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  • DOD releases overseas stop movement order in response to COVID-19

    Building upon previously enacted movement restrictions governing foreign travel, permanent change of station moves, temporary duty and personal leave, this stop movement order will also impact exercises, deployments, redeployments and other global force management activities. Approximately 90,000 Service Members slated to deploy or redeploy over the next 60 days will likely be impacted by this stop movement order.
  • DOD Establishes Task Force to Meet U.S. Medical Equipment Needs

    The Defense Department has established a task force to deal with daily requests it 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.
  • DOD Modeling for Coronavirus Helps With Response Planning

    The modeling now available on the coronavirus and the resulting cases of COVID-19 is used to decide where best to place the Defense Department's medical resources, the Joint Staff surgeon said.
  • Air Force Works with Project Owners to Protect Health of Airmen and Families Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    With the evolving COVID-19 situation, privatized housing project owners have assured the Air Force that emergency and urgent workorders should and will continue to be addressed while routine maintenance has been temporarily suspended for many privatized projects. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is coordinating with each project owner for their specific plan on minimizing social interaction and increasing social distancing at their projects while maintenance is being performed in Airmen’s homes and during leasing operations.
  • Hill AFB satellite pharmacy curbside services going well

    The 75th Medical Group Satellite Pharmacy started providing curbside services March 23 in front of the Base Exchange shopping center to abide with “social distancing” recommendations and to increase efforts to mitigate further spread of the novel coronavirus.
  • AEDC Capital Improvements Branch manages restoration, modernization, development of infrastructure

    The Capital Improvements Branch, or TSSI, supports the mission of Arnold Engineering Development Complex by advancing test capabilities through addressing infrastructure needs.“We partner with our Test Operations and Sustainment contractor, NAS (National Aerospace Solutions), to provide the Test and Evaluation infrastructure necessary for execution
  • Mental health maintenance essential in times like these

    The combination of physical isolation and social distancing can have varying impacts on mental health, and officials from the 66th Medical Squadron are offering tips to keep mental health in check. Anxiety and depression are common reactions to the unknown, but recognizing individual warning signs and developing healthy coping skills can make all the difference for a person’s mental health.
  • AEDC Test Technology, Analysis and Evaluation Branch validates, advances testing

    The Test Technology, Analysis and Evaluation Branch, or TSTA, helps execute the mission of Arnold Engineering Development Complex by providing understanding of where test facilities and articles stand today and helping develop where they can go tomorrow.The Branch, part of the Test Operations Division, located at Arnold Air Force Base, serves AEDC
  • Tinker AFB announces first confirmed COVID-19 case

    A member of Tinker Air Force Base is being treated and evaluated by health care professionals following the first confirmed case of COVID-19 at the base.
  • Wright-Patterson forms incident command center for COVID-19 response

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of all base personnel and members of our communities, base officials formed a COVID-19 Incident Command Center (ICC) March 23 at the Wright-Patterson Medical Center.Led by Lt. Col. (Dr.) Hui Ling Li,