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Default Air Force Logo Tanker recapitalization proposal released
Air Force leaders officially released a request for proposal for a replacement tanker aircraft Jan. 30. The RFP is the official invitation to manufacturers to begin making offers to build a replacement for the Air Force's aging "Eisenhower-era" fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers, said Sue Payton, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition.
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Default Air Force Logo Wright-Patt unveils new public web page
The public web page for one of the Air Force's largest and most diverse installations has a whole new look. The new Wright-Patterson Air Force Base web page, www.wpafb.af.mil, is designed using a new standardized format being implemented Air Force wide. It's intended to make navigation by the general public much easier, said Derek Kaufman, a public
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Default Air Force Logo More ways to train for marathon than just hitting the pavement
The civilian health and fitness coordinator for the Air Force Research Laboratory used a different way to train for competing in the Disney Marathon Jan. 7 in Orlando. Ray Szymanski said he did almost all his training leading up to the event on treadmills to reduce wear and tear on his legs and knees. After running the U.S. Air Force Marathon at
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Default Air Force Logo First line of defense against flu is you
Influenza, or what is commonly called the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses typically during the months of October through late spring. The flu can cause mild to severe illness and at times can lead to death. Most healthy people recover from the flu without complications. Older people, young children and people who have
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Default Air Force Logo 88th ABW priorities: care for people, balance resources
The 88th Air Base Wing commander conducted one of three commander's call sessions Wednesday at the base theater in Kittyhawk Center. Col. Colleen Ryan thanked the 88th ABW workforce for the accomplishments of 2006, adding that greater challenges were on the way for 2007. Calling 2006 a "year of success," Col. Ryan recalled some of last year's
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Default Air Force Logo Combat arms facility at Wright-Patterson only one of its kind
When marksmen come to Wright-Patterson's combat arms section, Bldg. 296, Area A, in February to compete for 25 Excellence-in-Competition medals, they'll find a unique, state-of-the-art facility. The indoor range there has 21 stations from which competitors will use M-16A2 rifles to fire from unsupported standing, kneeling, sitting and prone
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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO -- Maj. Brady Johnson with the 445th Civil Engineer Squadron plays with his daughters, Sarah, center, and Laura, as his wife, Maj. Susanne Johnson, watches Tuesday in Bldg. 142, Area C. Family members were able to spend time with the troops before their flight Jan 9. More than 40 members from the 88th Medical Group and the 445th Airlift Wing boarded a DOD-chartered flight at Wright-Patterson AFB to Norfolk Naval Air Station, Va., en route to locations in Iraq. (Air Force Photo by Spencer P. Lane) New cycle of Wright-Patterson Airmen deploy

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- The 10th and final C-5 Galaxy arrives here Jan. 5, at the 445th Airlift Wing.  The Air Force Reserve wing has been in conversion from the C-141 to the C-5 since October 2005.  The inventory is now complete but the conversion status will continue as all personnel train and qualify on the C-5.  (U.S. Air Force photo/1Lt Erica Donahoe) Wright-Patterson unit receives final C-5

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Default Air Force Logo Youth teams compete at Ohio robotics competition
Forty-eight teams from across the state will compete Jan. 14-15 at the FIRST Lego League Ohio state championship tournament at the Ervin J. Nutter Center on the Wright State University campus. Co-sponsored by the Wright-Patterson AFB Educational Outreach Office and open to the public, the annual event will bring together some of Ohio's brightest 9-
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Default Air Force Logo Navigating WPMC pediatric appointments
The Wright-Patterson Medical Center Pediatric Clinic, located in Bldg. 830, Area C, provides comprehensive health, preventative, primary and specialty pediatric care for Tricare Prime enrollees up to and including 17 years of age. All pediatric services are offered during normal duty hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A Saturday
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