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  • Commander touches on key issues in quarterly call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As Wright-Patterson Air Force Base continues to operate during Health Protection Condition Bravo through a variety of staffing levels – virtual and in-person, wing leaders stay connected with Airmen through a variety of platforms.Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing commander, conducted a virtual
  • Commander declares Public Health Emergency at Tinker AFB

    Tinker Installation Commander Col. Paul Filcek declared a Public Health Emergency for the installation on Nov. 5, 2020. Filcek cited the “increasing risk to force and risk to mission with COVID-19 cases on the rise in Oklahoma, the surrounding counties and Tinker AFB” as the reason behind the declaration, which will be in effect for at least the next 30 days.
  • Wright-Patt to remain in HPCON Bravo, Phase 2

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s public health emergency has been extended through February in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the current operating environment and level of services will remain unchanged, the 88th Air Base Wing commander announced Oct. 21 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col.
  • Ironworkers complete AEDC engine test cell platform ahead of schedule

    Earlier this year, a group of ironworkers with the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Model and Machine Shop at Arnold Air Force Base were tasked with building a complex aluminum platform system for the C-2 Engine Test Cell.While on paper the task seemed easy enough, the ironworker crew was sent home before they got a chance to begin the
  • 75th MDG now offering virtual health visits

    To improve virtual access to health care during COVID-19, the 75th Medical Group is now offering virtual health visits in addition to in-person office visits. 
  • AFICC increases COVID-19 testing capabilities at 42 medical centers

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A new $33 million contract, awarded by the Air Force Installation Contracting Center’s 773rd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, is increasing COVID-19 testing at 42 military treatment facilities.The contract, awarded Sept. 30 to BioDefense LLC of Salt Lake City, enables the firm to triple its manufacturing
  • AFMC begins phased COVID-19 surveillance testing

    Air Force Materiel Command began a phased roll-out of COVID-19 surveillance testing Oct. 1, 2020.
  • Wright-Patt to transition to HPCON Bravo, Phase 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Up to half of the personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may return to their in-person, on-site workplaces starting Sept. 21 as the base transitions to Health Protection Condition Bravo, Phase 2 as part of its Return to Full Capacity/Capability Plan responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.The base is
  • AF pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    Move is help continue minimizing close contact among personnel and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume.
  • Countdown to Digital Air Base Wing: What it means for work-life at Robins

    If adversity is the mother of invention, then the coronavirus is the spark launching the 78th Digital Air Base Wing era at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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