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O-negative blood donors needed urgently
December 22, 2022
O-negative blood donors needed urgently

Akeroyd Blood Donor Center in urgent need of blood donors
June 23, 2022
Akeroyd Blood Donor Center (ABDC) is in urgent need of blood donors

Former BAMC COVID-19 patient returns as convalescent plasma donor
September 11, 2020
Richard Rangel, medical laboratory technician, prepares Thefety Tibbs, who was among the first donors of convalescent plasma, for his first convalescent plasma donation in June 2020 at the Akeroyd Blood Donor Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

JBSA facilities among those collecting 8,000 units of COVID-19 convalescent plasma
May 31, 2020
Donating plasma

JBSA blood centers in need of donors
May 20, 2020
The Armed Services Blood Program’s blood donor centers at Joint Base San Antonio are in need of blood from the military community.

Local teen requests blood drive for her 16th birthday
May 8, 2020
Amber Miller, youth volunteer, works in the Simulation Center at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, July 9, 2019. Miller hopes to inspire others to donate blood during the COVID-19 crisis.

AB-positive, AB-negative blood donors needed urgently
January 29, 2019
Receiving the gift of blood can mean the difference between life-or-death for those in need. In order for them to receive this life-saving substance, others must be willing to donate their blood.

Combat medics learn to save lives at Forward Operating Base Courage
April 6, 2018
John Whitfield, medical laboratory technician with the Akeroyd Blood Donor Center, prepares to collect blood from Army Pvt. William Mulroney (foreground) while LaTonya Steward preps Army Pvt. Anthony Rosado. Both Soldiers are assigned to CompanyE, 232nd Medical Battalion.

The need for blood doesn’t take a holiday
December 4, 2017
Donors with all blood types are needed during the next few weeks before the start of Holiday Block Leave, or HBL, to help ensure the Brooke Army Medical Center and Audie Murphy VA hospitals have critically needed blood and blood products.

Akeroyd Donor Center takes ownership of new blood mobile
October 19, 2016
In September, the Akeroyd Blood Donor Center received a new blood mobile. The new state-of-the-art mobile will be used by the donor center to reach out to the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston permanent party population to collect plasma for the freeze-dried plasma program.