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Joint Base San Antonio
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Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan
‘Take Back Our City’ event targets sexual violence
April 22, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio partnered with The Rape Crisis Center and the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade to host a Take Back Our City/Night event for the San Antonio community April 11. The event was held at San Antonio College with Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, Army North (Fifth Army) commanding general, providing the keynote address...
JBSA leaders recognize contributions of military children at proclamation signing
March 29, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio leaders recognized the contributions of military children and families during a proclamation ceremony designating April as Month of the Military Child at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston March 29...
ARNORTH CG Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan receives Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
February 14, 2019
— U.S. Army North Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan was presented the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award at the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council Brunch Feb. 13 in San Antonio. Buchanan, who attained the rank of Eagle Scout in 1973, was presented this award for exceptionally distinguished service in his military career and to the community...
ARNORTH leaders emphasize importance of SHARP program
December 13, 2018
— Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan and Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado, U. S. Army North (Fifth Army) command team, addressed students recently in the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (U.S. Army SHARP) Foundation Course at held at the Army Medical Department Center and School, Army Health Readiness Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
Soaring Valor flight brings World War II veterans, high school students together for New Orleans trip
October 19, 2018
— They came from different services. They had different experiences serving their nation during World War II. They fought in different countries. But the 40 WWII veterans gathered at the San Antonio International Airport Oct. 17 had one thing in common: Patriotism … Honor ... Pride. ...
ARNORTH communications building dedicated to local World War II hero
September 10, 2018
— Members of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) honored a World War II hero and former Fifth Army soldier during a building memorialization ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Sept. 7...
Army Reserve medical personnel improve readiness serving local communities
August 2, 2018
— During a time where readiness is at the forefront of every military leader’s mind, unit commanders are focused on creative ways to ensure their unit and Soldiers get the best training possible while meeting requirements at both the individual and collective levels. For some medical units, this is where the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training, or IRT, missions come in...
Green Beret missing for 47 years laid to rest at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
May 14, 2018
— The family of Army Maj. Donald G. Carr got some long-awaited closure as the remains of the Green Beret were laid to rest at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery May 11...
Army North commander emphasizes ‘culture of trust’ in preventing sexual assault in military
April 23, 2018
— Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) commanding general, spoke about the need for active duty and JBSA members to not be bystanders and to take action to stop sexual assault and harassment in the military ranks...
JBSA leaders sign Month of the Military Child proclamation
April 13, 2018
— Joint Base San Antonio leaders from the Army, Air Force and Navy gathered in the Texas Room at the U.S. Army North Quadrangle on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 12 to sign the Joint Base San Antonio Proclamation for the Month of the Military Child...
Army North continues to assist in Puerto Rico
October 18, 2017
— Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, U.S. Army North commander, along with members of the Puerto Rico Army National Guard, Reserve and active duty, and Brig. Gen. José Reyes, Dual Status commander; and Caguas Mayor Hon. William Miranda Torres, distributed food and water to residents of the neighborhood Borinquen, Oct. 14. Reyes, Buchanan and Marín handed over provisions to the people who were grateful for the help received and were seriously affected by Hurricane Maria...
Army North commanding general tours U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
August 23, 2017
— Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) commanding general (left), gets a briefing about the research operating room by Spc. Alexander Dixon (right) during a tour of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston as (from left) U.S. Army North Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Orosz; USAISR Deputy Commander, Col. (Dr.) Erik Weitzel, Sgt. Maj. William Poist, Anthony Pusateri, Ph.D., and Lt. Col. (Dr.) Ammon Brown look on...
Army North leads AUSA panel on homeland security
October 19, 2016
— Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) commanding general, led a group of Army and Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, panelists in a discussion on homeland security at the Association of the United States Army, or AUSA, annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Oct. 5...