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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • HHS warns against COVID-19 scams

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about fraud schemes related to COVID-19. Scammers are using telemarketing calls, text messages, social media platforms, and door-to-door visits to perpetrate COVID-19-related scams.

  • Brown says China’s challenge must be met with speed, focus and commitment

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. told an influential audience Aug. 6 at the National Press Club that the Air Force and the nation must respond with speed, focus and commitment to China’s emergence and other global security threats just as it did 20 years ago following the 9/11 attack.

  • JBSA implements HPCON BRAVO PLUS, updates mask mandate

    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

  • New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe

    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

  • Joint Base San Antonio transitions to HPCON Bravo

    In order to better balance expanding installation access and services while continuing to emphasize public health precautions, Joint Base San Antonio has transitioned to Health Protection Condition Bravo, or HPCON B, on May 14.

  • Joint Base San Antonio transitions to HPCON Bravo

    In order to better balance expanding installation access and services while continuing to emphasize public health precautions, Joint Base San Antonio has transitioned to Health Protection Condition Bravo, or HPCON B, on May 14.

  • PT test pushed to July, updates to scoring, physical components ahead

    When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 mile run, 1 minute of pushups and situps) will be reset with scores calculated on a new three component scoring table. In addition, work is underway to separate scoring into five-year age groups as opposed to the previous ten – for