According to NBC 4 in Washington, 20 percent of Soldiers and six percent of Airmen ride motorcycles.
The Department of Defense states motorcycle deaths among military members are expected to rise 20 percent in 2014.
As a partner in readiness, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is committed to providing a wide selection of Personal Protective Equipment, which could make the difference between life and death when riding on two wheels.
“Having the right safety equipment is one of the most important things a biker can do,” said the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange’s General Manager Mike Wiles. “From Department of Transportation-approved helmets and gloves to vests and jackets, the Edwards Air Force Base Exchange has all the latest gear designed to increase visibility and help protect riders.”
Edwards Air Force Base Exchange PPE includes the latest motorcycle gear and an assortment of reflective products designed to increase survival and prevent injuries. Riders can browse the Exchange’s PPE selection in store or online at www.shopmyexchange.com.