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  • Military health officials begin screening Air Force basic trainees for COVID-19

    Each trainee is screened by qualified medical professionals upon arrival at the BMT reception center and anyone identified as a potential infected person would then be isolated from the rest of the population and provided treatment. During screening, all appropriate Centers for Disease Control preventive guidelines are followed by health care personnel. As of publication, no trainees have been identified as positive with COVID-19.
  • 459 ARW commander letter to personnel regarding coronavirus

    Liberators,     I hope each of you are well. In response to all that is going on related to COVID-19, more widely known as the ‘Coronavirus,’ I’d like to reach out to you directly. As you know, my first priority is taking care of airmen so I ask that you please make every effort to take care of yourself and your families. Your health is of the
  • CSAF and CSO COVID-19 Message

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen David L. Goldfein and Chief of Space Operations of the Space Force Gen Jon W. Raymond deliver a message to the Air and Space Force regarding CONVID-19.
  • Military health officials begin screening Air Force basic trainees for COVID-19

    Each trainee is screened by qualified medical professionals upon arrival at the BMT reception center and anyone identified as a potential infected person would then be isolated from the rest of the population and provided treatment. During screening, all appropriate Centers for Disease Control preventive guidelines are followed by health care personnel. As of publication, no trainees have been identified as positive with COVID-19.
  • Update on DOD COVID-19 Measures

    Today, the Secretary of Defense announced new travel restrictions for 60 days for service members, DoD civilians and families traveling to, from, or through Level 3 locations, as designated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These restrictions are effective March 13. "The Department of Defense's top priority remains the protection and welfare of our people. While directing this prudent action, I continue to delegate all necessary authority to commanders to make further decisions based on their assessments to protect their people and ensure mission readiness. While we deal with this fluid and evolving situation, I remain confident in our ability to protect our service members, civilians and families," said Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.
  • 459 SFS particpates in ruck march

    Members of the 459th Security Forces Squadron participate in physical fitness together with an added challenge to the run.
  • 459th Civilian reflects on life during Civil Rights Era

    Arthur “Art” Miles is a civilian at the 459th Air Refueling Wing and is currently the oldest member in the wing. He shares his journey of how he joined the military at a time when the United States was still segregated and how he persevered and reached the point he is today.Circa 1960, Miles is a young man fresh out of high school. His options were
  • JBA to transition to cloud-based enterprise services

    Joint Base Andrews will soon experience changes to email, file sharing, and collaboration services as the Air and Space Forces adopt cloud-based technology.
  • JBA commander, 11 MDSS speak to state assembly on updated military spouse reciprocity

    Col. Andrew Purath, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews Commander, and Master Sgt. Heather Kirscher, 11th Medical Support Squadron First Sergeant, spoke to both the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee on Senate Bill 280, Feb. 6, 2020 and to the Economic Matters Committee on House Bill 349, Feb 11, 2020. Senate Bill 280 and House Bill 349 (Occupational and Professional Licensing - Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses - Revisions to Reciprocity Requirements), alter requirements for service members, veterans, and military spouses to receive occupational or professional licenses from the Maryland Department of Labor.
  • AF Acquisition Boss Talks Future of Space

    Dr. William Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology, and logistics, visited the Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to discuss the future of space acquisitions, Feb.6. As the Department of the Air Force Service Acquisition Executive, Dr. Roper is responsible for and oversees Air Force research, development and
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