The Mobility Forum Stories

SAFETY OFFICER OF THE YEAR: MAJ JOEL NOLAN
92d Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base, WA

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Maj Joel M. Nolan, Chief of Wing Flight Safety, Fairchild AFB, WA, was named AMC’s Safety Officer of the Year for 2020. Nolan led safety…

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FLIGHT SAFETY NCO OF THE YEAR: MSGT CHARLES CLARK
92d Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base, WA

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MSgt Charles J. Clark, Flight Safety Superintendent of the 92d Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild AFB, WA, has been named AMC’s Flight Safety Noncommissioned Officer of…

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AMC DIRECTOR OF SAFETY WEAPONS SAFETY AWARD: WEAPONS SAFETY TEAM
628th Air Base Wing, Joint Base Charleston, SC

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The Weapons Safety Team, Joint Base Charleston, SC, has received the AMC Director of Safety Weapons Safety Award for 2020. The team served as Weapons…

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RIDERCOACH OF THE YEAR: TSGT ADAM KIES
62d Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

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TSgt Adam D. Kies, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, was named AMC RiderCoach of the Year for 2020 for his work in ensuring motorcycle safety.Kies is…

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DISTINGUISHED MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARD: 92D AIR REFUELING WING
Fairchild Air Force Base, WA

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Led by Col Cassius T. Bentley, the 92d Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild AFB, WA, garnered the AMC Distinguished Motorcycle Safety award for 2020.Their motorcycle safety…

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SAFETY SNCO OF THE YEAR: MSGT DOMINIC SALIERNO
60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, CA

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MSgt Dominic Salierno is a Superintendent in Wing Flight Safety for the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, CA. He championed safety at…

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SAFETY NCO OF THE YEAR: TSGT OMAR A. SALIH
726th Air Mobility Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany

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TSgt Omar A. Salih, 726th Air Mobility Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, is AMC’s Safety Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. Salih drove the safety program…

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SAFETY CIVILIAN PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR: MR. MICHAEL JEFFERY

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MR. MICHAEL JEFFERY60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, CA Michael Jeffery is a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist for the 60th Air Mobility…

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Motorcycle Safety from Head to Toe
Make Sure Your Spring Ride is Enjoyable—and Safe

By MS. ALLISON ELLIOT, STAFF WRITER

The last time I went out on a motorcycle, it was a beautiful spring day. A friend and I rode to a park with very…

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Focus on the Road

By MS. ALLISON ELLIOT, STAFF WRITER

As a new driver, all your attention is on the road, trying to be aware of any dangers. As you become comfortable with driving, however,…

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Staying on Target at a Gun Range

By MS. ALLISON ELLIOT, STAFF WRITER

The first time I went to a shooting range I was excited and scared, but I was also prepared, thank­fully. My cousin, a military vet­eran,…

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AMC Flight Safety Line Operation Safety Audit (LOSA) Program Update

By JEANIE HOOD, HQ AMC FLIGHT SAFETY

As most of the flying community is aware, the Line Operation Safety Audit (LOSA) is a proactive safety observation program used to collect safety-related data during normal operations by identifying the threats personnel face, the standard errors made, and practices employed by them to trap, mitigate, and manage those threats and errors. Air Mobility Command (AMC) has been conducting LOSAs since 2010 and has completed more than 2,500 observations, which have produced hundreds of actionable recommendations.

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