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Lackland Air Force Base

San Antonio, TX
+1 954-655-0747
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Graduation

Base is huge, make sure your GPS is working! Very nice though. Be prepared to walk a long distance... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
deborahcN4105RK
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gulfport, United States
My son's graduation

July was HOT in Texas! We live in Ohio so it was a bit of a shock to our systems. Lackland afb was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michelehA9816EO
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Tallmadge, Ohio
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Home to a well-known medical research facility and an important source of income for the community.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“basic training” (48 reviews)
“bmt graduation” (61 reviews)
“lackland afb” (38 reviews)
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San Antonio, TX
Far West Side
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+1 954-655-0747
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Base is huge, make sure your GPS is working! Very nice though. Be prepared to walk a long distance while visiting your airman.

Thank deborahcN4105RK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

July was HOT in Texas! We live in Ohio so it was a bit of a shock to our systems. Lackland afb was huge! I really wasn't expecting it to be so large(my bad). Everyone was SO polite and it was as if we were...More

Thank michelehA9816EO
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband graduated from boot camp in 1962 from Lackland. We enjoyed a tour of the base from our son's friend and even attended the Airman's Retreat. Made me proud to be an American.

Thank roxie52017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having graduated from Lackland Basic training myself it was pure bliss to go back and see a friend do the same. The base is beautiful with a lot of activities to do. The Air Force puts on a fantastic Basic Training Graduation and is a...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New recruits start basic training here and progress to other training schools and fields. Our son was here

Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter graduated from here at the end of October. The base was nice, and the graduation ceremonies were so patriotic! Made me prouder to be an American!

Thank danbrenda2016
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Lackland is the national headquarters of the Defense Language Institute and the basic training site for the region. I visited the base in October, 2014 for a DLI familiarization Course that was required before I began teaching the RSAF at Sheppard AFB. The base is...More

Thank Kay H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Visited for a boot camp graduation and was able to explore part of the base. If you have an interest in Aircraft and Air Force history there are several places on the base you should not miss.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

If this is the only thing your kid ever graduated, then by all means, come on down, but let's keep it in perspective . . . he or she just completed an 8 week training course and not a four year degree program. The problems...More

5  Thank Wilbert Q
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It is organized chaos during graduation. But they do a great job in relaying information with specific details. It gets busy with all the family members so be patient and prepared for some lines. Especially if you decide to buy support gear, and the days...More

1  Thank Melinda W
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Janet L
1 December 2017|
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Response from snafudesert | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is call the base directory. The operator will direct your call. Most bases have areas to "store" these items but I don't think they offer any stations for hooking up electricity or water. If you're a... More
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travelgirl0838
6 November 2017|
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Response from Wilbert Q | Reviewed this property |
It is POSSIBLE to stay on base. The question is, do you qualify. And my best answer is that you should call Air Force Inns and ask them directly. I have NEVER been turned away, but I have heard others say they have. I think... More
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