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Default Air Force Logo IDS: Proactive Care for Airmen
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - For many Airmen, faith and spiritual guidance is an important part of maintaining mental health and healing. As a member of Integrated Delivery System, or IDS, the Chaplain Corps provides this service.IDS is a team of helping agencies focused on care of the Airmen and their families.“We are changing from a
0 6/18
2018
June 1st kicked off Men’s Health Month Men’s Health Month: Preventive care matters
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - June 1 kicked off Men’s Health Month bringing awareness to the challenges and disparities men face in healthcare.The Civilian Health Promotion Service, or CHPS, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is holding classes during the month focusing on men’s physical, social, mental and spiritual health. These classes
0 6/18
2018
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
Bedugs are blood feeding insects Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ohio is the top ranking state for bedbug activity, which makes bedbug prevention a high priority for the pest control specialists on base.Bedbugs are blood feeding insects that get their name from common hiding places of bed frames and mattresses that they often nest in. “Only 60-70 percent of people react to
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 continues to be aTree City USA community Wright-Patt continues to be a Tree City USA community
MIAMISBURG, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is celebrating its 21st year as a "Tree City USA" community and joined 240 other communities throughout the State for recognition during a Tree City USA award program on April 20.Wright-Patt also received a growth award by going above and beyond in management of its urban forest.  The Tree City USA
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2018
Pinwheel Gardens and Blue Ribbon Trees raise awareness for child abuse Pinwheel Gardens and Blue Ribbon Trees bring awareness to child abuse
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Under the theme “Strong Communities Strengthen Families” the Wright-Patt Family Advocacy program hosted a number of activities recently throughout the base to foster awareness during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.Since 1983, April has been designated the month to bring child abuse and neglect to the
0 5/18
2018
Default Air Force Logo Armed Forces Day is May 19
Washington, D.C. - President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps
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2018
AFRL Coast Guard enter research agreement Research agreement will enhance collaboration, mutual benefits
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Leaders of the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Coast Guard Research and Development Center signed a memorandum of understanding here April 12 that allows the two organizations to collaborate in areas of mutual benefit to the two organizations.While the memorandum of understanding specifically authorizes
0 4/23
2018
C adets get a first hand look at Air Force operations He's fast!
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Squadron 37, the “Animalistic Skyraiders,” and from the University of Minnesota’s ROTC Detachment 415 got a firsthand look at Air Force operations during a recent visit to Wright-Patt.The cadets were hosted by Wright-Patt’s Company Grade Officer Council with the
0 4/20
2018
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