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America’s Military Cities

America’s Military Cities | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it

President Donald J. Trump traveled to Fort Drum in upstate New York last month to sign the National Defense Authorization Act into law. The bill authorizes $717 billion in military spending for fiscal 2019, a more than $80 billion increase from the previous year. The 2019 defense budget will be the largest it has been since the height of the Iraq War in 2011.

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Almost choked when I did not see San Antonio listed... maybe I am missing something - but here is the latest: Fort Sam Houston Population: Total Force at: 161,971. Lackland AFB Population: Total Force: 117,994. Randolph AFB Population: Total Force: 15,942. Area Population: San Antonio: 1,990,675. (my source militaryinstallations.dod,mil)

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‘Military City USA’ to Honor Its Service Members on Veterans Day

‘Military City USA’ to Honor Its Service Members on Veterans Day | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
For Veterans Day Friday, "Military City USA" will honor its current and retired military members with an array of programming.
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honor and respect....

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Soldiers rally for the woman behind 500,000 hugs

Soldiers rally for the woman behind 500,000 hugs | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Since 2003, Elizabeth Laird has hugged goodbye every soldier that has deployed from Fort Hood, Texas. With her health failing, they rallied to return the favor.
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this one is very special....  now 83 and breast cancer.....

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Air Force Birthday, Air Force History | Military.com

Air Force Birthday, Air Force History | Military.com | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The Air Force Birthday celebrates the U.S. Air Force through the ages, modern air-power, and birth of the Air Force. Read about Air Force milestones.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AIR FORCE - and learn more about them or sign up here:  https://www.airforce.com

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If You See A Parking Spot Painted Completely Purple, Here's What It Means ... This Is Important - Diynetwork.us

If You See A Parking Spot Painted Completely Purple, Here's What It Means ... This Is Important - Diynetwork.us | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
Although most of us are familiar with the blue markings of a handicap parking space, the purple parking spot is a relatively recent phenomenon that’s being rolled out in certain…
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what do you think of this purple idea?

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Abbott: San Antonio a role model for transitioning from military to civilian

Abbott: San Antonio a role model for transitioning from military to civilian | SAN ANTONIO XYZ | Scoop.it
The way Webhead recruiter Gerry Diaz sees it, the approximately 1.7 percent unemployment rate for information technology professionals means people with the skills who don’t have a job either are taking a break or are “frankly, just not employable.” In which case they already may have the basic skill sets needed for the San Antonio-based Web design and security company — and the security clearances needed to work on some Defense Department contracts. Employers interviewed at the fair said the
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we are one cool city for many reasons!  y'all want to move here?     http://Military.MySATexasHomes.com     #sanantonio      #homes   #military

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