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Default Air Force Logo Safety is not a practice; it’s a way of life
I got my indoctrination into Safety in the Navy's MR "A" School years ago. Machinery Repair (MR) is the title for machinist in the U.S. Navy. I learned "Safety First, Accuracy Second and Speed Last." It was that experience that prepared me for my career as a machinist and it gave me an appreciation of what it takes to do the kind of work myself and
0 8/29
2013
Default Air Force Logo Promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics
As fall approaches, so does the new school year with multiple opportunities to inspire the AEDC workforce of tomorrow with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities. Last school year was particularly busy to include:· The grand opening of our new STEM Center (the Fox's Den) where we've hosted more than two dozen student
0 8/15
2013
Soaking up safety. Soaking up Safety
How much do you think about work once you "make eight and hit the gate?" Most of us leave it behind and turn our thoughts elsewhere, perhaps to that list of chores we've promised to do or maybe to the vacation we've anticipated for months. With summer's warmer days and increased daylight, we push ourselves to do more and more and put ourselves at
0 7/16
2013
Default Air Force Logo 'S' a symbol for safety
With the Friday release of the new Superman movie titled "Man of Steel," the mythos of superheroes was reexamined. We marvel (pun intended) at their super strength, ability to fly, and other special powers they possess as they bravely save the day. However, a more dangerous, yet less explicit trait common to all superheroes is a willingness to
0 7/01
2013
Greg Sandlin, an ATA senior engineer, partakes in a traditional 12th century Viking meal of salt-cured lamb, no fork, while visiting Norway as a Rotary Group Study Exchange team leader. (Photo Provided) Back from Norway
Greg Sandlin, an ATA senior engineer recently traveled to Norway as a Rotary Group Study Exchange (GSE) team leader. Sandlin and his team were hosted by Norwegian Rotarians in several cities primarily in the southeastern portion of the country. They visited Oslo, Bergen, Drobak, Eidsvoll, Kolbotn and Nannestad.Participating in this GSE has been one
0 7/01
2013
Default Air Force Logo Founding fathers' ideals of independence still preserved
To mark the July 4th holiday -- ournation's 237th birthday -- many of us will get together for a cookout or towatch fireworks with friends and family. While we certainly look forward tothose activities, we should also use the holiday as an opportunity toreflect on exactly why it is we're able to celebrate.Certainly we owe a great deal to the men
0 6/21
2013
Default Air Force Logo Consider the incentives
From day to day, incentives drive every action we make. What is the incentive for drinking a cup of coffee? Coffee helps keep you alert. What is the incentive for hunting? Hunting can be fun and provides food. What is the incentive for pulling a prank on your boss? To get a great laugh or to pay him/her back for that well planned April Fool's Day
0 6/14
2013
Default Air Force Logo Arnold Police give cyclist ‘Rules of the Road’ during National Bike Month
Whether it's to save money or time; to preserve your health or the environment; to explore your community; raise funds for charity or get to your destination, National Bike Month is a great time to ride! Tennessee ranks 17th in biker friendliness nationwide, but it's only fun when it's safe.The League of American Bicyclists offers six Rules of the
0 5/20
2013
Memorial Day 2012 Memorial Day a time to reflect on service and sacrifice
Throughout my Air Force career, I've often reflected on what it means to serve. I'm proud of the work we do and the sacrifices we make every day so all Americans can continue to enjoy our many freedoms. However, each Memorial Day I am sharply reminded of just how great the sacrifice is for some.Since the founding of our country, more than one
0 5/20
2013
Default Air Force Logo Every Dollar Counts Campaign
Team Arnold,You know that we are living in a time in which we are pinching every penny and looking for ways we can continue our mission and exceed the expectations of our customers. Today and for the future, I am asking each of you to do something more: Tell us--not just Arnold AFB but the Air Force--where we can do without and how we can do better
0 5/17
2013
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