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Annual event back after three years.
Seven Airmen have lost their lives to motorcycle mishaps this fiscal year, including four in the past three weeks, according to the Air Force Safety Center. Two of those deaths occurred in Air Education and Training Command. According to the National Safety Council, colder weather during the
Tech. Sgt. Christopher Jose Pentecostes, 34, an Airman assigned to the 31st Fighter Wing, passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Roveredo in Piano, Italy on January 5th.
An active-duty Airman assigned to the 1st Munitions Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was killed during an off-base motorcycle accident in Newport News, Virginia, Dec. 28, 2022.
As another motorcycle season comes to an end, the 310th Space Wing Safety Office took a moment to reflect on our successes, as well as acknowledge where we need to improve.
Performing motorcycle winterization now, makes for a better riding year by not having to fix and address issues caused from not winterizing.
Riding a motorcycle can be fun, just ask Capt. Matthew Allen. The 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron flight nurse purchased his Harley Davison Road King in 2008 and has put 150,000 miles on it since then.Although the motorcycle enthusiast has been riding all kinds of bikes since he was a teenager,
In fiscal year 2021, The Department of the Air Force lost 18 motorcyclists. Inexperience, alcohol and speed were a few of the root causes of those deaths. Additionally, motorcycle riders continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes, being about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle
The 66th Air Base Group Safety office will host a Motorcycle Safety Mentorship Ride event here June 16, beginning at 8 a.m.
Members from the 1st Fighter Wing hosted a Motorcycle Safety Day open to all Department of Defense riders in the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area on June 3, 2022, the first one the wing has hosted since 2012
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