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  1. Strangers hold funeral for Air Force veteran with no known familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... of community members, including veterans of all military branches, showed up to pay their respects at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. "He's an Air Force vet, and I thought it was important that someone be present with him when he was laid to ...

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  2. Pioneer overcame early struggles to help advance Army AviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | The United States Army

    ... military aviator to stay the course," said Barlow. "He was taken up by the Wright brothers and sent to Fort Sam Houston to complete his training on his own. "Around this time, as Aviation started taking off more and more, there were a lot of ground ...

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  3. Tommas twins graduates from Case Western Reserve UniversityBoth are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Norwalk Reflector

    In January, he will attend graduate school on Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, as a commissioned officer. He will then complete his dietetic internship and research at one of three military medical treatment facilities Nate Tommas graduated with summa cum laude honors and was initiated into the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society, which is the oldest and most distinguished academic honor society in the country.

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  4. Outcast Chinese found new home in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Free Press

    ... aboard the train that carried them to Texas in June 1917. The Army was anxious to build a new camp near Fort Sam Houston, but the land had to be cleared of an impenetrable growth of cactus and thorn bushes. According to experienced supervisors, the ...

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  5. Veterans' Voices: Amanda HinshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... the Army and went to boot camp at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, then San Antonio for medic training at Fort Sam Houston. Sixteen weeks later, she was assigned to her first base at Fort Hood in Killeen. Within two months she was deployed to Iraq with ...

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  6. Last Surviving Doolittle Raider Part Of Texas D-Day EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | TheCourier.com

    ... (veterans) and their spouses" being buried at national cemeteries today, said Frieda Robinson, director of Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, the nation's eighth largest. "That's who we're the busiest with right now." Retired Air ...

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  7. USAA sues Wells Fargo Bank for patent infringementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Armstrong, Martha Harvin, Virginia Gion, ... more USAA's Grayson Street building across the street from Fort Sam Houston was USAA's home for 29 years (1927 - 1956). USAA's Grayson Street building across the street from Fort Sam Houston was USAA's ...

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  8. A third of US military injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan not from battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... study author Dr. Kevin Akers, a lieutenant colonel at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston in Texas. "There is a lot of heavy machinery which may be operating day and night, in all weather conditions, and during periods ...

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  9. Army nurse recalls treating D-Day soldiers at 100th birthday partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | EMS1

    Earlyne Sheets helped care for thousands of Allied casualties as one of 74,000 women in the Army and Navy Nurse Corps during World War II SAN ANTONIO - The birthday party Sunday at Fort Sam Houston's golf club closed a big, big circle for Earlyne Sheets. At 100, she was back where her life in many ways began, on the historic old post where she entered the Army right out of nursing school and soon went to England, where she cared for the first casualties from D-Day.

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  10. Face of Defense: NASA to Launch First Army Doctor Into SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... to BAMC and interact with residents, service members, patients, military retirees and combat veterans. Fort Sam Houston is the home of military medicine, so it feels like home to me." Over the two years following his selection, Morgan's training ...

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  11. Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | KCRG

    The remains of eight U.S. military veterans stored for years in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated remains had been escorted more than 500 miles from the Potter County courthouse in Amarillo.

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  12. Health Highlights: June 1, 2018Read the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | HON

    ... JAMA Surgery . The new research was led by Dr. Tuan Le, of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. His group looked at Department of Defense data on nearly 30,000 service members injured in Iraq and ...

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  13. Health Highlights: May 31, 2018Read the original story

    Thursday May 31 | HON

    ... in JAMA Surgery . The new research was led by Dr. Tuan Le of the US Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. His group looked at Department of Defense data on nearly 30,000 service members injured in Iraq and ...

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  14. One-third of US military injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan not from battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... wrote the research authors, led by Dr. Tuan D. Le of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Injuries unrelated to combat accounted for 13% of hospital admissions during the Vietnam War and 25% during both ...

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  15. NASA set to launch first Army doctor into spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | The United States Army

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- While many have reached for the stars, a physician who calls Brooke Army Medical Center home is aiming to be the first Army doctor in space. NASA announced last week that Lt.

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  16. On Memorial Day in S.A., the fallen are saluted and rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | MySanAntonio.com

    Members of Fort Sam Houston's 323rd Army Band play during the Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Monday, May 28, 2018. Memorial Day is traditionally a day to honor those who have died in America's wars and those who served and have since died.

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  17. He predicted Dec. 7, 1941Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Demoted from brigadier general to colonel and banished to a "backwater station in Texas" (San Antonio's Fort Sam Houston), he was court-martialed in 1925. Despite a brilliant defense and a feeble prosecution, he was found guilty and suspended from ...

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  18. Garza was an example of success for his childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, both at Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 N. Loop 1604 East; burial will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery "His brother and sisters came up with the idea that he could get out and relieve some stress," his son said. ...

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  19. Davis, Thomas H.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... May 20, 2018. Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, May 31, with full military honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas. Visitation will be held from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, May 24, at ...

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  20. 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago for week of May 20-26Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... a horn. MAY 23 - Edgar N. Koch, who volunteered in the U.S. Regular Army and left Sunday a week ago for Fort Sam Houston, has been transferred to Fort Clark, about ten miles from the Mexican border. Although the young man has been in the Army but ...

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