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JBSA-FSH Fire Department urges residents to have two ways out
October 4, 2012

Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers continue with 68W combat medic training
October 4, 2012
Combat medic wounded warriors Sgt. Vicente Ayala and Cpl. Aaron Jacinto perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a simulated baby mannequin during the basic life support segment of the 68W combat medic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Sept. 11.
Photo by Marsha Huffman

AMEDD Medal of Honor Walk pays tribute to legacy of Army medics
October 4, 2012
(From left) Al Dominguez, AMEDD Museum technician; Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Army surgeon general and commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Command; Maria Rocco, widow of Medal of Honor recipient Chief Warrant Officer 2 Louis R. Rocco; retired Maj. Gen. Patrick Sculley, chairman of the AMEDD Museum Foundation; retired Maj. Gen. Kenneth Farmer Jr., former Army deputy surgeon general; Scott Schoner, AMEDD Museum director; and Marc Long, vice president for business development from contractor Tetra Tech, cut the ribbon on the AMEDD Medal of Honor Walk.
Photo by Kirk Frady

Survivor Outreach Services opens to the community
October 4, 2012
Command Sgt. Maj. Alvin Chaplin Sr., Headquarters, Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army North, helps Gold Star Mothers Esther Campbell Gates out of the Fort Sam Houston Theater following the Survivor Outreach Service Ribbon Cutting ceremony Sept. 29. Gates’ son, Spc. 4 Keith Campbell, was killed in action in Vietnam in February of 1967. The post library is dedicated in his name.
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart

Wounded Warriors learn adaptive skills
October 4, 2012
Former Staff Sgt. Claude Owens and retired Senior Airman Ramina Oraha prepare for a recumbent bike ride along the flightline at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. Assisting Oraha is her brother, Mike. Cycling was one of the sports offered during an Air Force Adaptive Sports Program camp Sept. 14 and 15. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tammy Cournoyer)

JBSA-Randolph supports Hispanic Heritage Observance Month
October 4, 2012
Megan Corpus and Eric Flores perform latin traditional dances during Hispanic Heritage Month at the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph library in October 2010.  Hispacic Heritage Month events at Randolph continue through Oct. 15.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Joel Martinez)

AF job reservation program continues through FY13
October 4, 2012

Civil engineers: No room for environmental complacency
October 4, 2012
Corn Starch fills the air as John Esquivel (left), and Daniel Perez, 12th Flying Training Wing Maintenance Division media blast technicians, use corn starch to strip the paint from a T-38 Talon at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Sept. 20. Two materials 12th FTW shops air blast to remove paint from T-1, T-6, T-38 and F-16 aircraft are plastic and corn starch, which have been deemed environmentally safe by the Air Force. Randolph generates about 20,000 pounds of plastic and 28,500 pounds of corn starch annually that is recycled.  The excess plastic is shipped to Canton, Ohio, where it is manufactured into products such as simulated marble tiles and dog bowls.
 (U.S. Air Force photo by Rich McFadden)

Gold Star Mothers, families attend facility opening
October 4, 2012
Mary Laureana Aguirre Garza, Gold Star Mother of Army Cpl. Nathaniel Aguirre, shares
her story with a reporter about her son and her ordeal following his death in combat in
Oct. 22, 2006. Garza was present for the Survivor Outreach Services ribbon cutting
ceremony Sept. 29 at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Theater. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart)

JBSA-Randolph observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 4, 2012

AAFES to stop showing movies at JBSA-Randolph
October 4, 2012
Army Air Force Exchange Service will stop showing movies at the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Theater after Nov. 4. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rich McFadden)

JBSA commits to saving energy
October 4, 2012
(U.S. Air Force graphic)

AF fails in bid for 4th straight military softball title
September 27, 2012
All-Air Force first baseman Josh Wiggs hits a home run in the sixth inning of the All-Air Force softball team’s exhibition game against the Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, varsity team at JBSA-Randolph’s Rambler Field Sept. 6. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alan Boedeker)

Tuesday is National Night Out
September 27, 2012

Not left behind: Wingman keeps fallen Airman's memory alive
September 27, 2012
Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Jacobson

Liddick takes command of Air Force Basic Military Training
September 27, 2012
Col. Mark Camerer, 37th Training Wing commander, left, presents the 737th Training Group guidon to incoming commander Col. Deborah J. Liddick as Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Williams, 737th TRG superintendent, looks on during the assumption of command ceremony Sept. 21 on the parade grounds at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Liddick commands the Air Force’s only basic military training group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Robbin Cresswell)

AF works to defend Armed Forces soccer title
September 27, 2012
Players from the All-Air Force Soccer team practice Tuesday at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The defending champion Air Force team is preparing to defend it’s Armed Forces Soccer tournament title next week at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alan Boedeker)

9/11 run draws large participation at JBSA-Lackland
September 27, 2012
Airmen Basic Joseph Cole, left, and David Martinez, and Airman 1st Class Andrew Watson, members of the 344th Training Squadron, carry a U.S. fl ag with the names of those who perished in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during the Robert D. Gaylor NCO Academy’s “Let’s Lift Up Our Fallen” 9/11 remembrance run Tuesday. The names were imprinted on the stripes. Several organizations on base participated in the 9-hour, 11-minute run, which began at 7 a.m. and concluded at exactly 4:11 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo/Alan Boedeker)

An Airman's gift: BMT-taught CPR saves her brother's life
September 27, 2012
Airman Basic Shelby Goff sits with her 6-year-old brother, Amadeaus Foster, at their home in Grand Junction, Colo. (Courtesy photo, Dean Humphrey, The Daily Sentinel)