Brooks City-Base http://tpr.org en UIW Seals Deal With Brooks City-Base For New Medical School http://tpr.org/post/uiw-seals-deal-brooks-city-base-new-medical-school <p></p><p>The University of the Incarnate Word and Brooks City Base have come to an agreement to build a new medical school at the site of the former Air Force installation.</p><p>After two years of searching, UIW has decided to use the former U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine for its new School of Osteopathic Medicine. The boards of both UIW and Brooks City Base approved a memorandum of understanding to use the 23 acre facility, which closed in 2011.&nbsp;</p><p>UIW President Louis Agnese said the university had been scouting three locations.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:32:13 +0000 Joey Palacios 33208 at http://tpr.org UIW Seals Deal With Brooks City-Base For New Medical School Brooks City-Base 50 Years After JFK's Final Address http://tpr.org/post/brooks-city-base-50-years-after-jfks-final-address <p>On Nov. 21, 1963, President John F. Kennedy spoke to a crowd of 10,000 people at Brooks Air Force Base. It would be one of his last presidential acts.</p><p>"I have come to Texas today to salute an outstanding group of pioneers," he said, speaking of the compression chambers and training abilities for Air Force, space and other programs. "It is fitting that San Antonio should be the site of this center and this school [Brooks Air Force Base School of Aerospace Medicine and the Aerospace Medical Center]."</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:45:09 +0000 Ryan Loyd 22119 at http://tpr.org Brooks City-Base 50 Years After JFK's Final Address JFK's Day In San Antonio 24 Hours Before His Assassination http://tpr.org/post/jfks-day-san-antonio-24-hours-his-assassination <p>On November 21, 1963, President John F. Kennedy stopped in to see four airmen inside an oxygen chamber in San Antonio.</p><p>The men, who were from Lackland Air Force Base, were involved in experiments on space exploration.</p><p>Rudy Purificato, an Air Force historian, said because of Kennedy's deep interest and push for space discovery, NASA was catching up on research the Air Force had already been conducting.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:38:23 +0000 Ryan Loyd 14508 at http://tpr.org JFK's Day In San Antonio 24 Hours Before His Assassination Brooks City Base Chooses CEO Finalist To Lead Development http://tpr.org/post/brooks-city-base-chooses-ceo-finalist-lead-development <p>The Brooks Development Authority board voted to enter into contract negotiations for its next chief executive officer, but leaders are not ready to divulge his or her identity.</p><p>Manny Pelaez, chairman of the <a href="http://www.brookscity-base.com/" target="_blank">Brooks Development Authority</a>, said the board interviewed 402 viable candidates out of the 6,000 applicants.</p><p>Last week the field of applicants for the next CEO of Brooks was narrowed to only five, and Wednesday the board chose one to take Brooks into the future.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:35:53 +0000 Ryan Loyd 9418 at http://tpr.org Brooks City Base Chooses CEO Finalist To Lead Development Korean Energy Company To Bring 400 Jobs To Brooks City-Base http://tpr.org/post/korean-energy-company-bring-400-jobs-brooks-city-base <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Korean energy company&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.nexolon.com/eng/" target="_blank">Nexolon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.nexolon.com/eng/" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a>has chosen San Antonio as its headquarters in the U.S., and promised Wednesday to bring 400 high-paying jobs to the area.</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:54:50 +0000 Eileen Pace 6700 at http://tpr.org Korean Energy Company To Bring 400 Jobs To Brooks City-Base