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  • 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.
  • New EMNS requires AFMC personnel to update emergency contact information

    An Air Force-wide migration of the Emergency Mass Notification System requires all Air Force Materiel Command military and civilian personnel to take critical steps to update their after-hours contact information for emergency notifications.
  • Holiday thoughts: Remember your Wingman Family

    Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry offers thoughts on the holiday season for the AFMC family.
  • 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.
  • Commentary: Combating the ‘Insider Threat’ depends on us all

    We have been combating the “insider threat” for decades in the Air Force and in the Department of Defense. As far back as World War I, and especially during times of national conflict, our nation has been compelled to formally address and mitigate potential threat vectors that stemmed from inside our walls, borders and lines as well as outside. While the issue remains the same, our vulnerabilities to these threats have changed.
  • Air Force issues “Dr. Love” Risk Management Video Challenge

    Airmen around the globe now have the chance to create their very own “Risk Management in 45 Seconds or Less” video. The opportunity for Airmen to unleash their imagination and join in the fun is a result of the “Dr. Love” Risk Management Video Challenge, being held in conjunction with the Safe + Sound campaign August 13-19.The humorous and wildly
  • New tool enhances AF safety inspections, assessments and evaluations

    A new module has been launched through the Air Force Safety Automated System on May 17, arming safety professionals AF-wide with a single method to document and track both spot and annual inspections, as well as safety assessments and evaluations at a local and enterprise level.Created in 2007 by the Air Force Safety Center, AFSAS is the unique
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018.
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