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  • Keeping safe in and around the water during a pandemic

    With many local pools closed due to the pandemic many find themselves itching for the chance to get out and enjoy the water this summer.
  • Be Smart. Be SAFE

    Seventeen incidents of drunken driving have happened this year at Minot Air Force Base. Inconsiderate decisions like these reminded one Team Minot member of a traumatic duty he had to perform as a civilian medic. “I was one of the people that had to go recover the body,” said Senior Airman Gibbs Bellamour, 5th Medical Group Operation Squadron aerospace medical technician.
  • AFMC team receives prestigious award for life-saving aircraft technology

    The Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System, or Auto-GCAS, team won the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy, an award bestowed annually by the National Aeronautic Association that recognizes “the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency and safety of air or space vehicles."
  • F-35 AGCAS recommended for fielding

    The 412th Test Wing recently published the technical report on the F-35 Automatic Ground and Collision Avoidance System and have recommended it for fielding; seven years ahead of schedule.
  • Spring Time Fire Safety

    Well, it’s that time of year again--the Final Four is approaching, the seemingly relentless onslaught of pollen, ever later sunsets and of course, the annual ritual of spring cleaning. As you take a walk through your home and develop your spring cleaning plan of attack, remember to take in account the following fire safety tips.
  • AF PEAT lead visits Joint Base Langley-Eustis

    The Air Force Physiological Episodes Action Team (AF PEAT) lead visited the NASA Langley Research Center here March 28, 2019, to discuss the importance of an ongoing pilot breathing assessment (PBA) with senior Air Combat Command health officials and NASA engineers. Brig. Gen. Edward Vaughan and his team met at the NASA Engineering and Safety Center to analyze F/A-18 and F-15 liquid-oxygen-configured NASA aircraft to better understand the causes of physiological episodes (PE) in the Navy and Air Force.
  • Almost time for two-wheeled action: Motorcycle season on the horizon

    The time of year many two-wheeled travelers look forward to is quickly approaching–warm weather and clear roads mean ideal riding conditions.
  • Motorcycle Safety Training: What AF riders need to know

    Training season for motorcyclists is just around the corner, and as training gets into full swing, it may be helpful to shed some light on the Air Force’s training requirements, as well as what the proper acronyms are for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses. I’d also like to dispel some misinformation circulating around the Air Force.In 2013,
  • 2018 Air Force Safety Awards announced

    Air Force Chief of Safety Maj. Gen. John T. Rauch Jr. recently announced the recipients of the five Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff Safety Awards, as well as the Chief of Safety Awards for 2018.
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