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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
JBSA History & Fact Sheets
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New Parent Support Program
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
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Advanced Individual Training
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...
AIT Soldiers, former combat medic come to aid of fallen retiree at Fort Sam Houston Exchange
September 7, 2021
— Four Advanced Individual Training Soldiers training at the U. S. Army Medical Center of Excellence to become 68W combat medics recently helped a fallen man at the Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange...
MEDCoE hosts first large-scale, outdoor open graduation since pandemic
August 4, 2021
— Army Medicine soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, graduated from Advanced Individual Training, or AIT, as fully qualified 68W Combat Medics Aug. 3 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas...
MEDCoE Advanced Individual Training Soldiers attend Soldier in Transition Training
March 11, 2021
— Advanced Individual Training Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston attend refresher training while in hold status. MEDCoE’s Soldier in Transition Training, or SiTT, is a two-week program designed to refresh Soldier skills for hold Soldiers...
Army Medicine AIT marks significant milestone in fight against COVID-19
February 12, 2021
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, a part of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, marked a significant milestone Feb. 11 in their fight against COVID-19, safely transporting more than 10,000 Advanced Individual Training, or AIT, trainees into and out of the soldier training pipeline since COVID-19 mitigation measures began in early April 2020. ...
Drill sergeants don PPE to receive new trainees at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 26, 2020
— More than 150 recent graduates of Basic Combat Training, or BCT, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, were transported in a contracted commercial airplane April 24 to begin training at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, as part of the Army's efforts restrict community contact with the trainees between duty stations due to COVID-19 concerns...
Soldiers to be eligible for tuition assistance right after AIT
June 19, 2018
— Soldiers will no longer have to wait one year after completing their Advanced Individual Training to receive tuition assistance...
Back to Basics: big changes to Army recruit training
June 7, 2018
— The Army is in the midst of evaluating and improving how it creates Soldiers and ensuring recruits who graduate basic training are ready to tackle the responsibilities the Army will soon place upon them...
Exchange brings holiday cheer to Advanced Individual Training students at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston
December 20, 2016
— The Exchange opened at 6 a.m. – 2 1/2 hours early – to allow students from the Medical Education and Training Campus to take advantage of discounts up to 50 percent on merchandise such as apparel, luggage, fragrance gift sets, handbags, holiday décor and candy...