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Air Force prepares for newly approved COVID-19 vaccine: Novavax provides new option for unvaccinated Airmen, Guardians
July 21, 2022
— The Air Force will soon have the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine available after the U.S Food and Drug Administration authorized it for emergency use and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed it as another primary series option for adults ages 18 years and older...
Air Force Spark Tank unleashes AETC's capacity to innovate
June 29, 2022
— Air Education and Training Command has begun accepting innovative submissions that can significantly impact Air Force missions within the next six to 24 months from uniformed and civilian Airmen for the 2023 Air Force Spark Tank competition, now through Aug. 17...
JBSA, DOD honor LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month
May 31, 2022
— Joint Base San Antonio and the entire Department of Defense will join the nation in paying tribute to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community during Pride Month June 1-30, highlighting the way LGBTQ service members and civilians have strengthened America’s military...
502nd Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio welcome new commander
May 3, 2022
— The 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio welcomed Brig. Gen Russell D. Driggers as the new commander May 3, as Brig. Gen. Caroline Miller departed for a new assignment as the Air Force’s deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel, and services at the Pentagon...
Why Afghan refugees met 37th Training Wing instructors
April 6, 2022
— The wind whipped sand across her face and a generator hummed in the background as Davina Farrell stepped off the plane. It was October 2021, and Farrell, an English as a Second Language/English as a Foreign Language instructor, and seven of her colleagues, had a mission...
Defense Department extends deadline to request adoption reimbursement
December 14, 2021
— The Defense Department temporarily extended the deadline for adoption reimbursement requests in certain cases. This extension is in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic...
DOD, VA work hand in hand for better outcomes for veterans, officials tell Senate
November 4, 2021
— Strategic planning is the bedrock of the joint effort between the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness told a Senate committee Nov. 3...
DOD leaders address Bagram departure, noncombatant evacuation operation timing
September 30, 2021
— Following the U.S. departure from Afghanistan, some questioned the handover of Bagram Air Base. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said maintaining a presence there would not have helped the U.S. mission during the waning days of the 20-year war. ...
Texas military installations collaborate with TxDOT to strengthen economy, infrastructure
August 17, 2021
— Joint Base San Antonio officials met with local city and state representatives at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Aug. 16 to commemorate the passing of House Bill 3399...
Website informs civilians about DOD opportunities
August 3, 2021
— Pentagon officials have created a website to emphasize the importance of civilians in the Defense Department's workforce. The site will also serve to educate people about civilian employment and help them explore where they might find their fit within the organization. ...
Department of Defense expands access to military exchanges
May 1, 2021
— The Department of Defense has announced the expansion of access to military exchanges...
Wounded Warrior Trials promote friendly competition, recovery for service members
April 28, 2021
— On a recent spring morning at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston archery range, U.S. Marine Cpl. Joseph Quintanilla drew his bow, holding tension with a broad back and shoulders more often associated with football than archery...
AF commemorates Earth Day by doing its part to protect the earth, support the mission
April 22, 2021
— The Department of the Air Force is commemorating the 51st anniversary of Earth Day April 22 by encouraging Airmen, Guardians, civilian employees and their families to help the enterprise play an active role in becoming an environmental steward...
Clinic doors open wide for those wanting COVID-19 vaccine
April 20, 2021
— As of April 19, just about any adult in DOD can get a COVID-19 vaccine if they want one. That includes military personnel, adult dependents, retirees and civilians...
JBSA continues to develop, test electromagnetic defense, 5G technologies
March 24, 2021
— Currently, 5G communications are one of the most promising technologies being developed by tech industries, and through military test sites like the one at Joint Base San Antonio...
DOD announces new Acting Secretary of Defense, service secretaries
January 20, 2021
— At 12:01 p.m., Jan. 20, David L. Norquist assumed the duties of Acting Secretary of Defense...
JBSA medical facilities support Operation Warp Speed
November 25, 2020
— Joint Base San Antonio’s Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, or WHASC, and Brooke Army Medical Center are supporting the Department of Defense on Operation Warp Speed, which seeks to pioneer vaccines for COVID-19. The vaccine trial began at JBSA Nov. 5...
JBSA partners with local governments to ensure citizen, pilot safety
November 10, 2020
— To ensure the safety of base aircrew and citizens residing near Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, a blanket Intergovernmental Support Agreement was utilized for the first time with the Alamo Area Council of Governments which incorporates a contract managed by Universal City, Texas. This historic partnership was publicly recognized at an event Nov. 10...
JBSA continues HPCON CHARLIE protective measures
August 20, 2020
— As Joint Base San Antonio prepares to begin reopening services through phased, deliberate measures, personnel continue to follow the guidelines, such as physical distancing and capacity limits, established by local and state leaders, as well as the Department of Defense and Centers for Disease Control, in order to limit the spread of COVID-19 within the community...
DOD medical officials outline COVID-19 testing approach
July 31, 2020
— Though the rate of confirmed positive COVID-19 tests among those in uniform is lower than that of the nation's civilian population, the most junior service members have a slightly higher rate than that of their civilian counterparts, the medical advisor to the Defense Department's coronavirus task force said...