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  • CEMIRT, APE hit the road for installation support in COVID-19 era

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – After a year of strict travel restrictions, teams with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Operation Directorate are back on the road more often in support of installations around the globe.Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the directorate had an aggressive travel schedule for specialty teams delivering routine
  • PT test pushed to July, updates to scoring, physical components ahead

    When assessments resume, the three-component fitness test (1.5 mile run, 1 minute of pushups and situps) will be reset with scores calculated on a new three component scoring table. In addition, work is underway to separate scoring into five-year age groups as opposed to the previous ten – for example, age groups will start at <25, 25-29 years old, 30-34, years old, etc.
  • COVID-19 Vaccines: Changing the course of the pandemic

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A coronavirus is a type of common virus that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome, or SARS and MERS respectively.  In early 2020, after a December 2019 outbreak in China, the World Health Organization identified SARS-CoV-2 as a
  • PMEL continues calibration for total-force during COVID-19

    Through the course of many weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the various missions of the Air Force continue. One such area that often goes unnoticed is that of the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory or ‘PMEL’. As one of only seven labs that has the necessary equipment and personnel to perform Air Data Calibration, the Otis PMEL provides precision calibration and measurement for sixteen different USAF, ANG and foreign military support flying missions, as well as local support for District 1 of the United States Coast Guard...
  • AFIMSC geospatial tools help commanders manage COVID-19 risk

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – An innovative solution by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s Detachment 4 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is giving commanders from U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa the ability to accurately assess operational risk and protect lives in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • AFIMSC leans on technology to keep mission going

    Cancelled conferences, travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t getting in the way of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s global mission.
  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.
  • Air Force Works with Project Owners to Protect Health of Airmen and Families Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    With the evolving COVID-19 situation, privatized housing project owners have assured the Air Force that emergency and urgent workorders should and will continue to be addressed while routine maintenance has been temporarily suspended for many privatized projects. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is coordinating with each project owner for their specific plan on minimizing social interaction and increasing social distancing at their projects while maintenance is being performed in Airmen’s homes and during leasing operations.
  • AFIMSC cancels 2020 I-WEPTAC

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center has canceled its 2020 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference due to travel restrictions and health risk mitigation strategies associated with the global coronavirus pandemic.I-WEPTAC was scheduled for April 6-8 in San
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