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National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Increasing access, opportunity
October 2, 2020
This October marks not only the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, but also the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

149th Operations Group’s Yankee Range operators clear strafe pits
October 2, 2020
Yankee Range munitions

Holistic health added to Army fitness doctrine
October 2, 2020
Staff Sgt. Sharonica White, assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Japan, completes a deadlift repetition during the U.S. Army Japan 2020 Army Week’s Army Combat Fitness Test Fitness Warrior Competition at Camp Zama, Japan, June 8, 2020.

Feedback Fridays
October 2, 2020
If you have a question or concern, please send an email to jbsapublicaffairs@gmail.com using the subject line “Feedback Fridays.” Questions will be further researched and published as information becomes available.

Army medical program to improve individual Soldier care
October 1, 2020
Acting battalion commander Maj. Becky Lux (right) and Command Sgt. Maj. Bunesiha Jones case the colors of the Warrior Transition Battalion with Col. Thomas Bundt, commander of Madigan Army Medical Center, as part of the redesignation ceremony to the new name of Soldier Recovery Unit on Thursday, June 25, 2020, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington.

AFRS hosts 'Pathway to Wings' brief Oct. 7
October 1, 2020
advertisement poster for Pathway to Wings brief

340th TRG instructor pilots selected for Air Force Reserve 'Profiles in Leadership'
October 1, 2020
340th members to be featured in Pentagon display

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey helps civilians voice their opinions
October 1, 2020
The Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be available for Air Force civilian employees until Oct. 28.

Navy Recruiting District San Antonio transitions to Navy Talent Acquisition Group
October 1, 2020
Cmdr. Nicholas Gamiz (left), commanding officer of Navy Talent Acquisition Group San Antonio, and executive officer Cmdr. Michael Files cut the ceremonial ribbon which decommissioned Navy Recruiting District San Antonio and established NTAG San Antonio at NTAG headquarters.

Achieving the American Dream: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
October 1, 2020
Tech. Sgt. Genesis Infante is the chief of Basic Military Training Protocol.

JBSA Suicide Prevention Taskforce coordinates resources
October 1, 2020
Joint Base San Antonio's Suicide Prevention Task Force

Updates to Air Force dress, appearance regulation affect hair length
October 1, 2020
The Department of the Air Force has made additional updates to its dress and appearance regulations,

Defense against electromagnetic pulse priority for SA-EMD
October 1, 2020
Michael Lovell, executive director of the Joint Base San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense Initiative and 5G program executive, speaks to attendees of the San Antonio-Electromagnetic Defense quarterly meeting held virtually Sept. 29, 2020, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

AFIMSC council aims to improve diversity, inclusion
October 1, 2020
AFIMSC Diversity Illustration

Texas Army National Guard jump at JBSA-Camp Bullis
October 1, 2020
Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 197th Special Troops Support Company at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis took part in airborne operations training Sept. 25. Starting at JBSA-Lackland’s Kelly Field Annex, the Soldiers loaded onto a C-130J Super Hercules from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, to complete static line jump training onto the drop zone at JBSA-Camp Bullis. Soldiers assigned to airborne units must complete a parachute jump every three months to maintain their airborne status.

Air Force recruiters, families benefiting from new child custody assignment program
October 1, 2020
Master Sgt. Raymond Sanchez, 337th Recruiting Squadron enlisted accessions recruiter, and his daughter, Nadia, are benefiting from the new child custody assignment program.

MICC leaders celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 30, 2020
Brig. Gen. Christine Beeler (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Chantel Sena-Diaz

Air Force releases new military tuition assistance approach for FY21
September 29, 2020
Department of the Air Force officials announced a $3,750 military tuition assistance cap per fiscal year that will go into effect for college courses beginning Oct. 1.

Leaders seek feedback on how to improve inclusion in the Army
September 29, 2020
The Army looks to foster an equitable and inclusive environment that facilitates building diverse, adaptive, and cohesive teams.

First DRIVE program candidate placed into civil service
September 29, 2020
Female civilian walks dog.