***2012 Air Mobility Command Media Award Winner — 2012 Air Force Media Award Winner — Department of Defense Thomas Jefferson Award Runner-Up***
(Television News Report Category)
Protective gear is a component of every day culture in the military. From steel boots to gas masks — who says that staying safe has to be uncomfortable? Senior Airman Laura Beckley takes us to MacDill Air Force Base where some new equipment is going by means of the ringer.