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SURFACE-TO-AIR DISTRACTED DRIVING "MISSILE" The 14th Flying Training Wing safety team from Columbus Air Force Base, Miss., created this video paralleling getting ready to drive a car and preparing to fly a formation sortie in the wing's T-38 Talon jets. Whether in a cockpit or behind the wheel of a car, there's no place for distracted driving.
DRIVING BLIND? Attention Deficit - For one terrifying moment, it was like she was driving blind. This senior airman had gotten distracted while behind the wheel and rolled her car. See how she fared. http://www.torch.aetc.af.mil/
Air Education and Training Command Commander Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson warns Airmen about the perils of distracted driving -- especially texting while driving.
This dramatic reenactment of a fatal texting and driving mishap that cost a man his bride-to-be is based on a true story. SHOW MORE
AETC BATTLES NATIONAL 'EPIDEMIC'
OPEN YOUR EYES - DISTRACTED DRIVING PSA
STREET DREAMS - Three Airmen discuss narrowly avoiding 'dirt naps' after falling asleep at the wheel.
GETTING READY FOR SUMMER!
CAUGHT ON NANNY CAM: BOILER TURNS INTO BOMB! As this video demonstrates, boilers and water heaters should be checked once a year. View the video to see what happened and how it could have been prevented.
THE SKY'S THE LIMIT? Well it very nearly was for the skydivers in these two videos. In the first, a man has a seizure while in freefall and has to be rescued by his instructor. In the second, a tandem jump goes sideways when a plane nearly cuts the jumpers in half. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55QUQHm2B5A
You've read his story; now hear from Lt. Hunter directly as he talks about his night of binge drinking that ended with a 40-foot fall from a tree. ... Check out this latest A2A (Airman-to-Airman) video installment. http://www.torch.aetc.af.mil/
BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE: An officer climbed a 110-foot cottonwood while drunk, then passed out and fell 40 feet. He broke 25 bones, including 20 in his back.
MISSING DAN: When a violent twister battered a small town in Arkansas, a dad's heroic efforts to save his children cost him his own life.
TECHOLOGY KEY TO REDUCING VEHICLE DEATHS: A vehicle that won't let you start your car if you've had too much to drink or haven't fastened your seat belt? An automobile that employs collision avoidance to help compensate for human error? These features aren't so far-fetched and may be closer to being employed then you may think.
THEY NEVER SAW IT COMING: When these movie-goers pulled out their cell phones in the theater, they got a big surprise.
LIFE DOESN'T REWIND: Based on an actual event, this reenactment offers a dramatic glimpse of the dangers of heat stress, with some sage advice from Gen. Robin Rand, commander, Air Education and Training Command, as we head into the summer months.
FIVE VITAL WARNING LIGHTS: AOL Auto takes a closer look at five vehicle warning lights that drivers need to know for their safety ... and their pocketbook!
OUT OF FUEL, OUT OF TIME: Pilot gets one chance to land
TEXTING DRIVER WHO SLAMMED CYCLIST: I, Like, 'Just Don't Care'
In this video (shot from the base control tower amid a couple of wind gusts), a Westover 337th Airlift Squadron air… https://t.co/2hmpbfcmKu
NEXT WEEKEND! The Patriot Wing’s Halloween spirit will spook the Westover Club! A trunk or treat and kiddie disco… https://t.co/ie2CH8E7hI
A Connecticut Air National Guard C-130 trains at Westover's drop zone, Oct. 10. The transports are frequent visitor… https://t.co/FIJl0VNq8v
A Reserve Citizen Airmen aircrew flies a local training mission in a 439th Airlift Wing C-5M Super Galaxy in August… https://t.co/EHEjXzFgCV
A C-130 Hercules, assigned to the Connecticut Air National Guard, approaches Westover's runway during a recent loca… https://t.co/udJHecvDRW
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH: Head over to Wing headquarters for a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at 11:30!
More than a dozen Patriot Wing Airmen took part in Westover’s Top 3 outreach effort at the Soldiers’ Home Oct. 13.… https://t.co/nT9OwYLXMU
Explosive Ordinance Disposal team will be conducting required periodic training today. Nearby residents can expect… https://t.co/GzMkmqE355
A great night at the Westover ARB Bowling Alley on Friday, Oct. 12! The bowling alley hosted service members and f… https://t.co/jdWVskDZ2w
For employers of reservists! Please see below! And local educators! For more information, please email public affa… https://t.co/kIFNIdSRJX
OKTOBERFEST! Saturday at the club! https://t.co/4SHaIlh7ID
REMINDER ON GATE CHANGES! https://t.co/Oisuq09ddW
Our hearts go out to Tyndall Air Force Base. https://t.co/l9HsNJBUU6
Fall’s bursting colors spread throughout this tree by Bldg. 1100 and the base ellipse, Oct. 12. (U.S. Air Force pho… https://t.co/MObuUHjQE4
Good Morning Westover! Fall has arrived in the Pioneer Valley. Here are some shots from around base taken yesterday… https://t.co/cTjJtOPPlb
Meet SSgt Day finance troop. She created a new pay process gaining new members ..what could take a month or more is… https://t.co/xevATF2F6Z
Meet Team Westover Recruiters !!! Ever consider being a recruiter? If yes or you would like more information please… https://t.co/8p4XcPJ8bA
This month Staff Sgt. Monica Ricci is back in the anchor seat! (wc) https://t.co/OvzEkbQPJu
TRUNK OR TREAT! Westover will hold this Halloween-spirited event at the club Saturday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. Familie… https://t.co/XfY8dQeN3D