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  • Nursing during the pandemic: a Q & A

    96th Medical Group perspective in honor of Nurse and Tech Week.
  • Masks no longer required for fully vaccinated visitors at National Museum USAF

    In support of updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, fully vaccinated visitors (who are at least two weeks beyond their final dose) will no longer be required to wear masks when visiting the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force beginning May 15.Those who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks inside the
  • Leadership visits deployed Airmen in Detroit

    The 88th Medical Group currently has 119 Airmen deployed to the federally supported community vaccination center at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • Airmen share COVID experiences

    “You think you’re healthy and doing everything right until something happens that could change everything,” said 1st. Lt. Amanda Smies, a senior engineer at the Quick Reaction Capability Branch here. Smies was rushed to the emergency room, where she was confirmed positive with COVID-19. She had been completely asymptomatic until that point.
  • Roth escapes Pentagon “bubble” to learn directly from Airmen and Guardians

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth travelled recently to bases in Ohio, Utah, Nevada and California to review programs, meet Airmen and Guardians, receive updates from assorted commanders and senior officials, and engage with three members of Congress on their own turf.
  • Vaccine team makes progress in Detroit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group who departed for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit have been diligent by putting shots in arms.The team has provided 5,000 vaccines a day, and another thousand have been delivered by mobile vaccination teams, which local health departments and the Federal Emergency
  • CEMIRT, APE hit the road for installation support in COVID-19 era

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – After a year of strict travel restrictions, teams with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operation Directorate are back on the road more often in support of installations around the globe.Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the directorate had an aggressive travel schedule for specialty teams delivering routine
  • Respiratory care practitioner career field named 2021 Chief Richard L. Etchberger Team of The Year

    This year, the 2021 Chief Richard L. Etchberger award has been granted to the Air Force respiratory care practitioner career field for the incredible achievements made by the enlisted Airmen. The Department of the Air Force award, named after Medal of Honor recipient Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger, recognizes the selfless service of Airmen in an enlisted career field. This year, respiratory care practitioners are being recognized for their dedication, innovation and critical action amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Entire Force May Be Vaccinated for COVID-19 by Early Summer

    WASHINGTON -- Defense Department officials have said the department will be ready to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to all eligible beneficiaries by May 1, in keeping with a White House announcement that on that date, all Americans will be able to get vaccinated if they want to."We are committed to contributing to the president achieving his goal of
  • Hill Airmen deploy for national vaccination effort

    Ten Hill Airmen fro the 75th Medical Group joined a group from Wright-Patterson AFB in deploying to Detroit in support of a Department of Defense COVID-19 vaccination support operation.
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