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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • MacDill AFB protects the force with COVID-19 vaccinations

    Taking care of military personnel, either active duty, reserve, guard or retirees, is a high priority for MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. To assist with reducing the amount of COVID-19 related cases, the 6th Medical Group stands-up a point of dispensing

  • COVID-19 Vaccines: Changing the course of the pandemic

    The Department of Defense has an independent but collaborative program with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to provide COVID-19 vaccines to DoD uniformed service members. This includes active duty, Guard/Reserve, retirees, family

  • Top 3 Receives COVID-19 Vaccination

    Following the Department of Defense’s phased vaccination plan, Col. Benjamin Jonsson, 6th Air Refueling Wing commander, Col. Benjamin Robins, 6th ARW vice commander and Chief Master Sgt. Shae Gee, 6th ARW command chief, received their initial COVID-19 vaccination at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.,

  • 6th LRS slowing the spread through innovation

    Over the past four months, most Airmen have supported the mission through teleworking. However, many others have adjusted by implementing social distancing and stricter sanitization standards in their work centers, all while continuing to enable the unmatched air refueling mission.According to

  • MacDill to implement phased approach for installation reopening

    MacDill will implement phase one of a multi-phase approach to reopen the base beginning Monday, May 4, 2020. Base officials will begin cautiously relaxing specific guidelines in a slow and deliberate manner. The base will remain in each phase for a minimum of 14 to 21 days, with the precise length