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July 13, 2020

Bringing the fight to COVID-19: Creech conducts serology testing

Senior Airman Killian, left, 99th Medical Group and Tech. Sgt. Benigno, right, 489th Attack Squadron, flight and operational medical technicians demonstrate a serology test at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, July 7, 2020. The objective is to determine if the serology test better identifies those that had COVID-19 but were asymptomatic or not

June 23, 2020

CSAF returns to Home of the Hunters: Praises persistence, readiness through COVID

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the Home of the Hunters to discuss enterprise and installation growth and see how the wing sustains their 24/7 Remotely Piloted Aircraft missions through COVID-19, June 20.

May 29, 2020

432nd WG Families achieve pandemic matrimony

If you had asked two couples within the 432nd Wing where they would have seen themselves in March of 2020 a year ago, they would have told you they’d be saying their vows at the weddings of their dreams amidst friends and family; not social distancing amid a pandemic.

May 14, 2020

Family finds hope, connection despite social distancing

During a time when social distancing forces disconnection, a family within the 22nd Attack Squadron found hope and connection with the help of the Creech Chaplain Corps, who helped the couple fulfill the desire to baptize their infant, done from their home in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 19, 2020.

May 6, 2020

DoD, Department of the Air Force take steps to protect military families moving during COVID-19

Under the new standards, moving industry personnel must adhere to all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 health protection protocols while in the service member’s residence. That means moving personnel must wear face coverings, clean frequently touched surfaces and sanitize their hands often. They must also minimize the number of personnel at the member’s residence in order to meet social distancing requirements.

April 27, 2020

Remotely piloted aircraft crews maintain mission readiness during COVID-19

COVID-19 cannot stop the dedicated Airmen who fly remotely piloted aircraft in support of global operations. COVID-19 has now increased health awareness for everyone, and RPA pilots are no exception.

March 30, 2020

President signs executive order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response. If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, involuntary mobilization of the SELRES and IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment.

March 25, 2020

99 ABW units partner to improve network access for 17K personnel

Three 99th Air Base Wing units recently expedited the purchase of over 300 laptops, tablets and smartphones to provide improved telework capability for nearly 17,000 active-duty and civilian personnel assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force bases.

March 25, 2020

Air Force update for COVID-19

In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made.

March 20, 2020

99th MDG fights COVID-19

Staff Sgt. Juan Acuna, dental assistant assigned to the 99th Dental Squadron, hands out information sheets at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC) on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 20, 2020. MOMMC is postured to support the medical needs of the Nellis Air Force Base community. (U.S. Air force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan