COVID-19 Update

New Year, New Rules

Jan. 21, 2022 | By Greg Hadley
The Air Force is revising rules for deployments, physical fitness tests, promotions, and more in 2022. Here's a rundown of what's ahead. 
Present Joe Biden has again turned to the military to fill staffing shortages and to help hospitals surge medical staffs as the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to strain hospitals nationwide. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell joined Biden on ...
The Department of the Air Force has ramped up its rate of dismissals for Airmen and Guardians who refused to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the department’s most recent data. As of Jan. 10, the Air Force has administratively separated 87 Airmen and Guardians. ...
Unvaccinated Airmen from the Oklahoma Air National Guard who don’t have an approved or pending religious or administrative accommodation to the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate are no longer allowed to drill, announced the state’s adjutant general, Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Mancino.