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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
Freedom of Information Act
Fraud Waste and Abuse
Small Business Program
Retiree Activities Office
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
Multimedia & Public Affairs
Qualified Recycling Program
Fire Emergency Services
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
Bird/Wildlife Strike Hazard Information
Security & Threat Awareness
Drone Use on JBSA
Survivor Outreach Services
DOD announces six new measures to enhance well-being of military force and their families
March 23, 2023
— Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III unveiled a comprehensive plan March 22, aimed at improving the lives of the dedicated U.S. military force and their families...
DOD releases policies to ensure access to non-covered reproductive health care
February 16, 2023
— The Department of Defense has released the directed policies on command notification of pregnancy, administrative absence for non-covered reproductive health care, and travel allowances for non-covered reproductive health care...
DOD offering additional assistance in finding employment for military spouses
November 4, 2022
— The well-being and readiness of service members is a top priority for the Defense Department, and in September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced an action plan offering them and their families additional support. One of these includes providing assistance in finding employment for military spouses...
Air Force prepares for newly approved COVID-19 vaccine: Novavax provides new option for unvaccinated Airmen, Guardians
July 21, 2022
— The Air Force will soon have the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine available after the U.S Food and Drug Administration authorized it for emergency use and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed it as another primary series option for adults ages 18 years and older...
Air Force Spark Tank unleashes AETC's capacity to innovate
June 29, 2022
— Air Education and Training Command has begun accepting innovative submissions that can significantly impact Air Force missions within the next six to 24 months from uniformed and civilian Airmen for the 2023 Air Force Spark Tank competition, now through Aug. 17...
JBSA, DOD honor LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month
May 31, 2022
— Joint Base San Antonio and the entire Department of Defense will join the nation in paying tribute to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community during Pride Month June 1-30, highlighting the way LGBTQ service members and civilians have strengthened America’s military...
502nd Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio welcome new commander
May 3, 2022
— The 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio welcomed Brig. Gen Russell D. Driggers as the new commander May 3, as Brig. Gen. Caroline Miller departed for a new assignment as the Air Force’s deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel, and services at the Pentagon...
Why Afghan refugees met 37th Training Wing instructors
April 6, 2022
— The wind whipped sand across her face and a generator hummed in the background as Davina Farrell stepped off the plane. It was October 2021, and Farrell, an English as a Second Language/English as a Foreign Language instructor, and seven of her colleagues, had a mission...
Defense Department extends deadline to request adoption reimbursement
December 14, 2021
— The Defense Department temporarily extended the deadline for adoption reimbursement requests in certain cases. This extension is in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic...
DOD, VA work hand in hand for better outcomes for veterans, officials tell Senate
November 4, 2021
— Strategic planning is the bedrock of the joint effort between the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness told a Senate committee Nov. 3...
DOD leaders address Bagram departure, noncombatant evacuation operation timing
September 30, 2021
— Following the U.S. departure from Afghanistan, some questioned the handover of Bagram Air Base. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said maintaining a presence there would not have helped the U.S. mission during the waning days of the 20-year war. ...
Texas military installations collaborate with TxDOT to strengthen economy, infrastructure
August 17, 2021
— Joint Base San Antonio officials met with local city and state representatives at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Aug. 16 to commemorate the passing of House Bill 3399...
Website informs civilians about DOD opportunities
August 3, 2021
— Pentagon officials have created a website to emphasize the importance of civilians in the Defense Department's workforce. The site will also serve to educate people about civilian employment and help them explore where they might find their fit within the organization. ...
Department of Defense expands access to military exchanges
May 1, 2021
— The Department of Defense has announced the expansion of access to military exchanges...
Wounded Warrior Trials promote friendly competition, recovery for service members
April 28, 2021
— On a recent spring morning at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston archery range, U.S. Marine Cpl. Joseph Quintanilla drew his bow, holding tension with a broad back and shoulders more often associated with football than archery...
AF commemorates Earth Day by doing its part to protect the earth, support the mission
April 22, 2021
— The Department of the Air Force is commemorating the 51st anniversary of Earth Day April 22 by encouraging Airmen, Guardians, civilian employees and their families to help the enterprise play an active role in becoming an environmental steward...
Clinic doors open wide for those wanting COVID-19 vaccine
April 20, 2021
— As of April 19, just about any adult in DOD can get a COVID-19 vaccine if they want one. That includes military personnel, adult dependents, retirees and civilians...
JBSA continues to develop, test electromagnetic defense, 5G technologies
March 24, 2021
— Currently, 5G communications are one of the most promising technologies being developed by tech industries, and through military test sites like the one at Joint Base San Antonio...
DOD announces new Acting Secretary of Defense, service secretaries
January 20, 2021
— At 12:01 p.m., Jan. 20, David L. Norquist assumed the duties of Acting Secretary of Defense...
JBSA medical facilities support Operation Warp Speed
November 25, 2020
— Joint Base San Antonio’s Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, or WHASC, and Brooke Army Medical Center are supporting the Department of Defense on Operation Warp Speed, which seeks to pioneer vaccines for COVID-19. The vaccine trial began at JBSA Nov. 5...