Sept. 15, 2021
Under Secretary of the Air Force Talks Mandatory COVID Vaccination Efforts with Air Force Reserve
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS) -- During a roundtable discussion at the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Sep. 11, Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones met with Air Force Reservists to discuss the Department of Defense-wide COVID-19 vaccination directive and its quickly-approaching completion deadline of Dec. 2, for the Air Force Reserve established by Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall.
Sept. 14, 2021
Army Announces Implementation of Mandatory Vaccines for Soldiers
WASHINGTON — The Army outlined its plan today to fully comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring all service members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Sept. 7, 2021
DAF Announces Mandatory COVID Vaccine Implementation Guidelines for Airmen, Guardians
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine implementation guidelines for Department of the Air Force total force military members Sept. 3, in accordance with the Secretary of Defense mandate last month.
Sept. 2, 2021
Defense Health Agency Formally Establishes Low Country Medical Market
FORT STEWART, Ga – The Low Country Market was introduced Sept. 2 in an establishment ceremony hosted by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Winn Army Community Hospital.
‘A GREATER PURPOSE’ - Military Blood Program Relies on Donors
Petty Officer 3rd Class Shailynn Galvin, of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia, has donated blood at outside community blood drives, but up until Tuesday had never donated at Fort Gordon’s Kendrick Memorial Blood Center. So when the 21-year-old heard her command was sponsoring a blood drive at KMBC, she didn’t hesitate to donate.
Aug. 27, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Questionnaire
Did you receive a COVID-19 vaccine survey?You may receive a questionnaire via email asking about your COVID-19 vaccine status. This is a valid survey from the DOD, which was also approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) with the control number of 0720-0069. You received this email because we don’t have a record of your vaccination
Aug. 20, 2021
KACH Project Awarded for ‘Innovation in Practice’
Dr. (Col.) Alicia Madore, Deputy Commander for Nursing & Health Services, Keller Army Community Hospital (KACH) accepted the ‘Innovation in Practice’ Award, on July 30, 2021, from the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing for the project titled “Nurse-Led Clinic eHealth Care Coordination for Sexually Transmitted Infections.”
Aug. 16, 2021
100th ARW Offers BRIEF Therapy to Ease Emotional Health, Wellbeing
The 100th Air Refueling Wing now has its own embedded mental health professional available to provide support and a listening ear to Airmen, civilians and adult dependents under a limited scope practice.
Aug. 10, 2021
San Diego Region Becomes DHA’s Newest Medical Market
SAN DIEGO – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Rear Adm. Tim Weber, San Diego Market director and commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific, visited Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) for the San Diego Market establishment ceremony Aug. 10.The San Diego Market is on the leading edge of the Military
New Website Combines all Navy and Marine Corps Electronic Health Assessments
Accessing and completing a Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) or any Deployment Related Health Assessment (DRHA) is now easier with two websites combined into one.