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  • From impossible to possible

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Wendi DiBartolomeo was recognized with the Bronze Star Medal, April 15, 2022, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, for her efforts as the chief air traffic controller during Operation Allies Rescue.DiBartolomeo, 88th Operations

  • What is your ambition to serve and why you still do?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Everyone has reasons why they choose to serve in the U.S. Air Force. Some desired for opportunities to see the world, obtain education benefits and to better themselves.As for me, my journey began when I enlisted in December 1997 with desires to see the

  • Spotlight: Dennis Pearson

    Name and rank: Dennis Pearson, GS-11Duty title: Safety managerUnit of assignment: 88th Civil Engineer GroupWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? My job is to ensure the safety of over 500 civil engineers, who provide the highest-quality living and working environment for our 30,000-person workforce and 110

  • Drivers, pedestrians must use caution at railroad

    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 2016, more than 2,000 collisions with trains and motor

  • Base moves HPCON level to Alpha

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base transitioned to Health Protection Condition Alpha on April 18 as local community threat levels remain low.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the base in an email and video with the

  • Wright Flyers take ice against Columbus Blue Jackets alumni

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Members of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s unofficial hockey team got to face off against former NHL stars as the Columbus Blue Jackets hosted their annual Military Appreciation Night on April 7.The Wright Flyers, a recreation club made up of military and civilian personnel

  • Take time to learn emergency exit routes at work

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH -- With buildings being repurposed and workspace at a premium, it’s common for emergency exit routes to be overlooked or forgotten.The unfortunate reality is that waiting until a real-world scenario to assess and test your facility’s emergency exit routes could be

  • Resilience key to overcoming life’s detours

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FOCE BASE, OH -- I recently listened to the Audible book “Atlas of the Heart” by Brene Brown. In it, she notes: “We develop hope not during the easy times but through adversity and discomfort. It is forged when we are tested, and change is possible. Hope is learned. With the