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Virus brings ‘business as usual’ to standstill

A potentially fatal virus, much akin to germ warfare, has spread globally to foreign lands, even attacking residents across the United States. At press time,...

Goldfein emphasizes protecting force from COVID-19 while fulfilling all missions, operational...

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said March 18 there have been, to date, seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus...

Defense health officials detail COVID-19 aid effort

Senior Defense Department health officials detailed what the department is doing to support the whole-of-government assault on the coronavirus pandemic. Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.)...

Air Force BMT, technical and flying training mission essential, to continue...

The Department of Defense response to the coronavirus outbreak continues to be dynamic and policy may quickly change, but as of March 17, 2020,...

Coronavirus update: Edwards AFB, Plant 42 move to ‘mission-essential only’

The 412th Test Wing Commander, Col. Matthew Higer, announced that Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., will be open only to mission essential personnel and residents beginning...

Davis-Monthan, Pima County plan for COVID-19

TUCSON, Ariz.--The 355th Medical Group, assigned to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., and the Pima County Health Department signed a Memorandum of Agreement regarding...

DOD poised to provide masks, ventilators, labs for coronavirus fight

As part of the president's whole-of-government approach to fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the Defense Department has agreed to provide medical supplies and capabilities to...

NASA elevates centers, facilities to Stage 3

On March 17, NASA leadership elevated all centers and facilities to Stage 3 of NASA’s Response Framework -- including NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center...

COVID-19: Exploit what you can control

"Can't," "don't," "contain" and "restrict" are negative words present everywhere in the news, the media and conversation. The threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus will undoubtedly remain a challenge...

DOD officials explain new coronavirus domestic travel restrictions

Defense officials announced restrictions on domestic travel March 14 for service members, Defense Department employees and family members in response to the new coronavirus,...