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  • Tips for telework success

    The Air Force has elevated its Health Protection Condition in response to the fast spread of Coronavirus 2019; in response, service members, civilians and families are encouraged to practice prevention measures. In addition to following strict personal and environmental hygiene, social distancing, staying home if sick, and self-quarantining if exposed to those with COVID-19 symptoms, teleworking when possible has been highly encouraged in both the civilian and military sectors.
  • DOD establishes task force to meet U.S. medical equipment needs

    The Defense Department has established a joint task force to deal with daily requests the department is receiving for medical and personal protective equipment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the departments of Health and Human Services and Homeland Security, and others.
  • Air Force BMT adjusts schedules, locations to sustain mission readiness

    In order to ensure the health and safety of trainees and instructors and to preserve dorm capacity, new recruits will be brought in based on a four-week repeating cycle that includes stringent restricted movement guidelines, dedicated time for deep cleaning between rotations, resetting the instructor cadre and the testing of an alternate BMT location at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • DOD establishes task force to meet U.S. medical equipment needs

    The Defense Department has established a joint task force to deal with daily requests the department is receiving for medical and personal protective equipment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the departments of Health and Human Services and Homeland Security, and others.
  • Air Force BMT adjusts schedules, locations to sustain mission readiness

    As part of an ongoing contingency response to COVID-19, and with restriction of movement protocols for new recruits already in place at U.S. Air Force basic military training, the service has implemented a revised approach to how and where recruits enter the training pipeline.
  • Air Force basic trainee tests positive for COVID-19

    Air Force officials announced, March 25, a trainee in the Air Force’s basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • Air Force is protecting Airmen while protecting the nation

    The critical responsibilities and missions of our 685,000 Total Force active duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen do not fade even during a pandemic. Across a worldwide enterprise, our Airmen must remain healthy so they can maintain full readiness and the capability to protect our nation’s security and interests.
  • Combat COVID-19 with good nutrition

    To help combat COVID-19, make nutrition a priority by eating healthy nutrient-rich foods to help support your immune system.
  • SAMHS stands up COVID-19 advice line

    San Antonio Military Health System medical professionals are standing by to answer beneficiaries' COVID-19 concerns/symptoms.
  • 2020 Defender Challenge postponed

    Air Force officials recently announced the postponement of the 2020 Defender Challenge, originally scheduled for May 11-15 in San Antonio.
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