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  • Tinker expands precautions to combat COVID-19

    With the occurrence of Tinker Air Force Base’s first cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, Tinker’s leadership has continued to implement expanded precautions to keep Airmen safe while also ensuring the installation’s ability to meet mission requirements.
  • Commissary takes extra strides to continue service for military community

    The Commissary, like many grocery stores around the country, have the challenge of keeping shelves stocked, managing crowds of worried shoppers and sanitizing stores. With the recent concerns involving COVID-19, the store has seen a dramatic increase in customers stocking up on supplies.
  • Possible military pharmacy changes due to COVID-19

    Do you use a military pharmacy? If so, there may be temporary limitations that result in s decrease in service or closure at your pharmacy due to COVID-19. To maintain patient and personnel safety, you may have to temporarily switch your prescription to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or to a TRICARE retail network pharmacy.
  • Commissaries, support facilities designated mission-critical as part of DOD’s COVID-19 response

    The Defense Commissary Agency’s stores, central distribution centers and its central meat processing plant have been designated mission-critical in DOD’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
  • DOD issues Flexible Spending Account tips in response to COVID-19

    Flexible Spending Account participants may make changes to their Health Care FSA, Limited Expense Health Care FSA , or Dependent Care FSA elections if there has been a Qualifying Life Event, or QLE.
  • President signs executive order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response. If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, involuntary mobilization of the SELRES and IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Commentary: We all need a little light

    A bit of brightness from the Eglin Air Force Base chaplain
  • COVID-19 Heroes: Exchange, commissary rise to challenge to support community during pandemic

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, store workers have become essential to everyday life. Since the virus hit the local area mid-March, more than 500 Nellis Commissary and Exchange employees are working long hours to unload merchandise and stock shelves to support 4,000 customers per day.
  • The Air Force is protecting Airmen while protecting nation

    How do you stand “shoulder to shoulder” in a time of COVID-19? For the United States Air and Space Forces, and indeed the entire United States military, this is no small question. It is so pressing, in fact, that the Air Force’s medical staff, in collaboration with experts nationwide, have been working nearly around the clock to answer it. It’s not hard to understand why.
  • DOD releases overseas stop movement order in response to COVID-19

    Building upon previously enacted movement restrictions governing foreign travel, permanent change of station moves, temporary duty and personal leave, this stop movement order will also impact exercises, deployments, redeployments and other global force management activities. Approximately 90,000 Service Members slated to deploy or redeploy over the next 60 days will likely be impacted by this stop movement order.
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