Joint Base San Antonio had fewer direct jobs in 2015, but economic impact is rising

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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It's no secret that San Antonio has a massive military workforce across several installations known as Joint Base San Antonio, or that the number of direct jobs is shrinking as the federal government tightens its belt. But the economic impact of those bases continues to grow, despite the decrease in jobs.

In 2012, the local military bases boasted about 83,100 direct employees, according to figures reported to the Texas Comptroller's Office. But when surveyed in 2015, that total had dropped to 77,659 workers. READ MORE...

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