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JBSA Lackland

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

More than 150 coronavirus evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Tokyo landed at Lackland Air Force Base early Monday morning, bringing the number of quarantined people to at least 234.

Joey Palacios | Texas Public Radio

A 15th case of the coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, has been confirmed in the U.S., and this time it's in San Antonio.

A Feb. 2, 2020 photo of empty lodging facilities at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
DoD Housing Support

Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland announced on Saturday it had been selected by the Department of Health and Human Services to house people arriving from China who are at risk of being infected with coronavirus.

Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

A noise-making campaign to rid Bird Island at Elmendorf Lake of its feathered population will take a break for the holidays, according to officials at the United States Agriculture Department.

Port San Antonio on the city's southwest side will invest $50 million in a new building targeting cyber security companies. The port is trying to keep up with strong corporate demand to be near government cyber security and intelligence assets owned by the Air Force.

Inside of a permanent party dorm at JBSA-Lackland, workers rip up carpet as part of their mold remediation efforts.
Brian Kirkpatrick | Texas Public Radio

Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland became the focus of national media attention in late July after a Facebook page, amn/nco/snco, shared photos of rampant mold growth in its technical training dormitories. 


David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

The plan seemed simple enough. City officials determined that cattle egrets roosting on an island in Elmendorf Lake posed a threat to flights overhead. So crews would be sent in to scare them off and cut down the trees the birds called home. But life got in the way.

Eileen Pace / TPR News

U.S. representatives Henry Cuellar, Joaquín Castro, and Lloyd Doggett Thursday secured an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act which would improve the wastewater infrastructure for Joint Base San Antonio and surrounding areas.

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An Air Force cargo plane made an emergency landing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Thursday afternoon after a training mission. Eleven personnel from the 433rd Airlift Wing were onboard, but no injuries were reported.  


An athlete out of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland will represent the United States in an international warrior competition later this month. The Invictus Games is an adaptive sports competition for wounded service members from around the world.

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