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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
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COVID-19 vaccinations available at BAMC, WHASC
August 10, 2021
— If you haven’t received your COVID-19 vaccine yet, it’s not too late to vaccinate!...
Biden to approve SECDEF's request to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory
August 10, 2021
— By mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will request a waiver from President Joe Biden to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service members, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said. ...
SECDEF seeks presidential approval for mandatory troop vaccinations by mid-September
August 9, 2021
— The COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for service members by mid-September, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in a message to the force...
BAMC takes on additional trauma patients to ease COVID-19 burden
August 9, 2021
— Brooke Army Medical Center is taking on additional trauma patients to help ease the rapidly increasing burden on the local healthcare system. In coordination with the city’s trauma system, BAMC is now receiving all inter-facility transfers of injured patients who require a higher level of care from across the trauma region, which encompasses 22 counties across Southwest Texas. ...
Top military medical doctor predicts Coronavirus longevity
August 5, 2021
— COVID-19 and other such coronaviruses likely will stay in the environment and continue to mutate, said Army Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Defense Health Agency director. ...
Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson: U.S. must remain 'Partner of Choice' in Western Hemisphere
August 3, 2021
— Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, the nominee for the commander post at U.S. Southern Command, told Congress she would build upon her predecessor's efforts and work diligently with U.S. partners to ensure Southcom fully accounts for the defense challenges and opportunities in Central and South America and the Caribbean. ...
JBSA implements HPCON BRAVO PLUS, updates mask mandate
July 29, 2021
— JBSA officials have announced the implementation of Health Protection Condition BRAVO PLUS measures beginning July 30, 2021, and updated the installation mask wear policy. According to JBSA Guidance Memo No. 57, effective immediately, individuals are required to wear masks when indoors on federal installations regardless of vaccination status...
METC reopens graduations to guests
July 28, 2021
— For the first time since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Medical Education and Training Campus is re-opening graduations and class closings to limited guests, beginning with the Air Force Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice program graduation Aug. 3...
Active duty service members needed for COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness study
July 21, 2021
— A team of researchers is conducting an observational study involving active duty service members who have received COVID-19 vaccines. The Vaccine Effectiveness and Immune Response of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in Active Military Personnel study aims to help the Defense Department better understand how well COVID-19 vaccines protect service members...
Army Reserve couple supports COVID-19 federal response
July 19, 2021
— Soldiers from the 4th Expeditionary Sustainment Command mobilized in March 2020 to provide logistical support to military medical service providers and aid in the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Don’t stop short: Completing vaccinations vital to slowing COVID-19
July 15, 2021
— Bexar County, Texas, boasts a growing population of over one and a half million residents age 12 and up, and over 1,241,000 of those residents have been vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Surprisingly though, only 1,028,077 residents, or 61.9%, are fully vaccinated, according to San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health District as of July 13...
Army offers helpful PCS resources as COVID-19 creates household goods shipment delays
July 14, 2021
— The COVID-19 pandemic has put strains on many aspects of normality around the world, and the large numbers of service members completing a permanent-change-of-station, or PCS, move this summer are seeing delays in household goods shipments due to private-sector shortages in labor, equipment and supplies...
New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe
June 29, 2021
— A new and increasingly dangerous variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is rapidly sweeping across the globe. This new variant appears to spread faster, cause more severe disease and is more likely to result in hospitalization. Also, younger people appear to be more susceptible to the new strain, known as the Delta variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
National Guard Chief details contributions over past year
June 25, 2021
— National Guardsmen more than demonstrated their value to America during 2020, and the need for their service has never been greater, said Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau...
ARNORTH ends COVID-19 vaccination mission, leaders look back on effort
June 24, 2021
— With more than 5 million vaccinations administered, the Army has concluded its COVID-19 support mission, which found Soldiers helping others and building trust within some of the nation’s hardest-hit communities, Army leaders recently said...
MICC focuses on safety, health measures for return to office
June 24, 2021
— Mission and Installation Contracting Command leaders at all levels can make a difference by becoming involved and fostering a positive safety and occupational health culture, enabling MICC Soldiers and civilians to effectively manage their personal risk as the MICC workforce begins returning to the office after working for more than a year under COVID-19 protocols...
Building COVID-19 Vaccine Trust: Myths vs. Facts
June 14, 2021
— As of today, more than 140 million people in the U.S. have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New vaccinations are happening every day, and it’s a sign of how far we’ve come since the start of the pandemic. Still, there are those who’ve decided to hold off on getting the COVID-19 vaccine until they learn more about it...
BMT graduation ceremonies opening for guests July 22
June 4, 2021
— A limited number of family and friends will once again be able to watch their loved ones graduate from Air Force Basic Military Training here beginning with the ceremony scheduled for July 22...
DOD budget request boosts research, nuclear modernization, includes 2.7% pay raise
May 28, 2021
— The fiscal year 2022 Defense Department budget request includes the largest-ever research, development, test and evaluation request — $112 billion, which is a 5.1% increase over fiscal 2021...
BAMC military health experts encourage COVID-19 vaccines for teens
May 27, 2021
— With the recent authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for youth ages 12 to 15, Air Force Col. Heather Yun, Brooke Army Medical Center’s Deputy Commander of Medical Services, is now encouraging other parents to consider the vaccine for their adolescents as well...