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Information Warfare Airmen rise up to break COVID kill chain
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh, 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) commander, and various members of the 16th Air Force receive their last COVID-19 vaccine dose Jan. 15 at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. 16th Air Force is following Department of Defense COVID-19 vaccination guidelines while continuing the CDC recommended safety practices of mask wearing, hand washing, and physical distancing. (Photo by Sharon Singleton)
Jan. 18, 2021 - More than 300 enlisted personnel, officers, civilians and contractors from the Sixteenth Air Force

Department of the Air Force offers civilians more than 30 development programs
Settlement of estates for two JBSA Airmen
Jan. 18, 2021 - The Department of the Air Force provides developmental education, academic programs, and leadership assignment opportunities to prepare civilian Airmen and Guardians to anticipate and successfully meet challenges across the wide range of Air and Space Force operations and missions, and ultimately any high-end fight.

JBSA Religious Affairs Airmen to answer questions during live recruiting chat
Senior Airman Tamera Fowler (left) and Senior Airman Lillian Griffith (right), Religious Affairs Airmen at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, stand at the main entrance to the Gateway Chapel. The Airmen will answer questions from potential Air and Space Force enlistees during an Air Force Recruiting Service social media chat session Jan. 27, 2021.
Jan. 18, 2021 - In an effort to ensure potential Air Force recruits have all the information they need to make decisions about their future military career, Air Force Recruiting Service offers live social media career chats each month when anyone can ask questions about a specific enlisted Air Force specialty. On Jan. 27, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Religious Affairs Airmen will be in the hot seat for questions regarding their careers.

Guidance details dos and don'ts for participation in political demonstrations
Infographic depicting how military and civilians can express themselves in public demonstrations and social media.
Jan. 15, 2021 - According to the FBI, individuals have planned “armed protests” to take place at all 50 state capitols and the U.S. Capitol in Washington leading up to and in the days following the upcoming presidential inauguration. In light of this information, and considering the violence that transpired at the Capitol on Jan. 6, Department of Defense and Air Force military and civilian personnel must ensure they understand legal parameters for off-base demonstrations, thereby preventing inadvertent violations of standards while also honoring individuals’ constitutional rights of free expression.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston M&FRC holds AFAP Focus Group Jan. 27
Military service members, including active, Reserve and National Guard, military spouses, family members, retirees, Department of Defense civilians and survivors are invited to participate in the Armed Forces Action Plan Focus Group online from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 27.
Jan. 15, 2021 - Military service members, including active, Reserve and National Guard, military spouses, family members, retirees, Department of Defense civilians and survivors are invited to participate in the Armed Forces Action Plan Focus Group online from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 27.

JBSA biologists, fire crew help clear invasive species at JBSA-Camp Bullis
Work crews made up of members of the 802nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio Natural Resources Office, Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute and the JBSA Wildland Support Module burned golden bamboo and cedar mulch chunks in an air curtain incinerator from Jan. 7-9 at JBSA-Camp Bullis. The incinerator is designed to burn land-clearing debris in which smoke particles are trapped and reburned, reducing the smoke particles to an acceptable limit permitted under EPA guidelines.
Jan. 15, 2021 - From December to January, Joint Base San Antonio partners helped to protect native vegetation and provide a safer training environment for service members by clearing out a section of JBSA-Camp Bullis from an invasive plant species and cedar debris.

NAMRU-SA participates in first virtual San Antonio postdoctoral research forum
Cmdr. Linda Smith, a Navy Medical Corps doctor and Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio’s executive officer, poses for a photograph in her office at the Battlefield Health and Trauma Building at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Jan. 8. Smith increased NAMRU-SA’s participation in the San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum in December so that the unit’s efforts gained notoriety despite COVID-19 constraints.
Jan. 15, 2021 - Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio, or NAMRU-SA, was one of five academic or scientific research institutions in San Antonio to provide presenters, judges, organizers and attendees for the annual San Antonio Postdoctoral Research Forum, Dec. 7-11, 2020. Due to COVID-19, it was the first time the program went virtual in its eight-year history.
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