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  • AFRL hosts summit on pilot safety, sensor technology

    DAYTON, Ohio – The inaugural Physiological Episodes Mitigation Technology Summit and Industry Day, hosted by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, was held Dec. 17-18 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s Small Business Hub downtown.The event brought in over 150 participants from the Air Force, Navy and industry, all with
  • Safety: A key component in any good holiday celebration

    The Air Forces top three leaders highlighted winter and holiday safety hazards in a recently released tri-signature memorandum.
  • Tips to keep you safe for Thanksgiving

    Preparing for the Thanksgiving can joyous and hectic. However, it doesn’t have to be dangerous. Hill Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services provided the following simple safety tips to keep you safe from fire for the holiday.
  • Safe from sound? AFRL experts collect data inside hardened aircraft shelters around the world

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Acoustics researchers in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing are collecting and delivering acoustics data from hardened aircraft shelters around the world—data that customers can then use to certify that F-35 fast-jet airframes and the personnel working inside are safe.Hardened
  • Air Force joins other services to address military privatized housing

    The Air Force is working on numerous initiatives to address the health, safety and quality concerns of service members and their families living in privatized housing. These initiatives are grouped along five major lines of effort.
  • NOAA offers hurricane safety tips, resources

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers tips to help prepare for hurricanes.
  • C-130 rainbow fitting inspections near completion

    Thanks to early detection by Air Force Materiel Command aircraft maintenance and engineering professionals and quick implementation of a fleet-wide time compliance technical order, C-130 maintainers have inspected and verified the viability of 108 of the 123 affected aircrafts’ lower center wing joints, or “rainbow fittings,” allowing for their safe return to service.
  • Preventing heat illness

    Anyone exposed to high temperatures for a sustained period of time is at risk for heat-related illness.  Heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion or heat stroke, happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself.  The body normally cools itself by sweating.  But under some conditions, sweating just isn’t enough.  In such cases, a
  • DoD seeks feedback from Airmen, families on Housing Resident Bill of Rights

    The Department of Defense is asking current residents of military privatized housing to provide feedback on a draft version of a Resident Bill of Rights.
  • Global housing symposium focuses on relationship building and enterprise-wide support

    Improving the Air Force privatized housing program to meet the needs of Airmen and their families was the central focus of a three-day Global Housing Symposium in San Antonio, May 7-9.
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