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  • Wright-Patt right for upgraded training center

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command held a ribbon cutting Nov. 3 to commemorate the opening of the first of four newly renovated Follow-On Skills Training centers.The airfield operations officer training program was recently evaluated and revamped by the Air Force.

  • CFC Cause of the Week: Military Support

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Combined Federal Campaign is underway, allowing personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time to approved charities.CFC’s Cause of the Week for Nov. 8-14 is “Military Support.”More than 1.4 million active-duty military members serve

  • Contract channels rapid improvements to base water

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $5.9 million contract to Weston Solutions LLC to help remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances from ground and surface water at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The project is already underway thanks to

  • JAG spouse makes impact through music

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A Wright-Patterson Air Force Base spouse who’s studied traditional piano for much of her life has found a rhythm that speaks to her community.Rose writes, produces and performs vocals for her own music. In early September, she released a debut album called

  • Be ready for end of daylight saving time

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Those of us who remember will dutifully ensure our clocks are adjusted back one hour Nov. 7 with the departure of daylight savings time for another year.It has been suggested there is some correlation between the hour of sleep lost and an elevated incidence

  • 88th Air Base Wing announces special holiday hours of operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours for the Veterans Day holiday Nov. 11 (if not listed, consider them closed):GATES1A (Fairborn Gate)Nov. 11- 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.12A (AFMC Headquarters)open 24 hours15ANov. 11

  • Prescribed burn season underway for Huffman Prairie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The prescribed burn season at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base officially began Nov. 1 and will continue through March 15, officials from the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Natural Resources Program announced.Prescribed burns are used to maintain and enhance the

  • People urged to kick habit during Great American Smokeout

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  Are you willing to make the effort to quit for a day? What do you have to lose? It’s only a day. You can do it. This year’s Great American Smokeout is set for Nov. 18. This year’s theme is “Day 1.” It’s a day when thousands of people can begin their journey

  • Focus Week to emphasize Airmen needs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Registration has begun for the 88th Air Base Wing’s fourth-quarter Focus Week.The next session is scheduled for Nov. 15-19 and open to all Wright-Patterson Air Force Base military members and civilians. Enrollment continues until three business days prior to

  • Area A road-realignment project set to begin

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The roads around Wright-Patterson Medical Center will be under construction beginning Nov. 22 for a realignment project scheduled to last nearly a year.Impacted areas will be along Spruce Way between Estabrook and Schuster roads as workers construct a new


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