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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  • Tools to survive summer’s high-risk season

    The 101 Critical Days of Summer has officially kicked off. The mishap prevention campaign runs from Memorial Day Weekend (May 25) through Labor Day (Sept. 2). During this period, Airmen and Guardians historically increase high-risk activities as they venture out visiting friends and family,

  • 101 critical days of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As the weather improves, outdoor and higher risk activities escalate. By countering identified risky activities through planning, preparation, and response, negative outcomes of activities can be minimized.During the summer season of 2023, the Air and Space

  • Eleven fatalities cause for concern heading into Fourth of July weekend

    The Department of the Air Force has lost 11 teammates to preventable mishaps since the kickoff of the 101 Critical Days of Summer began in late May. With the long Fourth of July weekend approaching, more members will be at increased risk.Water-related mishaps lead the way in the Air Force’s summer

  • 101 Critical Days of Summer defending the Human Weapon System

    The 101 Critical Days of Summer begins on Memorial Day weekend and continues through Labor Day weekend. During this timeframe Airmen, and Guardians tend to participate more in outdoor activities, take time to travel, barbeque with friends and explore new things over a season that has historically