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  • Door opener adds surprise lethality for K9 unit

    Military Working Dogs can exit vehicle by themselves to assist partner.
  • F-16 maintenance discovery changes Air Force training standard

    The Colorado Air National Guard's 140th Wing Aircraft Structural Maintenance and Non-Destructive Inspection section made a significant finding on the F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft that has led to a fleet-wide investigation."Even the most minor cracks in an aircraft structure, ones that are not even visible to the naked eye, can cause extensive
  • Combatting hypoxia: Robins flight prepares aircrews to recognize signs

    At Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, the Aerospace and Operational Physiology Training Flight with the 461st Operations Support Squadron trains aircrew members on the dangers of hypoxia in a safe environment using a Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device.
  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson mechanic innovates safety solution

    Thanks to the innovation of a mechanic at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, de-icing trucks at the joint installation will feature simple modifications to protect mechanics from falling off the trucks.
  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Fire Emergency Services Pet Fire Safety Tips

    Pets give us comfort, friendship, and unconditional love. Our connection to them can be among the strongest relationships in our lives. But pets can cause fires. We need to be careful with pets in the home.SAFETY TIPS• Pets are curious. They may bump into, turn on, or knock over cooking equipment. Keep pets away from stoves and countertops.• Keep
  • 726th AMS conducts fall protection exercise

    Airmen from the 726th Air Mobility Squadron and the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron conducted a fall protection training exercise, on January 23, 2020, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.
  • Can’t touch this: stay away from stray, wild animals

    Rabies is a virus nightmares are made of. It is also a real-world threat members of Incirlik Air Base face whenever they come across the many stray and wild mammals which roam the community.
  • AFRL XQ-58A Valkyrie expands flight envelope in fourth test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with partner Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., completed the successful fourth flight test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie low-cost unmanned air vehicle demonstrator Jan. 23, 2020, at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.During the test event, the Valkyrie demonstrator’s
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering Airmen are ‘jack of all trades’

    Bioenvironmental Engineering Airmen help the wing’s mission by inspecting occupational and environmental conditions to ensure Airmen have a safe working environment.
  • Beyond Endurance: Keeping Airmen Safe in the Most Inhospitable Place on Earth

    In 1914, when the ill-fated crew of the ship Endurance attempted the first land crossing of Antarctica, Sir Ernest Shackleton wrote, “We were helpless intruders in a strange world, our lives dependent upon the play of grim elementary forces that made a mock of our puny efforts.” More than 100 years later, Senior Master Sgt. Joseph Carter echoed Shackleton’s words, describing a barren landscape devoid of color, just snow and ice and volcanic rock; a foreign world, where the sun never rises or sets, but instead, circles the sky overhead.