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  • ACC medics support deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities

    ACC has deployed 88 medics from 5 bases across the command to work alongside other military departments and federal agencies as a part of the nation’s pandemic response. In December 2021, the U.S. Secretary of Defense approved a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for military

  • Avoiding Burnout

    The COVID-19 pandemic may make you feel like you’re just waiting – life on hold – feeling frustrated that there’s no end in sight. Pandemic fatigue is a very real feeling of exhaustion as a result of COVID-19’s impact on our lives – from financial stress, to loneliness, to the fears of getting sick.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.