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  • COVID-19 pandemic not over, concerns over Delta Variant growing

    Nearly 68% of active duty personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose. But that still leaves many service members vulnerable to the delta variant of the virus, health officials at the Pentagon said.
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • Nurse and Tech Week: Battle-tested and ready

    This time last year, as the world was trying to wrap its head around an unknown and unforgiving new enemy, Air Force nurses and medical technicians found themselves on the front lines of COVID-19. This week, the Air Force Medical Service recognizes the continued contribution, sacrifice and dedication of its nurses and technicians. These Airmen continue to raise the bar on what it means to serve as an Air Force medic.
  • One arm at a time: 315th AMDS vaccinates Citizen Airmen during training weekend

    The Reserve wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., continued mass distribution of the FDA-emergency-use-approved COVID-19 Moderna vaccine to its airmen over the April unit training weekend.    The 315th Airlift Wing’s distribution of the vaccine supports its continued efforts to stop the pandemic and maintain the health and safety of airmen. 
  • 433rd AW starts COVID-19 vaccine distribution

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 433rd Airlift Wing received the COVID-19 vaccine here March 6.
  • 413th ASTS administers COVID-19 vaccines

    The 413th Aeromedical Staging Squadron administered their first batch of coronavirus vaccines to members of Team Robins Saturday, March 6, during the squadron’s unit training assembly (UTA).Of the 100 doses they received from the 78th Medical Group, Robins’ host military treatment facility, the 413th ASTS administered 92.The vaccines arrived to the
  • 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.
  • 919 SOMDS begins COVID-19 vaccinations

    The 919th Special Operations Medical Squadron began vaccinating Citizen Air Commandos against COVID-19 on February 1, 2021, after receiving their first shipment of vaccines.
  • 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.
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