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  • Fighting to fly: Creech Airman thrives after life-changing crash

    Waking up in an unfamiliar place, having suffered numerous injuries, he couldn’t believe the scene set before him. He waited for the curtains to be drawn to reveal the hospital bed and medical equipment attached to him were all fake. He thought to himself “This is a crazy dream, what a crazy dream this is.”
  • Playing it safe

    Aug. 12-18 is Safe and Sound week, a week created by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promote improving safety nationwide. For the 49th Wing Safety Office, this is business as usual. On a regular basis, the attention to detail the safety personnel displays ensures the mission is achieved correctly.
  • Back to School Safety

    Back to school season is here, and that means sharing the roads with buses and pedestrians. The Tyndall Air Force Base safety office wants to inform drivers on the importance of safe driving on base and around schools.
  • CSAF bestows Distinguished Flying Cross on Kentucky Air Guardsman

    Hourigan distinguished himself by extraordinary achievement while serving as commander of a C-130 Hercules aircraft on July 15, 2016, narrowly recovering the aircraft from a potentially fatal descent following a catastrophic mechanical failure.
  • AMC Commander directs temporary removal of 123 C-130s from service

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, ordered the temporary removal of 123 of 450 Total Force C-130 Hercules from service on Aug. 7, after atypical cracks were discovered on the lower center wing joint or “rainbow fitting” during programmed depot maintenance.
  • Team McConnell… HYYYDRATE!

    Hydration plays a very important role in Team McConnell’s everyday mission especially during these hot summer months. Staying hydrated will help the Airmen of McConnell execute their everyday duties and ensure their overall health.
  • NAS leadership spreading safety culture message

    Contained within much of the work that goes on at Arnold Air Force Base and across the Air Force Materiel Command are inherent risks.“If you think about it, we test rocket motors, jet engines, aircraft, satellite systems, and to do that we have to generate temperatures higher than the surface of the sun and colder than the cold side of the moon,”
  • Distracted Driving caused 3,166 deaths in the U.S.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is working to raise drivers awareness of distracted driving and its potential danger and ultimately reduce the number of accidents it causes.
  • USDA creates program to protect predatory birds, Airmen

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard, or BASH, program, expanded with the addition of the Predatory Bird Relocation Program.
  • Yokota AB hosts 2019 Mid-Air Collision Avoidance Conference

    The conference provided 64 Japanese pilots with the unique opportunity to hear briefings from military personnel, discussing airspace boundaries, flight routes and daily operations with a singular goal in mind, to increase awareness and promote safety in the skies over Yokota AB and the surrounding communities.
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