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  • DAF announces mandatory COVID vaccine implementation guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has released a service implementation plan that requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an exemption.
  • AFSC Labor Day Message 2021

    Mr. Dennis D'Angelo, Air Force Sustainment Center executive director, shares his 2021 Labor Day message to the workforce.
  • OC-ALC releases new dress code policy for some employees

    Some employees in the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex now have a little flexibility when it comes to workplace attire. OC-ALC Commander Maj. Gen. Jeff King and AFGE Local 916 President Jeremy Ross signed a Memorandum of Agreement Aug. 31 that allows employees who work in industrial areas to wear cropped pants or shorts where appropriate and not prohibited by safety directives or the Industrial Hygiene Survey.
  • Keep safety in mind as summer ends

    The long Labor Day weekend marks the traditional end of summer and offers many service members, civilians and their families the final opportunity to take to the highways and byways for a summertime adventure. Emphasis on managing risk is key, not only for a holiday weekend that historically experiences increased mishaps, but also in transition to the autumn season.
  • MAJBAWG bridges gap between Air Force, installation barrier analysis efforts

    To bridge the gap between Air Force and installation-level efforts, the Air Force Materiel Command has established a Major Command Barrier Analysis Working Group as part of ongoing efforts to drive greater diversity and inclusion across the enterprise.
  • AFMC Connect September focus: Resilience

    Resilience is the AFMC Connect focus for September. Resilience is the strength to find positive solutions, or a ‘better way’ during times of distress.
  • Immunization entwined in Armed Forces history

    National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance held in August to emphasize the importance of vaccination to protect the health of people of all ages. The term immunization is used interchangeably with vaccination, although they are not one in the same.
  • AFIMSC chaplain team offers stress management strategies

    While stress is a natural part of life, being able to recognize and manage it – and knowing when and how to get help when it reaches an unhealthy level — is important for overall wellbeing. The AFIMSC Chaplain Corps is one resource available to help Airmen and families manage stress
  • Behind-the-scenes video of Air Force Uniform Office

    A short video provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Air Force Uniform Office in action.
  • Skeeter Meter; Take Precautions Outdoors

    Although, the overall disease risk for Tinker Air Force Base is currently low, it’s always a good idea to follow mosquito and tick precautions when outdoors. More than a nuisance, mosquito species local to the area can potentially carry diseases such as Zika, Yellow Fever, Dengue Fever, and the West Nile Virus. Since April 2021, Public Health has captured Aedes Epactius, Psorophora Ciliata, Psorophora Columbiae, Psorophora Horrida, and Anopholese puncitpennis mosquito species during routine surveillance in various areas of the installation. All were submitted for analysis and all tested negative for disease.
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