RUCKER, Ala., (U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center) — The
Army reinforces its commitment to protecting members of the Army
Family with the launch of the Safe Summer 2009 campaign.
will emphasize prevention and vigilance during the summer season, a
time that the Army typically experiences an increase in off-duty
member of our Army Family plays an important role in keeping our team
safe, especially during high-risk summer activities," said Brig.
Gen. William Wolf, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center commanding
general and director of Army Safety. "The goal of the Safe Summer
2009 campaign is to provide Soldiers, Army civilians and their family
members the information they need to manage risk and thereby decrease
the chance of incidents, accidents and injuries."
achieve this important goal, the Army Safety Center has created a Safe
Summer 2009 Campaign Web site containing posters, articles and videos
relating to nearly 20 summer safety topics.
site, which launched May 4, allows officials at installations around
the globe the opportunity to tailor their summer safety campaigns to
meet the needs of their individual populations.
enemy ‘risk’ can be defeated, but it takes teamwork," said
USACR/Safety Center Command Sgt. Maj., Command Sgt. Maj. Tod Glidewell.
"The team effort involves Leaders, Soldiers, civilians and family
members both on and off duty, protecting our most precious resource
and to ensure ‘no one stands alone.’"
enjoy the summer, but do it safely. For more information on the 2009
Safe Summer Campaign, visit https://safety.army.mil
and look for the Safe Summer logo at the bottom of the Web page.