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Defense Department extends deadline to request adoption reimbursement
December 14, 2021
Defense Department extends deadline to request adoption reimbursement

Department of the Air Force releases COVID-19 policy
December 8, 2021
Department of the Air Force News

BAMC COVID-19 Vaccine Site closes after nearly a year of operations
December 6, 2021
BAMC COVID-19 Vaccine Site closes after nearly a year of operations

Facemasks required at all military commissaries
December 3, 2021
The Defense Commissary Agency requires patrons and employees at all commissary and DeCA facilities to wear a mask/face covering. This includes all DeCA facilities across Joint Base San Antonio.

Military hospital support to FEMA to begin in Michigan, New Mexico, continue in five states
November 30, 2021
At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 60 military medical personnel will deploy in three, 20-person teams – two teams to Michigan and one team to New Mexico – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals.

BAMC halts COVID-19 vaccinations Dec. 3 at Training Support Center, Building 4110
November 29, 2021
The last day for operations at the COVID-19 vaccination site located in the Training Support Center, Building 4110, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston will be Dec. 3, 2021.

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Colorado, Minnesota, expands in Montana
November 22, 2021
Soldiers provide COVID-19 care in Idaho.

Thanksgiving weekend closures for COVID-19 testing/screening, vaccination sites
November 22, 2021
Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, Surgeon General of the Army, receives his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Defense Secretary looks to alleviate financial harm the pandemic caused military families
November 19, 2021
A man speaks from a podium to an audience.

TRICARE beneficiaries ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
November 18, 2021
Child receives COVID-19 vaccination

Breast Cancer Awareness 5K participant details her struggles against cancer
November 16, 2021
Breast Cancer Awareness 5K participant details her struggles against cancer

Air Force medics continue COVID-19 response in civilian hospitals
November 16, 2021
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jarimaris Garcia, a registered nurse stationed at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, prepares medical equipment for incoming patients within the emergency department of Del Sol Medical Center, El Paso, Texas, Nov. 24, 2020.

Secretary of Defense has authority to order mandatory COVID-19 shots
November 16, 2021
Two soldiers wearing face masks and gloves use syringes to draw medicine from a small bottle.

BAMC offers COVID-19, flu vaccines at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Vaccine Site
November 11, 2021
Staff Sgt. Brenda Collins (left), medical specialist from Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, administers the COVID-19 vaccination to a patient

Alamo Wing receives COVID-19, flu vaccinations
November 9, 2021
Master Sgt. Jevon King, 365th Airlift Squadron first sergeant, receives his annual flu shot from Senior Airman Mariah Moreno, 433rd Medical Squadron aerospace medical service technician, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, on Nov. 6, 2021. According to the Centers for Disease Control, seasonal flu vaccines are designed to protect against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Monet Villacorte)

WHASC updates COVID-19 vaccine line hours, eligibility for children
November 8, 2021
Vaccines fight disease by producing an immune response within the body.

San Antonio Market vaccine and testing site closures for Veterans Day
November 4, 2021
Due to an increase in cases, the WHASC is conducting a drive-through COVID-19 testing available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the first floor of the parking garage. Since the testing site uses the polymerase chain reaction tests, the results are available to patients through TRICARE Online within 24 to 72 hours.

Air Force nears 97% active duty vaccination rate
November 4, 2021
USECAF Gina Ortiz Jones visits 433rd Medical Squadron

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Utah, continues in four states
November 3, 2021
U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing flexible Department of Defense support to the whole-of-government COVID-19 response.

DOD civilian employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 22, official says
November 3, 2021
A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccination.