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During “April Prepareathon,” the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Security & Emergency Services team will provide a topic to assist employees with preparing for disasters and other emergencies. This week’s topic is Emergency Action Plans. Photo source:
DLA Installation Management Susquehanna’s Prepareathon topic #3: Emergency Action Plan
By DLA Distribution Public Affairs | April 19, 2021
Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Security & Emergency Services team initiated a preparedness program for the month of April. Deemed “April Prepareathon,” the Emergency Management team will provide...

U. S. Air Force Brig. Gen Caroline M. Miller (left), 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Wendell Snider (right), discusses ideas moving forward at a tough conversation roundtable at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph April 14. A few of the roundtable participants shared experiences that they have encountered dealing with extremist ideologies and how it affected their workspace.
Tough Conversations: Addressing extremism in the ranks
By Dreshawn Murray | April 19, 2021
Members of Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph partook in the biweekly “Tough Conversations” roundtable hosted by 502nd Air Base Wing leadership April 14...

Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen support a Community Vaccination Clinic opened April 19, 2021, by the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management to administer COVID-19 vaccinations at the VNG armory in Blackstone, Virginia. VNG medics trained and certified by VDH are administering the vaccines, and additional Soldiers are providing wrap-around logistics, administrative and traffic management support.
VNG supporting Community Vaccination Clinic in Nottoway County
By Staff Reports | April 19, 2021
BLACKSTONE, Va. – The Virginia National Guard is supporting a Community Vaccination Clinic opened April 19, 2021, by the Virginia Department of Health and the Virginia Department of Health to administer COVID-19 vaccinations...

Air Force Senior Airman Jamila Basit, a student in the Neurodiagnostic Technician program at the Medical Education and Training Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, practices the electrode application method required for performance of the electroencephalogram, or EEG, on fellow student Navy Seaman Marcus Falcon.
METC neurodiagnostic technologist trainees learn about brain disorders, care
By Lisa Braun | April 19, 2021
Neurodiagnostic Week, which takes place April 18-24, is an annual campaign that serves to bring attention to and acknowledge the efforts of neurodiagnostic professionals around the world. This year, in particular, has been...

210415-N-WS494-1135 YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 15, 2021) Vice Adm. SAITO Akira, commander of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Fleet Escort Force, and staff members, receive a tour of the flight deck from Capt. Fred Goldhammer, commanding officer, on the U.S. Navy’s only forward deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Leadership from the 7th Fleet task forces that command Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 and Task Force 71 met with the commander of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Fleet Escort Force aboard Ronald Reagan for a ship tour and staff discussions. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of CSG 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.
U.S. Navy, Japan Conduct Staff Talks Aboard USS Ronald Reagan
By Courtesy Story USS Ronald Reagan Public Affairs | April 16, 2021
YOKOSUKA, Japan -- Leadership from U.S. 7th Fleet met with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for staff talks April 15.Rear Adm. Will Pennington, commander, Task Force 70 and Capt...

Coronavirus Information
By | April 13, 2021
The DLA coronavirus information pages are the source for FAQs, official guidance, leadership updates, and news on what the agency is doing to support the military services and other federal agencies with their COVID-19...

Beware of Telephone Scammers
By | March 1, 2021
Protect yourself from being taken advantage of with these simple tips...

February 2021
By AFN Broadcast Center | Feb. 18, 2021
With BIG stars, BIG premieres, and the BIG GAME – February is a “Big Deal” on the American Forces Network!Kicking off the highlights for the month is Super Bowl LV from Tampa Bay, Florida. Young star Patrick Mahomes leads the...

How History Predicts COVID-19’s Impact on Maritime Piracy, and What America Can do to Help
By Brandon Prins (Minerva) | Feb. 17, 2021
Minerva-funded researcher, Brandon Prins recent article discusses how previous financial crises have been followed by significant surges in maritime crime and that the economic impacts of the novel Coronavirus will likely do...

The "Pandemic Textbook" Must Include Decision-Making
By Neil Shortland (Minerva) | Feb. 3, 2021
Minerva-funded researcher, Neil D. Shortland and Laurence Alison recent article discusses why good pandemic management requires goal-directed least-worst decision-making. As scientists who study decision-making early on, they...

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