Retired veteran hopes crooks will return military items after truck, trailer stolen
SAN ANTONIO – A military family moving across the country is now the victim of a theft in Military City, USA, and they’re working on getting their belongings back from the crooks. The truck and trailer that held their belongings were stolen as they slept in a hotel in San Antonio. Kirkbide said losing his military medals, documents, and other personal items left him feeling violated. They were set to leave for Louisiana on Friday, but they plan to stay in San Antonio for a day or so in hopes of getting their belongings back. RELATED: Warrant: San Antonio man took money to build new home, never started it
Space Chase: In pursuing Space Command, San Antonio once again looks for an outside savior
click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / U.S. Air ForceHere San Antonio goes again. But the Army’s ultimate decision, delivered in December 1919, was that the San Antonio River wasn’t a navigable waterway and thus didn’t qualify for federal aid. Finally, at the last minute, a local judge ruled that the city could sell notes backed by delinquent property taxes. They appeared convinced that San Antonio had a special relationship with the Air Force. The Chamber promoted locations at Kelly and Lackland, and finally suggested a Camp Bullis site for the new Academy.sacurrent.com
WATCH: Lackland Air Force base kicks off tree lighting ceremony, the first of several holiday celebrations
SAN ANTONIO – The holiday season is kicking off in Military City, USA, beginning with a tree lighting ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Wednesday. Each area base location will participate in the annual holiday event. Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph’s takes place on Dec. 3 and Joint Base-Fort Sam Houston’s will take place on Dec. 4. The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m., and a parade will follow the event beginning at 6:15 p.m., according to a statement from base officials. “The holiday season can be difficult, especially when away from loved ones,” base officials said in a statement.
As seen on SA Live - Friday, September 11, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today at 1 p.m. on SA Live, we’re honoring heroes here in Military City USA! Post your shout-outs to military service members, first responders and health care workers on the @SALiveKSAT Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. David Elder stops by Alamo Beer Company after the San Antonio 110 9/11 Memorial Climb to check out their post-climb hangout to pay tribute to the fallen. People who attend get a commemorative glass and the proceeds go to benefit the San Antonio 110. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
San Antonio Barely Ranks In Top Quarter on List of Best Places for Veterans
Based on a new study, San Antonio may want to rethink its "Military City, U.S.A" nickname.Four other Texas cities scored higher than SA on a new ranking by financial site WalletHub of the best and worst places for veterans to live. Indeed, it barely made the top quartile of the 100-city list, sliding in at No. While San Antonio scored well on data related to quality of life, its overall score was dragged down by health-related factors such as the availability and quality of VA health facilities. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current.sacurrent.com