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  • Liberty Maintenance professionals earn Achievement Medals

    Three 48th Fighter Wing Airmen were awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal Oct. 11, 2019 at RAF Lakenheath for their bravery during a fight-or-flight situation.
  • XQ-58A expands performance envelope during third test flight; aircraft damaged after landing

    YUMA PROVING GROUND, Arizona — The XQ-58A Valkyrie completed the third flight of the Low Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration program Oct. 9 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. Unfortunately, high surface winds and a malfunction of the vehicle’s provisional flight test recovery system resulted in a mishap after landing which damaged the aircraft.The
  • Pilot’s quick thinking resolves in-flight emergency

    From initial pilot training to mission qualification training, U.S. Air Force pilots complete intensive training and preparation to learn critical skills to fly, fight and win, as well as prevent mishaps. However, F-35 and F-16 trainees in the 56th Fighter Wing also receive cutting edge human performance optimization training across physical, mental, and emotional domains. In May 2019, Capt. Robert, a 61st Fighter Squadron student pilot, was on a training mission when he found himself faced with an in-flight emergency.
  • National Commission on Military Aviation Safety studies man-machine-environment interface during Wright-Patterson visit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The National Commission on Military Aviation Safety visited Wright-Patterson Sept. 11-12 in their effort to understand the man, machine and environment interface and its impact on safety in military aviation operations.During their visit, the commissioners received briefings and tours at the Air Force
  • It's never too early for risk management

    For Tech. Sgt. Jack Tucker, 325th Fighter Wing occupational safety manager, risk management has been a priority in both his personal and professional life due to an experience he had as a teenager growing up in central Alabama. In the summer of 1987, when Tucker was 15 years old, he nearly drowned in the Cahaba River.
  • Robins ready to spread fire prevention message during Fire Prevention Week

    Oct. 6-11 is National Fire Prevention Week, and the Robins Fire Department is geared up to spread the message of fire safety.
  • Voluntary Protection Program going strong

     Since its inception 13 years ago, the employee-driven Voluntary Protection Program has been the lead safety program for Tinker Air Force Base and the Air Force Sustainment Center.VPP is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiative that promotes worksite safety and health through hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis,
  • Edwards AFB Fire Department: plan and practice your escape

    The Edwards Air Force Base Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6-12, with the campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”
  • Bloody Hundredth keeps safety first with 100th ARW safety office

    Airmen from the 100th Air Refueling Wing Safety office play a vital role in the mission by enforcing rules and regulations for safe working environments, providing safety briefings and inspecting each units work stations at RAF Mildenhall, England. The efforts of the safety office keep Airmen, neighbors and communities safe here.
  • Disturbing distractions

    Texting, right? Texting is certainly considered one of the main causes of distracted driving, however, there are numerous other examples that we fail to take into consideration. Distracted driving is something that we are continuously reminded of, yet many fail to understand how dangerous it is and exactly what constitutes distracted driving.
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