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Safety News

  • Base firefighters innovate confined spaces training apparatus

    Firefighters from Youngstown Air Reserve Station spent several months researching, designing, building and testing an in-house confined spaces training obstacle course, which is now being used to enhance base firefighter safety and capabilities.

  • Air Force to field new body armor carrier systems for aircrew

    U.S. Air Force aircrew operating across 20 different rotor, tilt-wing, and fixed-wing aircraft – including but not limited to CV-22s, HH-60s, C-130s, and C-17s – will receive new body armor carrier systems as part of an effort to update and replace older models.

  • The Air Force Safety Center hosts the 2023 Space Safety Council

    The second annual Department of the Air Force Space Safety Council was held in Colorado Springs from August 15-17, 2023. The Council meets twice a year to discuss items pertinent to the development of Space Safety policy, mishap prevention, the conduct of investigations, and implementation of the

  • Stay informed with the HURCON scale

    In the event of a hurricane, residents of the Gulf Coast should take precautions by knowing the different hurricane conditions. The HURCON scale is an alert scale used by the Department of Defense and other federal agencies to indicate the state of emergency and the necessary precautions for an

  • HARB stresses water safety amid high temperatures

    Faced with record-breaking temperatures across the nation, the 482d Medical Squadron rallied during their September unit training assembly to prioritize and highlight the importance of recreational water safety.The sustained heatwaves underscore the need for heightened caution during water

  • Security forces urges parents to use car seats

    Patrol officers with the 75th Security Forces Squadron have noticed a trend at the Hill Field Elementary School drop-off area with parents not placing their children in car seats or safety restraints. Security forces wants to reminder parents that this is a violation of the law and a risk to their

  • POW/MIA Remembrance Week: Rolling Thunder

    Rolling Thunder is a motorcycle demonstration ride which began in 1988 to bring awareness to the POW/MIA and achieve full accountability for, and the return of all service members, alive or dead. POW/MIA Remembrance Week is a designated period of time dedicated to honoring and remembering prisoners

  • Dr. Ravi Chaudhary visits Andersen AFB

    Dr. Ravi Chaudhary, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Installations and Environment visits Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 25, 2023. Chaudhary is responsible for the formulation, review and execution of plans, policies, programs, and budgets to meet Air force energy,

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