Front & Center: The vital role of the Emergency Ordnance Disposal team at JBSA-Lackland
The EOD team at JBSA-Lackland consists of highly trained and skilled individuals who specialize in identifying, evaluating and disposing of explosive ordnance, including unexploded bombs, munitions and hazardous materials.
Endeavors Veteran Wellness Center is a hub for Veteran care
Located at 6333 De Zavala Road, in San Antonio’s Medical District, the Veteran Wellness Center at Endeavors is prioritizing health care and well-being for veterans and their families regardless of service, discharge status or family relationship.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn announced San Antonio a finalist for Space Command headquarters
SAN ANTONIO – Texas Sen. John Cornyn announced Thursday that San Antonio has been selected as one of six finalist cities to host the U.S. Space Command headquarters. San Antonio leaders vying for U.S. Space Command headquartersIn August, Cornyn sent a letter to John W. Henderson, the assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force for installations, to express his support for bringing the Space Command headquarters to Texas. Texans have already demonstrated outsized success in the military and have led the way in space exploration. JUST IN: The Air Force has selected six candidate locations to host the U.S. Space Command headquarters. They include: Kirtland AFB, N.M; Offutt AFB, Nebraska; Patrick AFB, Florida; Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; Port San Antonio, Texas; and Redstone Army Airfield, Alabama.
As seen on SA Live - Memorial Day 2020
SAN ANTONIO – We’re honoring service men and women in Military City USA today on SA Live! From a program that provides service dogs to wounded veterans to an organization that is donating meals to the men and women who have served our country, we have a roundup of stories that will warm your heart this Memorial Day. Plus, a popcorn shop run by an ex-marine that went viral on TikTok, National Wine Day pairings by Martha Stewart’s wine writer and how you can donate a bottle of wine to health care workers. That’s all today at 1 p.m. on SA Live. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, your smart TV or your smartphone.
San Antonio veteran left homeless after wife’s death gets help from local program
SAN ANTONIO – Living in Military City USA, we know about the sacrifice many veterans make, putting their lives on the line to defend our country. “Which is kind of what led to me being here, because I lost her and lost everything,” McCrory said. Severe financial troubles led McCrory to the Homeless Veterans Program on Yucca Street near Robeson Avenue. Funded by the VA through Crosspoint, McCrory occupies one of 35 beds reserved for veterans who are now homeless due to a wide range of issues. For more information on the program click here and find more coverage of homelessness in South Texas from KSAT here.