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  • AF physician advises, ‘follow your nose’ to early COVID-19 diagnosis

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. (Dr.) Michael Xydakis, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in the Air Force Research Laboratory, assembled a multi-national team of nine other medical professionals, who consolidated their front-line observations and recommendations regarding early symptoms of patients infected with COVID-19 in an article
  • Special leave accrual for service members

    Today, Matthew Donovan, under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, signed a department-wide authorization for service members to accrue and retain an additional leave balance of up to 120 days. The department's actions to stem the spread of COVID-19 has significantly limited the ability of service members to take leave during this
  • COVID-19 Stimulus Funds on the Way!

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides for “stimulus payments” for most Americans.  The amount of the payment is based upon your income and family size.  Most singles can expect $1200, married couples $2400 and those with children, an additional $500 per child.  Many will receive the stimulus money this week if they
  • Citizen Airmen serve their community no matter the uniform

    Citizen Airmen working in their communities during COVID-19.
  • DLA Research & Development supporting COVID-19 response with face shields, advanced manufacturing 

    The Defense Logistics Agency will deliver 11,000 face shields to New York City medical workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response by coupling a novel acquisition approach and one of DLA’s Research & Development projects using advanced manufacturing technology.
  • Air Force Global Strike Command surgeon team leading fight against COVID-19

    Col. Virginia Garner, AFGSC command surgeon, leads a team of 21 medical professionals in a battle unlike the world has seen in more than 100 years.
  • Air Force Salutes campaign to honor those working the front lines

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force is promoting a campaign to recognize those on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Air Force Salutes is a way Airmen can honor someone in their community who doesn’t wear the Air Force uniform but still embodies the Air Force core value of service before self.“Normally, Americans
  • Tricare Reserve Select

    In an effort to take care of Airmen and spread facts and not fear, Air Force Reserve Command senior leaders are encouraging all Reserve Citizen Airmen to visit the Air Force’s COVID-19 web page (https://www.af.mil/News/Coronavirus-Disease-2019/) and the Air Force Reserve Command’s COVID-19 web page (https://www.afrc.af.mil/COVID-19/) for the latest
  • Air Force Reserve Command COVID Resiliency Message

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Commander of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) and his wife Janis are joined via Zoom meeting with the AFRC Command Chief, Chief Master Sergeant Timothy White, Jr. and his wife Edith to discuss resiliency during COVID-19.
  • How To: Home Schooling in the Time of Coronavirus

    The 37th Training Wing hosted Home School 101, a virtual event on Facebook Live to help families transition to non-traditional education methods and learn stress-management skills during mandated social distancing in response to COVID-19, Thurs., April 9, 2020. Home School 101 featured a panel consisting of Leslie Janaros, a mother who has been home-schooling her children for 15 years, Dr. Raye Lynn White, an educator with over thirty years of experience, and Lt. Col. Kieran Dhillon, a clinical psychologist. In case you missed it, see the full event on the 37th Training Wing Facebook or YouTube page. Simply want a refresher/the highlights? Keep reading!
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