The 341st Training Squadron at JBSA-Lackland is the only military working dogs training facility in the Department of Defense. Since the 1950s, their main focus has been to provide training to military working dogs (MWDs). These dogs are trained in patrol, drug and explosive detection, and other specialized missions for the Department of Defense.
Exciting things are in store for families stationed at the Lackland Air Force Base. With various kid-friendly amenities located on-base and San Antonio’s best and brightest holiday festivities that are only a short drive away, military families will love the following attractions.
Serving as a gateway for the beginning of many Air Force careers, the Lackland Air Force Base is one of the most pivotal bases in Texas. Nestled in southwest San Antonio and only a short drive from the bustling downtown district, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is situated perfectly for residents and families looking to explore the city. This month, we’ve compiled a list of things to do while stationed at JBSA Lackland.
Lackland Air Force Base, known as the “gateway” for many careers in the Air Force, is located in southwest San Antonio, about 20 minutes from Downtown San Antonio. JBSA Lackland is named after Brigadier General Frank Lackland, who served in the District of Columbia National Guard and was later commissioned into the Army.