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Safety News

  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, the Air Force family’s military and civilian members will spend some well-deserved time away from their duty sections.As we enjoy Labor Day festivities, let’s remember to look out for one another and keep the major safety themes we have

  • Understanding Hurricane Conditions

    Since 1944, September has been a peak month of hurricane season and is an essential time to be ready. There are many factors to consider when ensuring thorough hurricane preparation, such as preparing a kit, evacuation route, etc., but an important step is knowing what each Hurricane Condition

  • Rejuvenate and Return Safely

    Labor Day honors American workers for their positive impacts on the success of the United States. Air Education and Training Command depends on the labors of each and every one of its Airmen to recruit, train and educate the world’s best Air Force.

  • Grissom BASH Program Hangs by a Thread

    The Air Force Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program is the culmination of several different efforts that overlap to mitigate wildlife hazards. Here, that’s all held together by a thread. The BASH program is responsible for mitigating wildlife hazards around flight lines and the

  • Defense Department Hosts First Joint Safety Council

    Maj. Gen. Jeanie Leavitt, Department of the Air Force Chief of Safety and Commander of the Air Force Safety Center, chaired the inaugural Department of Defense Joint Safety Council at the Pentagon on Aug. 26. The JSC originates from the National Commission on Military Aviation Safety recommendation

  • Hill deploys propane cannon to scare off birds

    If you happen to hear a shotgun-like boom coming from Hill’s airfield, safety officials with the 75th Air Base Wing want you to know they will occasionally use a propane cannon to frighten birds and other wildlife away from it.

  • Don’t let driver fatigue play role in your travel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This is the time of year many of us will spend extra hours behind the wheel as we drive to and from vacation destinations, recreational outings or social activities. Very often, that driving time slowly erodes our ability to operate a vehicle safely as the

  • Always follow water-safety measures

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Fire Department would like to help you stay safe the next time you go out on the water.Swimming and boating can be great ways to beat the heat this summer but are not without dangers. Though preventable in most cases,

  • Motorcycle Safety: What reservists need to know

    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,

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