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  • Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

    We understand that some people may be concerned about getting vaccinated now that COVID-19 vaccines are available in the United States. While more COVID-19 vaccines are being developed as quickly as possible, routine processes and procedures remain in place to ensure the safety of any vaccine that

  • Reserve Citizen Airmen motorcycle safety training at Luke

    The motorcycle rider community has changed a bit from the days of the film Easy Rider. You may choose to ride motorcycles because it makes commuting easier and fun, more affordable, therapeutic, or simply because it makes you cool. Whatever the reason, there are safety precautions one must take to

  • Halloween safety tips

    The COVID-19 pandemic may make things a little different this year, so here are some tips to get through this Halloween safely. As always, please ensure to follow the guidelines of the Center for Disease Control.

  • Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Distracted driving can happen anywhere, even here at Laughlin Air Force Base. Base safety officials are taking the lead to ensure all Team XL personnel and families don’t become another statistic. It all starts with base personnel taking the initiative to actually focus on driving when driving and

  • AMXS procures new fall protection equipment

    Each year, the Air Force experiences numerous fall mishaps that lead to lost man hours and, in some cases, fatalities. As a result, the Air Force has focused on preventing these mishaps as much as possible through training and safety equipment to keep Airmen safe. Keeping with this focus on safety,

  • Winter Driving; Are you Prepared?

    With snow and winter weather forecasted in the coming days, it’s important to re-familiarize ourselves with safe winter driving practices. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, snow or icy road conditions were reported in 78,335 crashes between the years 2015-2019.  Those crashes

  • Wildfire safety preparedness

    As of July 19, 2020, California wildfires had burned close to 38,000 acres this year, as reported by the California Department of Forestry and Fire (CAL FIRE), compared to the 22,000 acres at the same time last year. Those numbers are rapidly increasing as the summer conditions continue to put our

  • Take time to prepare so you can enjoy your summer plans

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Randolph, Texas – When you think summer, chances are, you immediately begin thinking about having barbecue cookouts, spending time at the lake or coast, or taking a long awaited vacation.Unfortunately, summer also means storms, and when you're involved in typical summer

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