• Patients can now book virtual appointments at TRICARE Online

    Patients are now able to schedule telephonic virtual appointments through TRICARE Online, or TOL.
  • Chapel and Mental Health provide DMH to ASAB

    The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing chapel and mental health offices have worked together to stand up the Disaster Mental Health (DMH) program, enabling Airmen across Ali Al Salem Air Base options to seek the resources needed to cope during the new circumstances of COVID-19.
  • Resilience Cell helps Hanscom community during COVID

    Representatives from Hanscom helping organizations have come together to establish a Hanscom Resilience Cell to help members of the community respond to the effects of COVID-19.
  • SAPR Spotlight: Meet Capt. Ana Clark

    The theme of SAAPM is "Protecting our People Protects our Mission" and this SAPR Spotlight falls on Capt. Ana Clark, a logistics management specialist in the 414th Supply Chain Management Squadron and the Hill AFB Alternate Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.
  • Keeping Kids Safe: Robins explains signs of child abuse, offers resources for families, caregivers

    As the global pandemic grows, child abuse experts’ concern for children’s safety is increasing. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp recently said that reports of child abuse have decreased, but child abuse experts are concerned that these children are sheltered in place with their abusers and away from those who would report such incidents.
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    An American is sexually assaulted every 73 seconds. Every 9 minutes, one of those victims is a child. It is also estimated that 18,900 service members experience unwanted sexual contact annually. (www.Rainn.org)The Department of Defense has designated April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The civilian sector has also adopted this
  • Mighty 97th uses cutting-edge robot to exterminate germs

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing acquired a LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot, March 27, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base. According to studies, Germ-Zapping Robots have been proven to quickly destroy infectious germs and bacteria using intense pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light.
  • AF implements options for Exceptional Family Members during pandemic

    The Air Force is providing additional support to Airmen with exceptional family members during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Exceptional Family Member Program instituted new support to minimize the impact caused by department COVID-19 policies, including the Stop Movement order and social distancing guidelines.
  • Chaplains continue services, counseling virtually

    The Hanscom chaplain corps is using virtual worship services to connect with parishioners while maintaining physical distancing. Personnel can use social media to watch and interact with recorded and live sermons.
  • Cal Guard Space Operators support COVID-19 food bank mission

    When Staff Sgt. Brandon Tinges became a space operator for the California Air National Guard’s 216th Space Control Squadron, cabbages were the furthest thing from his mind.
  • Turn quarantine time into quality time

    Social distancing can be defined as actions taken to slow the spread of a highly contagious disease. While it is important to practice good habits like washing your hands often and maintaining your personal hygiene, it is also recommended to avoid large gatherings and personal interactions in order to combat COVID-19. So how are we supposed to keep ourselves from going stir-crazy while also staying safely away from crowds of people?
  • Success and Sacrifice: Airman Soisouvanh's story

    Soisouvanh parents were immigrants who moved to the United States from Laos, a small country next to Thailand, and moved to America due to the unsafe conditions associated with the Vietnam War. Growing up she was heavily influenced by her parents, and attributes her drive for success to her family’s constant support and the sacrifices they made for the family.
  • Bring Them Home: USAFSAM trains teams to treat, transport COVID-19 patients

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. – Medical professionals from the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine are training medics here on the use of the Transport Isolation System to move patients affected by COVID-19 aboard military cargo aircraft.The TIS is an infectious disease containment unit designed to minimize risk to aircrew and
  • Silent superheroes

    “I was choked up, filled with emotions that a nine year old girl took the time to write the commissary a letter,” said Ruben Nadal, commissary officer and store director at Aviano Air Base, Italy. “Not only was this month special to her as she celebrated her birthday during this difficult time, but she thought of all the commissary workers as ‘SUPERHEROES!’”
  • Virtual buddies

    Base leadership hosted a virtual Boss and Buddy event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, April 1, 2020.The event was organized to continue to give Airmen a medium to socialize and develop connections with other Airmen and their leadership outside of work during the global pandemic.After a two-week absence, U.S. Air Force Col. Michael
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:
  • 14th FTW exemplifies resiliency amid pandemic, graduates SUPT students

    Although nearly all base outreach events have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbus Air Force Base was still able to find a way to recognize the Air Force’s newest pilots during a graduation ceremony March 27.
  • Weathering COVID-19: Spiritual Resilience

    How to cope during stressful times using spiritual resiliency.
  • Luke detachment adjusts change of command to support social distancing

    Due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements the 944th Operations Group Detachment 2 employed a creative approach to their recent leadership change by accomplishing an in-air change of command ceremony March 27 at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.
  • Answering the call amid COVID-19

    The Office of Special Investigations unwavering commitment to thorough investigations met the challenges of COVID-19 on the plains of North Dakota by scouring the charred remains of a Strategic Air Command era aircraft hangar.