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  • Air Force safety chief visits Spangdahlem AB

    The U.S. Air Force Chief of Safety visited Spangdahlem Dec. 12, 2012, as part of a familiarization tour.The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Safety Summit takes place at Ramstein Air Base this week, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Margaret Woodward took the opportunity to visit other air bases in the local area to get a feel for wing safety operations."I
  • A2A holiday video - No holiday for safety

    This holiday season, take the time to make the right decision. The 2012 Airman-to-Airman (A2A) Safety Advisory Council want you to have fun, stay safe.The A2A's primary purpose is to enhance the Air Force Chief of Safety's efforts in preventing mishaps within the disproportionately high-risk 17-26 year old age group. The council was established in
  • NTSB, AFSEC explore safety management system

    National Transportation Safety Board Member Robert L. Sumwalt visited the Air Force Safety Center here on Nov. 27 to explain his perspective on the safety management system (SMS), and discuss its application and implementation. The visit came at the invitation of the center's SMS development team that's researching best practices to guide
  • Everyone has a story: Driving instructor's passion saves lives

    Editor's note: This story is part of the 2012 Joint Base Langley-Eustis fall series, highlighting individuals with interesting stories. The only sound in the room was a cheerful voice, sharing humorous and significant stories. The woman's eyes lit up as she talked about rewarding memories, and her face became animated - as if every gesture breathed
  • Holiday greetings from Air Force Ground Safety

    The Headquarters Air Force Safety Center, Ground Safety Division (AFSEC/SEG) wishes everyone a joyous holiday season and a safe New Year.
  • You and your wingman matter...a lot!

    As we approach year-end, I invite every Airman...total force, civilian and Air Force contractor...to consider the extraordinary accomplishments of our Air Force over the last year. Together with the Joint Force, we've defended America's interests from every corner of the world, meeting incredible challenges with courage, commitment and innovation.
  • National Safety Council names Air Force safety manager 'Rising Star'

    The National Safety Council named Master Sgt. Anthony F. Blodgett, safety superintendent at the 1st Air Support Operations Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, a 'Rising Star of Safety.' The honor recognizes Blodgett's impact on Air Force mishap reduction efforts.While assigned as ground safety manager at the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem
  • Air Force senior leaders issue letter on Holiday and Winter safety

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy issued a tri-signature "Letter toAirmen" on Nov. 5. As part of this year's Holiday/Winter Safety Campaign, "Safe-n-Sound," the Air Force's top three leaders remind Airmen to include sound
  • Chief of Safety shares vision for transformation

    With two months in the seat as Air Force Chief of Safety, Maj. Gen. Margaret H. Woodward doesn't need a palm reader to glimpse the future."It is absolutely essential that safety is embraced as a core value in preserving combat capability," Woodward said.The Air Force's success in reducing mishaps over the past 10 years has leveled off, while the
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