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  • Why conserving water is important to our environment, future

    Why conserve water? It’s not the same as an exhaustible resource like coal or oil that is used once and gone forever. The water on earth today is the same water that was here when the dinosaurs roamed.Although water is not destroyed when we use it, water has to go through treatment processes before it is fit to be reused. These process cycles might
  • Crimes and punishment at Joint Base San Antonio

    During August 2016, Joint Base San Antonio commanders administered 36 nonjudicial punishment actions under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
  • JBSA to host National Night Out events Tuesday

    Events with family-friendly activities, games, demonstrations and entertainment will be held throughout Joint Base San Antonio Tuesday for National Night Out.All three JBSA locations will host events raising awareness for crime prevention and neighborhood safety through community involvement. National Night Out is an annual event observed
  • Flu vaccines expected at JBSA clinics in coming weeks

    With flu season quickly approaching, health care professionals throughout Joint Base San Antonio are awaiting the arrival of this year’s vaccine supplies and encouraging beneficiaries to receive their flu shots once the vaccines are available.Capt. (Dr.) Adam Faizi, 359th Medical Group director of immunizations, said this year’s vaccine is similar
  • JBSA-Lackland hosts All-Air Force men and women’s softball camps

    Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland is currently hosting both All-Air Force Men’s and Women’s Softball Camps through Sept. 17, 2016.The men’s camp will be held at the Warhawk Field and women’s camp will be held at Diamond Field No. 1.Twenty-four Airmen out of 51 applicants were invited to the men’s softball camp and 25 applicants out of 37 were chosen
  • JBSA Youth Center's School Age Program provides educational enrichment

    A group of students are working on a science, technology, engineering and mathematics project in the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Youth Center’s education room after school.The objective is to classify Pokemon characters using LEGOS and online images. So far, 719 out of 767 known Pokemon have been classified and the students are working
  • Run 4 Life moves Airmen forward during suicide prevention month

    On a sunny Saturday morning here, the thundering footsteps of hundreds of superheroes broke through a quiet section of the Gillum Fitness Center trail during the third annual JBSA-Lackland Run for Life, a JBSA-wide 5K hosted by the 502nd Air Base Wing.The run is dedicated to raising awareness for Suicide Prevention Month which runs through the end
  • In town for concert, David Cook gets taste of Airmen’s lifestyle, talents

    In 2008, rock singer David Cook emerged victorious on the hit TV show American Idol, which pitted him against competitors across the nation.During his visit to JBSA-Lackland to perform a free concert Friday, Cook and his accompanying bandmates got a taste of an even more grueling challenge: running through the Battlefield Airmen site at the Medina
  • Joint Base San Antonio kicks off 2016 Combined Federal Campaign

    The 2016 Combined Federal Campaign at Joint Base San Antonio kicked off Thursday and runs until Nov. 15. The theme for this year is “Create Positive Change.” The CFC is known to be the most inclusive workplace giving campaign in the world with the number of participating charities estimated at over 20,000 nonprofit charitable organizations
  • National Hispanic Heritage Month: 'As Numerous as the Stars'

    National Hispanic Heritage Month, observed annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, is a time to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.This year’s theme, as decided by the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, is “Embracing,
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