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  • AFRL invents cargo aircraft tire change tool

    The 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, part of the Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California, who maintains the U. S. Air Force’s largest aircraft, the C-5M Super Galaxy, contacted the AFRL's JFWORX team seeking assistance to increase the safety and decrease the manpower requirements of the current tire changing process.
  • Mitigate Risk Today, Ensure Mission Accomplishment Tomorrow

    Every mission the 97th Air Mobility Wing executes, from flying operations to deploying ready Airmen across the globe, contains elements of risk. However, as a Wing charged with a training mission, we approach risk differently than an operational unit. At Altus Air Force base, three formal training units teach baseline and upgrade courses to operate C-17, KC-135, and KC-46 mobility aircraft across a spectrum of contested operations. So, yes, there is inherently more risk when someone is flying an aircraft for the first time. This necessary risk is mitigated with experienced top-tier instructors and conservative training procedures. We do this because the Joint Force has an insatiable demand for combat aviators. Whether we are forging combat capacity or preparing to deploy, we must remember that, in training, we can always fly the mission tomorrow and we must mitigate risk today.
  • Al Udeid Air Base hosts AFCENT Chiefs of Safety Conference

    Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, hosted the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Area of Responsibility Chiefs of Safety Conference, Sept. 10-11, where U.S. Central Command’s safety chiefs, coalition forces members, joint partners, U.S. MAJCOM safety leaders, and U.S. Department of Agriculture representatives met to discuss theater safety concerns, as well as
  • Motorcycle Mentorship: 509th Munitions Squadron Airmen revitalize motorcycle safety program, offer rider safety event

    The long Midwest summer in Missouri offers plenty of outdoor recreation – and for some Airmen at Whiteman Air Force Base sunny days also mark the motorcycle season. To keep uniformed riders safe wherever their two wheels take them, motorcycle safety representatives throughout the Wing serve as a crucial safety program liaisons and mentors.
  • Fire Prevention Week 2019

    National Fire Prevention Week will be here soon! Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, will sign the Goodfellow FPW proclamation on October 2, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. Any and all Goodfellow personnel are invited to the event, which will take place at the Wing Flagpole in front of the Norma Brown building.
  • Columbus Airmen train for real emergencies during mock altitude chamber exercise

    The 14th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron’s Aerospace and Operational Physiology Flight conducted an expanded exercise with emergency agencies and volunteer Airmen Sept. 3 on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
  • Osan hosts Fighter LASS for PACAF

    Air Force officers from allied and partner nations across the Pacific visited Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, took part in the 2019 Fighter Logistics and Safety Symposium Sept. 2-8.
  • 403rd Fabrication Flight complies with OSHA standards

    Recent 81st Training Wing Bioenvironmental Engineering 2019 reports determined that the 403rd Wing’s Fabrication Flight, responsible for aircraft maintenance to include painting and sanding, complies with Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. OSHA inspectors have been on site and have not shut the operation down, nor placed any
  • PACAF Airman recognized for safety achievements

    The National Safety Council awarded the Rising Star of Safety award to Master Sgt. Jeremy Nixon, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces occupational safety manager, for his continued dedication to safety and contributions to the Air Force safety community.
  • JBER's BASH program uses tree removal project

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s Bird Air Strike Hazard program is reducing the flight safety risk to aircraft, aircrew and passengers with a project to remove wildlife-attracting trees in the BASH and wildlife exclusion zones.
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