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New legislation changes minimum age for sale of tobacco products to...

On Dec. 20, 2019, President Donald Trump signed legislation amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raising the federal minimum age for...

Skin cancer: Here’s how to reduce the risk

With plenty of summer weather remaining for Airmen executing the mission, impacts of sun exposure directly effects health and readiness. “Approximately one in five Americans...

Summer health hazards to watch for

Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy the weather. Awareness of summer health hazards can help you prevent potential injuries and...

Recycling and waste collection during COVID-19

Many off-base recycling locations are no longer accepting recyclables since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the implementation of ‘stay-at-home’ or safer-at-home’ orders. This...

KNOW the Threat! RESPECT the Threat!! BEAT the Threat!!!

This threat that defines one of the four combat fronts at T-Cot-A-TU is a microbe that goes by many labels … I typically use...

DOD officials unveil COVID-related personnel, move guidance

Defense Department officials outlined a conditions-based approach to relaxing the stop-movement order that has been in effect since early March due to the coronavirus...

Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

In an effort to reduce exposure to Airmen and to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, Air Force officials announced May 22 all...

New emergency leave available to DOD civilians affected by COVID-19

Department of Defense employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic will have the option of taking up to two weeks of emergency paid sick leave...

TRICARE revises telehealth policy to respond to COVID-19

To improve virtual access to health care during COVID-19, TRICARE recently revised its policy on telehealth services. This temporarily allows you access to care more...

Mental Health Awareness Month: Resiliency, wellness

May is Mental Health Awareness month and this year it comes during a time of uncertainty and physical distancing that can be hard on...