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JBSA firefighters show appreciation for wounded warriors
May 15, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio firefighters spent the morning with wounded service members at the Center for the Intrepid at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston participating in physical fitness and sports activities May 10. This is the ninth year the firefighters have organized the annual event to show their appreciation for the service and sacrifices the military members have made to our nation....
Joint Base San Antonio libraries more than shelves of books
May 2, 2019
— Children who visit the Joint Base San Antoniolibraries are learning more than how to read. The library of decades ago has evolved into a special place where service members, veterans and families can do more than check out a book....
Air Force Civilian Service seeks skilled employees
May 1, 2019
— The Air Force Civilian Service held a job fair concentrated on skilled-trade candidates April 22-23. The event focused on filling more than 300 skilled-labored Air Force positions in the San Antonio and surrounding areas, including Altus and Laughlin Air Force Bases, Texas....
Assistant secretary of education views Lackland ISD's PurpleUp! Parade
April 30, 2019
— Frank T. Brogan, the Department of Education assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, attended Lackland Independent School District’s PurpleUp! Parade, held in recognition of the Month of the Military Child at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland April 12....
Protocol, practice, teamwork help save BMT trainee’s life
April 22, 2019
— The safety of the trainees at Basic Military Training is a top priority. When one trainee collapsed, the military training instructors immediately stepped up and ensure the safety and health of the distressed trainee. ...
San Antonio dedicates Tribute to Freedom sculpture
March 29, 2019
— The City of San Antonio celebrated the completion of phase one of the Lackland Corridor Gateway Project with the dedication of the Tribute to Freedom sculpture March 27 at the corner of U.S. Highway 90 and Military Drive. ...
Defense Language Institute: Building a bridge with English
March 28, 2019
— The Defense Language Institute English Language Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is focused on providing English training relating directly to military content for students from around the world....
JBSA Family Advocacy Program keeps families safe
March 27, 2019
— The largest family advocacy program in the Air Force, which is located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, provides a steady hand when life’s plans go off the rails. The FAP is ready to assist families in several areas, which include maltreatment, emotional education, marriage counseling, building healthy relationships and new parent support....
All on board with IAAFA’s classroom of the future
March 22, 2019
— The Inter-American Air Forces Academy at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has revamped 15 classrooms with new technology to enhance students’ education experience, which they began using in January 2019 as part of a six-month test. They are the first in the Department of Defense to use this technology. ...
Career assistance advisors focused on JBSA members’ professional future
March 5, 2019
— Career assistance advisors facilitate professional developments through a number of avenues such as career counseling, professional development courses and transition assistance...
March 1, 2019
— Feedback Fridays is a weekly forum that aims to connect the 502d Air Base Wing with members of the Joint Base San Antonio community. Questions are collected during commander’s calls, town hall meetings and throughout the week. If you have a question or concern, please send an email to RandolphPublicAffairs@us.af.mil using the subject line “Feedback Fridays.” Questions will be further researched and published as information becomes available. ...
Ruck march spanning 11 days, 830 miles, honors fallen special tactics Airmen
February 22, 2019
— Twenty special tactics Airmen began an 11-day ruck march at 2 a.m. Feb. 22 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Medina Annex, and will be traveling 830 miles to Hurlburt Field, Florida. The Airmen are rucking to pay tribute to Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, who was killed in Afghanistan Nov. 27, 2018, and 19 other special tactics Airmen who have been killed in action since 9/11. ...
Weapons safety team ensures proper handling of JBSA munitions
February 4, 2019
— The 502nd Air Base Wing weapons safety team wants the military munitions explosion that happened at JBSA-Lackland Medina Base Annex about 55 years ago to never happen again. While there’s still a whole lot of firepower to watch over, the possibility of another incident has dropped because of safety measures now in place. ...
Three ANG weather members win Air Force-level competition
February 1, 2019
— Three Air National Guard members take first place in the Thor’s Legion Forecast Challenge, an Air Force-level competition held virtually at bases across the country. ...
JBSA Command Post responds, reacts, resolves
January 30, 2019
— Emergency action controllers in command post determine how the base responds and reacts in emergencies, such as a base fire, and then how to resolve the situation in question. ...
Safety specialists prescribe patience during JBSA gate closures
January 18, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio safety specialists are emphasizing a patient and calm approach to driving as members of the JBSA community enter their locations during gate closures that are expected for the first three months of 2019....
JBSA conducts severe weather, natural disaster response exercise
January 8, 2019
— A severe weather and natural disaster response exercise will be held throughout Joint Base San Antonio from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 27, according to the 502nd Air Base Wing’s Inspector General’s office....
Military Training Instructor Schoolhouse: training the trainer
December 28, 2018
— The distinct wide-brimmed blue campaign hat is easily recognizable and worn only by a specific group of Airmen: military training instructors. Known for professionalism, these specially selected and trained MTIs are tasked with mentoring, teaching and molding civilians arriving at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland for basic military training, or BMT....
Patients inspire prosthodontist at BAMC
December 11, 2018
— In the Brooke Army Medical Center Dental Surgery Clinic, maxillofacial prosthodontists and technicians serve many patients per month and perform procedures each work day. ...
Openings and Closures for National Day of Mourning, Dec. 5
December 4, 2018
— Please be advised of Joint Base San Antonio's openings and closures for National Day of Mourning, Dec. 5. The following are the hours of operations necessary to continue essential operations and to support our mission partners and personnel. ...