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Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths
September 23, 2021
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. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers
April 6, 2020

Be safe before, during and after a thunderstorm
June 18, 2018
Lightning strikes behind B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 8, 2017. . During lightning storms, personnel are reminded to stay sheltered in buildings, underground shelters or automobiles.

Heat Stress Safety
June 7, 2018
The chart indicates some different outside temperatures and the timeframe in which it can drastically climb.

Smoke is in the air...prescribed fire season begins on JB Charleston
January 11, 2018
Members of JB Charleston Wildland Fire Team work a fire line in Weapons Station woodlands during a prescribed fire in 2017.

JB Charleston hosts annual motorcycle safety event
March 31, 2017
U.S. Air Force Col. Jimmy Canlas, 437th Airlift Wing commander, speaks during an annual motorcycle safety briefing March 31, 2017, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. The event covered the importance of risk management, personal protective equipment, training requirements and opportunities as well as mentorship programs. The event also featured a motorcycle judging competition and a ride led the by the Green Knights military motorcycle group.

Gun locks provide additional safety
February 15, 2017