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  • Vermont Guard, Senegalese Air Force conduct aviation exchange

    COLCHESTER, Vt. – Vermont Army National Guard rotary-wing representatives with 86th Troop Command took part in an aviation exchange with Senegalese Air Force helicopter pilots as part of the State Partnership Program in Dakar, Senegal, March 13-19.During the exchange, Vermont National Guardsmen and

  • Spring cleaning of garage calls for extra precautions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- This time of year, many people like to reorganize and clear out unwanted items around their homes. If one of those areas around the house is the garage, keep these tips in mind when organizing and cleaning it.Ensure there are clear walking surfaces when

  • Safety and Occupational Health Specialist (Palace Acquire Intern)

    The Safety career field is seeking four Palace Acquire interns for the following locations:  Hill AFB, Utah, Tinker AFB Okla., Travis AFB, Calif., and Whiteman AFB, Mo. While the Direct Hire Authority announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/job/644498000 shows the closing date of 30 September 2022,

  • Watch for warning signs during tornado season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- It’s that time of year again. As warmer weather slowly approaches, it’s important to brush up on your severe weather and tornado knowledge.Tornadoes are classified using the Enhanced Fujita scale from EF0 to EF5. An EF0 can produce light damage with winds of

  • Be Ready for severe weather season

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Although some natural disasters can strike at any time, people in many areas need to be particularly aware of severe weather season which brings increased risk of tornadoes, wildfires, thunderstorms with heavy rain, flooding, and damaging winds.“Knowing what

  • Senior safety leaders visit Edwards

    Lt. Col. Joshua Egan, 412th Test Wing Chief of Safety, briefs Laura Macaluso, Director, Department of Defense Force Safety and Occupational Health, on flight safety equipment prior to her orientation flight during her visit to Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 23. Macaluso accompanied Maj.

  • Poison Prevention Week aimed at avoiding exposure

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- National Poison Prevention Week, the third full week in March each year, is designated to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them.Every 15 seconds, someone calls a Poison Control Center in the United States, according to recent data. In

  • Know when to keep your headlights on

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- An important legal principle tells us “ignorance of the law is no excuse.” And that’s right: You can’t defend your actions by arguing you didn’t know they were illegal, even if you honestly didn’t realize you were breaking the law.The Ohio Revised Code’s

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