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Lackland Air Force Base

San Antonio, TX
+1 954-655-0747
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PASS!

Stopped in to pickup a few things and tried to get my ID card updated. Three airmen running the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael M
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Mount Vernon, Texas
Big disapointment / no access

No admission to non-US tourists to the plane exhibit/museum!! No clear indication of access rules... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michikirch
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Knonau, Switzerland
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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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San Antonio, TX
Far West Side
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+1 954-655-0747
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"graduation ceremony"
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"nice base"
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"young men and women"
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"reception center"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in to pickup a few things and tried to get my ID card updated. Three airmen running the check in desk and 2 of the watched one work. They would not for any reason give us a new ID card. Appointments only !!!!! They...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No admission to non-US tourists to the plane exhibit/museum!! No clear indication of access rules on the internet. What a waste of travel time.

Thank michikirch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for my sons graduation. Tips..... 1. Have your ID matched up with your Gate Passes. There were 7 of us and the poor Airman that was working had to shuffle thru them all holding up the line. 2. Base is VERY LARGE and...More

6  Thank Heather S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our son graduated from Air Force Tech School. Blessedly he was awarded by the Graduation speaker 1 out of 6 out of a class of 95 airmen a plaque "Distinguished Graduate!!!" He just missed being in the top 10% if his class by 1 failed...More

1  Thank kapuawins
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here for my son’s graduation and the ceremonies were very good especially the parade. The base is really nice and the plane museum was great too. They have many recreational things to do when your airman is on base liberty. The surroundings are...More

Thank Mounsi M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed thew parade and graduation. Get there Early or all the good seats are taken in review stands.

1  Thank wrldtravelerami
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

While in San Antonio, I had the opportunity to visit the Lackland Air Force Base (I was invited). I'm not sure if you do not have an engagement going on at the base that one would be allowed to spend time sightseeing. There are some...More

Thank DrMarc9491
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Being my family were born on Lackland AFB and an Air Force brat, Ive been going to the AFB since I was way younger. I still go with my mom to get her commissary groceries and meds and for her doctor visits from newer hospital....More

1  Thank Playsureful
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

My son just graduated from BMT! I am new to the military world but was amazed at everything offered on the base; shopping, restaurants(BK; Arby's; Pizza; Chinese, etc); Movie theater and bowling! Not to mention the awesome Air Force museums and varied airplanes to view!

Thank HeisMerciful
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were here for my son's Air Force BMT graduation. Being on base conjured up a lot of memories from my service time back in the late 70's. The way of life on a military base has not changed much since then and that's a...More

Thank Greg K
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sharonbramson
30 April 2018|
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Response from kcj2558 | Reviewed this property |
not sure we was out there in January it was freezing,our daughter is out there still says it's hurt during the day and cool at night 80s to 60s she says
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LeeAnn W
22 April 2018|
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Response from J-W | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure about a bus route, but why not check into renting a car with a GPS or Uber. Your son-in-law with be anxious to get off base on Friday and Saturday and if he is an Honor Graduate or in the fleet with the highest... More
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Sheara L
25 January 2018|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
We split our time between a hotel on base (price was exceptional, the room was decent, clean housing, with a kitchenette) and Country Inn & Suites (by Radisson) which was only a few miles from the base. The area wasn't... More
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