F.E. Warren Air Force Base Taking Precautions in Attempts to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now)- With an airman from F.E. Warren Base tested positive for COVID-19, the base has closed parts of its amenities, leaving service men and women altering plans. The base declared a public health emergency for F.E. Warren Air Force Base, regarding the COVID-19 spread.

“We obviously are monitoring the situation and our primary concern is the well being of our airman and families and the civilians that work on base as well and coordinating with the local community in that regard,” 1st LT. and Public Affairs Officer, Jonathan Carkhuff said.

The base will be closing facilities such as worship services at the chapel, the theater, etc. Precautions also will prevent airmen from going on leave.

“While it is a little bit disappointing, it is part of our job and we are ready to go at a moment’s notice for the defense of our nation and for the betterment of our community,” Carkhuff said.

For questions, please contact the F.E. Warren Public Affairs Office at (307) 773-3381.