Leadership encourage safety over holiday

Leadership encourage safety over holiday

Lt. Col. Christopher Stephens, 8th Airlift Squadron commander, wishes Airmen a safe Labor Day weekend Sept. 1, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Airmen are encouraged to use precautions and proper safety equipment over the long weekend. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)

Leadership encourage safety over holiday

Master Sgt. Casey Payne 62nd Airlift Wing weapons safety manager, and Lt. Col. Christopher Stephens, 8th Airlift Squadron commander, greet base patrons reminding them to be safe for Labor Day Sept. 1, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. When grilling, Airmen our encouraged to keep clean grills, check for gas leaks and keep water nearby for flare-ups. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)

Leadership encourage safety over holiday

Master Sgt. Casey Payne 62nd Airlift Wing weapons safety manager, and Lt. Col. Christopher Stephens, 8th Airlift Squadron commander, greet base patrons reminding them to be safe for Labor Day Sept. 1, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. When grilling, Airmen our encouraged to keep clean grills, check for gas leaks and keep water nearby for flare-ups. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)

Leadership encourage safety over holiday

Tech. Sgt. Bethany Whiteley, 62nd ground safety technician, and Lt. Col. Kenneth Weiner, 62nd Operations Support Squadron commander, provide safety tips to base patrons at the McChord Field housing gate Sept. 1, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. If drinking, Airmen are encouraged to have a plan, but if the plan fails and they need safe free transportation, they can anonymously call Airmen Agianst Drunk Driving at 253-982-AADD. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)

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