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Default Air Force Logo Motorcycle safety: Share the road
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reminds motorists and motorcyclists to "share the road" to help prevent motorcycle crashes.Such crashes are a leading cause of death and injury on roadways. Be on the lookout for increased presence of local law enforcement throughout May to be sure
0 5/06
2013
Figure 1 – Safety eyewear lens (Photo provided) AEDC's Raabe warns personnel of personal spring hazards
With spring suddenly upon us and summer right around the corner, comes a whole new set of hazards around the house and yard that can ruin your day or life!Most of us are itching to get outside and do some needed yard work or attempt those postponed house repairs. I know because I started this weekend as well as all of my neighbors.If there is one
0 4/24
2013
Default Air Force Logo Distracted driving: Where’s your mind?
Distracted driving is any activity that takes your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel or your mind off your the primary task of driving safely.While texting and driving has been at the forefront when it comes to publicity, a recent study by the Erie Insurance Group says it's actually not the number one cause of distracted driving
0 4/24
2013
Default Air Force Logo We're not talking about your dad's Old Spice
In the small backroom of Hemp World, a head shop in Marytown, Tenn., a worker dutifully arranges an array of ceramic pipes inside a well-lit glass case. Another clerk cranks up the Greatful Bed music just before pulling out a new shipment of bongs and vaporizers. It's unusually warm outside and the owner knows it's going to be a good day for Hemp
0 4/08
2013
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: Holidays - a time to be thankful
For many, gathering with friends and family for the holidays often leads to discussions of the things we are thankful for. As you think about the blessings you've enjoyed in the past year, I ask that you also remember the men and women who defend our freedom, one of the greatest gifts of all.Today the Air Force has more than 32,000 Airmen --
0 12/12
2012
Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner Commentary: This is how we do
The other night I was driving home from work listening to the radio. A commercial came on for Mountain Dew and Jason Aldean, a popular country singer, said, "This is how I do" -- then went on to explain his life philosophy. Later I saw a commercial with another music star that was advertising for Mountain Dew. He also said, "This is how I do" and
0 11/26
2012
Default Air Force Logo Veterans Day honors a truly elite group
Because we are Airmen, and are surrounded by the military on a daily basis, it can sometimes be easy to forget how incredibly significant it is to be a veteran. The approximately 22 million living veterans in this country make up only about 7 percent of the population. And less than 1 percent of Americans actively serve in the military at any
0 11/05
2012
Default Air Force Logo We Won!
It was a long, hard-fought "battle" that began in 1848 and didn't end until 1920. It was won in Nashville when a 24-year-old legislator voted for the ratification of the 19th Amendment after being urged by his mother to do so. Because of his vote, women in America have the right to vote in each election. Some feel that they don't need to vote
0 8/22
2012
Default Air Force Logo My job is prosecuting sexual assault
Here's a simple truth...sexual offenders reject our core values of integrity, service and excellence, in favor of following their own base, undisciplined, criminal desires. Most sexual assaults committed by Airmen are "blue on blue," or Airmen victimizing other Airmen. So in addition to rejecting our core values, these undisciplined Airmen reject
0 7/23
2012
Default Air Force Logo A message from AEDC's new commander
First off, I'd like to say how excited I am to be the first commander of the newly designated Arnold Engineering Development Complex. I look forward to leading our combined government and contractor workforce through the transition phase of Air Force Materiel Command's five-center construct as well as through the challenges facing our country as a
0 7/23
2012
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