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  • Entire Force May Be Vaccinated for COVID-19 by Early Summer

    WASHINGTON -- Defense Department officials have said the department will be ready to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to all eligible beneficiaries by May 1, in keeping with a White House announcement that on that date, all Americans will be able to get vaccinated if they want to."We are committed to contributing to the president achieving his goal of
  • AFMC releases updated telework guidance

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released an updated guide to provide employees and supervisors with a one-stop reference to policies and procedures governing telework activity across the mission set. The 25-page document covers all aspects of telework, to include eligibility, training, pay, leave and absence, equipment, documentation and more, with applicability to all AFMC telework-eligible employees.
  • Air Force adds to DOD mask guidance

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth issued a memorandum Feb. 16 that supplements the Defense Department’s mask policy on military installations while performing official duties.The updated Department of the Air Force order continues the COVID-19 fight and ensures military preparedness is maintained, he said. The secretary’s memorandum
  • 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.
  • AF pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    Move is help continue minimizing close contact among personnel and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume.
  • Robins Proud: Gold Star Family honored during coping with COVID forum

    The Robins Proud forum, “Parents, children and COVID-19: Supporting you and your whole child through the COVID-19 pandemic,” held Aug. 25, focused on mental health, educational resources and services, along with child and youth programs.
  • Virtual orientation prepares new leaders for success

    More than 50 first-time commanders and civilian materiel leaders were prepped for success during the first virtual Air Force Materiel Command Squadron Leader Orientation, July 7-17. The event, held for the first time ever in a completely online format, included briefings on AFMC and subordinate center missions, panel discussions, mentorship sessions and workshops on topics ranging from leadership expectations to information on legal, financial and support programs and resources, diversity and more.
  • Changes coming to Base Library after COVID-19 closure

    Book lovers can rejoice! The Robins Air Force Base Library will open Monday after being closed for two months due to the Coronavirus outbreak.Monica Jackson, library director, and her employees, spent the past several days logging in new books, straightening shelves and cleaning the facility for patrons.“We have missed our visitors so much here at
  • Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

    The change, which is an update from the original June 1 resume date, is effective immediately.
  • AFMC preparing for next phase of COVID-19 operations

    As states across the U.S. begin to slowly reopen their economies, Air Force Materiel Command leaders are similarly readying to return to full mission capacity following major disruptions caused by COVID-19.The plan is for AFMC’s six centers and eight installations to reconstitute and begin to reopen installation services and to return many
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