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  • Hatch Act limits political activities, even during telework

    The Hatch Act, a federal law passed in 1939, limits certain political activities of federal employees, as well as some state, D.C., and local government employees who work in connection with federally funded programs, even during telework.

  • Understanding depression in a time of COVID-19

    This is a stressful, uncertain time. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many significant changes to how we live daily life. Social distancing, quarantine, and isolation can be overwhelming and may cause feelings of insecurity, confusion, hopelessness, and, ultimately, depression.

  • Watch Now: Top DOD Officials Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting

    Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López host a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to provide service members, their families and DOD civilians an opportunity

  • Deadline to renew expired, expiring CACs drawing near

    Earnest Bridges, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Military Personnel Division chief, advises all JBSA personnel who’s Common Access Card, or CAC, has expired or will expire by Sept. 30 to make an appointment as soon as possible to renew their card.

  • COVID-19 patients can give back

    With flu season fast approaching and no approved vaccine developed for COVID-19, supplies of life-saving measures such as blood and plasma are being put under strain. To help hold back the tide, the Defense Department has established a goal of obtaining 10,000 units of donated COVID-19 convalescent

  • BAMC institutes temporary visitation policy

    The health and safety of our patients, visitors, staff and our community remains a top priority at Brooke Army Medical Center. While the importance of family support during hospitalization is understood and appreciated, BAMC is temporarily adjusting the visitation policy to reduce the risk of COVID-

  • AFTAC uses technology to execute Change of Command

    The Air Force Technical Applications Center here underwent a change of command today, employing modern-day technology to accomplish long-standing traditions. Col. Chad Hartman relinquished command to Col. Katharine Barber as 16th Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh served as the presiding

  • Air Force equipped to protect patients and providers

    Even as the U.S. health system faces a shortage of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Air Force Medical Service is equipped to protect patients and providers.The Air Force maintains stockpiles of medical PPE at each military treatment facility.

  • Suicide survivor helps Airmen, families battle adversity during pandemic

    Airmen and families assigned to the Air Force Technical Applications Center here participated in an online video chat with suicide survivor Doug Monda to discuss resiliency as the nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. Monda was joined by 92 members of the nuclear treaty monitoring center who