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The many military installations at San Antonio have been a source of strength for our country since Texas became a state.  They have provided training, care, and a base of operations in times of war and peace.  San Antonio is proud to continue its role in this long relationship.

Fort Sam Houston   Randolph AFB
Lackland AFB   Brooks City-Base

San Antonio Military Installations



Fort Sam Houston

The Fort Sam Houston Garrison web site is arranged to help you quickly and easily locate information about the Garrison staff and their areas of support.   The Fort Sam Houston Garrison supports the national defense missions of 65 tenant commands and activities, including commands with worldwide, hemispheric, and regional missions.
Fort Sam Houston Installation Fact Sheet

AMEDDC&S: US Army Medical Department Center & School Portal

In support of the health service, AMEDDC&S produces concepts, doctrine and organizational structure that meet force requirements; conducts individual training, soldierization, specialized/functional skills, and leadership development which provides the appropriate skill sets to DOD, non-DOD, and Allied soldiers and leaders; creates training strategies, products, and programs and make them available; consults and collaborates with internal and external agencies and commands in matters of common interest. In support of the Fort Sam Houston community, AMEDDC&S provides base operations support.

Brooke Army Medical Center

Brooke Army Medical Center is a modern state-of-the-art, 450-bed health care facility that provides level-one trauma and graduate medical education. The multi-storied medical treatment facility is the primary structure in the medical complex. It has 1.5 million square feet of operational space and a normal bed capacity of 450, of which 48 are ICU beds and 40 are dedicated to the Institute of Surgical Research Burn Unit. The hospital is capable of expanding to 653 beds if needed to support a wartime mobilization.

Center for the Intrepid

The Center for the Intrepid, a four-story, 65,000 square-foot facility adjacent to Brooke Army Medical Center and two new Fisher Houses were officially opened 29 January 2007.  The Center's main departments include the military performance lab, occupational therapy, physical therapy, prosthetics, case management and behavioral medicine.
Fort Sam Houston Units/Tenants

AMEDD Medical Museum

The goals are to sustain the legacy and heritage of the Army Medical Department; to educate the civilian and military communities on the significant contributions of the Army Medical Department to the nationís health care; to share exhibits/displays in diverse educational programs; to enhance/develop the Museumís artifact collection; to commemorate and honor AMEDD personnel through representative memorials.

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

The Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Memorial Service Detachment (MSD) is available Monday through Friday to provide military funeral honors for veterans. MSD teams are volunteers. They complement the services provided by the Department of Defense. They ensure that all veterans are provided the rifle salute and taps. All military funeral honors performed by the MSD are provided at no cost to the family. Contact the cemetery office for scheduling information for the MSD.

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Lackland AFB

The 37th Training Wing, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas, is the largest training wing in the Air Force.  The 37th TRW provides basic military, professional and technical skills, and English language training for the Air Force, other military services, government agencies, and allies. Its four primary training functions graduate more than 86,000 students annually.  The wing also provides quality operating support to more than 70 tenant and associate units.

Wilford Hall

Wilford Hall Medical Center, the Air Force's largest medical facility, is a national resource, providing complete medical care to military healthcare beneficiaries in the south central United States as well as specialized care to patients referred from all over the world. Wilford Hall has four overall missions. The primary mission is military readiness; to train, to plan for contingencies and to prepare to deploy elements to forward areas around the world. As a second mission, Wilford Hall provides a worldwide referral center and operates a comprehensive community health care system for active duty military personnel and other beneficiaries. Third, Wilford Hall is the Air Force's foremost provider of medical education, providing the Air Force with some 65 percent of its physician specialists, 85 percent of dental specialists and a full spectrum of other training. The medical center's fourth mission is clinical investigations.

Lackland Air Force Base Units
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Randolph AFB

Randolph is home to the 12th Flying Training Wing, the only unit in the Air Force conducting both pilot instructor training and combat systems officer training.  In addition, the 12th FTW provides host-base support to more than 30 Department of Defense units, including HQ Air Education and Training Command, Air Force Personnel Center and Air Force Recruiting Service.

Randolf AFB Units
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Brooks City-Base

The 311th Human Systems Wing, Brooks City-Base, Texas, is assigned to the Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The wing is the birthplace, home, and future of aerospace medicine. Wing personnel enhance the performance of expeditionary Airmen through aerospace medicine knowledge, operational force health protection, surveillance, response, technology, and full integration with Air Force systems, unleashing human capability.

USAF School of Aerospace Medicine

This school provides aerospace medicine training, education, and consultation to enhance warfighter performance and combat casualty care for worldwide operationsÖ in Garrison and War.

Brooks Units
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Camp Bullis

Camp Bullis provides an unparalled training infrastructure offering quality range, training facilities and maneuver areas that facilitate tough, realistic training for military and government agencies.

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Camp Stanley Storage Activity

Camp Stanley is a weapons and munitions supply, maintenance, test and storage activity. The facility includes 4,000 acres with 630,000 square feet of storage space and supports many military activities.

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