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  • Air Force lab testing samples of COVID-19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine’s epidemiology laboratory is the Air Force’s sole clinical reference laboratory, and as such, is testing and processing samples of COVID-19 sent from military treatment facilities around the world.The lab was authorized by the Defense Health Agency to
  • Air Force seeks nominations for the Dr. Heather Wilson STEM, CSAF Ph.D. programs

    The Air Force opened the nomination window April 1 for the 2021 Dr. Heather Wilson science, technology, engineering and math Ph.D. program and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force captains’ prestigious Ph.D. program.
  • Tunnel 9 avoids downtime with Containerized Vacuum System

    After a compressor in their facility went down, personnel at Arnold Engineering Development Complex Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, moved swiftly to install a system capable of picking up the slack.From the initial conceptualization to the finalization of operating procedures, the Tunnel 9 team completed all of the steps
  • Tinker expands precautions to combat COVID-19

    With the occurrence of Tinker Air Force Base’s first cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, Tinker’s leadership has continued to implement expanded precautions to keep Airmen safe while also ensuring the installation’s ability to meet mission requirements.
  • Update: Tinker remains in HPCON Charlie

    Team Tinker, For 1 April, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  A newly confirmed case in 76 CMXG in building 9001 was a symptomatic member placed into quarantine on 16 March with the test confirmed on 31 March.  The 72nd Medical Group public health officials continue to trace the member’s recent movements and contacts
  • Air Force launches year-long leader, supervisor development campaign

    On April 1, the Department of the Air Force launched The Leaders and Supervisors We Need, a year-long development campaign designed to improve the efficiency and accessibility of supervisory training and resources for all leaders, ranging from first-time supervisors to experienced senior management officials.
  • Hanscom Protocol chief recognized during AFCEA International Conference

    The chief of Protocol at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, recently received a key award during the annual AFCEA International Conference held in San Diego.
  • Scott AFB announces first positive COVID-19 case

    A Department of the Defense civilian employed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently at home recovering, in accordance with CDC and physician recommendations.
  • Public Health works overtime to protect Team Hill from COVID-19

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Air Force bases around the country are working overtime to preserve the health and well-being of personnel. At the epicenter for coronavirus information gathering and dissemination at Hill Air Force Base is the 75th Medical Group, and Public Health is on the frontlines.
  • Space Force identifies USAF missions for transfer to newest service

    In a significant step that enhances the U.S. Space Force’s capabilities and development, the Department of the Air Force has identified 23 U.S. Air Force organizations whose space-related missions will soon transfer to the Space Force.