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Vandenberg members get Street Smart

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Members from the 30th Space Wing Safety office are scheduled to host a real-life safety drama at the base theater Nov. 30.

The Street Smart presentation is part of a national program created by Florida Stay Alive From Education 1988 to help reduce the occurrence of drinking and driving.

There will be three one-hour shows starting at 9 a.m.,10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

"We know that people have heard this message a thousand times before," said Orlando Fire Department Lt. Scott Neusch, a firefighter/paramedic with the City of Orlando, Fla., and a Street Smart presenter. "Our goal is to make folks realize how important it is to make good choices."

In a stage performance, Street Smart takes the audience through the actions of a firefighter/paramedic as he works to save the lives of those who have made the choice to drive while under the influence or disregard seatbelt safety.

"Street Smart is a no-holds-barred presentation that gets Airmen involved," said Patrick Hansen, a 30th Safety Office specialist. "It will give Airmen a real-life look at the consequences of poor choices and encourage them to make responsible decisions every time they get behind the wheel."

For more information about the event, call Michael Trudeau at 606-8806. For more information about the program, visit www.safeprogram.com.