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  • FAR UV light system upgrades for wing

    Due to the high success rate of the initial FAR UV installation throughout the Department of Defense, AFWERX recently awarded an additional $1M to the FAR UV company’s production program, enabling them to engineer an updated version of the FAR UV light system. The new system now features replaceable

  • General aviation safety group provides resources to aviator enthusiasts

    At the 189th Airlift Wing, the Safety Office has many responsibilities. One drill status Guardsman, Staff Sgt. Heather Metzler, a 189 AW safety technician, also provides safety guidance in her civilian capacity and an aviation safety inspector. As an aviation safety inspector, she initiated the

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    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