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  • Preparing for the next winter storm

    Through the lessons learned last year, it is now easy to see that storms can be unpredictable and its intensity can be difficult to measure until it is upon us. Members must take the time to prepare by creating a plan and educating themselves and others on winter hazards.

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • The future is now

    The 27th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Innovation Cell has begun testing exoskeletons as a potential countermeasure to combat fatigue among the maintainers.

  • Travis AFB maintainers receive the skinny on saving lives

    Fuel tank extraction exercises which consist of calling emergency services, evacuating affected personnel from an aircraft and beginning resuscitation protocol, combine with a series of computer-based trainings to turn what would otherwise be a frantic struggle to save an Airman trapped inside a

  • Sleep is critical - for children and adults

    Routines play an important part in mental health. One routine people often overlook when they have coping problems, depression, weight issues, behavior changes, or decreased athletic performance, is sleep. I personally struggled for many years to find balance and routine regarding sleep because I am

  • 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.

  • AFCEC leads hurricane season preparedness

    With a projected record-setting hurricane season in the making, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate is once again urging the Air Force community to “be ready” for natural disasters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the 2020 Atlantic hurricane

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