Salutes & Awards

January 31, 2014

57th Wing Safety wins ACC best practice

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Tech. Sgt. Donald Salamone, 57th Wing flight safety craftsman, gives a safety brief to dedicated crew chiefs in Detachment 13, Jan. 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 57th Wing safety office conducts flight safety maintenance meetings four times a year to educate Airmen on maintenance trends across the combat Air Force. Maintenance mishaps, how mishaps happen and how to prevent mishaps are issues discussed in the flight safety maintenance meetings. The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center submitted a quarterly flight safety maintenance meeting to Air Combat Command, and ACC awarded the 57th Wing safety office as a best practice and wants to spread it across other bases.




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