• 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

  • Defense Secretary mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for service members

    Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III issued a memorandum Aug. 24 directing mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for service members, a Pentagon official said Aug. 25. John F. Kirby, Pentagon press secretary, said only Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccines will be mandatory.

  • Edwards Air Force Base Moves To HPCON Charlie

    APPLICABLE TO ALL PERSONNEL ON EDWARDS AND AF PLANT 42:Click here for all COVID-19 updates at Edwards Air Force Base 3 Nov 2020 Counter COVID Directive is still in effect This ICD does not alter Leave and Pass policies or procedures for Active Duty and Civilians Food distribution and take-out food

  • Edwards Air Force Base Resumes Flight Operations

    The 412th Test Wing resumed flight operations, April 1, following a brief adjustment to modify procedures after the DoD-wide Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Charlie announcement last week.

  • Edwards Air Force Base Security Forces Limit Access Through South Gate

    Be advised, beginning March 30, 2020, South Gate will temporarily resume limited operations due to construction-related mission requirements, under the following parameters: Monday thru Friday, 0630-1430 only. Full-time closure due to Health Protection Condition considerations will resume April 13.

  • Edwards AFB and Plant 42 move to "mission-essential only"

    The 412th Test Wing Commander, Col. Matthew Higer, announced that Edwards Air Force Base, California, will be open only to mission essential personnel and residents beginning March 20.As part of added safety measures, South Gate will be closed to all traffic indefinitely.All members of Team Edwards