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  • FY21 DAF Safety Awards Announced

    The Department of the Air Force recently released the fiscal year 2021 annual safety awards. These awards provide organizations, teams, and individuals the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work, enhanced performance, accomplishments, and feats in safety.

  • Safe runways focus of BASH team

    The Bird Air Strike Hazard team at Tinker Air Force Base has been keeping the runways safe for pilots during the heaviest times for migratory birds to travel.The need for BASH teams came about following the E-3 crash of Yukla-27 at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska on Sept. 22, 1995. The aircraft hit a flock of

  • Winter Weather Hazards: Ice – Snow – Dangerous Wind Chills

    Winter weather can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice and high winds. Ice and snow can create a higher risk of car accidents, fractures from falling, and overexertion injuries. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead for the hazards of winter weather.

  • 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

  • AFSC Labor Day Message 2021

    Mr. Dennis D'Angelo, Air Force Sustainment Center executive director, shares his 2021 Labor Day message to the workforce.

  • Safe and Sound Week - Take the challenge

    The Department of the Air Force is collaborating for the fourth year with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration during the Safe and Sound Week national campaign, which recognizes successes in workplace health and safety programs. This year’s Safe and Sound Week runs Aug. 9-15.

  • First B-1Bs resume flight operations

    The first B-1B Lancers resumed flight operations May 3 following a safety stand-down issued April 20 by Gen. Tim Ray, Air Force Global Strike Command commander. Individual B-1B aircraft will return to flight as inspections and maintenance directed during the stand-down are completed on each

  • DAF kicks off 2021 Fall Prevention Focus

    For the eighth year, the Department of the Air Force is partnering with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration during the National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls being held May 3-7.

  • The danger zone: Final denial barriers

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- A part of daily life on an Air Force installation is traveling through the gates to get on base. The daily commute can become a mundane and routine practice, and often times, drivers get complacent and overlook the hazard of stopping their vehicles on top of the final