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Default Air Force Logo Halloween Trick or Treating tips
Halloween is being celebrated Monday, 31 Oct, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Nellis AFB. Children aged 12 and below are allowed to trick-or-treat in Nellis base housing.There will be a "Pumpkin Patrol" comprised of volunteers watching out in base housing to keep the streets safe and help any lost trick-or-treaters reconnect with their parents.The
0 10/26
2011
DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. - An Airman from the 355th Security Forces Squadron demonstrates proper procedures when utilizing a fire distinguisher here Oct. 7, 2010. Hosted by the Davis-Monthan fire and emergency services flight, this served as a training event in which the fire fighters staged common scenarios and Airmen were asked to identify potential fire hazards. The theme for National Fire Prevention Week this year is ‘Beep! Beep! Beep! Smoke Alarms: A sound you can live with” highlights the importance of fire safety within the home. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jerilyn Quintanilla) Protect your family from fire
Nellis, Creech and the Nevada Test and Training Range will be celebrating National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 10-14, 2011. This year's slogan "Protect Your Family from Fire," encourages service members to sit down with their family and go over steps to take in case a fire emergency occurs.One of the most important things is ensuring family members
0 10/04
2011
Nevada’s Distracted Driver Law, which bans the majority of cell phone usage while operating a motor vehicle, will go into effect Oct. 1, 2011. (courtesy photo) Nevada bans cell phone usage while driving
Nevada's Distracted Driver Law, which bans the majority of cell phone usage while operating a motor vehicle, will go into effect Oct. 1, 2011.The new law makes it illegal for drivers in the state of Nevada to text, access the internet, instant message or make calls on a cell phone without the use of a hands-free device. Violating the rules of this
0 9/30
2011
Speed limit signs like this one posted in Bay Ridge housing are often ignored as incidents of speeding are rising.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue) School starts soon, so slow down
Schools in the Clark County School District will open their doors for the start of the new school year Aug. 29, 2011. With this new start, drivers need to keep in mind that a few significant changes will occur on the roads. First, there will be school buses everywhere. Drivers should pay attention to their surroundings and be prepared to slow down
0 8/24
2011
Nellis Fire Department. (Courtesy Photo) Safety tips when grilling
Grilling becomes more and more popular throughout the summer and can be a great way to reconnect with old friends or be with family. Whether a charcoal or propane grill is being used, it is always important to be cautious and to remember to practice safe grilling.When using a charcoal grill, lighter fluid should only be used to light the coals.
0 7/12
2011
Default Air Force Logo Ladder Safety Tips
Whether you have finally found the motivation to take down your holiday lights or you have decided that it is time to paint your house, for one reason or another, many of us will use a ladder in the upcoming months.Using a ladder may not appear to be a dangerous activity, but in an average year, 93,000 people are injured while using a ladder,
0 7/06
2011
MOUNT HARVARD, Colo. - Schriever Airmen make their way up a trail on Mt. Harvard during a 2009 summer hiking trip. (courtesy photo) Hiking Safety Tips
There are many beautiful places to hike in southern Nevada. For example, Red Rock Canyon and Valley of Fire provide miles of trails with differing difficulty levels so hikers of all abilities can experience the trails. But hiking comes with its own share of risks and it's important to be aware of them to keep from finding yourself in a dangerous
0 4/07
2011
Don't throw away your career because of a DUI. Nellis Air Force Base has had a recent rise in alcohol related incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt Michael R. Holzworth)
Consequences of Driving Under the Influence
Las Vegas is tough on people who drive under the influence. The Las Vegas Metro Police regularly set up checkpoints throughout the city and are equipped with breathalyzers to test drivers. All the police need to charge a driver with a DUI is for the driver to be operating a motor vehicle and to have a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or
0 3/11
2011
Default Air Force Logo 'Safety first' remains essential for Thanksgiving activities
 Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means travel, crowds, eating, family, and more eating. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period of the year and millions of travelers are about to hit the road, traveling to see family and friends for the long weekend. Last year during Thanksgiving weekend, the Air Force only experienced one fatality,
0 11/19
2010
Freddy, the 1st Fighter Wing Public Affairs' jack-o'-lantern, dons a reflective belt in preparation for a safe Halloween at Langley Air Force Base, Va. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Barry Loo) 
Nellis offers safety treats for Halloween
Editor's note: Trick or treating hours for Nellis Air Force Base housing will be 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 31. As an additional service, the Radiology Department of the Mike O'Callahan Federal Hospital will X-ray candy for its beneficiaries from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 1. Members are asked to put all candy into a single bag and items will be X-rayed to
0 10/18
2010
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