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DAYTON, Ohio – Staff Sgt. Malcolm MacDougall, 88th Security Forces Squadron unit instructor, demonstrates the correct way to enter a room during clearing operations to 88 SFS defenders during annual training July 12. MacDougall instructs the week-long course two to three times a month to classes that average 12 to 15 students. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) Security trainers sharpen defenders’ responsive edge
DAYTON, Ohio –  Active shooter incidents in the United States saw the highest two-year averages in the past 16 years between 2014 and 2015, according to a 2016 report by the FBI.  Fatal shootings at Fort Hood, Fort Bragg, Washington Navy Yard and installations in Tennessee highlight that military bases aren’t immune to the violence. And, if it
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Senior Airman Aldo Enriquez, 88th Security Forces patrolman, checks an ID card of a motorist entering the base at the newly opened Gate 19B at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 12, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wesley Farnsworth) Got visitors coming? Make sure they have REAL ID
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Anyone bringing guests on base from Oregon, or 27 other states and territories, in the near future, should be sure their guests have a REAL ID. REAL ID doesn’t mean that their current driver’s licenses and IDs are fake; it’s a program designed to increase security and keep people safe.REAL ID refers to the
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U.S. Air Force Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing commander holds the U.S. flag during the Run for the Fallen on Area B flight line at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, September 9, 2016.  The Run for the Fallen provides an opportunity to remember and honor those who lost their lives and recognize those who continue to defend the nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Gigante) Volunteers needed for Run for the Fallen
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Volunteers are needed as the Wright-Patterson community continues to honor those who perished in the 9/11 attacks with the fourth annual Run for the Fallen scheduled for September 11, 2017. Led by the Wright-Patterson Company Grade Officers’ Council, they’re looking for volunteers to help set up mile markers
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Airman 1st Class Wesley Cassius of the 88th Security Forces Squadron, left, and Airman 1st Class Charles Williamson, an air traffic controller in the 88th Operations Support Squadron, enjoy playing PlayStation on one of the huge new smart TV screens recently installed in the dayroom of Bldg. 1216, Kittyhawk Center, Area A. Gathering in the day room builds esprit de corps. (Skywrighter photo/Amy Rollins) Leadership ensures quality-of-life improvements reach Airmen
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Improving the quality of life for Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is one of the main priorities of Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing commander. This priority has led to the installation of brand-new appliances, technology and furnishings in dormitories and state-of-the-art fitness equipment
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