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  • 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,

  • Airmen innovation saves $224K, promotes safer travel

    In northern tier bases, weather ranges drastically from triple digits and hot road conditions to double-digit negatives, making icy roads hazardous if not travelled properly. Despite the risk, Airmen travel to and from the missile field to accomplish the mission.

  • AF Safety goes mobile

    Air Force Safety Center released a mobile version of the Airman Safety App enabling Airmen at installations Air Force wide to voluntarily report safety issues with their devices as they encounter them.

  • AF Continues Safety Award Legacy with NSC

    For the ninth year in a row, the Air Force claimed a coveted spot among the National Safety Council’s Rising Star for Safety award-winners. Master Sgt. Justin R. Musall, 735th Air Mobility Squadron safety superintendent, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, was awarded the 2018 NSC Rising Star

  • C-130 pilot receives 60th Koren Kolligian Jr. Trophy

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson presented the 2016 Koren Kolligian Jr. Trophy to Maj. John Hourigan, a 123rd Operations Support Squadron C-130 Hercules pilot, at the Pentagon, May 17, 2017, for not only saving the lives of five crewmembers, but also identifying a worldwide C-130

  • Protecting those who serve, ‘Grand Slam’ safety office

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Members of the U.S. Air Force have dedicated their lives to protecting and keeping others safe from harm, but who is protecting them? The answer is their fellow wingmen. Airmen with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Safety Office aim to protect their fellow personnel here by

  • Simple safety practices reduce home, holiday injuries

    As we enjoy a holiday season of celebrations and travel, I hope every Airman will take some time to reflect on the accomplishments of the year, and take the opportunity to make some lasting memories with your families and friends.As you plan holiday activities, keep in mind that the excitement and

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