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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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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
Bird/Wildlife Strike Hazard Information
Security & Threat Awareness
Drone Use on JBSA
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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...
Department of the Air Force review to improve domestic violence support to victims
January 30, 2023
— The secretary of the Air Force directed a 90-day cross-functional review Jan. 25 to comprehensively assess how domestic violence victims are supported in the Department of the Air Force...
Department of the Air Force releases policy on Military Parental Leave Program
January 9, 2023
— Military Parental Leave for Airmen and Guardians will expand to 12 weeks after convalescent leave for birth parents and 12 weeks for non-birth parents, including adoptive parents and eligible foster parents, effective Dec. 27, 2022...
DAF Child & Youth Programs: How they promote development, provide opportunities for military kids
May 3, 2022
— Military kids are similar to those you’ll find in civilian communities around the globe; they share goals, dreams, hobbies and passions. However, unlike their civilian counterparts, military kids also deal with having to pack away those things, along with everything they own, to move to a new permanent duty location. ...
59th Medical Wing offers telehealth through COVID-19
December 9, 2020
— Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the 59th Medical Wing has remained operational adapting to the current situation the world is facing. Many clinics have telehealth appointments available, ensuring patients can still receive the care they need while social distancing or in quarantine. ...
Air Force improves lactation support for nursing mothers
September 17, 2020
— The updated policy, which is effective immediately, increases flexibility with lactation breaks and also mandates access to a refrigerator for the purpose of storing human milk...
EFMP support doesn’t skip a beat despite social distancing measures
June 12, 2020
— The novel coronavirus pandemic forced the modification of three Exceptional Family Member Program workshops at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph early this year, but the virus has not stopped the delivery of services from the Department of Defense program that supports military families with special medical and educational needs...
'Home sweet home' leaves a sour taste for some quarantine-weary
June 2, 2020
— As physical distancing continues in efforts to avoid the spread of COVID-19, the old saying "there's no place like home" might be sounding bittersweet. Whether people live alone or with others, they may be experiencing fear, anxiety, and frustration over restricted movement...
Commentary: Parenting during COVID-19
May 7, 2020
— All of the training I have received could never have prepared me for, or empowered me to predict, how my work-life balance would be flipped upside down over the past several weeks. ...
Purple flags honor military children in an uncertain time
April 17, 2020
— A team of 10 youth and three adults went out from the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Youth Center April 16 planting purple flags around the base in honor of military children everywhere. April is the nationally recognized Month of the Military Child...
Manage pandemic stress with things you love, even video games and binge watching shows
April 14, 2020
— Whether living alone or with others, it is important to participate in creative activities and uphold good habits that relieve stress and maintain health. Eating well and getting plenty of sleep and exercise is important. Connecting frequently with friends and family members using electronic devices helps reduce anxiety. Military One Source provides more suggestions on ways to manage this crisis...
AF implements options for Exceptional Family Members during pandemic
April 10, 2020
— The Exceptional Family Member Program instituted new support to minimize the impact caused by department COVID-19 policies, including the Stop Movement order and social distancing guidelines. ...
Turn quarantine time into quality time
April 1, 2020
— During the global pandemic that we find ourselves in today, it is important to remember to stay connected to our Air Force mission. Mission readiness means keeping a sound body and mind during trying times like these. In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Center for Disease Control has encouraged that all social gatherings and personal interactions be kept to a minimum. How can you stay away from COVID-19 and keep yourself from going stir-crazy at the same time? ...
FAQ: COVID-19 impacts to BMT and technical training (UPDATED)
March 31, 2020
— These frequently asked questions act as a resource for anyone who has questions or concerns about themselves or a loved one that is part of the 37th Training Wing, including basic military training at the 737th Training Group and technical training at the 37th Training Group...
Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Program opens for upcoming academic year
January 3, 2020
— The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program dates back to 1988. Since the program’s inception, 111,654 students have received more than $172 million in education assistance through grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 based on need...
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...
Like daughter, like mother: recruiter helps family join U.S. Air Force
January 16, 2019
— When senior year of college became expensive and it was tough to keep up, a mother asked her daughter to consider joining the military as her father and others in his family had done. However, no one expected mother to sign up for service while gathering information for her daughter at the Air Force recruiting office in her Rhode Island hometown...
Harvey relief efforts are personal to Airman from Houston
September 11, 2017
— A 902nd Security Forces Squadron entry controller’s thoughts turned to his family as Hurricane Harvey prepared to unleash its fury on the city of Houston more than two weeks ago...
Resilience: One Airman’s story of faith, service
April 17, 2017
— Senior Master Sgt. Jon Rousseaux was like many children who grew up in a military family. The self-described man of faith and service followed his father, a retired chief, into the Air Force -- and after 19 years, he is still at it. In fact, he just re-enlisted for four more years. Rousseaux’s years of service have strengthened his faith and resiliency, helping him through the most difficult time of his life. ...