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SAFETY Articles

  • Guam in COR 1

    Governor Eddie Baza Calvo places Guam in Condition of Readiness (COR) 1. COR1 means destructive winds are possible within the next 12 hours.


    Guam is now in Condition of Readiness (COR) 2. Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield, Commander, Joint Region Marianas have placed the island and military installations, respectively, in COR 2 as of 7 p.m.

  • VP-8 Fighting Tigers rescue fishermen lost at sea for 8 days in South Pacific

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (Feb. 20, 2018) – Crewmembers assigned to the “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) rescued three fishermen Feb. 20 whose vessel was adrift in the South Pacific for eight days.   The 19-foot skiff was first reported missing Feb. 12 after it failed to return

  • Driving Under the Influence: Don't Do it.

    Andersen's Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD) program is an organization devoted to saving lives by being available when Airmen need them most. The AADD mission is to reduce the occurrence of alcohol-related driving incidents by providing military members a safe form of transportation without fear

  • Know the Risks of Decorative Contact Lenses

    Halloween is all about scary…scary costumes, scary decorations, and scary pumpkins, but don't let it include a scary eye infection!  Each year people--young and old--are attracted by the appeal of cosmetic contact lenses which will change your natural eye color into something scary. Perfect for

  • Results of Unregulated Water Contaminants Testing

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATERResults of Monitoring Data for Unregulated Contaminantsof the Andersen Air Force Base Water System Our water system has been sampled for the unregulated contaminants PFOS (Perfluorooctane sulfonate) and PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid).  Unregulated

  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one

  • Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 Conducts Search and Rescue

    ANDERSEN AIR BASE, Guam -- Sailors assigned to the Guam-based "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 rescued five hunters stranded on the remote island of Aguijan about 85 miles north of Guam, Aug. 28.The hunters ran out of food and were running low on water following a brief

  • Andersen Air Force Base Consumer Confidence Report

    Andersen Air Force Base’s drinking water is safe to drink and is in compliance with all federal and local regulations.  Under the EPA’s Consumer Confidence Reporting Rule of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, the base Bioenvironmental Engineering office is required to annually summarize water

  • Andersen mobility Airmen conduct fall training with Travis C-17

    The 734th Air Mobility Squadron completed a fall protection training exercise June 12, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. About 55 feet in the air, Airmen secured by harness, practiced a training situation detailing the hazards and protocols Airmen may face if an individual falls from the tail

  • The road to recovery; Airman defines true meaning of resilience

    “I can’t feel my legs, I can’t feel anything.” These were the words spoken by an Airman who would soon experience and overcome a road filled with pain, courage and resiliency.2nd Lt. Ryan Novack, 36th Munitions Squadron flight leader, always wanted to race dirt bikes. After learning about the race


    Air Force Global Strike Command completed an Accident Investigation Board following a May 2016 mishap of a B-52H Stratofortress at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.On May 19, 2016, at approximately 8:32 a.m. Chamorro Standard Time (ChST), a B-52H assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, 5th

  • Citizen Airmen save life of drowning child during Cope North 2017

    They didn’t set out to be heroes, nor did they expect that their recent temporary assignment to Talafofo, Guam, would place them in that situation.On Feb. 25, Staff Sgts. Rochelle Waters and Dante Thomas, 349th Security Forces Squadron members, were enjoying an off day at the beach from their

  • Island Knights Aid in Rescue off Coast of Guam

    The "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 assisted during their first rescue operation in 2017 where two small fishing boats were in distress off the coast of Guam, Jan. 23.HSC-25 aircrew members first spotted a distress flare while exercising routine training. Shortly after

  • Missing swimmer at Tarague presumed dead

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – An Airman who went missing at Tarague Beach Nov. 21 was presumed dead after six days of search and recovery efforts with no evidence of death or remains. The Airman has been identified as Master Sgt. Greg Ramos from the 154th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 154th Wing,

  • Deceased Airman identified

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – An active-duty Airman who was found dead Nov. 23 in his off-base residence has been identified as Airman Daniel Peregoy, of the 36th Security Forces Squadron here.The cause of death is still under investigation and details will be released as they become