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  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • Wildland Fire Branch battles fire season despite COVID-19

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Wildland Fire Branch hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting Airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year’s severe fire season.
  • Goodfellow Hosts Flyover to Honor Local/Base Medical Professionals

    Three aircraft from the 47th Flying Training Wing at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, performed a flyover of San Angelo and Goodfellow May 21, 2020.
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  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry, this resulted in a 25% decrease in their labor pool, resulting in (decreased) personal property movement capacity necessary to support private sector and government demand.”
  • The force combating COVID-19

    Continuing in a course of action despite difficulty or delay in achieving success is the definition of perseverance, which describes what many people found essential since COVID-19 rocked the world. “Everything changed when COVID-19 hit,” said Airman 1st class Megan Crow- Elmore, 81st Medical Group aerospace medical technician. “Manning was a bit stretched and I was eventually pulled from the student health clinic to join the COVID-19 Task Force. “I went to doing vaccines every day and it got me out of my comfort zone.”
  • Air Force recruiting breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title with virtual past time during COVID

    When the world shut down last year and people shut themselves in during the worldwide pandemic, Airmen charged with inspiring and engaging the next generation discovered new ways to showcase America’s air power and dominate pixel space. To their surprise, their recruiting efforts earned the Air Force a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the largest
  • Columbus Airman fights pandemic in New York

    After being on her feet for 12 to 13 hours, administering COVID-19 vaccines to nearly 200 patients per day and only taking breaks for lunch and dinner, newlywed Arianna Gordon just might have the chance to call her husband.
  • Department of the Air Force moves Physical Fitness Assessments to April 2021, removes waist measurement from composite score permanently

    To ensure social distancing practices remain in place during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and to give Airmen and Space Professionals time to prepare, testing was delayed from October to January and is now further delayed to April.
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