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  • New medical profile system to enhance communication, readiness

    A new medical profile system aimed at improving communication and overall readiness has been developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory in collaboration with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency and the Defense Health Agency and is scheduled to roll out to military treatment facilities later

  • Keeping civilians in fighting shape

    The Civilian Health Promotion Services or CHPS program was established in the Air Force Materiel Command to keep its civilian Airmen as fit as their active duty counterparts. Its success has led to its recent expansion CONUS-wide.

  • Lethal means safety is key to suicide prevention

    Every death by suicide is an unnerving tragedy, and the Defense Department is taking a comprehensive public health approach to save lives through widespread education and evidence-based prevention practices in the face of one of the military's — and the nation's — most vexing public health crises.

  • DAF authorizes pass for COVID booster

    “We strongly encourage all Airmen, Guardians, and DAF federal employees to receive a booster. As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, we need to do everything possible to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities—that means getting a booster,” said Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz

  • TRICARE copays to increase

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Starting Jan. 1, TRICARE pharmacy copayments will change for all beneficiaries, except active-duty service members, dependent survivors, and medically retired service members and their family members.The increases are part of a larger Department of Defense

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or