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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  • 10 tips for Thanksgiving safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This holiday season, many of us will travel to various locations to celebrate all we are thankful for with friends, relatives and loved ones.Since the time of year’s whole premise is to be thankful — rather than regretful — consider the following

  • Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely

    Traditional Thanksgiving gatherings with family and friends are fun but can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu. Follow these tips to make your Thanksgiving holiday safer.

  • Remember Thanksgiving safety

    For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes, to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations.

  • 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.

  • Controlling Portion Sizes

    Thanksgiving will be here soon, and with it the temptations that come with everyone's favorite dishes. So as we gather with friends and family to celebrate, we should be mindful of portion sizes. Prediabetes puts people at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.  It has been