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  • AFGSC awarded Joint Meritorious Unit Award

    Adm. Charles A. Richard, commander, U.S. Strategic Command, presented the Joint Meritorious Unit Award to Air Force Global Strike Command during a ceremony held at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 18.  The award was presented to AFGSC in recognition of the command’s accomplishments during

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,

  • COVID-19 cannot stop the 393rd EBS

    While the world has been battling with the spread of COVID-19 for the past year, the 393rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron has not let that slow them down.Over the past year Team Whiteman has learned and refined operations to keep Airmen safe during COVID-19. Airmen have developed habit patterns that

  • AFGSC leaders receive COVID-19 vaccine

    Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander, receives his COVID-19 vaccine at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Jan. 8, 2021. AFGSC units are following the U.S. Department of Defense's COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration plan which implements a phased, standardized and

  • Barksdale AFB administers first round of COVID-19 vaccinations

    Airmen from the 2nd Medical Group immunizations clinic administered the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccination at Barksdale Air Force Base, Jan. 6, 2021.Among the first to receive the vaccine were medical staff, those maintaining essential national security and installation functions, and

  • COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Minot

    The 5th Medical Group at Minot Air Force Base will receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with intentions to distribute the vaccine on a volunteer basis. Local prioritization follows the Centers for Disease Control and Department of Defense guidance. First priorities will be given to those