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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • You and your wingman matter...a lot!

    As we approach year-end, I invite every force, civilian and Air Force 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Three garner Aviation Well Done Awards

    Three Airmen recently received the Aviation Safety Well Done Award for outstanding airmanship or support to aircrew that prevented or reduced the impact of a serious flight mishap.Following are brief descriptions of the recipients' actions taken from the citations accompanying the awards.Capts.

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