Joint Base San Antonio

 502d Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command
2330 Stanley Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234
Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is a United States military facility located in San Antonio, Texas, USA. It combines Army Fort Sam Houston, Randolph Air Force Base, Lackland Air Force Base and Martindale Army Airfield. The facility is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 502d Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command (AETC). The wing’s three Mission Support Groups perform the installation support mission at the three bases that form JBSA.
 
Fort Sam Houston is as a medical training and support post. The 502d Mission Support Group forms the installation support mission . The post is the home of Army North, Army South, Army 5th Recruiting Brigade, Brooke Army Medical Center, the Institute of Surgical Research, the Army Medical Department Center and School, the Army Medical Command and the 502d Air Base Wing.
 
Randolph Air Force Base is home to more than 30 Department of Defense units including Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Air Force Personnel Center, Air Force Recruiting Service, and the 12th Flying Training Wing.
The 902d Mission Support Group performs the installation support mission at Randolph. It is the focal point for all base activities. It is composed of the 902d Force Support Squadron; the 902d Communications Squadron; the 902d Civil Engineer Squadron; the 902d Contracting Squadron; the 902d Logistics Readiness Squadron, and 902d Comptroller Squadron. These units serve the needs of the wing and tenant units on the base, including more than 15,000 people on the base and more than 24,000 Air Force retirees in the local area.
 
Lackland Air Force Base is under the jurisdiction of the 802d Mission Support Group, Air Education and Training Command (AETC) and an enclave of the city of San Antonio. It is the only entry processing station for Air Force enlisted Basic Military Training (BMT).  It is home to the 37th Training Wing (37 TRW) which operates a variety of training squadrons. Within the 37th TRW is the 37th Training Group (37 TRG) which oversees the 5 technical training schools on the base, and the 737 TRG which oversees the Basic Military Training squadrons.
Arriving at JB San Antonio
Once you arrive at JBSA-Lackland, report to your Commander’s Support Staff (CSS) to sign in. You will provided a schedule of required in-processing appointments including your date to attend the Newcomers Orientation briefing which is mandatory (except for First Term Airman) and is held every other Wednesday in the Gateway Club from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  ​ ​All first-term airmen are required to attend the First Term Airman Center for five days to receive orientations and briefings. Once you arrive at Randolph AFB, report to your Commander Support Staff (CSS) with your sealed records. Upon signing in with your unit, you will be scheduled for required in processing appointments.

Base Population

80,000 active duty and supports students at three installations annually of up to 138,000, 8,000 civilian contractors, 200 mission partners, 250,000 family members and veterans.

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