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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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Qualified Recycling Program
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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
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The Things We Carry
R2 Performance Center
Retiree Activities Office
Bird/Wildlife Strike Hazard Information
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Small Business Program
Survivor Outreach Services
AF provides additional information for aircrew considering flying during their pregnancy
November 4, 2022
— The Department of the Air Force recently introduced new procedures that empower female aircrew to make the most informed decisions about whether to fly while pregnant...
Active duty suicide rate drops; Austin says more work needed
October 21, 2022
— The Annual Report on Suicide in the Military for 2021 shows a decrease in the suicide rate for active duty service members and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III stresses the Department of Defense will not stop working to address the root causes of this issue...
Tactical Combat Casualty Care training improves survivability
August 31, 2022
— Tactical Combat Casualty Care, which implements the best medical practices in battlefield trauma care, is now replacing Self-Aid Buddy Care techniques for providing basic care to wounded airmen before they get to a medical facility...
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...
New medical profile system to enhance communication, readiness
August 15, 2022
— A new medical profile system aimed at improving communication and overall readiness has been developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory in collaboration with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency and the Defense Health Agency and is scheduled to roll out to military treatment facilities later this summer...
Civilian Health Promotion Services helps keep civilians in fighting shape
August 2, 2022
— The Civilian Health Promotion Services, or CHPS, program was established in the Air Force Materiel Command to keep its civilian Airmen as fit as their active duty counterparts. Its success has led to its recent expansion CONUS-wide...
Keep sun safety in mind to prevent skin cancer
July 25, 2022
— Whether you spend time outdoors hiking, swimming or just relaxing in the backyard, limiting exposure to the sun’s harmful rays must be a priority.According to the American Cancer Society, more than 3...
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...
Healthy weight: How diet, lifestyle and mental health impact your eating habits and fitness
July 13, 2022
— Think you might need to lose a little weight? You're not alone. Even in the military, where maintaining physical fitness remains a job requirement and a key component of military readiness, thousands of service members struggle with weight...
Defense secretary: DOD must increase efforts to destigmatize mental health care
May 31, 2022
— The White House and the Defense Department have made taking care of military families a priority, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said May 28...
Lethal means safety is key to suicide prevention
April 14, 2022
— Every death by suicide is an unnerving tragedy, and the Defense Department is taking a comprehensive public health approach to save lives through widespread education and evidence-based prevention practices in the face of one of the military's — and the nation's — most vexing public health crises...
Military hospital support to FEMA begins in Massachusetts, expands in Arizona, Maine
February 14, 2022
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, about 90 military medical personnel are continuing to deploy in six teams to three states to support civilian health care workers treating COVID-19 patients. ...
Why today’s ‘Gen Z’ is at risk for boot camp injuries
February 10, 2022
— For today's generation of 18-to-25-year-olds, making it through recruit training and successfully transitioning from civilian life into the military is not easy. Today's recruits are coming from a far more sedentary lifestyle compared to previous generations, making their skeletons more prone to injuries because they're not used to the kind of intense activity they will face at basic training...
Learn to reduce your risk of developing cancer
February 2, 2022
— It is usually not possible to know why one person develops cancer and another doesn’t. But research has shown that certain risk factors may increase a person’s chances of getting cancer. ...
Armed Services Blood Program urges donors to step up
January 24, 2022
— Donations are down, and the Armed Services Blood Program is encouraging volunteers to step up and donate blood to replenish the supply...
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...
DOD officials say service members, families pay price of continuing resolutions
January 13, 2022
— Service members and their families will suffer if Congress passes a full-year continuing resolution for fiscal 2022, Defense Department officials told the House Appropriations defense subcommittee Jan. 12...
Military hospital support to FEMA begins in Indiana, Wisconsin, continues in five states
December 21, 2021
— At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 40 military medical personnel will deploy in two new teams – one 20-person team to Indiana, and one 20-person team to Wisconsin – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients...
Army Public Health Center launches inaugural Health of the Army Family report
December 7, 2021
— From the beginning, military families have been a center of gravity for the heart of the military force. Their unwavering, steadfast and resolute presence has provided many with the emotional and psychological stability needed during trying times...
Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths
September 23, 2021
— The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work...