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Reserve Citizen Airmen must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated this year
September 13, 2021
A member of team Homestead receives the COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination event during the August Unit Training Assembly Aug. 7, 2021 at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Allissa Landgraff)

DHA director visits JBSA vaccination sites, discusses medical market certification
January 26, 2021
Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, Director, Defense Health Agency, talks with Spc. Aaron Neuenschwander, health care specialist, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 20, 2021.

DHA director visits JBSA vaccination sites, discusses medical market certification
January 25, 2021
Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, Director, Defense Health Agency, talks with Army Lt. Col. Elizabeth Markelz, Chief of Infectious Disease, and Army Lt. Col. Robert Walter, Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 20, 2021. Place said there is no location in DoD that has seen more COVID-positive cases or COVID-positive workload than the medical facilities at JBSA, lauding the relationship between the military health system here and their involvement in the community.

502nd LRS, USO help ensure JBSA military students enjoy holidays
December 30, 2020
The USO Countdown to Christmas is a traditional USO San Antonio program offered annually to military students remaining in San Antonio during holiday block leave. This year’s activities included private events, like viewing movies, in which the students could enjoy activities together in an environment which kept them safe throughout the evolving safety regulations of COVID-19.

Resilience during holidays can be daunting, but possible
December 9, 2020
Joint Base San Antonio offers many programs and services which can help lift spirits and assist in navigating the holidays in a positive way.

JBSA-Randolph dorm residents receive lesson in cooking, resilience
December 3, 2020
Tonya Lee, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph violence prevention integrator, provides a cooking lesson at JBSA-Randolph, Texas, Nov. 20, 2020.

JBSA medical facilities support Operation Warp Speed
November 25, 2020
Personnel interested in participating in the Phase III AstraZeneca trials at selected DOD locations should visit www.CoronavirusPreventionNetwork.org, click on “Volunteer Now,” and complete the survey using the appropriate DOD Site Code.

JBSA recognizes hard work of volunteers at annual awards ceremony
October 30, 2020
Christopher Lowry (left), Chief, Military and Family Readiness, present the “Big Check” to Col. Shane R. Cuellar, 502nd Force Support Group commander. The check represents in dollars the amount of volunteer hours the program provides to Joint Base San Antonio. The presentation was made during the Volunteer of the Year Awards Ceremony at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Military & Family Readiness Center Oct. 28.

Activation ceremony heralds new chapter in trainer aircraft maintenance story
October 16, 2020
Ruben Pesina,12th Maintenance Group, repairs a panel from a T-38C Talon aircraft during a phase inspection at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. A trainer aircraft maintenance training center in Hangar 62 at JBSA-Randolph will soon be producing a new generation of trainer aircraft technicians to serve Air Education and Training Command.

Hatch Act limits political activities, even during telework
October 14, 2020
The Hatch Act's purpose is to ensure federal programs are administered in a nonpartisan fashion, to protect federal employees from political coercion in the workplace, and to ensure federal employees are advanced based on merit and not based on political affiliation.

Centralized Cargo Operations unique team with critical mission
October 2, 2020
David Howard, a 502nd Centralized Cargo Operations, or CCO, maintainer at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, reviews a shipment work order Oct. 5. After the release of a shipment, the CCO tracks packages so the recipient knows when it will arrive.

Deadline to renew expired, expiring CACs drawing near
September 21, 2020
The deadline is quickly approaching for Joint Base San Antonio military members and civilians with expired or expiring common access cards.

JBSA support to evacuees at COVID-19 onset molded later responses
September 18, 2020
A Feb. 2, 2020 photo of empty lodging facilities at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

U.S. Army North supports Texas agencies during pandemic, beyond
September 14, 2020
A military commander pins an award on a Soldier in a medical center.

U.S. Army North’s new senior enlisted advisor reflects on COVID-19 response
September 11, 2020
People speaking in the hall of a medical center.

ARNORTH task forces on COVID-19 front lines in San Antonio hospitals
August 28, 2020
Personnel in medical protective gear.

JBSA continues HPCON CHARLIE protective measures
August 20, 2020
Soldiers seated wearing face masks.

Pandemic, physical distancing do not stop transitioning service members
August 20, 2020
Joint Base San Antonio's newly activated Joint Transition Readiness Center, located on the Brooke Army Medical Center campus, houses the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program. The program currently assists separating service members virtually through the many aspects of this life-changing event and offers full Department of Defense Transition services to members of all branches assigned to JBSA.

Wildland Fire Branch battles fire season despite COVID-19
July 22, 2020
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Wildland Fire Branch hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting Airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year’s severe fire season.

Cloth face coverings required in SAMHS medical facilities
April 18, 2020
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