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  • 378 EMEDS improve COVID detection, response

    The 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron recently installed new COVID-19 test equipment at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • AF technology could help fight virus, disease spread in buildings

    In 2009, the U.S. Air Force submitted a patent application for an invention that coats surfaces with a protective finish, killing toxins on contact. The technology, which was granted a patent in 2013, was invented by Dr. Jeff Owens, a senior chemist with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, to support his work in chemical and biological warfare defense. Today, the Air Force is licensing the rights to that technology to a private-sector company called Theriax, LLC that wants to use Owens’ patented formula in paints and other products.
  • Air Force Fall Prevention Focus hits home

    One Airman or Space Professional lost to a fall mishap is one too many. Since 2015 there have been 15 fatalities and permanent disabilities caused by on and off-duty falls in the Air Force. That’s one of the many reasons we are passionate about fall prevention. Take some time to focus on fall prevention July 20-24 using this year’s Air Force theme, “Calling All Fall Prevention Warriors!”
  • Tigers redeploy amidst COVID-19

    Airmen assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron and the 79th Fighter Generation Squadron, also known as the “Tigers”, as well as other Team Shaw units, redeployed from U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, late May to early June.
  • Team Robins receives 18,000 pounds of hand sanitizer

    The 78th Air Base Wing and the 461st Air Control Wing teamed with four wings across the Air Force to receive a large donation of hand sanitizer May 29.
  • USAF Weapons School continues to innovate air superiority

    Covid-19 has created a new normal and everyday life is now categorized as either essential or non-essential. Unfortunately for the adversaries of the United States, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) located on Nellis Air Force Base remains essential, delivering training to the warfighters of the present and future.
  • Doctor's Orders

    Other than washing your hands, maintaining 6 feet of physical distance, and wearing a face covering, the most important thing that everyone can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19 is to stay informed as new information becomes available. It is vital that Airmen understand some key differences in some of the various degrees of protective measures that can be put in place if there is a concern of exposure.
  • Maintainers tell all: the struggle of COVID-19

    COVID-19 has forced Airmen to adapt and it wouldn’t be genuine to say it comes without struggle. But the Air Force is a family and, together, Airmen at the 391st FS are finding ways to enhance readiness, despite the challenges.
  • DM, local businesses join forces to protect Airmen

    Base leadership, the 355th Contracting Squadron and the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base joined forces with local businesses to produce 10,000 masks for the 355th WG workforce after Air Force guidance requiring personnel to wear cloth masks if 6 feet of physical distance cannot be met at work.
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