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  • Green, amber, red, and black: Get familiar with Ramstein’s road conditions

    Green, amber, red, and black: these colors designate the various road conditions used at Ramstein Air Base to alert drivers of potential road hazards.
  • A2D2: We drive to save lives

    Airmen Against Drunk Driving transportation services ensure base members get home safely, mitigating any potential risks of impeding the 35th Fighter Wing mission. “A2D2 ensures the safety of the mission’s most important asset: people,” stressed Staff Sgt. Kiernan Judd, a 35th Mental Operations Squadron mental health technician and lead coordinator for A2D2. “By getting our Airmen and families home safely we are doing our best to circumvent DUIs and the career, personal, financial and host nation relation damages that could follow.”
  • SMC, Its Mission Partners Team Up to Deliver AEHF-6 Safely to Florida Ahead of March Launch

    The U.S. Space Force’s (USSF) Space and Missile Systems Center successfully delivered the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF)-6 satellite to the Astrotech Space Operations processing facility in Titusville, Florida, Jan. 12.“The delivery of the last AEHF satellite comes at an inflection point, as the first delivery of the USSF for launch,”
  • Winter is here, Saber Nation; be prepared

    Residents of Spangdahlem who have had the pleasure of being from, or living, in the southern states of America may not be aware of this epidemic, but winter is here. Don’t fret-some Saber professionals have a few ways to help prepare Airmen for the frigid season.U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Lacey Crowley, 52nd Fighter Wing Saber Driving Course
  • USDA-Michigan Air Guard program cuts risk of bird collisions

    The flight line at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center is a busy place. As the year-round host for training events like Northern Strike – the Defense Department's largest joint reserve-component exercise – it's not uncommon to see more than 60 aircraft on Alpena's tarmac. During Northern Strike 19, more than 450 flights launched from the
  • Optimizing performance, safety through sleep and fatigue management

    When it comes to the Air Force, fatigue is characterized as "the state of tiredness associated with long hours of work, prolonged periods without sleep, physiologic stressors of the flight environment or the requirement to work at times that are out of sync with the body's circadian, or biological rhythms.
  • "For the safety of our pilots:" AFRL hosts event aimed at fielding physiological sensors

    DAYTON, Ohio – The inaugural Physiological Episodes Mitigation Technology Summit and Industry Day, hosted by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, was held Dec. 17-18 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s Small Business Hub downtown.The event brought in over 150 participants from the Air Force, Navy and industry, all with
  • Air Force studies fatigue, sleep to enhance readiness

    Researchers with the Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are looking for ways to better equip Airmen and their leadership with crucial data to ensure that Airmen are getting the necessary rest to maximize mission execution. A team of human performance experts is looking at sleep and fatigue from several perspectives. They are tracking sleep habits in pilots and other operators, while also evaluating sleep-monitoring technology to ensure its accuracy and ability to work in an operational setting.
  • Christmas Tree and Lighting Safety

    It’s that wonderful time of the year again for celebrating Christmas. With Christmas soon approaching, everyone has most likely started decorating and preparing for the holiday. What most of us forget to remember is artificial vegetation, Christmas trees and electrical lighting can be dangerous fire hazards.
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