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  • CSAF outlines strategic approach for Air Force success

    The directive is a mixture of Brown’s expectations for what is required to ensure air superiority and for the Air Force to fulfill its mission to defend the United States and its interests. Though only 8-pages, the document spans a range of critical topics that touch on doctrine, Air Force culture, and the changing threats and adversaries the nation confronts.
  • Scott AFB personnel responds to flash floods

    An Aug. 12 storm produced approximately 5.5 inches of rain which caused flash floods that closed on- and off-base roads, the C-21 hangar and on- and off-base housing areas.
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:
  • KMC Housing enacts safety initiative

    The Kaiserslautern Military Community Housing Office plans to continue installation of child safety locks and new coverings on windows in housing on Ramstein Air Base, Vogelweh Military Complex and Kapaun Air Station, Germany, through August 2020, to prevent unintentional falls and strangulation.
  • Wing Safety Innovates and Adapts to COVID-19

    The Wing Safety Office at the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pittsburgh, Pa., has shifted their human interaction filled work day to a socially distanced and virtual presence. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, they have fine-tuned their SharePoint site, provided vital insight to the quick response “Tiger Team” and gone to a two shift schedule for more hourly safety coverage.
  • For some, working from home brings neck and back pain

    “There’s no place like home” may be an appropriate sentiment for people who favor working from the comfort of home during the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, it doesn’t ring true for those teleworkers who are feeling more pain than comfort because their home office leaves much to be desired. “I would have to say the most common complaint of teleworkers is neck and upper back pain between the shoulder blades,” said Jason Wheeler, 559th Medical Squadron physical therapist.
  • Summer Health Hazards

    Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy the weather. Awareness of summer health hazards can help you prevent potential injuries and discomfort. Here’s how you can protect yourself and others, and enjoy the summer fun.
  • 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.
  • World-unique tire testing capability saves millions for warfighters

    Predicting aircraft tire wear is a complex, time-intensive phenomenon, highly dependent on multiple variables. Historically, testers focused on the structural integrity of a tire prior to fielding and use. However, the ability to quickly and accurately predict tire wear remained a challenge across the logistics community – until now.
  • Air Force promotes home safety, offers free firearm cable locks

    The Department of the Air Force is contributing to home safety by offering free cable locks for personally-owned firearms, which are a first line of defense for safe storage and unintentional use.
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