• Randy Joyner, safety director for USASMDC/ARSTRAT, conducts a safety briefing for command leadership Nov. 20 at the command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

    Joyner speaks at Safety Council Meeting

    Randy Joyner, safety director for USASMDC/ARSTRAT, conducts a safety briefing for command leadership Nov. 20 at the command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Leadership of USASMDC/ARSTRAT participates in group discussions during a safety briefing held at the command headquarters Nov. 20 on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Other command locations particpated through video teleconference.

    Senior Leaders Focus on Safety

    Leadership of USASMDC/ARSTRAT participates in group discussions during a safety briefing held at the command headquarters Nov. 20 on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Other command locations particpated through video teleconference.

  • Leadership of USASMDC/ARSTRAT participate in group discussions during a safety briefing held at the command headquarters Nov. 20 on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Other command locations particpated through video teleconference.

    Command Safety Meeting Around the Globe

    Leadership of USASMDC/ARSTRAT participate in group discussions during a safety briefing held at the command headquarters Nov. 20 on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Other command locations particpated through video teleconference.

  • Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell presents an award to Ivan Romero for HELSTF's accomplishment of five consecutive years with no accidents. This took place during a safety briefing held at the command headquarters Nov. 20 on Redstone Arsenal, Ala.  Other command locations particpated through video teleconference.

    HELSTF Receives Safety Award

    Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell presents an award to Ivan Romero for HELSTF's accomplishment of five consecutive years with no accidents. This took place during a safety briefing held at the command headquarters Nov. 20 on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Other...

  • Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell, USASMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general, discusses proactive ways to avoid accidents with command leadership Nov. 20 during a safety briefing at the command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Ala.  Other command locations participated through video teleconference.

    Campbell Leads Safety Meeting

    Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell, USASMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general, discusses proactive ways to avoid accidents with command leadership Nov. 20 during a safety briefing at the command headquarters on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Other command locations...

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.Aca,!"Safety took center stage on Friday, Nov. 20, at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) here when Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell hosted the annual command safety council meeting for all senior leaders. Staff principles, deputy chiefs of staff, and members of the senior executive service (SES) all gathered as Campbell spoke about the importance of safety at USASMDC/ARSTRAT.

Aca,!A"It is terribly important to stress safety,Aca,!A? stated Campbell, who has made the issue one of his top command priorities. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs as much about what people do during their off time as on duty.Aca,!A?

Randy Joyner, command safety director, presented multiple slides on the accident rates within the command. He stressed that although they appear to be low, it is a goal of the safety office to encourage more efficient accident reporting.

Command representatives from Colorado Spring, Colo; Fort Greely, Alaska; Kwajalein Atoll; and the High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility (HELSTF) in White Sands, N.M., all participated via video teleconference. An award presentation to HELSTF also took place, recognizing them for the incredible feat of five consecutive years with no accidents.

Campbell later discussed particular issues at different venues, including weather hazards, ATV (all terrain vehicle) safety, and the necessity for programs to prevent alcohol-related accidents.

Aca,!A"We all have accidents,Aca,!A? he said. Aca,!A"We need to find out why, to stop trends, to take protective action.Aca,!A?

The CG concluded by reminding senior leaders how crucial their role is in the safety of their employees. Aca,!A"To prevent tragedies, we need supervisor involvement,Aca,!A? he said. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs all about engagement and caringAca,!A|thatAca,!a,,cs what I really need from leadership.Aca,!A?

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