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  • Focus on wildfire safety: Protect yourself and your community

    Most people recognize Smokey Bear from wildfire prevention posters and commercials on radio and television, but did you know he has been working hard to inspire Americans to prevent wildfires since 1944? Yes, the fictional character and his long-running ad campaign to create awareness about preventing wildfires is still going strong.
  • Not a pilot, but still flying

    Fact sheets on the U.S. Air Force web site show several fighter aircraft capable of flying more than 1,000 mph. NASA notes that rockets fly about twice that speed and, according to Air Force Space Command data, satellites cruise around the globe at about 17,000 mph.
  • Where there’s smoke, there’s training.

    A flashover in firefighting is when oxygen is introduced to superheated smoke causing it to erupt in flames. It is one of the most dangerous scenarios any firefighter can encounter, and that’s why it’s important for firefighting recruits to see one up close.
  • Grilling Safety

    Warm weather is finally here in Southern Colorado and that means an increase in outdoor activities to include barbequing.
  • Test Control Flight keeps defense exercises from becoming reality

    In November 1979, a test of new software for Attack Warning and Attack Assessment was scheduled at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado. The test called for a World War III simulation utilizing an off-line backup system. Hundreds of artificial missile launch messages were sent from both radars and satellites as if the United States were
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