History The nation’s mobilization after the December 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor swamped U.S. military installations with inductees, and that next summer the War

Major Organizations

MAJOR ORGANIZATIONS 502ND INSTALLATION SUPPORT GROUP Under the Air Force’s 502nd Air Base Wing, Mission Support Group squadrons keep Joint Base San Antonio running


ARRIVAL For information about local airports, train service and public transportation, see the Getting To & Around in San Antonio chapter on Page 62.

Getting Settled

GETTING SETTLED HEALTH CARE 59th Medical Wing Central Appointments 210-916-9900 The 59th Medical Wing’s Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on JBSA-Lackland has 19

Serving You

SERVING YOU DINING For hours of operation, menus and special event information, visit For other dining opportunities and hours, visit and click

Family Housing

North Wherry Floor Plans Wait List Once all application documentation is received, you will be placed on a wait list using the date of departure


Information Warfare Master Chief Retires

Story by PO1 Jamica Johnson on 04/09/2019 LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (NNS) Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Texas bid fair winds and following sea

CJTF-HOA U.S. Air Force Airman earns U.S. Navy EIWS

Story by SSgt Franklin Ramos on 04/05/2019 CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Brittany Eley, a Joint Network Control Center team lead attached

Four-footed warrior retires from active duty

Story by Amn Zoe Perkins on 04/04/2019 Gglory, a female Belgian Malinois, retired from active duty service Dec. 20, 2018. She was destined to be

1st corneal transplant performed at JBER Hospital

Story by A1C Crystal Jenkins on 04/03/2019 JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska Patients with a common eye disease now have alternatives as the 673d Surgical Squadro

Tet Offensive veterans changed the way security forces operates

Story by Alain M. Polynice on 04/01/2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas - Members of the Vietnam Security Police Association, along with close family, gathered

Double dog retirement

Story by Ilka Cole on 03/07/2019 Airmen, family and friends gathered to honor Roy and Zuzu for 17 human years and 119 dog years of
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