The mission of Marine Corps Detachment JBSA Lackland, TX is to provide administrative, training, and logistical support to Marine Corps personnel assigned and attached to MARDET JBSA Lackland, JBSA Randolph and Holloman Air Force Base. Execute resident entry-level/skills-progression training for enlisted personnel qualifying in the 5812 Military Working Dog (MWD) and 5813 Traffic Management Collision Investigator (TMCI) occupational field, to provide Marines to the operating forces and supporting establishments. Provide administrative support to the Marines assigned to the Joint Information Operations Warfare Center, United States Strategic Command, and other designated Marines in the vicinity of JBSA Lackland.
Marine Corps Detachment Lackland
1320 Truemper Steet Suite #4 Bldg 9122
JBSA-Lackland, Tx 78236-5502
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When driving to Lackland, you will be arriving on four major roads: I-10/Hwy 90, Hwy 281, I-37, or I-35. There are two main gates with Visitors Centers: The Gateway East Gate and Airman's Gate.
Arriving from the east on I-10 or Hwy 90
Travel through San Antonio on I-10/Hwy 90 West
Exit on Military Drive and turn left
Travel South approximately one mile to the Gateway East gate which will be on your left
Arriving from the North on I-35, Hwy 281, or I-10
When arriving in San Antonio, turn right onto Loop 410 West
Take exit #7 Valley Hi / Lackland AFB
Turn left on Valley Hi, and continue straight to the Airman's Gate
Arriving from the South on I-35 or I-37
When arriving in San Antonio, turn left onto Loop 410 West
Turn right on Valley Hi, and continue straight to the Airman's Gate
All Marines checking into the Marine Corps Detachment Lackland AFB during normal business hours will report, in Service Alphas to the Admin office located on the second deck of 1320 Truemper St. Bldg 9122, Rm 2901. If you are checking in on the weekend or after normal business hours contact the Staff Duty officer at 210-389-2630 for further instruction. In the event that you check in after normal working hours, you will report to the Administration Office the following business day at 0730.
The below checklist is information that must be in hand or available when arriving at Marine Corps Detachment.
Bring a signed copy of original orders.
Bring all PCS related receipts for completing your travel claim.
To place a reservation by phone, call central reservations at:
Fax (210) 671-1447
Military housing is managed by the JBSA-Lackland Military Family Housing Office.
Lackland Military Family Housing Office
2525 Fairchild St
JBSA-Lackland, TX 78236
COM: (210) 671-1840
FAX: (210) 671-3472
They can be contacted at the following numbers or websites:
Marine students checking in on the weekend or after normal business hours should report to the Staff Duty Officer located on the third deck of Bldg 10804. Bldg 10804 is located near the Live Oak dinning facility on Femoyer St. Call the Staff Duty Officer at (210) 389-2630 for additional directions and check in instructions. No later than the COB on the first day of your course, all students must report to the Marine Corps Detachment Administration Office located in room 2901 on the second deck of Bldg 9122 at the corner of Carswell and Truemper.
-FUNDED TAD ORDERS
-MARINE CORPS PT UNIFORM (GREEN SHORTS, GREEN SHIRT)
-MARINE CORPS RUNNING SUIT (NOV - MAR)
-SEASONAL MARPAT UNIFORM
-APPROPRIATE SEASONAL SERVICE UNIFORM (WILL WEAR ON FRIDAYS)
-DRESS BLUE ALPHAS (IF YOU WILL BE HERE NOV 10TH)
All Fleet Returnee's (Private First Class through Gunnery Sergeant) will be billeted at the Gateway Inn aboard JBSA-Lackland. The phone number to make reservations for billeting is located above under "Temporary Quarters/Lodging."
If there are no vacancies for billeting on-base, the Gateway Inn will provide a "STATEMENT OF NON-AVAILABILITY" and a list of phone numbers for off-base commercial lodging. If being billeted off-base, a rental car or POV will likely be necessary for transportation purposes. Authorization for a rental car or POV is an individual unit policy and must be coordinated with your home/parent unit or station and must be stated on your orders for proper reimbursement.