A team of some 20 airmen and a Navy medic joined forces for Operation Unity Knight, delivering supplies to people in Nairobi, Kenya, left without food and shelter following storm floods that devastated an area serving as home to 160,000 Somali refugees. Air Force journalist TSgt. Steve Staedler reports that Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa asked USAF for a team and a C-130 tactical airlifter to load and drop some 240,000 pounds of relief supplies over a five-day period.
The Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness revised the Defense Department’s COVID-19 guidelines. The new rules clarify what’s meant by being “up to date” on vaccinations and when personnel must wear masks in vehicles, among other changes.