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  • Risk: A User’s Guide

    Authors: Stanley A. McChrystal and Anne Butrico, Reviewer: Brigadier General Chad T. Manske, USAF, Retired

  • Keep your eyes open this summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As the weather heats up, more and more people will be getting back on their motorcycles and hitting the open road.If you are one of these riders, here are some seasonal and local hazards you should be aware of. A good sense of situational awareness will go a

  • Occupational safety; keeping Airmen, equipment mission-ready

    Tyndall prioritizes safety across the installation to keep Airmen and aircraft fully mission-capable. The 325th Fighter Wing safety office has oversight of safety requirements, but works as a team with units to maintain safe operations.The safety office serves as the focal point for proactive mishap

  • Atlantic hurricane season begins; preparedness key

    Hurricane season officially starts today. Are you ready?As children are being released from school and parents are getting busy with summer plans, don’t forget about being prepared for the hurricane storm season.The 403rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wants to remind people that planning and

  • USAFE-AFAFRICA Safety directorate wins again

    The U.S. Air Force in Europe – Air Forces Africa Safety directorate won two Air-Force level awards for fiscal year 2021.Through their promotion of proactive aviation safety for nine wings and eight major weapon systems, the flight safety division took home the Major General Benjamin D. Foulois

  • Avoid potential outdoor fire hazards this summer

    As the world opens up again and people make plans for a season ahead full of outdoor activities, the use of outdoor fuel-based equipment like grills, fire pits and campfires will surely increase substantively.

  • Keep grilling safety in mind this holiday weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food.lose to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. They can be very hot, causing burn injuries.Follow these simple tips and you’ll be on the way to safe grilling this Memorial

  • Tips for an enjoyable, safe season on the water

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Ohio has many terrific bodies of water to enjoy. From the Ohio River to Lake Erie, their beauty and relaxing environment attract thousands of boaters annually.To make the most of your time spent afloat, target your focus on the following areas:

  • PA National Guard Hosts a First of its Kind Health and Safety Event

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing in conjunction with the Pennsylvania National Guard hosted a joint, Army and Air Health and Safety event at the Pittsburgh-based Air National Guard installation on May 26, 2022. Members from western Pennsylvania Army Guardsmen spent the day alongside Air Guardsmen

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