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Joint Base San Antonio
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U.S. Army North
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Open House takes place April 22
March 24, 2023
— Join the fun April 22 at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Open House...
JBSA celebrates 113th anniversary of first military light
March 3, 2023
— U.S. Army North hosted a celebration March 2 that acknowledged that 113 years ago, then-U.S. Army Lt. Benjamin D. Foulois was the first pilot to conduct a military flight at Fort Sam Houston...
U.S. Army North conducts change of responsibility, welcomes new senior enlisted leader
February 3, 2023
— U.S. Army North conducted a change of responsibility ceremony as Command Sgt. Maj. Phil K. Barretto relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Jerimiah E. Gan at the Fort Sam Houston Theater Feb. 1, 2023...
Deployed pen pal inspires future Army leader
January 23, 2023
— Receiving a letter from a pen pal as a child can build a memory that lasts a lifetime. For U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Katie Glover, an assistant professor for military science at North Carolina State Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program, her pen pal was the start of her love for the U.S. Army...
U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) celebrates its 80th birthday
January 5, 2023
— U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) celebrated its 80th birthday at various locations around Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 5, 2023...
Army North hosts homeland defense tabletop exercise, senior leader seminar
December 22, 2022
— U.S. Army North hosted senior leaders and planners from across the Army and sister services for a homeland defense tabletop exercise and senior leader seminar at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 13-15, 2022...
Army North’s Office of the Command Surgeon receives Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award
November 8, 2022
— The Office of the Command Surgeon team of U.S. Army North at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston received the quarterly Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award at the historic Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle Oct. 5, 2022...
DSCA teaches DOD personnel how they support the state during disaster
October 31, 2022
— Military personnel and civilians recently came together to attend a four-day Defense Support of Civil Authorities Phase II seminar, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 23-26, 2022. This course was one of more than a dozen DSCA courses which are led by U.S. Northern Command through U.S. Army North each year...
U.S., Mexico incorporate ‘Women, Peace, and Security Program’ in ‘Fuerzas Amigas 2022’
October 26, 2022
— The U.S. military conducted exercise Fuerzas Amigas 2022 with the Mexican military at Campo Militar Reynosa in Reynosa, Mexico, Oct. 16-21, 2022. Fuerzas Amigas is an annual bilateral exercise focused on defense support of civil authorities and Mexico’s National Defense Plan-III-E. This year’s exercise included a Women, Peace, and Security, or WPS, objective for the first time, integrating a gender perspective into exercise planning, design, and execution in support of our mutual WPS objectives. ...
U.S. military, state, local leaders honor Memorial Services Detachment members
October 26, 2022
— Brig. Gen. Russell Driggers, Joint Base San Antonio and 502d Air Base Wing commander; Robert Naething, deputy to the commanding general of U.S. Army North; and Joseph Bray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Texas (South), among others, awarded 26 individuals with the Army’s Public Service Commendation Medal to honor their selfless service in volunteering their own time to give back to military families by assisting in funeral honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery...
U.S. Army North, Joint Task Force Civil Support begin annual exercise with Mexican Army
October 20, 2022
— Fuerzas Amigas 2022, a binational disaster-response exercise between the U.S. and Mexican militaries, began Oct. 17 and runs through Oct. 21 along the U.S.- Mexican border...
Military leaders discuss future of homeland defense at AUSA annual meeting
October 13, 2022
— The Association of the United States Army marked its 2022 annual meeting by hosting multiple panels discussing topics surrounding this year’s focus of “Building the Army of 2030,” held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., from Oct. 10-12. U.S. Army North, with U.S. Northern Command, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the National Guard Bureau, hosted the Homeland Defense Panel, discussing the Army’s future in its ability to deter against threats with homeland defense measures and successful performance of Defense Support of Civil Authorities...
U.S. Army North hosts Building 44 rededication
August 25, 2022
— U.S. Army North hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Building 44 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 18, 2022. ...
NORAD deputy commander visits ARNORTH
August 23, 2022
— Royal Canadian Air Force Lieutenant-General Alain Pelletier, deputy commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, toured U.S. Army North headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, during a visit Aug. 17, 2022...
U.S. Army North strengthens roots at local college
August 23, 2022
— Through the bustling campus of students moving from classes and activities, stands a sturdy oak tree. Providing shade from the blistering Texas sun, this tree peeks into the past with its marked bark. St. Philip’s College dedicated the historical tree officially in tribute to the late retired U.S. Army Col. Roy W. Burley Sr. and his commitment to the San Antonio Community throughout his life. The ceremony invoked the spirit of the Burley family on their homestead, which is now an integral part of the college. ...
U.S. Army North, Philadelphia Fire Department partner with Task Force 46
July 28, 2022
— Task Force 46 and more than 600 personnel from its federal, state, local, private and academic partners collaborated to successfully complete the most recent Dense Urban Terrain, or DUT, exercise recently. Personnel from the U.S. Army North Civil Support Training Activity were among those participating in the exercise. ...
ARNORTH to conduct 50-round cannon salute July 4
June 28, 2022
— U.S. Army North Soldiers will fire cannons during a Salute to the Nation ceremony at the Main Flag Pole at MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston starting at noon July 4. The 50 rounds fired are a salute to each of the 50 states...
ARNORTH hosts federal, DOD leaders for hurricane rehearsal of concept drill
May 27, 2022
— In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, Lt. Gen. John R. Evans Jr., U.S. Army North commander, hosted more than 100 military and civilian leaders both in person and virtually for its hurricane rehearsal of concept drill at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 25...
U.S. Army North, FEMA, others prepare for 2022 Hurricane Season predicted to be “above average”
May 26, 2022
— As the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season approaches, U.S. Army North hosted more than 150 military and civilian partners who gathered in person and virtually for a Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill at the Army Medical Department ROC Drill Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, May 25...
ARNORTH hosts ceremony, surprises WWII Soldier with long-overdue medals, including Bronze Star
May 17, 2022
— U.S. Army North paid special tribute to the service of U.S. Army Pfc. Reid F. Clanton during a ceremony, awarding him long-overdue medals at the historic Quadrangle at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 16, 2022...