Joint Base San Antonio has just launched a new app for iPhone and Android called JBSA Connect. The idea behind the app is to provide quick access to news, updates, resources, and more for JBSA’s three primary locations: JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, and JBSA-Randolph.
After retiring from the military, many veterans struggle with day-to-day life. Roughly 20 veterans die by suicide each day because they feel it’s the only way to help with what they’re going through. That’s where K9s For Warriors comes in.
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.
Randolph Air Force Base, also known as the “Showplace of the Air Force”, is located in northeast San Antonio and is home to 4,423 military members and 5,291 dependents. JBSA-Randolph is one of the Air Force’s busiest airports as it is the premier base for pilot instructor training and combat systems officer training.
Situated on the edge of San Antonio lies the heart of the Joint Base San Antonio, “fondly known as the Showplace of the Air Force.” With the sound of freedom overhead and stunning Spanish colonial architecture, JBSA-Randolph is a thrilling base to call home.
Moving to a new location can sometimes feel isolating for families, especially in a city as large as San Antonio. Camp Bullis is located seventeen miles northwest of downtown San Antonio and is the largest JBSA installation. Known as the “Crown Jewel of JBSA,” Camp Bullis makes up half of the joint bases’ overall land size. It can be easy to feel lost on a bustling base like this, so we have compiled a list of available service providers to help military families with the transition and acclimation.
Moving to a new location can sometimes feel isolating for families, especially in a city as large as San Antonio. Fort Sam Houston is located right in the middle of San Antonio and is exceptionally large. This base houses the Brooke Army Medical Center and the San Antonio Military Medical Center, which provide medical care to military personnel, veterans, military families, and civilian emergency patients. It can be easy to feel lost on a bustling base like this, so we have compiled a list of available service providers to help military families with the transition and acclimation.