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Ryan & Friends bring laughs to Wright-Patt Ryan and Friends bring the laughs to Wright-Patt
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Comedian and ventriloquist entertainer, Ryan Bomgardner, brought his Ryan and Friends show to the base theater, June 7, 2018.The self-proclaimed star of the show Jeffrey made an appearance. He’s a staged 8-year old puppettered dummy, who has a witty outlook on life, and sometimes says things others only wish
0 6/18
2018
Germantown, Ohio WW II vet memorialized WW II vet memorialized in Germantown
GERMANTOWN, Ohio – A lifetime resident of the city, and a World War II veteran was memorialized April 16, when South Walnut Street was renamed the honorary Herschel L. Smith Street. Smith lived on South Walnut Street for most of his life.The decision to rename the street was based on the many accomplishments of Smith’s life, explained Germantown
0 5/25
2018
Wright-Patt Chapel group helps Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. Chapel group fully embraces 2nd core value: Service before self
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When Harvey bore down on the Houston, Texas, area as a category 4 hurricane, then stalled for several days in late August 2017 it dropped records amount of rain, ultimately leading it to be the second most costly storm in U.S. history only behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005, according to a recently released
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2018
Jason Cassulis, a member of the 2016 Air Force Research Laboratory Commanders Challenge opposition force, sets up and checks a DJI S1000 drone during the setup day at the Nevada National Security Site, Las Vegas, NV., Dec. 9, 2016. This year teams were given the challenge of solving issues revolving around drones, and are demonstrating their solutions to judges. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth) AFRL Commander’s Challenge set for final test
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The 2017 Air Force Research Laboratory Commander’s Challenge is in full swing with teams from four Air Force bases readying to compete in the final test of their solutions Feb. 26 through March 2 at the U.S. Army Redstone Test Center near Huntsville, Alabama.This year’s challenge is called the “Precision
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2018
Runners take off for the start of the 21st annual U.S. Air Force Marathon Sept. 16, 2017 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.  Over 13,500 runners participated in a 5K, 10K, half and full marathon supported by more than 2,400 volunteers.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth) Air Force Marathon named to Daily Burn “15 Best Fall Marathons”
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Marathon has been named one of “The 15 Best Fall Marathons in the U.S.” by the popular fitness website, Daily Burn. The site lists a relatively flat course, flyovers and historical aviation sites as reasons for the honor. The marathon has made it on the Daily Burn’s list several times. “We’re so
0 1/23
2018
Facade of the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, part of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, National Park Service and area officials are scheduled to celebrate the 114th anniversary of the First Powered Flight at the Wright Brothers Memorial for Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. on Wright Memorial Hill near Area B. (National Park Service photo/T. Engberg) Base, Park celebrate 114th anniversary of First Powered Flight
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A commemoration of the 114th Anniversary of the First Powered Flight is scheduled at the Wright Brothers Memorial for Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. on Wright Memorial Hill near Area B. Col. Bradley M. McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, will provide opening remarks at the event with representatives
0 12/13
2017
"Every Leak Makes Us Weak" poster from the Center for Development of Security Excellence. (Courtesy image) Have a security clearance? Know the rules on Unauthorized Disclosure
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Many jobs in the Air Force require a security clearance, whether military or civilian, and it’s critical that clearance holders understand the rules pertaining to unauthorized disclosure of classified and controlled unclassified information to protect national security and themselves.“People [mistakenly]
0 12/07
2017
The Air Force Encroachment Management program, headed by the AFCEC Planning and Integration Directorate, assist with addresses encroachment and sustainment challenges for missions like the F-22 Raptor landing at Spangdahlem Air Base Germany.  These challenges have the potential to affect both the Air Force mission and the quality of life in surrounding.  AFCEC will host the annual Air Force Encroachment Management (AFEM) training event 1-3 August 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)     AFCEC to host Air Force Encroachment Management Symposium
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Regional Development Planning Branch hosts the annual Air Force Encroachment Management, or AFEM, training event Aug. 1-3, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.    The symposium provides encroachment management stakeholders with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure mission readiness across the enterprise and
0 7/21
2017
Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski (center), commander of Air Force Materiel Command; Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry, AFMC vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC's 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in Headquarters AFMC's Sarris Auditorium July 10, 2017. The command's 25th birthday was July 1. On July 1, 1992, Air Force Logistics Command and Air Force Systems Command combined to form AFMC, a single, streamlined organization with an expanded mission. The new command built upon AFLC's expertise in providing worldwide logistics support -- including maintenance, modification and overhaul of weapon systems -- and AFSC's expertise in science, technology, research, development and testing. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) Happy 25th birthday, AFMC!
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command (center); Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry (left), AFMC vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC's 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in
0 7/10
2017
Rachel Harley from Birmingham, Ala., crosses the finish line to become the winner of the 20th U.S. Air Force Marathon women’s full marathon division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with a time of 2:58:34. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) 20th Air Force Marathon a huge success
After a 30-minute weather delay, over 15,000 runners, walkers and spectators from all 50 states and many foreign countries gathered Sept. 17 to take part in the 20th annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohioj.
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