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  • AFMC releases updated telework guidance

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released an updated guide to provide employees and supervisors with a one-stop reference to policies and procedures governing telework activity across the mission set. The 25-page document covers all aspects of telework, to include eligibility, training, pay, leave and absence, equipment, documentation and more, with applicability to all AFMC telework-eligible employees.
  • Wright-Patt assembles teams to compete in Air Force Gaming leagues

    Prepare for battle! If you enjoy playing video games in your free time, the Air Force has an opportunity for you.
  • Wright-Patt commander gives COVID-19 update

    Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the base Jan. 13 on Facebook Live concerning the latest COVID-19 situation update.
  • Wright-Patterson Medical Center begins administering COVID-19 vaccine

    Wright-Patterson Medical Center began administering the vaccine Monday to Air Force medical staff and first responders in accordance with the Department of Defense’s phased approach, which prioritizes health care providers, support staff, emergency services and public safety personnel.
  • A shot of hope: Naval Hospital Jacksonville administers COVID-19 vaccine

    Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville is among the first wave of Department of Defense (DoD) hospitals to receive COVID-19 vaccines. NH Jacksonville received an initial supply on Dec. 15, and vaccinations started on Dec. 16.
  • Army medical treatment facilities to receive initial distribution of COVID vaccine

    Army medical treatment facilities in Europe will soon receive an initial allocation of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval under an Emergency Use Authorization.
  • First COVID-19 Vaccines at NHCH

    NHCH has initially received a limited quantity of COVID-19 vaccines for frontline healthcare personnel and emergency support services. NHCH is following the Department of Defense's (DoD) phased, standardized, and coordinated approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines. The strategy was developed in collaboration with Operation Warp Speed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the DOD’s COVID Task Force assessment of unique mission requirements.
  • AF restores military tuition assistance cap, AF COOL funding

    $4,500 per fiscal year and online preparatory course funding for fiscal year 2021, effective immediately.
  • In Operation Warp Speed effort, knowing where vaccines are is key to distribution strategy

    Right now, six vaccines for COVID-19 are in development as part of Operation Warp Speed, said the program's chief operating officer. Once one or more of those vaccines proves both effective and safe, their fast and efficient distribution will require knowing where every dose is at all times.
  • Healthy volunteers needed for AFRL COVID-19 testing solutions research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From July to September 2020, Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing researchers will launch sample collection for a new research study evaluating emerging testing methodologies for detecting past and present COVID-19 infections. Researchers will collect blood and saliva samples from up to