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  • Juneteenth declared as a Federal Holiday, June 18 Holiday Hours

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In recognition of today's declaration of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday, most Wright-Patterson AFB services will be closed Friday, June 18, in observation of the holiday.The following organization’s hours and services will be affected on Friday, June 18.Base Entry Gates: Gate 1A: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Gate 12A:
  • Use feedback correctly to in your unit, Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Many years ago as a new technical sergeant, I asked my master sergeant supervisor for an initial feedback. After a few weeks, I reminded him, and again a few weeks later.Finally, he huffed and said, “You know, if I give you one, I’ll have to hold you to it.”That was a costly feedback, let me tell you. It cost
  • Wright-Patt personnel celebrate Pride month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The diversity of both civilians and service members throughout the Department of Defense is celebrated in June, more commonly known as Pride Month.Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month was chosen to be recognized this month to commemorate the June 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn in New
  • Take proper precautions to get the most out of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Summer represents the time of year when our most valuable asset — Air Force personnel — are statistically at greatest risk of experiencing a significant mishap.The following information covers safety measures and guidelines for a broad range of summertime topics and activities.Risk managementManaging risk is
  • Weingarten Rights

    NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES, AND SUPERVISORS OF EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTED BY AFGE LOCAL 1138, IAM&AW LOCAL 225 OR IAFF LOCAL F-88Publication of this Weingarten Rights notice is required by 5 USC 7114(a)(3).A labor union representative shall be given the opportunity to be present at any examination of a bargaining unit employee, conducted by a management
  • Natural gas project to close Area B roadways

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - To maintain a reliable and safe natural gas pipeline system, CenterPoint Energy will replace about 3,200 feet of pipeline with a new system in Area B of Wright-Patterson AFB from July 6 to Oct. 1.The project will create full or partial closures on Eighth Street near Skyline Drive heading west to C Street and
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Tech. Sgt. Marica Moore

    Name and rank: Tech. Sgt. Marica Monique MooreDuty title: NCO in charge, Equal Opportunity OfficeUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Equal Opportunity OfficeWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am an equal opportunity practitioner at the Equal Opportunity Office. I’m responsible for providing Equal Opportunity program assistance to Air Force
  • Child Development Centers help keep mission going

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Caring for Team Wright-Patt goes farther than just caring for the military member. It also means taking care of that individual’s family.The four Child Development Centers spread across Area A, Area B and the Prairies housing area keep the team going at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Not having available
  • Expired ID cards to get extensions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Department of Defense has granted extensions for expiring dependent or retiree ID cards due to ongoing COVID-19 mitigation efforts.This extension only applies to ID cards that have expired since Jan. 1, 2020, or will expire between now and July 31.Below are the respective extension dates:Foreign
  • Commentary: Staying connected lifts spirits

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A sense of connectedness can do wonders for the morale and productivity of a workcenter.  What does being connected to your team mean to you? Think back to a time when you were a part of a team that took the time to get to know one another to form relationships which in turn resulted in a high level of