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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Fort Sam Houston

A few weeks ago, my family and I went to visit Fort Sam Houston. It's a U.S. Army post located in San Antonio, Texas. Also known as "Fort Sam," it is named after the first President of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston. 
This is the Old BAMC (Brooke Army Medical Center)building. Completed in 1937 as a General Hospital, and now it is home of the Headquarters of US Army South.
After driving around the Fort, we decided to stop by at one of the museums.
Fort Sam Houston is known as the "Home of Army Medicine" and "Home of the Combat Medic." At the end of World War II. It is the largest and most important military medical training facility in the world.
Photos inside the museum.

It is a very neat place to go and visit. Plus, it's CHEAP! 

4 comments :

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

preha mn ta ug intro bayot, klaro jd nga dili na regular ang attendance sa blogging hehehehe.

very educational inyong trip tsang da heheeh. suroy ko kadyot, ako gi bira akong mga kamut to blog waaaaa. mustamos bayot/

Bless said...

A friend of mine came here after being stationed there at Ft. Sam. Her husband is a Medic. I heard a lot about it and maybe one day we can also visit Ft. Sam :-)

Visiting for Tuesday Travels :-)

Pinx said...

this would be perfect for hubby (kung na-amerkano pa siya, hahaha!) it's always nice to travel and visit places na maka-save pud ta... visiting from TT mami Dhemz. http://www.travelwidpinx.info/2012/07/17/bogs-first-trip-to-siquijor/

Travelholic said...

That is a huge building, Dhemz! Angay na sa amoa nga jilig mang-check out ug inside sa building dala na pud exercise! Daghan kaayo mo la-laagan diha nga informative and educational places ba. Makaibog!

Whew! Nakalugar na ko mang-visit back sa karaan nga TT. I hope you don't mind my presence here nga perti na ka late. Apil pa ug TT ba, open na ang latest linky. I always enjoy your share baya! :)

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