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  • The 415th AMU celebrates their first ‘Black Letter’ aircraft

    The 415th Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched its first ‘Black Letter’ aircraft June 9, 2020, on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, making maintenance history.
  • Summer safety with a splash of awareness

    School’s out, the sun is shining, and bags are being packed as families head out on vacation. Summer has officially arrived and AFW2 is providing some safety tips to ensure you, and your family, are prepared for some fun in the sun.
  • Hurricane safety during COVID-19

    The Atlantic hurricane season occurs annually June 1 to Nov. 30. This year’s season brings additional obstacles in the form of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The 20th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management office and the American Red Cross offer numerous safety precautions to help assist Team Shaw members in juggling both hurricane and
  • Prevention and planning two things needed for a safe trip

    Regular maintenance, such as tire rotations, tune-ups, battery checks, and oil changes go a long way in preventing break downs. Having your vehicle serviced according to the manufacturer’s recommendations should help bring peace of mind when traveling.
  • Motorcycle safety is a priority during summer months

    The Air Force Safety Center says there are more than 22,000 motorcycle riders in the Air Force. However, in 2019, the Air Force saw almost a 70 percent reduction in motorcycle fatalities, said Chief Master Sergeant Francis, the 188th Wing Safety Office chief.One reason traffic fatalities have decreased is because in 2013, the Air Force began
  • Commentary: Unrest in America

    Commentary by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein.
  • Laser pointers threatening safety of Vance pilots, violating federal law

    Lasers pointed toward cockpits, even when the aircraft is 500 feet overhead, are dangerous not only to the pilot, but to the community at large. In the past 10 months, and twice in the last few weeks, Vance AFB pilots have reported lasers shining into their cockpits from various locations around Enid, Oklahoma.
  • Take time to prepare so you can enjoy your summer plans

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – When you think summer, chances are, you immediately begin thinking about having barbecue cookouts, spending time at the lake or coast, or taking a long awaited vacation.Unfortunately, summer also means storms, and when you're involved in typical summer activities, it's easy to overlook the dangers.Although
  • Stratton: Enjoy family during Memorial Day, stay safe

    Stratton: Enjoy family during Memorial Day, stay safe