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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
JBSA History & Fact Sheets
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JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Visitor Info
JBSA-Randolph Visitor Info
JBSA-Lackland Visitor Info
JBSA Mold Remediation
Freedom of Information Act
Multimedia & Public Affairs
Qualified Recycling Program
Fire Emergency Services
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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
Novavax COVID-19 vaccinations now available for service members
August 30, 2022
— The Defense Department is now offering Novavax as an option among the range of COVID-19 vaccines available at military medical treatment facilities...
DOD places variety of troops on 'Prepare to Deploy'
January 28, 2022
— Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III placed a range of U.S. military units comprising 8,500 troops on a heightened preparedness to deploy should Russia invade Ukraine, and those units have been named, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said Jan. 27...
Medical leaders address COVID-19 concerns during Blue Star Families Forum
January 21, 2022
— Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that by mid-February, various states should start to show signs of turning around and begin to come down in their COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations...
Secretary of Defense has authority to order mandatory COVID-19 shots
November 16, 2021
— The Secretary of Defense has the authority needed to order all members of the military – including the National Guard – to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, said Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby...
DOD civilian employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 22, official says
November 3, 2021
— Defense Department civilian employees must be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 shot series by Nov. 22 — that date includes the two-week waiting period for full vaccination effectiveness following the final vaccine dose, a DOD official said. ...
DOD intends to mandate Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Pentagon official says
August 24, 2021
— Since the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, it's very likely the vaccine will soon become mandatory for Defense Department personnel, the Pentagon press secretary said...
Services will make call on religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccines
August 12, 2021
— For service members who have religious objections to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the path for how they might seek an exception is defined by their individual military service's regulations, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said Aug. 10...
Biden to approve SECDEF's request to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory
August 10, 2021
— By mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will request a waiver from President Joe Biden to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service members, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said. ...
SECDEF seeks presidential approval for mandatory troop vaccinations by mid-September
August 9, 2021
— The COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for service members by mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in a message to the force...
Top military medical doctor predicts Coronavirus longevity
August 5, 2021
— COVID-19 and other such coronaviruses likely will stay in the environment and continue to mutate, said Army Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Defense Health Agency director. ...
DOD seeing encouraging COVID-19 vaccination rates
May 21, 2021
— As of May 20, the Defense Department has administered over 3.3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to eligible DOD personnel, with 58% of active duty members having had at least one dose and 44% fully vaccinated, DOD health leaders said...
Perna: Whole-of-America Operation Warp Speed effort 'remarkable feat'
December 31, 2020
— Operation Warp Speed has been moving quickly to get doses from Pfizer and Moderna out to everyone who needs them, the chief operating officer of the effort said...
Rollout of COVID-19 vaccine distribution is off to successful start, officials say
December 17, 2020
— COVID-19 vaccine shipments are being delivered to every site identified by public health jurisdictions in Operation Warp Speed's first wave of shipments, the Health and Human Service secretary said...
Operation Warp Speed official: first COVID-19 vaccines arrive Dec. 14
December 14, 2020
— The nation's first vaccines for the COVID-19 virus are being distributed Dec. 14, following the emergency-use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, said Army Gen. Gustave F. Perna...