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Apply for a SAMHS OpenAthens account

This account will give you remote access to the online library resources available at BAMC and WHMC using a single user name and password.

To register you must:

  1. Be affiliated with the San Antonio Military Health System (BAMC, SAMMC, 59 MDW, Wilford Hall) in permanent status.
  2. Register on-site from your duty location. Once registered, you can access off-site. If you cannot register from your duty location, contact your OpenAthens Administrator.
  3. Supply a valid "army.mil" or "af.mil" email address to receive your username and password. If you do not have a valid email address, contact your OpenAthens Administrator.

Please enter your details on the form below. Please note that all fields marked * must be completed otherwise you will be unable to submit your application.


This choice will allow access to the appropriate service-wide virtual library in addition to local e-resources.

Should you have any problems using the service or registering please contact your OpenAthens administrator using the contact details below.

Library Service Name Email Phone
Air Force-Wilford Hall WHASC Medical Library usaf.jbsa.59-mdw.mbx.wing-medical-library@mail.mil (210) 292-7204
Army-BAMC BAMC Library usarmy.jbsa.medcom-bamc.other.medlib@mail.mil (210) 916-1119

For information on how your data is used and stored, please view the OpenAthens Privacy Policy.