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  • Know when to keep your headlights on

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- An important legal principle tells us “ignorance of the law is no excuse.” And that’s right: You can’t defend your actions by arguing you didn’t know they were illegal, even if you honestly didn’t realize you were breaking the law.The Ohio Revised Code’s

  • Skeel Avenue project to impact traffic

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh-- The 88th Civil Engineer Group is managing a project to soften the turn radius on Skeel Avenue at the Area A Fuel Farm to make it easier for truck drivers to maneuver from Gate 26A.The work includes adding new asphalt to increase turn radius, removing some

  • Lifelike scenario puts first responders to the test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Airmen across the installation stepped away from their everyday duties Feb. 23 to rehearse response against internal threats during the year’s first base-wide active-shooter exercise.“Overall, I feel the exercise did what exercises are intended to do, allowing

  • Turner joins Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Jazmyn Turner is the newest addition to the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility team. She serves as the Affirmative Employment Program manager for Team Wright-Patt.The installation Affirmative Employment Program manager is a key position

  • Distracted driving: Something we can all live without

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Even a very brief driver distraction can have catastrophic consequences.A vehicle traveling at 60 mph covers 176 feet in 2 seconds, nearly the length of five schoolbuses end to end. The Department of Transportation provides some very interesting information

  • TSF site offers one-stop shop for telephone services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Have you ever experienced an office phone outage? Have you ever moved offices and found your phone not working in the new location? Has it stopped working after a building renovation?Unfortunately, these situations can happen. However, Wright-Patterson Air

  • How I learned to master our virtual workplace

    WRIGHT-PATTERON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- We all have faced change and uncertainty with the transition of workplace navigation and flexibility during a global pandemic.While we may not always be a fan of change, it is essential to help grow, thrive and expand businesses.Organizational change has been

  • Spotlight: Andy Short

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Name and rank: Andy Short, GS-7Duty title: Lieutenant firefighterUnit of assignment: 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire DepartmentWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? My main job is fulfilling the position of driver-operator, meaning I drive the fire engines, crash

  • Wright-Patt chapels maintain spiritual mission with livestreaming

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When COVID-19 first hit the United States, life was instantly changed. Things people were used to doing in person, such as attending church, were no longer an option.That is when churches, including those on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, were forced to