Mission and Vision
The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home, and country, throughout their service to the nation.
USO San Antonio – "Military City USA"
The USO is the Force Behind the Forces, continuously adapting to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. The USO is a family of volunteers, sustained by the charitable contributions of millions of generous Americans.
USO San Antonio offers morale-boosting and family-strengthening programs to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, & their families in South Texas. It provides a touch of home to ~314,000 troops/military families who pass through the 5 San Antonio USO Centers annually. This invaluable support assists USO San Antonio to deliver support and engagement to over 492,000 service members and their families year-round by way of our many programs, centers and outreach events throughout South Texas as a Force Behind the Forces.
– USO at MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) Fort Sam Houston provides recreation, refreshments, travel comfort kits (for shippers), video game consoles, and support to US military applicants. The USO at MEPS occupies two rooms, staffed by volunteers Monday–Friday and serves all branches of the military.
– USO Fort Sam Houston Community Center offers morale-boosting and family-strengthening programs to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, and their families throughout the Fort Sam Houston Community, and as Advanced Individualized Medical Students endure the rigorous training schedule of their desired medical profession. Provides a touch of home 7 days a week to nearly 136,000 troops and military families who pass through our new wellness center complete with a fitness center and demonstration cooking kitchen.
– USO San Antonio International Airport Center (Terminal B, by Baggage Claim): The Center is open for eligible travelers 365 days a year. Normal operating hours are 6am-10pm daily. Eligible guests: active duty, members of the National Guard and Reserve, & their military ID-holding dependents.
– Camp Bullis, the newest of our 5 centers opened in June 2019 and facilitated in providing expeditionary training support, a trademark of USO services in deployed locations to more than 12,500 Army Combat Medics. The continued growth of USO Programing at Camp Bullis focuses on the resiliency of our men and women in combat arms as they live and train in the austere and extreme conditions of deployments.
*USO Transition Program * Performs the vital task of connecting targeted resources for transitioning service members and their families in a more efficient, effective, and positive way on their professional path forward after military service. The center is available for off-site briefings, trainings, and events for military units and spouse groups to connect, grow professionally, celebrate milestones, and participate in the many transition programs of USO San Antonio. Over 7,400 visitors last year took part in transition programs in that included Get Center Interviews, customized action plans, resume review, mock interviews, and professional networking.
USO San Antonio has moved to the Warrior Family Support Center at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, 3138 Rawley Chambers, San Antonio, TX 78234
Address: 3138 Rawley Chambers, San Antonio TX 78205
S.A. Director – Heather Krauss firstname.lastname@example.org