March 15, 2020

DOD Officials Explain New Coronavirus Domestic Travel Restrictions

Defense officials announced restrictions on domestic travel for service members, Defense Department employees and family members in response to the new coronavirus, or COVID-19.

March 13, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary

CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

March 13, 2020

U.S. Created 'Protective Bubbles' Around Bases in South Korea, General Says

Army Gen. Robert B. ''Abe'' Abrams, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, briefed Pentagon reporters on the USFK's response to the coronavirus.

March 13, 2020

Statement by the Department of Defense on Domestic Travel Restrictions

Today, the Deputy Secretary of Defense David L. Norquist approved new travel restrictions for service members, DoD civilians, and their families assigned to DoD installations, facilities and surrounding areas within the United States and its territories. This restriction will halt all domestic travel, including Permanent Change of Station, and Temporary Duty.

March 12, 2020

Childcare relief for Defense Intelligence Agency employees

Defense Intelligence Agency employees affected by school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic can arrange for childcare relief through the Department of Defense Employee Assistance Program.