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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 fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Department of the Air Force restores previous military tuition assistance cap and AF COOL funding

    The Department of the Air Force restored military tuition assistance to $4,500 per fiscal year and Air Force Credentialing Opportunities Online preparatory course funding for fiscal year 2021, effective immediately.
  • Brown and Bass discuss PT tests, empowering Airmen and leading during pandemic

    In addition to the discussion of fitness and testing, the session also touched on issues ranging from the force’s resilience and mental health, to how the Air Force will cope with budget uncertainty this fall and winter, diversity, and how to reshape the service to confront peer adversaries, among others.
  • Columbus AFB salutes local frontline heroes with flyovers

    In honor of the American heroes on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbus Air Force Base provided dissimilar formation flyovers May 9 over several local communities in northeast Mississippi.
  • Goldfein emphasizes protecting force from COVID-19 while fulfilling all missions, operational priorities

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said March 18 there have been seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus to date among active-duty personnel, but that the Air Force is “still conducting global missions … which is priority one.”
  • Columbus AFB command post is a vital point to keeping the mission moving

    The command post team at Columbus Air Force Base is responsible for alerting, directing and reporting any threat, at all times, for 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The team specifically specializes in alerting the base of potential threats, directing emergency actions and reporting the threats to base leadership.
  • Airmen ‘battle’ in Alpha Warrior final; team set for inter-service showdown

    Twelve Airmen battled it out in a showdown of strength, grit and determination during the third annual Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle, Sept. 12, at Retama Park, Selma, Texas.
  • Deploying mental health care downrange

    Deployed mental health providers play a vital role in delivering medical care downrange, ensuring the health of the warfighter and the mission. Even though service members who deploy are medically ready, both physically and mentally, the rigors of deployment can take a toll.
  • CMSAF Wright: The Airmen We Need must be resilient

    In order to win tomorrow’s war, defend the homeland and remain a safe and secure nuclear deterrent, Airmen must be well trained, well led, agile and resilient, according to the Air Force’s most senior enlisted leader. Building upon Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s discussion of the “Air Force We Need” and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein’s assessment of how to use the advantages of multi-domain operations, Wright said the “Airmen We Need” must be well trained, well led and agile in addition to resilient.
  • Goldfein delivers 2018 AF update during AFA

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein delivered his speech at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2018, emphasizing how the service must prepare the Air Force We Need and present it to combatant commanders to compete, deter and win.
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