Tag: DOD
  • Department of Defense Expands Access to Military Exchanges

    The Department of Defense announced today the expansion of access to military exchanges.
  • DOD makes masks mandatory on all US military installations

    The Defense Department on Feb. 4 issued an order requiring all service members and civilians on U.S. military installations—whether indoors or outdoors—to wear a mask to try to limit the spread of COVID-19, with limited exceptions. However, vaccines against the new coronavirus remain voluntary, and a number of military family members have told Blue Star Families they don’t plan on getting a shot.
  • COVID-19 Testing: What does TRICARE cover?

    Coronavirus Testing Coverage TRICARE covers COVID-19 tests when medically necessary. Medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition. A TRICARE-authorized provider must order the test and must perform the test at a TRICARE-authorized lab of facility.
  • Firedogs douse burning interiors

    Joint service fire protection students from the 312th Training Squadron put their classroom knowledge to the test during their grade level interior fire training exercise at the Louis F. Garland Department of Defense Fire Academy here, Dec. 10.