Spring 2014 cohort of USAA's Veterans for IT (VetFIT®), a group of veterans in a 22-week program in which they received 12 weeks of Java Developing education and training, followed by a 10-week internship.
Bexar County officials joined veterans in downtown San Antonio Thursday to honor the community's war heroes.
More than 100 people attended a ceremony to add 51 names to the Purple Heart memorial at the Cadena Reeves Justice Center.
August 7 was Purple Heart Day, and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Alamo Chapter 1836, gathered in front of the Cadena Reeves Justice Center on Dolorosa to pay their respects to 51 war heroes whose names were added to the memorial this year.
An Army investigator has completed two days of initial questioning of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at Fort Sam Houston.
Investigators are trying to determine if Bergdahl broke any military laws when he walked away from his unit in Afghanistan and what went on while he was a Taliban captive.
The 28-year-old Bergdahl spent all of Wednesday and two hours Thursday morning responding to questions from Army investigating officer Maj. Gen. Kenneth Dahl at a location on Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.
The Department of Defense has released the name of a Fort Hood soldier who died in San Antonio last week.
The Army says Private First Class Donnell Antwain Hamilton, Jr., died Thursday, July 24, at Brooke Army Medical Center, from an illness that was diagnosed in Afghanistan.
Hamilton, who the Army says was from Kenosha, Wisconsin, had served on active duty as an M-1 armor crewman since October, 2012. He had been assigned to Fort Hood since April of 2013 and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in July of 2013.
The Air Force Monday announced a cutback of 429 positions at Joint Base San Antonio. The reductions are part of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s orders a year ago for a 20% reduction in management across the Department of Defense by the year 2019.
U.S. Air Force spokeswoman Capt. Erika Yepsen at the Pentagon said the jobs are being eliminated from the Air Education and Training Command at JBSA-Randolph.