Fort Sam Houston

Fort Sam Houston is a U.S. Army post in San Antonio, Texas. Known colloquially as "Fort Sam," it is named for the first President of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston.

The installation's missions include serving as the command headquarters for the United States Army North (formerly the Fifth United States Army), United States Army South, the Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) headquarters, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Center and School, the Fifth Recruiting Brigade, Navy Regional Recruiting, the San Antonio Military Entrance and Processing Station, and the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC). On October 1, 2010, Fort Sam Houston joined Lackland and Randolph Air Force Bases to create Joint Base San Antonio, under Air Force administration.

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Fort Sam Houston - Community Connections
... its existence, a close and harmonious relationship has prevailed between Fort Sam Houston and the City of San Antonio ... Fort Sam Houston has also initiated public–private partnerships to renovate and adaptively reuse significant historic buildings ... In June 2006, the San Antonio Express-News reported that Fort Sam Houston received utility disconnection notices due to budget constraints ...
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... a second lieutenant and assigned to the 12th Field Artillery at Fort Sam Houston, Texas ... He left Fort Sam Houston in August 1933 to attend the Battery Officers Course at the Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma ... to the mainland in December 1936 and was assigned to the 17th Field Artillery at Fort Bragg, N ...
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Fort Sam Houston Independent School District
... Fort Sam Houston Independent School District is a public school district based in San Antonio, Texas (United States) ... serving the children of military personnel residing on Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis previously, the children were assigned to surrounding districts ... Currently, only students whose parents physically reside on either Fort Sam Houston or Camp Bullis have automatic right to attend Fort Sam Houston ISD schools ...
List Of Accidents And Incidents Involving Military Aircraft Before 1925 - 1911
... plowing into an infantry encampment near the present site of Fort Sam Houston, Texas ... Aviation Camp (aka Remount Station) at Fort Sam Houston is renamed Camp Kelly, 11 June 1917, then Kelly Field on 30 July 1917, and finally Kelly AFB on 29 January 1948 ... Due to this crash, the commanding officer of Fort Sam Houston bans further training flights at the base, the flying facilities being moved to College Park Airport, College Park, Maryland in June–July 1911 ...

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