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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
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JBSA-Lackland Visitor Info
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Qualified Recycling Program
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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
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The Things We Carry
R2 Performance Center
Retiree Activities Office
Bird/Wildlife Strike Hazard Information
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DAF develops dual-track 'Civilians We Need' career model, roadmaps to enhance civilian career progression
October 12, 2022
— The new “Civilians We Need” career model and accompanying career roadmaps will help DAF civilians plan their job experiences, education, training, and leadership opportunities to meet their professional goals...
Air Force expects lower enlisted promotion rates
July 7, 2022
— The Air Force is expecting lower promotion rates for the next few years due to enlisted grade restructuring, a leveling-off of end-strength growth, and high retention levels. Based on structure revisions and end-strength requirements, grades E-5 through E-7 will be impacted...
Two-part Spring Developmental Special Duty cycle kicks off
March 9, 2022
— Airmen wishing to hone their leadership skills while mentoring and molding future Air Force leaders have the opportunity to apply for a special duty assignment during the Spring Developmental Special Duty, or DSD, cycle...
Air University opens new Civilian Leadership Development School
March 9, 2022
— The Civilian Leadership Development School within the Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development at Air University is accelerating the focus on civilian-centric professional education across the Air Force...
Civilian Development nomination window opens; expanded eligibility
January 18, 2022
— The Air Force’s Personnel Center is now accepting nomination packages from Department of the Air Force civilians for more than 35 Civilian Development opportunities...
Department of the Air Force launches myEval in 2022
January 7, 2022
— Beginning January 2022, the Department of the Air Force will launch a new enlisted and officer evaluation system application, myEvaluation, to further support ongoing IT and talent management transformations for Total Force Airmen and Guardians...
Air Force discusses future of medicine at annual workshop
December 28, 2021
— Leaders across the Air Force Medical Service met virtually and in person for an annual Senior Leadership Workshop in Leesburg, Virginia, Dec. 7-9, sharing ideas focused on recalibrating operational readiness...
Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities
February 2, 2021
— The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership qualities...
Commentary: Listening and leadership can save lives
July 28, 2020
— Tech. Sgt. Daniel Rakowski knows what it feels like to lose a friend to suicide and never wants to experience it again. In 2012, a friend who had recently separated from the Army died by suicide. Rakowski saw firsthand how the Soldier’s death so deeply affected those around him – his family, his friends and Rakowski himself...
Senate confirms first woman to command Army Reserve
July 23, 2020
— The U.S. Army announced this week that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Maj. Gen. Jody J. Daniels for promotion to lieutenant general and assignment in the dual role of Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Command...
360 Leaders Course empowers leaders at JBSA-Lackland
February 3, 2020
— The 502nd Air Base Wing welcomed the 50th class of the 360 Leaders Course to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Jan. 27. The course is a week-long, science-based leadership course that provides comprehensive, holistic training in personal health, wellness and resiliency, which empowers participants to guide airmen under their care with compassion and understanding. ...
JBSA leaders discuss mold remediation in dorms, way forward
August 2, 2019
— As part of the 502nd Air Base Wing’s effort to address the mold situation in barracks, ships and dorms, JBSA leaders continue to ask residents to up-channel their concerns for resolution. Brig. Gen. Laura L. Lenderman, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, stressed the command is committed to transparency and regaining the trust of residents. “Trust and transparency are my ultimate goal and I need to rebuild the trust and ensure we have transparency so we can eradicate this issue,” she said...
Commentary: five tips to spark leadership
May 24, 2019
— What sparks great leadership? This question alone is a topic of discussion throughout our military community. Sharing experiences, lessons learned and knowledge are specific tools that cultivate the development of our future leaders...
Civilian Developmental Education offers opportunities to learn, grow
February 6, 2019
— The Air Force Civilian Developmental Education program is a portfolio of courses and training designed to address the developmental needs of the civilian workforce at all levels. Programs help civilians to achieve short or long term goals at a level appropriate to their needs and desired path of future growth. These include opportunities for civilians to attain associate through advanced college degrees in Air Force institutions and spots in military professional education programs. Applications for Academic Year 2020 open on March 1...
JBSA-Randolph hosts 360° Leaders Course
September 10, 2018
— The 360° Leadership Course is a complex, hands-on universal leadership course focused on enhancing senior leaders while providing important and necessary tools for leaders to manage and respond to various issues and challenges they may face...
Commentary: The three 'C's' of leadership
August 21, 2018
— The Army has given me no shortage of leadership training and opportunities over my more than 30 years of service. Having commanded at all levels, in organizations of all sizes, three traits have stood out as non-negotiable in leadership: competence, commitment, and character...
Regional Health Command-Central welcomes new top enlisted leader
August 9, 2018
— Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph L. Cecil assumed the role of Regional Health Command-Central's top enlisted leader following an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the U.S. Army Medical Museum Amphitheatre at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 6...
Authentic NCOs: Honest with themselves and their Soldiers
June 19, 2018
— From time to time the concept of "authenticity" emerges in any review of literature, especially since it was first used by Andrew Halpin in 1966. Authentic or genuine behavior is closely associated with an open-climate organization. In an open-climate organization, a leader's behavior is purposeful and real, while, as Halpin suggests, in a closed-climate organization behavior tends to be determined by role and appears almost ritualistic...
High-touch leadership in a high-tech world
May 8, 2018
— Regardless of the generation, people are best understood by, mentored by and led by people…not ones and zeros. A high-tech organization deserves high-touch leadership to maximize the effectiveness of its people...
AF JROTC course now offered to Lackland ISD students
March 30, 2018
— A crosstown agreement between Lackland and Northside Independent School Districts will now allow students attending Lackland ISD at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland to enroll in its Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corp courses starting in fall 2018...