San Antonio, TX 78234, USA


Our Military

  Location San Antonio, home to Joint Base San Antonio, is the second-largest city in Texas and 150 miles southeast of the state’s geographic center. For motorists, JBSA is 275 miles southwest of Dallas on Interstate 35, 545 miles west of New Orleans, 1,245 miles southwest of Chicago, 470 miles


  Named for Saint Anthony of Padua, San Antonio is the seat of Bexar County in south Texas. It is about 75 miles southwest of Austin, Texas’ capital; 190 miles west of Houston; and 250 miles south of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. San Antonio is the seventh-largest municipality in the

Getting To & Around

  For those flying, San Antonio is served by one of the largest airports in the state and its major carriers. A smaller, public airport accommodates fliers on smaller, private air companies. San Antonio is also served by ample public transportation with an extensive metro-area bus line and a Greyhound

Housing & Real Estate

  Nestled in the heart of south-central Texas, San Antonio has gone from sleepy Spanish mission whose fall galvanized Texan revolutionaries to seventh-biggest U.S. city, an international mix of heady glitz and down-home hospitality. The influences of Native Americans, Old Mexico, Germans, the Wild West, African-Americans and the Deep South

Employment & Economy

  Texas has neither state nor corporate income taxes, is a right-to-work state and prides itself on its business-friendly climate. San Antonio’s business culture flourishes in a pro-growth environment (abundant land, energy and tax incentives), a pro-business government that welcomes new business and a large, educated workforce. Along with Dallas

Health Care

  There are many health care services in San Antonio and in Del Rio for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the national Affordable Care Act has changed some insurance options. The annual sign-up period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act ended on Jan. 31, 2016, but

Family Resources

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially with kids and pets. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to San Antonio and Del Rio because they

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools systems in San Antonio and Del Rio, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to


  Rich culture comes alive through history, art, architecture, music and beautiful outdoor spaces that showcase a blend of Mexican-American folklore, Spanish heritage and Texas pride. San Antonio’s abundant art scene, sports, shopping, cultural attractions and festivals provide plenty of entertainment opportunities. Take a ride on a River Walk boat


NMETLC Celebrates 119th Birthday of Hospital Corps

Story by PO1 Jacquelyn Childs on 06/16/2017 SAN ANTONIO Sailors and staff from Navy Medicine Education, Training and Logistics Command (NMETLC) gathered to celebrate the 119th birthday of the Hospital Corpsman (HM) rate during a cake-cutting ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston, Texas, June 15. The celebration

NMETLC Cohosts Fort Sam Houston LGBT Pride Month Ceremony

Story by PO1 Jacquelyn Childs on 06/15/2017 SAN ANTONIO Navy Medicine Education, Training and Logistics Command (NMETLC) partnered with the Army's Mission Installation Contracting Command (MICC) to host a joint Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month Celebration at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston (JBSA-FSH), Texas, June

409th CSB Soldier claims ACC Best Warrior Competition

Story by Daniel P. Elkins on 06/14/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- (June 14, 2017) A Soldier from Sembach Kaserne, Germany, earned honors as the Army Contracting Command Best Warrior and Non-commissioned Officer of the Year following five days of competition here June 5-9. Staff Sgt. Jared Casey,
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