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  • Joint Base MDL Fire Emergency Services Thanksgiving Safety Tips

    The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home.Safety tips Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. Stay in the
  • Team Mildenhall Winter Safety campaign begins

    Once winter arrives in England, removing ice, snow and all other seasonal debris prior to heading to work is not only a daily process, but an important one for the safety of all members of Team Mildenhall and the community. With the holiday season right around the corner, the 100th Air Refueling Wing and 352d Special Operations Wing Safety offices are prepared to keep the team safe this season.
  • Are you sad or are you SAD?

    It’s that time of year again, when the warm summer fades into autumn chills and frosty winters. The skies become grayer and the sun barely shines. For some, autumn and winter are welcome breaks from the summer heat; but for others, the change in seasons may cause dread. Some individuals suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, also referred to as Depressive Disorder, with the seasonal pattern. As the name suggests, it’s a form of depression that occurs during the seasonal change, particularly after summer until spring.
  • Marker placed to honor 60th anniversary of Columbus crash

    In 1959, the U.S. was in the competitive Cold War with the Soviet Union to be the indomitable force of nuclear power; and as part of the feud, Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, fed the fight by flying bombing missions as the 4228th Strategic Wing. With every war comes risks and the will to sacrifice. On Oct. 15, 1959, eight Airmen assigned to Columbus AFB paid the ultimate price on one of their missions.
  • Schriever takes driving impaired seriously

    As the holiday season approaches, it’s important while Airmen celebrate to remember driving under the influence has many repercussions and for Airmen those consequences can be serious.Drinking and driving affects more than just the driver, it jeopardizes the safety of other families and any passengers in the vehicle. Capt. Kelly Fennell, 50th Space
  • 354th FW Airmen develop, test new F-35A arctic survival kit

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 354th Fighter Wing tested a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska, Nov. 5.
  • Safe vehicles aid drivers in hazardous weather

    Fall brings a change in the weather and provides a reminder of upcoming holiday travels, which highlights the importance of vehicle maintenance for safety both on and off base. Steve Serrette, occupational safety manager, 72nd Air Base Wing, said that poor visibility and wet driving conditions are two of the most common hazards during this time of
  • Keep safety in mind when participating in winter sports

    Ah yes, we’re finally on the cusp of the holidays… Oktoberfest has passed, fall is in full-effect and the holidays are upon us. But most importantly, winter and snowboarding season is almost here
  • Service before self: Schriever Airman saves neighbor

    Senior Airman Stephen Harrison, 50th Space Communications Squadron client systems technician, ran to aid a woman and her dog from an attack Sep. 17 at Fort Carson, Colorado.Harrison was pulling into his driveway when he saw two large dogs off their leashes running around by his home.“I stepped out of my car, and the dogs started barreling down the
  • National Aviation Safety Commissioners Visit Hickam

    The National Commission on Military Aviation Safety visited the 15th and 154th wings here on Nov. 1, 2019, to speak with leaders as well as Airmen who make the mission happen. The commission is a team of professionals that have joined forces to help assess, identify, and solve issues surrounding military aviation.

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