DOD announces use of masks and other public health measures

Effective Feb. 4, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III signed a memo that, effective immediately, directs all individuals on military installations and all...

Defense personnel to support FEMA in vaccination push

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced Feb. 5 that 1,110 active duty service members will support five Federal Emergency Management Agency vaccinations...

DOD experts explain: The science behind the COVID-19 vaccines

Almost six weeks after the Food and Drug Administration issued emergency use authorization for the first two COVID-19 vaccines, many questions have arisen concerning...

Edwards advances COVID-19 vaccine distribution to mission essential tier

The COVID-19 vaccine distribution at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., moved to the next tier last week to mission essential personnel. The phase 1C tier...

412th Med Group administers 1st round of COVID-19 vaccine

Members of the 412th Medical Group began administering the COVID-19 vaccine to first responders and medical personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., at...

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Here is a summary of the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination based on what we currently know. CDC will continue to update this page as...

Edwards AFB fire extinguisher training goes virtual

The Edwards Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services recently announced that they now offer virtual reality-enabled fire extinguisher training at Edwards Air Force...

The ones left behind: Beyond the Blue

The unexpected loss of an Airman to suicide creates a void that echos far beyond the empty chair at their workstation. The unit’s focus...

AF moves Physical Fitness Assessments to April 2021, removes waist measurement...

The Department of the Air Force announced physical fitness assessments will now resume April 2021 and will no longer include the waist measurement component. To...

Edwards AFB Reports Case of COVID-19 at Child Development Center

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received a report, Nov. 30, that a Child Development Center pre-school child at Edwards...