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Joint Base San Antonio
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MEDCoE Soldiers find home away from home this Thanksgiving
November 25, 2022
— People often say, “There is no place like home for the holiday.” This Thanksgiving, however, Soldiers found the next best thing at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 24, 2022...
AFSVC delivers Thanksgiving slice of home to Airmen, Guardians
November 23, 2022
— For most, Thanksgiving is a time to gather around the table with friends and family to celebrate life and express gratitude. However, the annual tradition can look a little different for service members and their families stationed far from home. ...
JBSA dining facilities serving up traditional Thanksgiving fare
November 22, 2022
— The 502nd Force Support Group will provide traditional Thanksgiving meals on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2022, for Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsman, Airmen and Guardians. Selected facilities will be open to all Department of Defense ID cardholders and guests...
A Thanksgiving tradition resumes at MEDCoE
November 30, 2021
— In what has become an Army tradition, senior leaders served Thanksgiving meals to Soldiers at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston dining facilities, or DFACs, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 2021...
Alamo Wing senior leaders and honorary commanders, serve up Thanksgiving meal
November 9, 2021
— The 433rd Airlift Wing’s senior leaders and honorary commanders served a Thanksgiving meal to military service members at the Live Oak Dining Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Nov. 6...
Annual Thanksgiving tradition for JBSA-Lackland trainees returns in modified format
October 21, 2021
— The Operation Home Cooking tradition at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is returning this Thanksgiving, although not as expansive as in years past. The event will be open only to Department of Defense ID cardholders living in the San Antonio metropolitan area. There is a need for approximately 375 hosts; this year’s participants will be trainees assigned to the 321st and 322nd Training Squadrons – not all Basic Military Training personnel...
Basic Military Training grads celebrate first Thanksgiving as Airmen
November 30, 2020
— The 708 Airmen who graduated from Basic Military Training Nov. 25 enjoyed their first Thanksgiving in uniform at the 322nd Training Squadron Dining Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Nov. 26...
Medical Center of Excellence leaders serve Thanksgiving luncheon
November 29, 2019
— Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent and Command Sgt. Maj. Buck O'Neal, along with other U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence leaders, served Thanksgiving luncheon to Soldiers at the Slagel Dinning Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 28...
‘Mission Thanksgiving’ accomplished; local Soldiers enjoy a taste of home
November 29, 2019
— Mission Thanksgiving 2019 was declared a success, as more than 300 community members volunteered to host more than 800 Soldiers from the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 28...
Holiday food preparation and safety tips for Thanksgiving
November 27, 2019
— Thanksgiving is this week and that often means a lot of cooking for holiday dinners. Improper storing and cooking of a turkey dinner can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria, and serving that dinner could cause food-borne illnesses...
Take an Air Force Trainee home for Thanksgiving with Operation Home Cooking
October 11, 2019
— San Antonio area families can express their warmth and hospitality to Airmen and trainees at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland by allowing them an opportunity to enjoy a holiday meal and family atmosphere through “Operation Home Cooking.”...
Mission Thanksgiving registration open for Soldiers
October 10, 2019
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has opened registration for the 2019 Mission Thanksgiving to allow Soldiers a taste of home during the holidays...
Staying safe in the kitchen: the most perilous room during Thanksgiving
November 7, 2018
— The focal point of any American home during Thanksgiving will be the kitchen. This can be one of the most perilous rooms in the home if sound practices in cooking are not observed...
Thanksgiving brings joy to Brooke Army Medical Center patients, staff
December 7, 2017
— Brooke Army Medical Center celebrated Thanksgiving and Warrior Care Month with activities for Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers, their families, staff, patients and the community...
AMEDDC&S leaders dish up Thanksgiving dinner at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston dining facility
November 27, 2017
— Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein, Commanding General, Army Medical Department Center & School at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, and AMEDDC&S Command Sgt. Maj. Buck O'Neal serve Thanksgiving dinner to Soldiers at the Rocco Dining Facility at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 23...
Local families host Soldiers for Mission Thanksgiving
November 27, 2017
— Families from San Antonio and surrounding cities came to the Army Medical Department Center & School at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 23 to host Soldiers for Mission Thanksgiving...
Leaders serve up Thanksgiving dinner at JBSA-Camp Bullis
November 24, 2017
— U.S. Representative Will Hurd joined Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle, commander of the 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, and other leaders to serve Thanksgiving dinner at JBSA-Camp Bullis Nov. 22...
Airman brightens Thanksgiving Day for firefighters
November 8, 2017
— Airman 1st Class Kijana Soppe, an administrative specialist with the 802nd Force Support Squadron, spends her Thanksgiving Day showing love to the local firefighters at Fire Station 1 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. This year, Soppe would like to get volunteers to help her cook and make this a much bigger event...
Thanksgiving fire safety: food for thought
November 6, 2017
— Giving thanks and spending a day with loved ones, friends and neighbors is what this holiday is all about. But the jovial Thanksgiving meal can lead to fires while in the cooking process. By following a few simple safety precautions while in the kitchen, holiday revelers can avoid any fires that may lead to injuries, deaths or property loss...