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AFCEC helps Air Force transition to the next generation KC-46A tanker
September 15, 2020
KC-46 depot maintenance hangar exterior at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Disasters don't wait – make your plan today
September 14, 2020
Shane MacDonald, 340th Flying Training Group emergency manager and his buddy Bryson, came to offer disaster preparedness tips. (U.S. Air Force photo graphic)

A Bag Full of Dreams: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
September 14, 2020
Ismael Lopez celebrates traditions, shares customs with friends from different backgrounds, and teaches his children about their Hispanic roots during Hispanic Heritage Month.

‘We Care’ message resonates throughout JBSA community
September 14, 2020
Master Sgt. Tiffany Arrington, 12th Operations Group first sergeant, waves at people driving past her during the “We Care” event at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Sept. 10.

Third class graduates Pilot Training Next
September 14, 2020
Detachment 24 student pilots

U.S. Army North supports Texas agencies during pandemic, beyond
September 14, 2020
A military commander pins an award on a Soldier in a medical center.

Here we go again: 403rd Wing evacuates aircraft to Texas
September 14, 2020
U.S. Air Force C-130Js from the 403rd Wing, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, arrive Sept. 13, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

U.S. Army North’s new senior enlisted advisor reflects on COVID-19 response
September 11, 2020
People speaking in the hall of a medical center.

JBSA First Sergeant Diamond Sharp Awards
September 11, 2020
The Diamond Sharp Award is sponsored by the Joint Base San Antonio First Sergeants Council and recognizes outstanding Airmen who continually exceed the standard to meet the Air Force mission.

Home fire safety should factor in people with disabilities
September 11, 2020
The majority of fire deaths transpire in the home, so helping everyone escape from a fire, especially those with disabilities, must be considered in this type of emergency.

AETC innovators invited to attend virtual innovation summit Sept. 24
September 11, 2020
AETC Innovation Community

Digital giving available for Army chapels across the world
September 11, 2020
Soldiers, their families and civilians who attend chapel at any Army post across the world can now give their tithes and offerings online.

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.

DOD educates military service members, civilian employees on Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral
September 11, 2020
In order to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Presidential Memorandum was issued Aug. 8, 2020, followed by Internal Revenue Service guidance issued Aug. 28, 2020, to temporarily defer the withholding of Social Security taxes for certain individuals beginning Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2020.

Feedback Fridays
September 11, 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.

New Army Digital Garrison app serves as guide to on-post services
September 9, 2020
The Army has launched the new Digital Garrison mobile app that provides information and facilitates access to a full array of on-post services, as part of a partnership with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, or AAFES.

AFSVC launches pilot program for online food ordering at NAF operations
September 9, 2020
Installations, such as at Dyess AFB, Texas, are taking part in the pilot program bringing online food ordering and pick-up to NAF food locations.

LiDAR part of digital foundation for installations of future
September 9, 2020
Thermal imagery supporting roofing system assessments at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in 2017.

Exceptional Family Member Program hosts blood drive Sept. 16 at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
September 8, 2020
Blood donors are needed as the Joint Base San Antonio Exceptional Family Member Program is hosting a blood drive from 8-11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Military & Family Readiness Center, 3060 Stanley Road, building 2797.

Service members, civilians bound by DOD rules during election campaigns
September 8, 2020
James Brady, 14th Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist and installation voting assistance officer, talks with Air Force Staff Sgt. Cory Henning, 14th Civil Engineer Squadron, during Armed Forces Voters Week in the base exchange on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., June 27, 2018. Though federal election years have a large effect on the voting community and activity, elections are happening across the country every year.