15th Wing Safety


The Flight Safety office is responsible for the base’s aviation safety program. The section coordinates, develops, and reviews emergency response plans involving aviation safety or aircraft emergencies. The office manages the Mishap Response Plan, Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) Plan, Hazardous Air Traffic Reporting (HATR) Program, and the Midair Collision Avoidance (MACA) Program. Flight Safety is charged to respond to aviation mishaps, conduct investigations, provide trend analysis to commanders, education to members of the flying and maintenance squadrons, as well as mishap and hazard investigation.




The Occupational Safety office supports the Wing’s mission through mishap response, robust mishap investigation support, proactive risk management, and trend analysis. Ground Safety supports the commanders' ability to proactively identify, manage, and mitigate risks within the Wing’s units. The section preserves resources by informing, equipping, and supporting commanders in their responsibilities and efforts to mitigate risks and prevent mishaps.


The Weapons Safety office establishes and executes mishap prevention programs for all conventional weapons systems. The section provides systems design certification, explosives safety standards development and siting reviews, weapons safety consultation, as well as system inspection, oversight, education, explosives hazard classifications and staff assistance in its areas of responsibility in addition to managing the Wing’s Additional Duty Weapons Safety Representatives.