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  • Department of the Air Force releases findings on Interpersonal Violence survey

    After the Secretary of the Air Force established the Interpersonal Violence Task Force in 2020, the team examined a broad range of 81 behaviors along what is known as the “Continuum of Harm” to determine if the DAF is keeping Airmen and Guardians safe, and providing needed support after they experience any kind of interpersonal violence.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Back to school safety reminders

    As summer winds down and a new school year approaches, safety and school officials here remind the community to take extra precautions while driving.
  • Tribute to safety director’s career to stream on Above and Beyond Six Feet

    Episode six of “Above and Beyond Six Feet” will feature a spotlight on the career of Galen Williams, Hanscom’s Occupational Safety director, airing Feb. 25. Williams will retire Feb. 27 after 46 years of combined military and civil service that took him around the globe.
  • Hanscom safety numbers up through 2020

    The Occupational Safety Office has reported a downward trend in safety mishaps here over the last five years, especially over the last nine months. While the decrease in workplace safety incidents can be partially attributed to an increase in telework, health and safety officials believe the current pandemic has further cemented a cultural shift toward safety assurance.
  • Department of the Air Force to survey members on interpersonal violence

    The Department of the Air Force will soon survey total force Airmen and Space Professionals about their experiences surrounding interpersonal violence.
  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings when they cannot maintain six feet of physical distance in public areas or work centers.
  • New EMNS requires AFMC personnel to update emergency contact information

    An Air Force-wide migration of the Emergency Mass Notification System requires all Air Force Materiel Command military and civilian personnel to take critical steps to update their after-hours contact information for emergency notifications.
  • Holiday thoughts: Remember your Wingman Family

    Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry offers thoughts on the holiday season for the AFMC family.
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