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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
JBSA History & Fact Sheets
Gate Hours & Visitor Information
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Visitor Info
JBSA-Randolph Visitor Info
JBSA-Lackland Visitor Info
JBSA Mold Remediation
Freedom of Information Act
Multimedia & Public Affairs
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Chapel
Qualified Recycling Program
Fire Emergency Services
Fraud Waste and Abuse
JBSA Makes Cent$
JBSA Ride Share
802d Military Personnel Flight
Fort Sam MPS
Mental and Behavioral Health Services
Military Family Support
Military & Family Readiness
Force Support Squadron (MWR)
Vogel Resiliency Center
New Parent Support Program
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
Special Victims Counsel
JBSA Army Substance Abuse Program
JBSA Army Wellness Center Services
The Things We Carry
R2 Performance Center
Retiree Activities Office
Bird/Wildlife Strike Hazard Information
Security & Threat Awareness
Drone Use on JBSA
Small Business Program
Survivor Outreach Services
Smoking in bed is the leading cause of fire deaths
August 24, 2020
— In the United States, smoking materials are the leading cause of fire deaths, as reported by the U.S. Fire Administration. Some significant deterrents in combatting these unnecessary deaths are smoke alarms, smoldering resistant bedding and upholstered furniture. Smoking material fires are preventable...
DOD to implement new laws for tobacco sales beginning in August
May 7, 2020
— In recognition of the long-term harm caused by early onset tobacco use, President Donald Trump signed legislation in December 2019 amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raising the federal minimum age for sale of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years...
BAMC hosts tobacco cessation program for beneficiaries
February 21, 2020
— Brooke Army Medical Center's Pulmonary Tobacco Cessation Team is helping beneficiaries reduce and eliminate their dependence on a variety of tobacco products...
Despite decline in usage, smoking remains a major health hazard
November 15, 2019
— During Tobacco Awareness Month in November, Joint Base San Antonio health professionals address the dangers of smoking by providing outreach via information tables at facilities such as the JBSA-Lackland Commissary, Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and JBSA medical clinics...
Cigarettes are the leading cause of home fire fatalities
August 7, 2019
— According to the National Fire Prevention Association, cigarettes are the leading cause of home fire fatalities in the United States. From hot ashes dumped into the garbage to a cigarette falling on to a couch cushion, carelessly discarded smoking materials kills 700 to 900 people, smokers and nonsmokers alike, per year. ...
Freedom Quit Line offers cigarette smokers tools to kick their habit
November 30, 2018
— TRICARE beneficiaries around the world who smoke cigarettes and want to quit now have another source to help them...
Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief
September 25, 2018
— I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored breathing. But I thought it made me feel better emotionally — even though I felt worse physically...
Smoking materials can be a deadly household menace
August 1, 2018
— A deadly menace to any household is fire, which can result in injuries or death. It can strike anywhere or at any time. Home is the place where we are supposed to feel the safest. But home is where most smoking materials, structure fires, deaths and injuries occur...