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  • 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

  • Department of the Air Force releases COVID-19 policy

    The Department of the Air Force released its policy today outlining the way forward for Total Force military members serving in the Air Force and Space Force who have requested separation or retirement prior to Nov. 2, 2021, or whose COVID-19 medical exemption or religious accommodation was denied.

  • DAF COVID-19 military vaccination deadlines approaches

    Any active-component Airman or Guardian who has refused to obtain a qualifying vaccine by Nov. 2 and has not received, or, is not in the process of seeking, a medical exemption or religious accommodation will be in violation of a lawful order and subject to discipline under Article 92 of the Uniform

  • 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

  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,

  • Herk Nation receives Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, received 400 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Jan, 13, 2021. Initial quantities of the vaccine are limited and will be distributed on a rolling delivery basis as more doses become available.

  • Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine arrives at LRAFB

    Medics at the 19th Medical Group received the first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine here Jan. 13, and inoculations are scheduled to begin Jan. 14. Distribution of the vaccine will follow DoD’s phased priority plan. The first allocation of the vaccine will be used to immunize first