Staff Sgts. Robert Gibson and Joshua Sweetman, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, put out an aircraft structural fire during live-fire training, Sept. 9, 2022 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Eight members of the 445th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services teamed up with the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department for a live-fire training exercise, Sept. 9, 2022.

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  • Motorcycle Deaths are on the Rise, but why?

    Calling all Airmen, Guardians, supervisors, and family members to call a “knock it off” for motorcycle riders. This is not to keep them from riding, but to urge them to wear their riding gear every time they ride, keep to the speed limit, and avoid drinking and riding.

  • Share Your Story, Why I Ride - Preseason Motorcycle Kick-off

    The Preseason Motorcycle Kick-off focus is designed to build awareness and personal accountability of riding a motorcycle and the hazards associated with riding. To also encourage Airmen and Guardian riders to be committed to training, being prepared, and equipped for every ride.

  • Never-ending quest for motorcycle safety

    Motorcycle Mishaps are a big safety concern for the Department of the Air Force, with the service averaging nearly 12 incidents per year over the past 10 years. Most motorcycle mishaps are preventable, and individuals can take steps to minimize the potential for injury and possibly even death while

  • Airbags can save your life

    In fiscal year 2021, The Department of the Air Force lost 18 motorcyclists. Inexperience, alcohol and speed were a few of the root causes of those deaths. Additionally, motorcycle riders continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes, being about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle

  • Risks for Air Force Riders

    Whether in an automobile or on a motorcycle, the Air Force goal is always zero. Awareness of recurring factors that have contributed to past fatalities is one step we can all take in the prevention of losing our most important asset, our people.

  • Motorcycle Safety Training: What AF riders need to know

    Training season for motorcyclists is just around the corner, and as training gets into full swing, it may be helpful to shed some light on the Air Force’s training requirements, as well as what the proper acronyms are for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses. I’d also like to dispel some