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Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is a United States military facility located in San Antonio and is comprised of Fort Sam Houston, Randolph Air Force Base, and Lackland Air Force Base. JBSA falls under the command of the U.S. Air Force, 502nd Air Base Wing. U.S. Army South's headquarters is located on Fort Sam Houston.

Fort Sam Houston Gate Information

To enter Fort Sam Houston visitors are required to have a Military (Active Reserve, National Guard, Depended Retiree) CAC, a Contractor Card, a DoD Civilian Card or have a sponsor with a valid DoD ID card


On-post Housing OFFICE

Housing on Fort Sam Houston is operated by Lincoln Military Housing and offers 925 homes within its eight villages serving Joint Base San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston. For information on the housing options, villages, and how to apply for on-base housing, visit: Lincoln Military Housing

Open: M-F - 7:30am - 4:00pm
Phone: (210) 221-7638
Open: M-F - 7:30am - 4:00pm
2739 Dickman Rd. Bldg. 407
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

Lincoln Military Housing

Off-post Housing OFFICE

The staff at Joint Base San Antonio is available and ready to provide assistance with housing options and local resources to support the transition to your new home and community. For detailed information on Housing, local home buying guidance, and other helpful information visit: Housing, local home buying guidance

Open: M-F - 7:30am - 4:00pm
Phone: (210) 221-0881
3171 Zinn Road, Bldg 1161
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234

Off Post Housing Office

Temporary Lodging

There are five temporary lodging hotels on Fort Sam Houston: Candlewood Suites; Poweless Guest House; Holiday Inn Express; Historic Collection Sam Houston House; and Foulois House. The phone numbers below are the central line for all temporary lodging on Fort Sam Houston.
Phone: (210) 357-2705
Reservations: 877-711-8326
Hours of Operation: 24 hours 7 days a week 365 days a year.
Website Information: IHG Army Hotels

Candlewood Suites

ID Cards

Please call to make an appointment or use their ONLINE Scheduler .

ID Card office phone numbers

Fort Sam Houston:  (210) 221-0415
(210) 671-4178
(210) 652-3036

ID Card Office

Medical Services


Fort Sam Houston is within TRICARE EAST (Humana Military). To change your medical provider please visit Tricare online  or visit Tricare East (Humana Military)

Fort Sam Houston Medical Appointment Phone Line: (210) 916-9900

Brooke Army Medical Center

Address: 3551 Roger Brooke Dr, San Antonio, TX 78219
Hours of Operations: Open 24 hours
Phone:  (210) 916-4141
For more information visit BAMC

Brooke Army Medical Center Main Pharmacy

Location: BAMC Medical Mall
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 0800-1800; Saturday 0900-1700 *
Phone: (210) 916-1536

Brooks Army Medical Center

Fort Sam Houston Community Pharmacy

Location: Fort Sam Houston - SW Corner of Scott & Allen Rds, near main PX
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 0900-1700
Phone: (210) 295-9371
Fort Sam Houston Refill Pharmacy
Location: Fort Sam Houston - SW Corner of Scott & Allen Rds, near main PX

For more information on FSH pharmacies FSH Pharmacies .


Fort Sam Houston Schools

The Fort Sam Houston Independent School District is comprised of Fort Sam Houston Elementary, grades PK-5, Robert G. Cole Middle School, grades 6-8, and Robert G. Cole High School, grades 9-12. For more information, visit FSHISD .

Fort Sam Houston School Liaison Officers are available to provide information about local school systems, state requirements, immunizations, school policies and procedures, home school resources, extra curriculum activities within the community, volunteer opportunities, and scholarship information. Contact their main office at  (210) 221-2214 or (210) 221-2256.

Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)

JBSA MWR provides a full range of programs, services and activities across JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Randolph, JBSA-Camp Bullis and JBSA Recreation Park at Canyon Lake. For more information, visit: JBSA MWR