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.

Under Secretary of the Air Force Talks Mandatory...

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Sep. 15, 2021

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS) -- During a roundtable discussion at the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base...
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Sgt. Morgan Evans, a combat medic specialist assigned to 2nd Stryker Brigade Stryker Team, 4th Infantry Division, prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the COVID-19 vaccination site located in the William “Bill” Reed Special Events Center at Fort Carson, Colorado, on Sept. 1, 2021. The vaccination site provides initial doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Soldiers and second doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for those completing their series. (Jeanine Mezei)

Army Announces Implementation of Mandatory Vacci...

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Sep. 14, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Army outlined its plan today to fully comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring...
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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.

DAF Announces Mandatory COVID Vaccine Implementa...

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Sep. 07, 2021

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine implementation...
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DHA Director, Lieutenant General Ronald J. Place, DHA Senior Enlisted Leader, Command Sgt. Major Michael Gragg, Low Country Market leadership, Col. Julie Freeman, and Command Sgt. Major Charles Robinson stand in front of the new DHA and Low Country Colors, September 2.

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Sep. 02, 2021

FORT STEWART, Ga – The Low Country Market was introduced Sept. 2 in an establishment ceremony hosted by the...
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Petty Officer 3rd Class Shailynn Galvin, of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia, relaxes while donating blood Tuesday at Kendrick Memorial Blood Center. Galvin was one of more than 150 Navy personnel who donated to the Armed Services Blood Program during a blood drive organized by NIOC-Georgia. Assisting Galvin is Staff Sgt. Jesse Elwood, a medic assigned to KMBC. (Laura Levering / Fort Gordon Public Affairs)

‘A GREATER PURPOSE’ - Military Blood Program Rel...

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Sep. 02, 2021

Petty Officer 3rd Class Shailynn Galvin, of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia, has donated...
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Did you get an email asking you to take a #COVIDVaccine Questionnaire? Please take a few moments to complete it! Feel confident knowing that it’s a safe and valid questionnaire from the #DOD.

COVID-19 Vaccine Questionnaire

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Aug. 27, 2021

Did you receive a COVID-19 vaccine survey?You may receive a questionnaire via email asking about your COVID-19...
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Dr. (Col.) Alicia Madore is pictured with Dr. Suzanne S. Prevost, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama, accepting the ‘Innovation in Practice’ Award, on July 30, 2021, for the project titled “Nurse-Led Clinic eHealth Care Coordination for Sexually Transmitted Infections.” (University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing)

KACH Project Awarded for ‘Innovation in Practice’

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Aug. 20, 2021

Dr. (Col.) Alicia Madore, Deputy Commander for Nursing & Health Services, Keller Army Community Hospital...
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Abdul Sadiq, 100th Security Forces Squadron and Square D Character, Culture and Community administrative support, chats with Dr. Karen Kuemerle-Pinillos, 100th Air Refueling Wing licensed clinical social worker, in the BRIEF Therapy area in the DC3 building at RAF Mildenhall, England, Aug. 2, 2021. The program – Behavioral solutions Refined by Identified problems for Emotional health and Focused goals –helps clients with issues such as stress, anger management and relationship issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere)

100th ARW Offers BRIEF Therapy to Ease Emotional...

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Aug. 16, 2021

The 100th Air Refueling Wing now has its own embedded mental health professional available to provide support...
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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.

Sept. 2, 2021

‘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

Aug. 10, 2021

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.

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