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  • Drivers, pedestrians must use caution at railroad crossings

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Ohio is among the nation’s busiest states in railroad operations. It’s home to nearly 40 railroads that operate thousands of trains every day over 4,500 miles of track and 6,100 public-grade crossings.In 2021, there were 2,145 collisions between trains and

  • Spotlight: Jamie Rowe

    Name and rank: Jamie Rowe, NH-2Duty title: Victim advocateUnit of assignment: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I support individuals that have experienced sexual assault on their journey of healing and help build a community of allies.Why

  • WPAFB reduces stormwater flow through low-impact development strategies

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Stormwater management on a large installation requires a multifaceted approach.That includes avoiding dumping any substance down a storm drain that is not stormwater, preventing sediment runoff and reducing stormwater flow through low-impact development

  • Find that perfect gift or stocking stuffer at commissary

    FORT LEE, Va. – Holiday shopping can take quite a bit of time. However, by thinking outside the grocery bag and using your commissary benefit, you can pick up some holiday gifts right from your local store.“You might be surprised by the unique and thoughtful gifts you can find in your commissary,”

  • Festive fur babies can fetch holiday prizes in Exchange pet photo contest

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Pets can get in on some holiday cheer in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Mars Petcare holiday pet costume contest.Throughout December, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base shoppers can dress their fur babies up in their festive finest and submit a photo

  • Airmen leap into rescue mode after head-on accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two service members and an Air Force civilian acted selflessly and dove into danger to try and save two victims from a recent head-on vehicle crash in Chester Township.At about 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Devin Jones and Scott Craycraft crashed into each other on State

  • NASIC volunteers partner with Dayton Foodbank for Thanksgiving

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ten Airmen from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center volunteered Nov. 22 to make sure families in the community received a Thanksgiving meal.The NASIC personnel helped unload, box up and hand out food to local residents for the Dayton Foodbank’s

  • 88th Civil Engineer Group completes road realignment near hospital

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Area A road realignment was completed in early November, concluding a yearlong project to help ease projected traffic congestion near Wright-Patterson Medical Center.“This project has been a long time coming,” said Brady Klein, 88th Civil Engineer Group

  • Wright-Patt to celebrate Wright Brothers in annual ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will honor the Wright brothers’ accomplishments Dec. 16 at 10 a.m., commemorating the 119th anniversary of powered flight with the annual First Flight ceremony.“Taking time to honor the anniversary of the Wright brothers’

  • Energy exercise puts base infrastructure to the test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An Energy Resilience Readiness Exercise was conducted earlier this fall to provide a controlled environment in which to evaluate and understand gaps if the installation were to be separated from commercial power.The 12-hour exercise took place on Area B and