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  • 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

  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.

  • Safety is key in making this holiday one to remember

    The holiday season can be one filled with family gatherings, parties and gift-giving. Amid all the hustle and bustle it is easy to forget the safety practices that can be the difference between creating a holiday season that rejuvenates and renews or one that creates long-term problems.

  • AFMC to host virtual career fair

    A virtual career fair, hosted by the Air Force Materiel Command, will focus on filling more than 100 vacancies across the command in career fields to include contracting, financial management, force support, information technology, intelligence, logistics, medical, program management, public

  • New Air Force justice information system goes live

    Learning from decades of high ops tempo and web-based technologies, an Air Force team developed a $5.7 million professional system in less than 10 months that provides security forces operations with a progressive criminal data reporting system.

  • Evolution of the Airman Safety App

    The evolution of the Air Force Safety Center’s Airman Safety App reached an important milestone with recent software updates on Dec. 1.This simple web-based tool, provides a streamlined process for all Airmen, their families and anyone accessing the base to report safety issues as they encounter

  • Cold offices spark space heaters

    Winter weather brings up a reminder to follow personal space heater safety regulations and usage guidance. Recently, two portable space heaters within wing units experienced small electrical fires to their electrical cords. While no one was injured and damage to the electrical outlets was minor, the

  • Simple safety practices reduce home, holiday injuries

    As we enjoy a holiday season of celebrations and travel, I hope every Airman will take some time to reflect on the accomplishments of the year, and take the opportunity to make some lasting memories with your families and friends.As you plan holiday activities, keep in mind that the excitement and

  • Don’t be a turkey, stay safe this Thanksgiving

    Although a delicious tradition, deep-frying a turkey on Thanksgiving can be risky. While some people rave about this tasty creation, the use of turkey fryers can be unsafe when used irresponsibly.

  • Safety -- Make it a habit for life

    Summertime can be an enjoyable time to relax and recharge with family and friends. These enjoyable summertime activities do not come without hazards. Too often, what was thought to be risk-free fun turns into a not so enjoyable injury or accident. In fact, in recent years, exciting and fun