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Immediate Release

Force Health Protection Guidance – Supplement 9

May 26, 2020

Today, the department released the Force Health Protection Guidance – Supplement 9, which provides guidance on deployment and redeployment for service members, National Guard members (in a title 10 or title 32 duty status) and DOD civilian employees deploying within and outside the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance covers deployment to, and redeployment from, any operational areas, including COVID-19 operational areas, to home station. The purpose of the guidance is to: 1) protect our military and civilian personnel and their families; 2) safeguard our national security capabilities; and 3) support the whole-of-nation response to the pandemic.

The guidance can be found here.