But some lawmakers aren't happy. "This is worse than a boondoggle. It's a moondoggle," one said.
DefSec Esper issued a memo to commanders responsible for setting color-coded health protection condition, or HPCON, levels.
Military bases are cautiously resuming activities as states relax COVID-19 restrictions.
The number of military installations with known contamination or suspected discharges of PFAS continues to rise.
Humphreys garrison commander Col. Michael Tremblay said the South Korean woman took the COVID-19 test on Thursday.
The Army says it does not plan to rename its bases and facilities that were long ago named after Confederate leaders.
Preparations in Germany follow facility closures at the base in Vicenza, Italy.
The commandant's order came about a week after a congressional hearing on the rise of extremism in the ranks.
All international military students will have to sign agreements on the new rules or risk getting booted out of the U.S.
The Pentagon stressed that the locations have been named as precautionary backup locations.