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Naval Medical Forces Support Command celebrates Navy birthday virtually
October 15, 2020
Cake cutting ceremony

Operation Warp Speed makes swift progress
October 14, 2020
Airman 1st Class Kokou Dekadjevi, 96th Medical Group, administers a COVID-19 test Aug. 10 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Dekadjevi and the medical group’s diagnostic testing center employees administered more than 330 tests in a two-day span to 7th Special Forces Group Soldiers returning from a deployment.

Hatch Act limits political activities, even during telework
October 14, 2020
The Hatch Act's purpose is to ensure federal programs are administered in a nonpartisan fashion, to protect federal employees from political coercion in the workplace, and to ensure federal employees are advanced based on merit and not based on political affiliation.

Air Force Recruiting makes goal for FY20
October 5, 2020
Lt. Col. Annie Driscoll, AFRS Det. 1 commander, rings the ceremonial bell in honor of AFRS making recruiting goal for fiscal 2020.

Centralized Cargo Operations unique team with critical mission
October 2, 2020
David Howard, a 502nd Centralized Cargo Operations, or CCO, maintainer at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, reviews a shipment work order Oct. 5. After the release of a shipment, the CCO tracks packages so the recipient knows when it will arrive.

MICC overcomes COVID-19 challenges to meet mission partner contract needs
October 2, 2020
Jim Keetch leads a virtual advanced planning briefing to industry from his office earlier this summer at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. Challenges posed by COVID-19 and subsequent transition to a remote work environment did not deter Mission and Installation Contracting Command personnel from meeting critical installation readiness contract needs. Keetch is director of contracting for MICC-Dugway Proving Ground.

Understanding depression in a time of COVID-19
September 28, 2020
The National Institute for Mental Health defines depression as a common but serious mood disorder that negatively affects how you feel, think, and handle daily activities such as sleeping, eating, and working.

COVID-19 amplifies importance of Trusted Care culture
September 21, 2020
An Airman holds up his Trusted Care badge at the Defense Health Headquarters.

Deadline to renew expired, expiring CACs drawing near
September 21, 2020
The deadline is quickly approaching for Joint Base San Antonio military members and civilians with expired or expiring common access cards.

JBSA support to evacuees at COVID-19 onset molded later responses
September 18, 2020
A Feb. 2, 2020 photo of empty lodging facilities at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

BAMC prepares for upcoming flu season
September 16, 2020
The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get a flu shot vaccination each year, but good wellness habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help prevent the spread of germs.

Reserve recruiters enhance social media knowledge to reach more recruits
September 15, 2020
Recruiters have become more reliant on technology during the COVID-19 pandemic, using their phones and computers to connect with potential recruits on social media and video teleconference.

Air Force recruiting continues to find ways to work around COVID-19
September 15, 2020
Due to COVID-19 limiting opportunities to take the traditional Air Force Officer Qualifying Test, Air Force Recruiting Service and the Air Force Personnel Center’s strategic research and assessments branch,  collaborated to create the first electronic version of the traditional AFOQT.

U.S. Army North supports Texas agencies during pandemic, beyond
September 14, 2020
A military commander pins an award on a Soldier in a medical center.

U.S. Army North’s new senior enlisted advisor reflects on COVID-19 response
September 11, 2020
People speaking in the hall of a medical center.

Digital giving available for Army chapels across the world
September 11, 2020
Soldiers, their families and civilians who attend chapel at any Army post across the world can now give their tithes and offerings online.

Former BAMC COVID-19 patient returns as convalescent plasma donor
September 11, 2020
Richard Rangel, medical laboratory technician, prepares Thefety Tibbs, who was among the first donors of convalescent plasma, for his first convalescent plasma donation in June 2020 at the Akeroyd Blood Donor Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

AETC teams come together to supply BMT uniforms
September 8, 2020
Airmen with the 81st Logistics Readiness Squadron help basic military training trainees from the 737th Training Wing Detachment 5 try on issued military clothing at the squadron’s warehouse at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Aug. 26, 2020. The squadron worked with different Air Education and Training Command units to support basic military training at Keesler by providing uniforms for trainees.

DOD closing in on COVID-19 convalescent plasma collection goal
September 8, 2020
Steve Holton, a collection specialist and site supervisor for the East End Louisville American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, monitors the apheresis process, so named for separating whole blood into parts to use as needed. Yellow plasma is collected into the left bag, to be used for the treatment of COVID-19.

BAMC, WHASC chosen for COVID-19 vaccine trials
September 4, 2020
The San Antonio Military Health System is adjusting its COVID-19 drive-thru screening and testing hours of operation over Labor Day weekend.