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  • Is the vaccine right for you? Leadership encourages Airmen to get vaccinated

    The Air Force Reserve’s number one priority for COVID-19 is to take care of Americans, Airmen and their families. One of the best ways the AFRC can do that is by making sure vaccines are available for Airmen who want them.
  • DOD intends to mandate Pfizer vaccine, Pentagon official says

    Since the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, it's very likely the vaccine will soon become mandatory for Defense Department personnel, the Pentagon press secretary said.
  • Election season do's and don'ts for DOD personnel

    It's election season – the time when federal, state and local political campaigns kick into high gear. Whether you're extremely involved in politics or you aren’t even registered to vote, the Defense Department has expectations for the way its military service members and civilian employees conduct themselves during this time.
  • Air Force mental health leaders discuss future of the field

    Mental health leaders across the Air Force met virtually for an annual conference, which started on August 9, to discuss military mental health care, telehealth, the impact of COVID-19, and embedded mental health support. Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, presented a welcome message, emphasizing the critical role mental health care plays in the readiness of Airmen and Guardians, especially amid the ongoing transition of military treatment facilities to the Defense Health Agency and the current situation in Afghanistan.
  • Air Force Marathon shifts to virtual race due to COVID-19 precautions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Due to the increased COVID-19 transmission both locally and statewide, the Air Force Marathon scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18 will transition from in-person participation to a virtual event.The decision was made to protect the health and safety of more than 20,000 participants, volunteers and guests.“We
  • C-17 good platform for MagNav development

    A team from the Air Force Institute of Technology, Air Force Research Lab, and Department of the Air Force/Massachusetts Institute of Technology Artificial Intelligence Accelerator tested a stand-alone sensor on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III, Aug. 6, 2021 as part of ongoing magnetic-navigation research.
  • 49 IS receives new commander

    The men and women of the 49th Intelligence Squadron came together to welcome their incoming commander, Lt. Col. Jeremy B. Folks during an assumption of command ceremony August 7, 2021 at Lincoln Air Field, Nebraska. Col. Jennifer L. Mulder, 655th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, presided over the ceremony.
  • DAF offers Total Force enlisted members’ bridge to med school, commission

    Total Force enlisted Airmen and Guardians wanting to become a commissioned officer and military healthcare provider can complete their preparatory coursework for admission to medical school while on active duty.
  • Airmen, Soldiers participate in joint medical training exercise

    Approximately 120 members of the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, 944th ASTS, Luke AFB, Arizona, and the 244th Aviation Combat Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky, undergo Tactical Combat Casualty Care training at Wright State University's Calamityville, Fairborn, Ohio, August 7, 2021. Calamityville is a training, testing, and research venue where
  • Services Will Make Call on Religious Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccines

    For service members who have religious objections to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the path for how they might seek an exception is defined by their individual military service's regulations, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said.