Port San Antonio http://tpr.org en San Antonio In Running For Boeing 777X Airliner Manufacturing Contract http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-running-boeing-777x-airliner-manufacturing-contract <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Antonio is being talked about as one of the cities competing to win the Boeing&nbsp;</span>777X<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;airliner manufacturing contract, but local officials aren’t talking.</span></p><p>In Washington state, the union rejected Boeing’s contract over health care and pension demands, so <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2013/12/06/boeings-777x-wish-list-revealed/" target="_blank">Boeing is looking for alternative cities</a> to bring the&nbsp;777X.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:29:33 +0000 David Martin Davies 23146 at http://tpr.org San Antonio In Running For Boeing 777X Airliner Manufacturing Contract The Source: Adult Literacy Programs Have Bumpy Road Ahead | State Of Aviation In SA http://tpr.org/post/source-adult-literacy-programs-have-bumpy-road-ahead-state-aviation-sa <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>With the City of San Antonio taking the <a href="http://www.expressnews.com/opinion/editorials/article/City-drops-ball-on-adult-education-5019410.php" target="_blank">unpopular step</a> of closing its seven community learning centers, what does the work load look like for organizations trying to teach people to read and how to pass GEDs. Upcoming changes to the GED test will make it more difficult to pass them, especially for adults, service providers worry.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:11:43 +0000 Paul Flahive 22995 at http://tpr.org The Source: Adult Literacy Programs Have Bumpy Road Ahead | State Of Aviation In SA Old Kelly AFB Airplane Hangars Get New Life At Port San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/old-kelly-afb-airplane-hangars-get-new-life-port-san-antonio <p>Four abandoned Air Force hangars at the old Kelly Air Force Base have made it possible for a local aerospace company to complete a major custom project on time, all on-site at Port San Antonio.</p><p>Knight Aerospace, which has specialized in making custom kits that can quickly transform the interior of military cargo planes, used one of the hangars to outfit a brand new Lockheed Martin aircraft with two custom-designed kits that the company manufactured at its nearby Acme Road facility.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:11:22 +0000 Eileen Pace 20016 at http://tpr.org Old Kelly AFB Airplane Hangars Get New Life At Port San Antonio Port San Antonio Street Expansion Opens 400 Acres For Aerospace Development http://tpr.org/post/port-san-antonio-street-expansion-opens-400-acres-aerospace-development <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State and local officials gathered at Port San Antonio Tuesday to celebrate the extension of </span>36th <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Street through the former Kelly Air Force Base.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Rep. Philip Cortez, D-San Antonio, said </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the road&rsquo;s extension is critical to the growth of San Antonio&rsquo;s aerospace industry.</span></p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:52:37 +0000 Eileen Pace 19836 at http://tpr.org Port San Antonio Street Expansion Opens 400 Acres For Aerospace Development Furloughed Employees Say Sen. Ted Cruz Should Stay Home From Work http://tpr.org/post/furloughed-employees-say-sen-ted-cruz-should-stay-home-work <p>With no end in sight to the federal government shutdown, a group of out-of-work federal employees in San Antonio is delivering its own furlough notice to Sen. Ted Cruz.</p><p>Angry federal workers at Port San Antonio, a decommissioned Air Force base, say they&#39;re fed up with being government pawns.</p><p>&ldquo;We just came off our sequester in mid-September and we got the sucker punch of being sent home again Tuesday. All we want is the senator to do his job,&rdquo; said Elsa Martinez, an employee with the Air Force reserve.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:04:57 +0000 Joey Palacios 19629 at http://tpr.org Furloughed Employees Say Sen. Ted Cruz Should Stay Home From Work This Is Only A Test: Mass-Casualty Drill Today At Port San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/only-test-mass-casualty-drill-today-port-san-antonio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Don't be alarmed if you see military and other emergency responders on the scene at Port San Antonio today, it is an annual mass-casualty exercise to test the readiness of local hospitals and emergency responders.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (</span>STRAC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) is organizing the mock disaster drill involving complex injuries, transportation needs, treatment and tracking.</span></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:53:44 +0000 Eileen Pace 18464 at http://tpr.org This Is Only A Test: Mass-Casualty Drill Today At Port San Antonio Port San Antonio Launches Food Truck Court http://tpr.org/post/port-san-antonio-launches-food-truck-court <p>Even though thousands of workers file into different businesses at Port San Antonio every day, there have been relatively few places for them to go for lunch.</p><p>As of early March, gourmet foods, burgers and ethnic specialties are offered at the Port in the form of the newest food truck court. Each Tuesday and Thursday at the corner of General Hudnell and Billy Mitchell Boulevard the trucks park for lunch.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 22:05:57 +0000 Eileen Pace 8273 at http://tpr.org Port San Antonio Launches Food Truck Court