Be advised this maskless policy is applicable to DoD personnel who are fully vaccinated AND at least two weeks beyond their final dose. Those not fully vaccinated still must comply with DoD mask guidance, including wearing masks indoors.
Active Duty Members who travel outside of the normal leave radius from Minot AFB must
-Have their travel approved by their supervisor.
Military members returning from TDY, deployment or PCS, must adhere to the guidance below.
Current restricted travel information can be found on the CDC website here, or on the Dept. of State travel site here.
Airmen no longer need to obtain an ETP for visitors through their commanders. Visitors can be sponsored by an Airmen at the visitor's center.
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Civilian employee COVID-19 Updates can be found on their website here. Common Questions have been answered in this attached document.
Veteran-specific COVID-19 Updates can be found on their website here.
The Veteran Benefits Administration (VBA) Regional Offices are closed for walk-ins. For more information, call 1-800-827-1000 or visit their inquiry website
Face Coverings are required on and off base. See guidance below.
Inbound service members and families coming from a country that has a Level 3 Travel Health Notice as determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, must reach out to their unit’s Commander, Superintendent or First Sergeant prior to arrival to Minot Air Force Base for additional reporting instructions.
We are working with our local officials to ensure the safety and security of service members, family, and community members. We continue to address all medical concerns as they arise and work with our medical professionals to keep you informed as the situation develops.
For more information on cases in the states, visit the CDC website.
The AFGSC COVID-19 Pre-Departure Worksheet as well as the Public Health Risk Assessment Tool for Travel Worksheet has been rescinded and no longer required for our personnel to leave the area effective immediately.
Leaders at all levels are to continue reinforcing COVID risks, precautions, and CDC/local-level compliance for safe travel.
DoD Guidance for Deployment and Redeployment
DoD Guidance for Personnel Traveling
Q– If we don’t have to wear masks in the gym, why do we still need to while in our workplace?
A– In accordance with the Secretary of Defense mandate, masks are still required while in the workplace. Masks are not required to be worn while actively working out in the Gym. However, while transitioning masks will be worn.
Q– Are there any restrictions on which bars we can go to?
A– Bars are now permitted. However, active duty members are required to wear a mask when not eating or drinking, dependents are highly encouraged to do the same.
Q– Is there any change to the leave policy now that we are in HPCON Alpha?
A– The Pre-Departure worksheet and Public Health Assessment Tool for Travel worksheet are no longer required.
Q– How does this change maximum capacities at events or facilities?
A– There is no COVID-19 associated maximum capacity for indoor or outdoor events. Active Duty members are still required to wear a mask and maintain physical distancing. Dependents are highly encouraged to do the same.
Q– Is there any changes to the Child Development Center?
A– There are no changes to the CDC. There is currently a staffing issue, unrelated to COVID.
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Check out the Official Physical Fitness testing matrix to figure out when you are next due.
Fitness Testing will resume in July 2021 unless further guidance is published.