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  • Commander defines, refines rhythm for HPCON Delta

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two weeks after rising COVID rates pushed Wright-Patterson Air Force Base into Health Protection Condition Delta, 88th Air Base Wing officials interpreted new challenges and protocols in their second Facebook Live COVID-19 situation update this year Jan.

  • Town Hall addresses vaccines, telework, enterprise readiness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Vaccines, telework, diversity and more were addressed during the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Jan. 7, which streamed live to a maxed-out audience of more than 3,000 via ZoomGov.AFMC Commander, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., was joined by Patricia

  • WPAFB moves to HPCON Delta

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base transitioned to Health Protection Condition Delta on Friday, with a public health emergency in effect as of noon, due to rising numbers of confirmed COVID-19 “omicron” cases.“The Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are our

  • Base commander considers HPCON change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie, but rising numbers are “alarming enough” that the threat level could soon be elevated, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander said Jan. 5.Col. Patrick Miller addressed

  • Commander provides update on COVID-19 vaccination mandate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie and under a public health emergency, but leaders say the outlook has begun to improve with continued safeguards and preventive measures.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and

  • 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

  • WPAFB announces plan for mandatory vaccinations

    All active-duty Airmen and Guardians will need to be fully vaccinated no later than Nov. 2.Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine implementation guidelines in a Sept. 3 memorandum.The Air Force’s plan requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against

  • Serbian, Wright-Patt doctors talk pandemic best practices

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five doctors from the Serbian armed forces met with 88th Medical Group personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Aug. 19 during their state visit with the Ohio Air National Guard.The trip reinforced the Serbian military’s 15-year friendship with the

  • Wright-Patt moves back to HPCON Charlie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has transitioned to Health Protection Condition Charlie in response to an increased number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, both on and off base, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander announced Sept. 1 during

  • Wright-Patt shifts to HPCON Bravo+ operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the implications of moving to Health Protection Condition Bravo+ at the latest COVID-19 situation update Aug. 18 on a Facebook Live town hall.Miller was joined by Col. (Dr.) Michael

 

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