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Welcome to Fort Sam Houston

Fort Sam Houston was founded in 1845, and named for General Sam Houston, hero of the battle of San Jacinto and first president of the Republic of Texas.

Fort Sam Houston is unique among Army posts. On one hand, it is a major, active military installation and plays a vital role in the defense of the United States.On the other hand, it contains some of the oldest structures on any Army installation.

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