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...

Preventing Seasonal Flu

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. Most infectious disease experts...

The Great American Smokeout begins Nov. 19

November is Tobacco Cessation Month. While deployment or recent pandemic restrictions may physically separate service members, we should remind them that they are never...

New electronic health record system lands at Edwards

The 412th Medical Group began the transition to the new Medical Health System GENESIS on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 26, 2020. GENESIS is...

Understanding Depression

This is a stressful and uncertain time. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many significant changes to how we live daily life. Social distancing, quarantine, and isolation...

Air Force improves lactation support for nursing mothers

The Department of the Air Force recently announced new guidance that will improve support to nursing mothers when they return to work after having...