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  • Commander recognizes Airmen in quarterly call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller and 88th Air Base Wing leadership held the first hybrid commander’s call July 22 at the Wright-Patterson Club to provide base updates and recognize Airmen across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.It marked the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic that a commander’s call has been hosted
  • Leading with emotional intelligence

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Being an effective leader in today’s workforce, one must possess emotional intelligence, the ability to understand and manage your own emotions in positive ways.When we operate at a high level of EQ, it helps us communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. Leaders
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosts Leadership Dayton

    Airman 1st Class Blake Cassick of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Honor Guard shows Tracey Tomme how to ceremoniously fold the flag July 14. A Leadership Dayton program member, Tomme was part of the group tour allowing participants to learn about the base’s capabilities and its community contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Navy research command hosts leadership change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton held a change-of-command ceremony July 9 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where Capt. Nimfa Teneza-Mora turned command over to Capt. Walter Dalitsch.“A change in leadership is a momentous occasion,” said Rear Adm. Tim Weber, commander of Naval Medical Forces Pacific and
  • Aggressive driving: How to prevent, respond to it

    We have all dealt with aggressive drivers from time to time, and sometimes, we’re the guilty party.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends the following:To avoid engaging in aggressive driving behavior, plan ahead and allow yourself extra time. Also:• Concentrate. Don’t allow yourself to become distracted by talking on your
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Capt. Karen Degraphenreid

    Name and rank: Capt. Karen DegraphenreidDuty title: Program manager, Combat Rescue Helicopter Subsystems; volunteer victim advocate at Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.Unit of assignment: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance & Special Operations Forces Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management CenterWhat do you do at
  • Leading teammates to success takes hard work built on trust, respect

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Being a leader comes in many forms and styles — some learned through academics, some from those around us and some gained through unique experiences known only to you.As we navigate our careers, we build our proverbial kitbag to arm us for adverse situations we can face as leaders. I would like to share
  • Eighth Street to partially close for natural gas project

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Construction contractors will tackle Phase 2 of a natural gas main line installation July 19-23 along Eighth Street between K and L Streets, closing the road along this stretch in Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Detour signs will be posted to guide drivers and pedestrians around the road closure.The
  • Doctors keep pain low and personnel serving

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Medical Group’s Pain Clinic team is pioneering pain management for Airmen to diminish the physical aches of military service.The clinic’s three interventional pain doctors, neuropsychologist, nurse, X-ray technician, physical therapy technician and physical therapist offer more and newer
  • AFCEC strategy leverages Air Force buying power to support CE enterprise

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- An Air Force Civil Engineer Center program to streamline contract acquisition is putting the federal government’s bulk buying power in the hands of civil engineers to keep their installations mission ready. AFCEC’s Strategic Acquisition and Category Management program gives engineers a “toolbox” of contract