-competitive adapted sports events included wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, track and field, swimming, archery, air rifle and cycling. (Photo by Marsha Huffman, Brooke Army Medical Center Public Affairs)

Thrift Shop opening: grand day for treasure hunters and the budget minded
August 23, 2012
(From left) Kelly Oliver, Fort Sam Houston Thrift Shop co-chairperson; Brig. Gen Theresa Carter, Commander, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio; JBSA and 502 ABW Command Chief Master Sgt. Jose LugoSantiago; Col. John Lamoureux, 502 Mission Support Group commander and Stephanie Crotty, thrift shop chairperson, gathered to cut the ribbon for the Fort Sam Houston Thrift Shop during the opening ceremony Aug. 18. More than 75 customers were also on hand and eager to shop. (Photo By Cheryl Harrison, 502nd Force Support Squadron Marketing)

Air Force's new nurse residency program: focus on patient-centered care
August 23, 2012
The first class of 12 Air Force nursing residents participate in a graduation ceremony Aug. 20 at the San Antonio Military Medical Center. (Photo by Lori Newman, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Public Affairs)

Walters Street Access Control Point progressing, traffic flowing
August 23, 2012
The Walters Street Gate on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is one part of a state-of-the-art access control point with a visitor control center capable of processing contractor, vendor and visitor access. (Photo by Lori Newman, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Public Affairs)

Mosquito fogging this week on JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
August 21, 2012

Four San Antonio Recruiting Battalion Soldiers recognized for separate lifesaving efforts
August 16, 2012
San Antonio Recruiting Battalion commander Lt. Col. David A. Grant looks on as Maj. Gen. David L. Mann, U.S. Army Recruiting Command commanding general, presents the Army Commendation Medal to Sgt. 1st Class David A. Mendoza for a lifesaving action. (U.S. Army Photo by Lisa Masters)

San Antonio Military Medical Center recognizes youth volunteers
August 16, 2012
Volunteers Ryan Teich and Haley Richards label IV bags in the post-anesthesia care unit at the San Antonio Military Medical Center. The volunteer program brought 66 high school teens with more than 35 assigned supervisors throughout the medical center. (U.S. Army Photo by Kelly Schaefer, BAMC Public Affairs)

BAMC volunteers fill vital role in health care mission
August 16, 2012
Volunteer information desk greeter Ed O'Boyle helps a vistor to San Antonio Military Medical Center navigate the hospital. Greeters are often the first person a patient, family member, vistor or vendor meets. (Photo by Mike Dulevitz, Brooke Army Medical Center Volunteer Services)

ARSOUTH, Colombian army, partner nations, kick off PANAMAX 2012
August 15, 2012
Sailors from Special Boat Team 22 and service members from Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama and Peru participate in a hot extraction training exercise as part of PANAMAX 2011. PANAMAX focuses on the defense of the Panama Canal with participants from 17 countries and involving more than 3,500 personnel throughout the U.S. Southern Command.

New mural depicts San Antonio's rich military history
August 15, 2012
Peter Law, 502nd Air Base Wing historian, admires the new mural depicting San Antonio’s rich military history at the 502nd ABW headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. (U.S. Army photo by Lori Newman)

SAMMC’s Nuclear Medicine Clinic receives ‘seal of approval’
August 10, 2012

ARSOUTH Soldiers get a real-world lesson in captivity avoidance, Krav Maga style
August 10, 2012

ECMO still saving lives of infants, children at SAMMC
August 10, 2012

Experts detect West Nile Virus on post, offer preventive tips
August 10, 2012

Nuclear forensics group helps identify attackers
August 10, 2012

Experts detect West Nile Virus on JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
August 9, 2012
Many mosquito problems can be reduced by eliminating breeding sites of standing water and emptying containers that hold water. (Courtesy of Onondaga County, N.Y., Health Department)

JBSA members benefit from anger management course
July 20, 2012

METC deputy commandant takes command of Navy Medicine Education and Training Command
July 19, 2012
Navy Capt. Gail Hathaway salutes during colors at the Navy Medicine Education and Training Command change of command ceremony at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville., Fla., ceremonial hangar July 11. Hathaway, reporting from her previous assignment as the Medical Education and Training Campus deputy commandant at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, assumed command during the hour-long ceremony.  (U.S. Navy photo by Larry Coffey)