The world as engineers see it
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The World of Engineering
USAA was founded as the United States Army Automobile Association in 1924. Within a year, it was almost bankrupt, through a series of events including a new leader and expansion to serve all military officers as the United Services Automobile Association, it regained solid footing.
It has always been headquartered in San Antonio, Tx. One of its earliest buildings is located on Grayson Street across from the Quadrangle of Fort Sam Houston. While the building is in disrepair, it still bears the shield of "USAAA". After some time, it moved to Hildebrand & Broadway near Brackenridge park, in what has become one of the AT&T buildings. In the early 1980s, it moved once again to its current headquarters in Northwest San Antonio; its large campus spreads out on 286 acres on what was formerly a horse farm.
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