Camp Bullis Army Base
502d Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command
6457 Camp Bullis Rd, San Antonio, TX 78257
Camp Bullis Military Training Reservation is a U.S. Army training camp comprising 27,990 acres in Bexar County, Texas, northwest of San Antonio. Camp Bullis provides Base Operations Support and Training Support to Joint Base San Antonio. The camp is named for Brigadier General John L. Bullis.
Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley make up the Leon Springs Military Reservation. Camp Bullis is used primarily as maneuvering grounds for U.S. Army, Air Force and Marines combat units. It is also utilized as a field training site for the various medical units stationed at Brooke Army Medical Center in nearby Fort Sam Houston.
The average training population in a given week at Camp Bullis is between 2,500 and 3,500. The average training throughput at Camp Bullis is around 170,000 per year.
Upon arrival at Camp Bullis – Joint Base San Antonio, officers should sign in or the register at the headquarters unit or activity to which they have been assigned. Enlisted soldiers should sign in at their orderly room of the organization to which they have been assigned or attached. All soldiers, officers and enlisted, should check with their unit personnel NCO reference security processing.
Permanent Party soldiers, after signing-in at the unit, the unit will make an in-processing appointment. Soldiers will report to BLDG 2263, Room # 312 at 7:15 AM for in- processing. Soldiers will bring their Personnel Records Review, PERSTEMPO, assignment memorandum from the company, duty memorandum, leave form (DA-31) signed by approving authority, orders. For further information or assistance call information at 210-221-9274 or DSN 471-9274.
TRICARE Information and News
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Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.
FOR THE CHILDREN
To be enrolled in a Texas school, a child must be at least 5 years old by September 1st. Check with the school for other requirements.
Because of student mobility, Texas has adopted curriculum standards that are to be used in all the state’s public schools. The current standards, which outline what students are to learn in each course or grade, are called Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). The standards are adopted by the State Board of Education, after extensive input from educators and other stakeholders. For more information click here.
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current servicemembers can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
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When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
Child Care Aware:
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There is also a special section on the website for military children covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
Bexar County Human Resources 210-335-2545
Helps families live safe, healthy and successful lives. It fulfills this mission by providing children, youth, families and adults care, services and treatment to thrive in their homes and communities.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services 512-438-4800
Strives to create communities where children grow up safe from abuse, neglect and dependency, where adults are protected from domestic violence and where parents can be strengthened in their capacity to keep their family safe.
San Antonio Humane Society 210-226-7461
Handles pet adoptions, pet licensing, lost and found animals, and more.
San Antonio Metropolitan Health District 210-207-8780
Bexar County Sheriff Office 210-335-6000
Base Operator (210) 221-1110
ID/CAC Card Processing (210) 671-6006
On-base housing is available and managed by Lincoln Military Housing. Visit https://lincolnmilitary.com for more information.
8.2 miles from Base
Gated, private community. Easy access to Randolph and Fort Sam Houston. Many military families. Close to shopping, restaurants and activities.
7.8 miles from Base
Quiet, nice neighborhood with friendly people. Good quality schools within walking distance.
San Antonio’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. The is a great deal of rainfall in San Antonio, even in the driest month.
Normally every day from April to October in San Antonio is above 60 degrees Fahrenheit, as are most days in winter months. Summer temperatures top 79 degrees every day and remain above 69 degrees most nights. San Antonio sees an average of eight days a year with 100-plus degree temperatures.
The coldest month is January when the average temperature overnight is 38.6°F. In August, the warmest month, the average day time temperature rises to 94.7°F.
The cost of living in San Antonio, TX is 5% lower than the average in Texas and compared to the national average it is 14% lower.
If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In San Antonio, TX goods and services come in at 3% higher than the average in Texas and are 4% lower than compared to the nationwide average.
San Antonio is a major city in south-central Texas with a rich colonial heritage. The Alamo, an 18th-century Spanish mission preserved as a museum, marks an infamous 1836 battle for Texan independence from Mexico. Following the San Antonio River, the miles-long River Walk is a landmark pedestrian promenade lined with cafes and shops. HemisFair Park’s 750-ft. Tower of the Americas overlooks the city.
The city is home to three animal attractions. SeaWorld, Antonio Zoo and the San Antonio Aquarium.
San Antonio is also home to several commercial amusement parks, including Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Splashtown and Morgan’s Wonderland, a theme park for children with special needs, and Kiddie Park.
San Antonio is home to the first museum of modern art in Texas, the McNay Art Museum as well as seven others. You will aslo find five missions – four in the San Anontio Missions National Historcial Park and the Alamo.
There is also plenty to do for the sports fans with both the professional and college level teams.