COVID-19 Military Community Updates
COVID-19 Military Community Updates

In a recent interview with Reuters, Defense Secretary Mark Esper reported a 30 percent increase in COVID-19 cases in the military, but said he would start providing “aggregated numbers” to prevent compromising ongoing/future missions. “I’m not going to get into a...

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COVID-19 Military Community Updates
COVID-19 Military Community Updates

-Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced a 60-day military stop movement order on Wednesday for DOD uniformed and civilian personnel. The order will affect approximately 90,000 service members scheduled to deploy or redeploy. The Pentagon memo outlined exceptions...

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COVID-19 Military Community Updates

Join the Conversation: Military Support Town Hall Meeting As part of the COVID-19 Military Support Initiative (CMSI), ADC and Blue Star Families will be hosting its second virtual town hall on Tuesday March 24, 3:00-4:00 PM ET. Top national military child education...

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COVID-19 Military Community Updates

-The first-round Senate GOP stimulus package would include direct payment rebate checks for $1,200 per person and an additional $500 per child, reported CQ. -Fort Belvoir Army installation in Fairfax County, Virginia is starting to see a “steady stream” of patients to...

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COVID-19 Defense Community Updates

Join the Conversation: Thursday, March 19, 3:00-4:00 PM ET The Association of Defense Communities (ADC), Blue Star Families, and participants from the White Oak Collaborative will be hosting a town hall meeting on “Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Our...

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COVID-19 Defense Community Updates

Nationwide -The Pentagon signed a memorandum over the weekend halting all domestic travel for U.S. service members. This includes permanent change of station (PCS) moves and temporary duty travel. The restrictions are planned to span from March 16 to May 11. Service...

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COVID-19: Defense Community Updates

President Trump declared a national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, freeing up as much as $50 billion for emergency relief. The Department of Defense is starting to close DoDEA schools within the United States, starting with schools at Fort Knox,...

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