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  • Leaders earn Presidential Rank Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Seventeen Department of the Air Force personnel were named 2021 Presidential Rank Award recipients by the Office of Personnel Management. Of those 17, four are from Air Force Materiel Command. Steven Rogers, senior scientist for Automatic Target Recognition

  • New Year brings discount on Air Force Marathon registration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As this year’s clock ticks away, the Air Force Marathon team prepares for the New Year, and the Air Force’s 75th birthday.When the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, registration opens for all with the chance to save up to $20 through Jan. 3. Active duty,

  • Multi-state ceremony to celebrate first human flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will honor the local foundation of innovation and grit its mission is built upon Dec. 17 at 10 a.m., commemorating the Wright brothers’ accomplishments 118 years ago with the annual First Flight ceremony.“It is important to

  • Giant holiday cards make repeat appearance

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron recently kicked off the return of the giant holiday card display at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.“We talked about starting this back up last year, but we were not able to make it happen,” said Sarah Burkhart, 88 FSS community

  • Base lodge named best in Air Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh-- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was just recognized as winner of the 2021 Air Force Innkeeper Award.The competition is divided into two categories. WPAFB took home the award in the large division (286 or more rooms), while the small base winner (285 or less) was

  • Distance does not deter Airmen learning to communicate, connect

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Seven civilian personnel completed a John C. Maxwell Mastermind communication course facilitated by Air Force Materiel Command in September.The course, based on Maxwell’s book, “Everyone Communicates, Few Connect,” was led by Mary Moore, an alternate master

  • Commentary: It's all about context

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s all about context. That’s a byline I have used in a lot of discussions, and it’s no different with our service to our country.We all serve what is arguably the greatest nation this world has ever seen. Yet many of us sometimes wonder if we held to our

  • Virtual or not, Air Force Marathon still a big draw

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- According to popular running websites, only 1% of the U.S. population has ever completed a 26.2-mile marathon, and those who do finish the race with an average time of 4 hours and 45 minutes.Bill Neitzke, the 88th Air Base Wing’s safety director, is among

  • Commentary: Keep some DIMES in your pocket

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - If you ask a group of medics what “DIME” represents, many would respond with delayed, immediate, minimal and expectant, often associated with an adverse event.However, I would like to look at this acronym a little differently and challenge leaders at all

  • Air Force Marathon director named to ‘40 Under 40’ list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Devoted to running since competing in high school, Brandon Hough ended up turning his love for the sport into a career.In May 2018, Hough was named the Air Force Marathon race director and has continued to grow and improve the event ever since.“In my mind,

  • WPAFB dormitories to undergo renovations, updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team” and “optimize and modernize the installation”

  • Household goods delays expected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Airmen undergoing a permanent change of station may experience household goods delays.“Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints

  • CMSAF always on the go

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass has a duty day unlike most who put on the uniform.She often gets things started by 4:30 a.m. before embarking on workdays jam-packed full of office tours, command briefs and meeting with Airmen across various

  • Need for reliable comms never goes away

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The 88th Communications Squadron services  one of the Air Force’s largest bases daily, ensuring the more than 30,000 military and civilian personnel have the needed software and hardware to perform their duties in support of the Air Force mission.After the