May 14, 2020

U.S. military prepares for hurricane season in midst of COVID-19

Military and interagency personnel held a virtual table top exercise here May 13, 2020, to discuss how U.S. Northern Command would perform its Defense Support to Civil Authorities mission in a COVID-19 environment.

May 8, 2020

Secretary of Defense visits NORAD, NORTHCOM

The Secretary of Defense visited the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command here May 7, 2020. 

May 8, 2020

Military Spouse Appreciation Day: A salute to their sacrifices

This year, Military Spouse Appreciation Day is observed May 8 and we honor their commitment and support in helping to keep our country safe. They’re the silent heroes and they serve our country, just like their loved ones.

May 8, 2020

Nurses Week: Army Reserve surgical nurse answers call to assist in Philadelphia area hospital

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, and has been designated as the Year of the Nurse by the World Health Organization.

May 8, 2020

Are you ready for hurricane season?

May 3-9 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week and hurricane season is less than a month away, starting June 1. Are you ready?

April 24, 2020

Defense Official Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, briefed reporters on the Defense Department’s coronavirus response during a news conference at the Pentagon.

April 23, 2020

Additional 920th Medical Airmen Headed for COVID-19 Response

Additional medical Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing’s Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) have been sent to the New York City area to assist with pandemic response.

April 23, 2020

More than 770 AF Reservists called up providing medical support

More than 150 additional Air Force Reserve medical specialists were mobilized in the latest Air Force Reserve call-up in support of COVID-19 relief efforts with most Reservists set to assist medical staff in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

April 23, 2020

Rapid Deployment Team assists ARNORTH medical units supply needs

Charlie Hughley is helping the RDT determine supply needs for ARNORTH medical units mobilizing to assist hard-hit communities. He’s expediting and tracking delivery for items like respirators, protective gowns and gloves for the 337th Theater Sustainment Command, as well as the 3rd, 4th and 13th Expeditionary Support Commands. 

April 23, 2020

Bringing safety home while teleworking

As the nation moves to adapt and minimize the spread of the Coronavirus 2019, the Department of the Air Force is prioritizing the health and safety of our Airmen and Space professionals, civilian personnel, and families. By encouraging prevention measures and making modifications to ensure all essential missions get off the ground, many now find themselves supporting the Air Force mission to ‘fly, fight, and win’ from a home office.