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  • 446th Airlift Wing begins COVID-19 vaccinations

    The 446th Aerospace Medicine and Aeromedical Staging squadrons administered the first round of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine here on Feb. 6-7. First responders, healthcare providers and command staff assigned to the 446th Airlift Wing were prioritized in the wing’s first allotment, followed by high-risk populations, those in critical national capability positions and finally, healthy populations.
  • YARS Airmen volunteer to receive first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

    Nearly 170 Reserve Citizen Airmen received the COVID-19 vaccine at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Feb. 6-7, 2021. Airmen are slated to receive their second doses of the vaccine during the March Unit Training Assembly.
  • DOD vaccinating personnel worldwide against COVID-19

    A little more than a month after the Food and Drug Administration issued emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines Dec. 12 and Dec. 17, respectively, vaccines have been increasingly and successfully distributed and administered to Department of Defense personnel worldwide in a safe and effective phased approach.
  • Air Force hits record retention levels, reviews voluntary force management efforts

    The Department of the Air Force is seeing its highest retention levels in 20 years, second only to rates recorded shortly after 9/11 in 2002.
  • Medical IMAs mobilized for historic COVID-19 response

    April 4th felt like a typical Saturday for Col. Ari Fisher, an Individual Mobilized Augmentee with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency. After a busy week in his civilian job as a physician’s assistant at a gastroenterology clinic, Fisher was roused from a quick afternoon rest by his cell phone ringing. The Air Force Reserve was calling on its
  • Dobbins ARB transitions to HPCON Bravo

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. -- Dobbins Air Reserve Base transitioned from Health Protection (HPCON) CHARLIE to HPCON BRAVO, Tuesday, June 9, 2020.With the change to HPCON Bravo, all DoD ID cardholders, including retirees and dependents are now granted access to the installation; however, Force Support services will continue to operate on a
  • 433rd AW overcomes COVID-19 challenges

    The Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 433rd Airlift Wing here has spent the last three months successfully innovating new ways to accomplish the mission due to the restrictions posed by the pandemic of COVID-19.
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen return home after battling COVID-19

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 433rd Airlift Wing’s Medical Group, arrived here from New York City on a C-17 Globemaster III May 28 following a 54-day deployment.
  • Mother daughter duo serves on pandemic frontline

    Lt. Col. Susan Gutlove, a clinical nurse with the 910th Medical Squadron, and her daughter Micaela Gutlove, are both serving on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight in New York City.
  • Dobbins nurses fight COVID-19 in New York City

    DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. – Air Force Reserve nurses from the 94th Aeromedical Staging Squadron departed here last month after just a few hours’ notice to join the Department of Defense response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is being led by U.S. Northern Command.Capt. Arielle Watson, one of those nurses, has been working in Queens Hospital in
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