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Staff Sgt. Lynley Mainous, 126th Intelligence Squadron in Springfield, Ohio, finishes a lap at the Dodge Fitness Center on Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, after it reopened April 10, 2017.  Mainous was one of the first patrons to use the upgraded pool, which had a new liner and deck installed.  The pool was closed for 2 1/2 months for the project. The liner has all of the required markings, a non-slip surface and is more ascetically pleasing. The surrounding deck took care of problem areas and safety hazards like standing water, missing or chipped tiles and lime and calcium build-up. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Mitchell) Facility upgrades happening across Wright-Patt
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Last fall, the 88th Force Support Squadron began a months-long push to renovate and upgrade many of its recreational and community facilities across Wright-Patterson.Now, the results of that hard work can be seen at fitness centers, golf courses, Bass Lake, and soon, the Wright-Patterson
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Participants fire at their respective targets during the pistol and rifle Excellence in Competition contest at the 88th Security Forces Squadron gun range, Apr. 12, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The Apr. 3-13 EIC event conducted Air Force-wide was open to all active duty, Guard, Reserve, retiree and civil service employees. (U.S. Air Force photo/Al Bright) Shooters excel during 88th Security Forces Squadron Pistol and Rifle Excellence in Competition match
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – About 140 participants put eyes on targets and took their best shots down range during a Pistol and Rifle Excellence in Competition match hosted by the 88th Security Forces Squadron April 3-13 at the squadron’s combat arms range.Participants included service members on active duty, members of the Guard and
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The International Spouses Group will host the annual Wright-Patterson Air Force Base International Fair April 25 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Fairborn located at 2800 Presidential Dr.The International Fair will allow members of the community to experience some of the culture, craft, clothing,
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The team at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Acquisition Center of Excellence in partnership with the AFLCMC Contracting Directorate have developed a new training workshop designed to improve acquisition efficiency.The Technical Evaluation Negotiation Support workshop provides in depth, hands-on
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Tech. Sgt. Dominique Brown, the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Aerospace Toxicology in the 711th Human Performance Wing, was awarded NCOIC of the Year at the Air Force Sergeants Association Division 1 Annual Convention and Reunion at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center March 25. She moves on in the competition and will complete against six other divisions in Reno, Nevada, July 22-25. (U.S. Air Force photo / contributed) AFRL Airman named AFSA Div. 1 NCOIC of the Year
An Airman in the Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing was awarded Noncommissioned Officer of the Year at the Air Force Sergeants Association Division 1 Annual Convention and Reunion held at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center here March 25. Tech. Sgt. Dominque Brown, Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Signups are open for the second annual Wright-Patterson Air Force Base EOD Memorial 5K, scheduled for May 6 from 8 a.m. to noon at Eastwood Park, 1385 Harshman Road, Dayton. This race is held on National EOD Day, and honors members of the armed forces who have risked their lives disposing explosives. For
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Zack Loomis (left) and Franl Molish from 88th Communications Squadron/AV Support set up audio visual equipment at the base theater in the Kittyhawl Center. Support office loans needed AV equipment on base
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Zack Loomis and Frank Molish of the 88th Communications Squadron/AV Support located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base provide audio visual support on and off base. Many organizations across Wright-Patterson need microphones, speakers, projectors and projector screens to facilitate meetings, events or
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Chief of the Staff of the Air Force General David L. Goldfein, applauds during the 75th Anniversary of the Doolittle Raid
Memorial Ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, April 18, 2017. Gen. Goldfein, who spoke at the ceremony, paid tribute to the Doolittle Raiders, to include Lt. Col. (Ret.) Richard E. Cole, the sole surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders (right), and Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, who passed in June 2016. Also attending the ceremony were friends
and family of the Doolittle Raiders, including Sgt. Thatcher's son, Jeff Thatcher (left). (U.S. Air Force Photo by Wesley Farnsworth) Wright-Patterson, NMUSAF pay tribute to Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary
Friends, family and fans from around the country came together to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid April 17-18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The April 18, 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo was an important event in the development of American air power as it
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Becky Thatcher, daughter of the late Doolittle Raider Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. William Hatten from 28th Maintenance Squadron from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Ruptured Duck dedicated crew chief, unveil the newest rendition of the Ruptured Duck artwork during a ceremony for the new Ruptured Duck artwork, Apr. 17, 2017 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The original artwork featured a cross-eyed duck, wearing a leather helmet, staring out over crossed crutches. (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth) B-1 ‘Ruptured Duck’ rechristening honors Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ 75th anniversary
The 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders was commemorated April 17 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a B-1 bomber from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, was rechristened the “Ruptured Duck” and its new nose art unveiled in tribute to a B-25 Mitchell bomber that was flown during the Doolittle Raid in 1942. Ellsworth’s 34th and 37th Bomb
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Crew No. 1 (Plane #40-2344, target Tokyo): 34th Bombardment Squadron, Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, pilot; Lt. Richard E. Cole, copilot; Lt. Henry A. Potter, navigator; SSgt. Fred A. Braemer, bombardier; SSgt. Paul J. Leonard, flight engineer/gunner. (U.S. Air Force photo) Events commemorate 75th anniversary of Doolittle raid
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  A number of public events will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid April 17-18 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.On April 18, 1942, 80 men achieved the unimaginable when they took off from an aircraft carrier on a top-secret mission to
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