AFMC Command News

  • The never-ending quest for motorcycle safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- You wear your personal protective equipment. You stay on top of your motorcycle’s routine maintenance. You follow all rules of the road when you ride.What more can you do to be a safe rider? A LOT!Safety is one of those things in life that’s never-ending. There

  • 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.

  • Eagle Eyes program encourages reporting suspicious activity

    With the Eagle Eyes anti-terrorism program personnel can, through a collective effort, aid in the prevention of terrorism through awareness, vigilant observation and reporting suspicious activities through the program’s communication channels.

  • Black ice’: An unseen killer

         WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- While no ice is black, the universal nomenclature for clear ice on roadways is ‘black ice.”It’s among the deadliest hazards drivers have to contend with during winter months. Motorists must be aware of it and know what to do if they encounter black ice

  • Decreasing injuries is the goal

    What is safety? Safety is the state of being safe or not being dangerous or harmful; freedom from harm or danger or a safe place according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary and the Oxford dictionary gives its definition as the state of being safe and protected from danger or harm.

  • DAF authorizes pass for COVID booster

    “We strongly encourage all Airmen, Guardians, and DAF federal employees to receive a booster. As COVID-19 cases continue to surge, we need to do everything possible to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities—that means getting a booster,” said Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz

  • Holiday Pet Safety Tips: Decorations

    The holiday season is here, and for most pet parents the festivities will include furry companions. As you and your family begin to hang the tinsel and lights, please keep in mind the dangers decorations pose to your pets.

  • 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.

  • Virtual or not, Air Force Marathon still a big draw

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- According to popular running websites, only 1% of the U.S. population has ever completed a 26.2-mile marathon, and those who do finish the race with an average time of 4 hours and 45 minutes.Bill Neitzke, the 88th Air Base Wing’s safety director, is among

  • 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

  • Safe + Sound Week - Take the challenge

    Join in the Challenge! The Department of the Air Force partners with OSHA in Safe + Sound Week each August. Safe + Sound is a nationwide event to raise awareness about workplace safety. Safe + Sound Week is August 9-15, 2021.