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  1. Smith was on expedition that discovered the battleship BismarckRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Services: Funeral at 9 a.m. July 5 at Sunset Funeral Home, 1701 Austin Highway, followed by burial at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Diving in the murky waters of Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam, Smith "came out of the water as fast as he could," Frank ...

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  2. Voices of Valor: Bob OsbornRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... over 60 years), Osborn was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943 at 18. He was inducted as an infantryman at Fort Sam Houston and went through basic training at Camp Wolters near Mineral Wells. He moved on for advanced training at Camp Gruber in ...

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  3. Michigan's newest Medal of Honor winner says award 'is not just for me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    ... for active duty in Vietnam. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam and one in France before returning to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he stayed until his retirement in 1978. "He's a very modest man," said retired Sgt. 1st Class Jim ...

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  4. David James EricksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Globe

    ... Army on April 30, 2008, and received his basic training at Fort Sill, Okla. and his medical training at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. His first duty station was at Fort Drum, N.Y ., and then he continued on to Vilseck, Germany. David ...

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  5. Photos: Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... USA TODAY Lt. Gen. Lincoln awarding the Distinguished Service Cross to U.S. Army Maj. Charles Kettles at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio in 1968. U.S. Army Decades after Vietnam, thanks largely to the advocacy of a local historian in Michigan, the ...

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  6. Vietnam veteran Charles Kettles to be awarded Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 1967. His second tour of duty in Vietnam lasted from Oct. 1969 through Oct. 1970. Kettles then went to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as an aviation team chief and readiness coordinator supporting the Army Reserve. He ...

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  7. President Obama to Award the Medal of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The White House

    ... Vietnam lasted from October 1969, through October 1970. In 1970, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Kettles went to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as an aviation team chief and readiness coordinator supporting the Army Reserve. He ...

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  8. How Flag Day came from Texas and a German in San Antonio Read Story Bud Kennedy, Star-TelegramRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... Altheimer happened to be in San Antonio on June 14. The military flag ceremony that evening by soldiers at Fort Sam Houston, one of the Army's largest bases, stirred his heart. Back in St. Louis, the way he later told the story , he offered to ...

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  9. June 14, 2016 Army nurse hopes to defend gold medal spot at DOD Warrior GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The United States Army

    ... fought through her recovery as quickly as she could, she learned about adaptive sports through the Fort Sam Houston Warrior Transition Battalion's Soldier Adaptive Reconditioning Program. She uses a prosthetic on her leg and is able to walk ...

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  10. How Flag Day came from Texas, and a German in San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Star-Telegram.com

    A century ago Tuesday, with the U.S. on the edge of the first World War, President Woodrow Wilson led a giant march on the first official Flag Day, and then delivered a chain-rattling speech warning aganst "disloyalty" and "foreign sentiment" pressuring the U.S. into war. Six years earlier, in 1910, St. Louis banker and cotton broker Ben Altheimer happened to be in San Antonio on June 14. The military flag ceremony that evening by soldiers at Fort Sam Houston, one of the Army's largest bases, stirred his heart.

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  11. Pinecrest alum graduates from West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Forsyth County News

    Cadet Erik Michael Hegeman was commissioned as a second lieutenant at the end of May in the U.S. Army within the Medical Corps branch and said he plans to attend medical school at the Uniformed Services University Hospital of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. "Beginning June 10, I will be attending a six-week basic officer leadership course at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas," Hegeman said.

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  12. Amarantus Announces cGMP Manufacturing Readiness For Its Engineered ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | BioSpace

    ... Company will open enrollment at the first site, the U.S. Army's Institute for Surgical Research (ISR) at Fort Sam Houston in Texas, under a Collaborative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA). Two additional civilian sites will be opened after ...

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  13. On D-Day, Army nurses went to warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Stars and Stripes

    ... saw their lives forever changed. Sheets, now living in Bel Meade, a residential community bordering Fort Sam Houston's golf course, gets around in a wheelchair, her eyes and ears failing. But if D-Day seems distant now, the memories remain strong ...

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  14. Army ushers in new PTA commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Community Hospital, are leaving their second tour of duty in Hawaii for a new post at U.S. Army North at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. "The thing I'll miss most about Hawaii isn't the weather, the beautiful landscape and the beaches. It's ...

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  15. Henrietta Lacks High launches 55 new healersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Columbian

    ... Ga. on June 27. Next, he'll spend 18 weeks in Advanced Individual Training, learning to be a medic, at Fort Sam Houston near San Antonio, Texas. "He has a 10-year plan ready to go," added Corey Van Brunt, coordinator of student internships at ...

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  16. Fort Sam Houston cancels Memorial Day event as storms drench SanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | MySanAntonio.com

    Janie Ramos touches her father's headstone after the Memorial Day ceremony Monday May 25, 2015 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Her father, Joe J. Ramos, served in the Army during World War II.

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  17. 15 people you probably didn't know served in the U.S. militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... The former U.S. Surgeon General enlisted in the Army in 1953. She was sent to Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston where she was the only black person in her class. She was later commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army Medical ...

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  18. Costco to Host Book Signing for San Antonio in the Great WarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | PR Log

    ... Forces. But in 1916, the year before America entered the Great War, all of that was still in the future. Fort Sam Houston was the largest US Army post in the country, but its attention was focused on the border with Mexico. This changed on April 6, ...

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  19. Family takes pride in Soldier's efforts at Invictus, DOD Warrior GamesRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | The United States Army

    ... in my hospital bed, wondering what I was going to do with the rest of my life," he said. "When I got to Fort Sam Houston (in Texas), they introduced me to adaptive sports, and I was like, 'Gosh, I can compete again.' I got involved with rowing, with ...

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  20. Family Takes Pride in Athlete's Efforts at Invictus, DoD Warrior GamesRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... in my hospital bed, wondering what I was going to do with the rest of my life," he said. "When I got to Fort Sam Houston [in Texas], they introduced me to adaptive sports, and I was like, 'Gosh, I can compete again.' I got involved with rowing, with ...

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