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Conference of American Armies focuses on NCO development, COVID-19
February 18, 2021
Command Sgt. Maj. Trevor C. Walker speaks at the 34th cycle of the Conference of American Armies at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Feb. 9.

ARNORTH oversees military COVID-19 vaccination support to FEMA in four states, one territory
February 18, 2021
Tech. Sgt. Joseph Anthony, 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron aeromedical technician, prepares to fill a syringe with the COVID-19 vaccine at the Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, Feb. 4, 2021.

Reserve Airmen need to know rights for reemployment after deployment
February 17, 2021
Know your Rights under USERRA; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act graphic. (U.S.Air Force graphic by Jessica L. Kendziorek)

COVID-19 vaccine does not affect fertility, immunization experts say
February 17, 2021
Image of two people holding hands.

Emergency Operations Center continues coordinating JBSA’s COVID-19 response
February 12, 2021
Members of the Joint Base San Antonio Emergency Operations Center perform their duties Feb. 11 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The EOC has been the command and control hub for emergency operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Army Medicine AIT marks significant milestone in fight against COVID-19
February 12, 2021
Spc. Angela Thresher (center), a 68W Combat Medic who was identified as the 10,000th Soldier to depart from the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence in a controlled manner as part of the COVID-19 pandemic, speaks with Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, MEDCoE commanding general and MEDCoE Command Sgt. Maj. Clark Charpentier.

SAMHS vaccinates beneficiaries 75 and older
February 11, 2021
Maj. Carla Cox, 59th Medical Wing commander’s executive officer, vaccinates a San Antonio Military Health System beneficiary Feb. 6 at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

ARNORTH to oversee military COVID-19 vaccination support to FEMA in California
February 11, 2021
At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, 222 Soldiers from Fort Carson, Colorado, will deploy to Los Angeles, California, to support a state-run, federally supported COVID-19 vaccination center there. U.S. Army North, the Joint Force Land Component Command of U.S Northern Command, will oversee the military COVID-19 response operation in support of state and federal vaccination efforts.

SAMHS to consolidate COVID-19 screening
February 11, 2021
This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Maintaining good mental health vital through ongoing pandemic
February 9, 2021
Public health actions, such as social distancing, are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but they can make us feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety. Learning to cope with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and those around you become more resilient.

DOD announces use of masks, other public health measures
February 5, 2021
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered a DOD-wide stand down to discuss the problem of extremism in the ranks, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said Feb. 3.

DOD experts explain science behind COVID-19 vaccines
February 2, 2021
Lab manager studies COVID samples.

COVID-19 convalescent plasma; how to save a life today
February 2, 2021
Blood vials

Fighting through COVID: 502nd OSS Airman perseveres through pandemic
February 1, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of human life, including military operations at Joint Base San Antonio.

San Antonio Military Health System starts next phase of COVID vaccine rollout
January 27, 2021
Air Force Senior Airman Kasey Ginn, medical technician, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to Army Capt. Christine Kasprisin, physical therapist, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 26.

ARNORTH to oversee new military COVID-19 response in Texas, adjust support in two states
January 27, 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.

ARNORTH supports whole-of-government COVID-19 pandemic response
January 26, 2021
Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson, commanding general of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and the Joint Force Land Component Command, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Phil K. Barretto, U.S. Army North and JFLCC senior enlisted leader, center, speak with 1st Lt. Elena Naumova, a critical care nurse with the 328th Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force, far right, during their visit to the Gallup Indian Medical Center, Gallup, New Mexico, Jan. 12, 2021.

MEDCoE adds antigen testing lab to COVID-19 mitigation strategy
January 25, 2021
Pfc. Jagher Jones with Company A, 232nd Medical Battalion, testing COVID-19 antigen samples.

New Defense Secretary arrives at Pentagon, convenes COVID meeting
January 22, 2021
Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III stands next to a man holding up his right hand facing another man.

Partnerships, COVID-19 are catalysts for enterprise virtual health
January 21, 2021
Zekelia Rembert and Anna Moore, virtual health nurse care coordinators, coordinate virtual health projects and outline participating Military Treatment Facilities at the Virtual Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 16, 2019.