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  1. Military Vehicle Show and Swap Meet continues SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald Frank Shane, right, of the Fort Sam Houston Medical Corps, places a flight helmet on Gus McDonald, 9, of Oak Ridge, as they stand next to a New Jersey State Police North Star helicopter on Saturday during the 17th annual Military Transport Swap Meet at the Sussex County Fairgrounds in Frankford. The event continues today from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. FRANKFORD -- The gates will re-open at 8 a.m. today for the 17th annual Military Vehicle Show and Swap Meet at the Sussex County Fairgrounds.

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  2. Army Secretary: Fort Bliss important in future warfare modernizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    ... the M1 Abrams tank, Esper said. Esper, who was sworn in as secretary of the Army in November, also visited Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood this week. "Right now, there is no BRAC (Base Realignment And Closure) on the horizon," said Esper adding that ...

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  3. Privileged to Comfort the DyingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | HistoryNet

    ... 1968, commissioned a 2nd lieutenant, I left my hometown of Freeland, Pa., for officer training school at Fort Sam Houston. For 12 weeks, I was drilled on how to salute, march in step and wear the uniform according to regulation. I was taught to fire ...

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  4. Decision to move Alamo Heights Post Office is finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... not yet been determined. Toffe 'Charlie' Satel and his wife Selma, who operated a tailoring business near Fort Sam Houston; they moved to Alamo Heights in 1931. Toffe 'Charlie' Satel and his wife Selma, who operated a tailoring business near Fort ...

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  5. Pedraza raised four children alone after losing her husband toRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... and service pay. Her father, who was a tailor, owned shops offering alteration and cleaning services at Fort Sam Houston, on General McMullen Drive and on Guadalupe Street, which was also where the family lived. When Pedraza was 8, her father died. ...

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  6. Famed Iraqi Humanitarian Visits Army Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 26 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Paula Johnson welcomes Aliyah Khalaf Saleh, known as Umm Qusay in Iraq, to the Warrior and Family Support Center as part of the Iraqi humanitarian's visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, March 26, 2018. Umm Qusay was one of 10 women from around the world honored with the 2018 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage award.

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  7. Emelda StevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The Countywide

    ... nd a granddaughter, Kriste L. Stevens. A graveside service will be conducted Friday, April 13, at 9 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

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  8. San Antonio remembers the Alamo and much moreRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 8 | Valley Morning Star

    ... to more than 80,000 active duty personnel and some 250,000 military retirees. Military facilities include Fort Sam Houston, Lackland and Randolph Air Force bases and Camp Bullis. Fort Sam Houston will open to the public May 5 and 6 for the first ...

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  9. San Antonio tricentennial remembers AlamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... to more than 80,000 active duty personnel and some 250,000 military retirees. Military facilities include Fort Sam Houston, Lackland and Randolph Air Force bases and Camp Bullis. Fort Sam Houston will open to the public May 5 and 6 for the first ...

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  10. HONK!TXRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... includes favorites like local black-and-yellow noisemakers Minor Mishap Marching Band, camouflage funk from Fort Sam Houston's Biohazard Brass Band, and Somerville, Mass., standard-bearers Second Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society, which started the ...

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  11. San Antonio tricentennial remembers the Alamo and much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... to more than 80,000 active duty personnel and some 250,000 military retirees. Military facilities include Fort Sam Houston, Lackland and Randolph Air Force bases and Camp Bullis. Fort Sam Houston will open to the public May 5 and 6 for the first ...

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  12. Big Bend Brewing Co. expanding into San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... funny name and a friendly atmosphere. Betty's Battalion: Just across the street from Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston's now-locked gate at Grayson Street and New Braunfels Avenue, this bar clearly has servicemen and women in mind, along with ...

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  13. Shaq has a wild story about spending $70,000 at Walmart - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | Connecticut Post

    ... gave me something to do," he told Parade magazine in 2000. "I'd just go Shaq went to Cole High School on Fort Sam Houston while his stepfather, Phillip A. Harrison, an Army Reserve sergeant, was stationed there. Shaq went to Cole High School on Fort ...

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  14. Flag Officer AssignmentsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 30 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... and Surgery, Education and Training BUMED (M7); and additional duties as director of the Nurse Corps, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Davidson is currently serving as director, Medical Resources, Plans, and Policy Division, N0931, Office of the Chief of ...

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  15. Medic Hunter Hall visits classroom while at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... I either had to move out of state to find a job or join the military." Hall will return to his station at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he will begin his job in the ICU as a Trauma Medic. "I miss having him home, but I know it was ...

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  16. Business brief: International Women's Day recognizes the contribution of women around the AFMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Commercial Dispatch

    Master Sgt. Melissa Bridges, the Air Force Independent Duty Medical Technician consultant at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, is the first female IDMT Air Force consultant and consistently recognizes how women play a vital role in the Air Force.

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  17. Flag HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Airmen fold an American flag over the casket of retired Brig. Gen. Belisario J. Flores during his interment ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, March 13, 2018.

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  18. Pennsylvania Army National Guard Soldier uses Army training to save a life in airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | The United States Army

    Spc. Trevor Tompkins, a combat medic with 2nd Battaltion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard stands in front of an MRAP vehicle during a field training exercise at Fort Sam Houston in 2015.Tompkins recently used his Army medical training to save a civilian's life at the Philadelphia airport. PHILADELPHIA -- On March 15, Spc.

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  19. Alamo Heights post office looking for a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... isn't renewing the lease. Toffe 'Charlie' Satel and his wife Selma, who operated a tailoring business near Fort Sam Houston; they moved to Alamo Heights in 1931. Toffe 'Charlie' Satel and his wife Selma, who operated a tailoring business near Fort ...

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  20. WRNMMC Earns Joint Commission Accreditation, AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | DC Military

    ... centered," said Renaker, a registered nurse who was a patient safety staff officer at Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas prior to joining the JC. Renaker, also a board certified med-surgical nurse, credited the WRNMMC staff with being ...

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