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Lackland Airforce Base at San Antonio
Lackland Air Force Base
Category: Attractions
1701 Kenly Avenue, San Antonio, Texas, 78236 210-671-1110
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Basic Training Graduations at Lackland AFB

As the US headquarters of basic training for all new cadets, this military base is an important destination in San Antonio. Many accomplished young men and women begin their professional Air Force careers here.  All visitors are required to undergo detailed background check, and you must bring your approved paperwork with you to enter the base. For accommodations during graduation ceremonies, our hotel is just a 10-15 minute drive away.


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Free entry

Hours -

Hours are very restricted and all visitors must have proper ID.


  • Basic Training
  • Graduation Ceremonies
  • Parades


  • Military Base
  • Vintage Aircraft
  • Airforce History
  • Library
  • Art


  • What do visitors need to enter the base?

    All guests are required to bring a valid form of identification in order to visit the premises. You will also need to have an official sponsor with a valid DoD ID card sign off on your trip. This is an active military base, so expect high levels of security and be patient when making your visit. 
  • How many visitors can a student invite to their graduation?

    Each graduate can invite up to five guests for their ceremony. All invited patrons need to be pre-approved through their normal chain of command at least 14 days in advance. Attendees must also present their special access credentials on the ceremony day to get into the base.

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