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  • Wright-Patt helps train Dayton Airport firefighters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department provided training to the Dayton International Airport Fire Department at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fire training facility Oct. 5.A DIA crash truck and five firefighters came on base after dark to get the hands-on experience putting out aircraft
  • AFIT community planners course is more than an academic exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The increasing complexity and visibility of an Air Force community planner's job requires knowledge and skills in many diverse yet intricately interrelated topics.  The comprehensive planning development (WENG 520) course offered at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School enables
  • Sixth patch in History & Heritage Race Series unveiled

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Nov. 1.Each of this year’s six virtual races highlighted its own historical aircraft vital to the Air Force’s past.“The C-119 Flying
  • ‘Unite’ to remain resilient

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Due to the pandemic, change in employee schedules because of teleworking and other outside factors, people’s resiliency has been put to the test in the past two years.Although faced with different challenges many have never seen before, leaders say those specific struggles are what will help each individual
  • AFSAC-D wins intramural softball championship

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – AFSAC-D has taken home the 2021 intramural softball league championship.Shortstop Cody Liming homered twice and made a backhand snag while going to the ground to end the game as his team rallied late for a 22-17 win over the AFLCMC Sierra Deltas in the finale Sept. 30 at the Area B fields.The semifinals were
  • Ryder Cup tees off Oct. 9

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s own Ryder Cup is set for Oct. 9-11 at Prairie Trace Golf Course.The tournament begins Saturday at 9 a.m. with a two-person scramble. Sunday will feature two-person best ball, and Monday’s final round will be two-person alternate shot.Each day, competitors will have a chance
  • Spotlight: Senior Airman Keaton Sheppeard

    Name and rank: Senior Airman Keaton SheppeardDuty title: Executive administrationUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Commander’s Action GroupWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am an executive administrator assigned to the 88th Air Base Wing Commander’s Action Group, where I support the Air Force’s largest base population of 30,000 military and
  • Cybersecurity courses offer continuing education

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here. After months of planning and preparation, the 88th Communications Squadron’s Cybersecurity Office has kicked off CSAM with great success.Every day this month, the 88 CS cybersecurity team will hold at least one class focused on an important factor of cybersecurity.
  • Leading through the triad perspective

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - No one ever says leadership is easy – what makes each day possible is the “command triad.” What makes it worth the time and effort are the Airmen, both military and civilian.What is the triad, you may ask? It’s the commander or civilian chief, senior enlisted leader and first sergeant. The triad leads the
  • Kittyhawk construction projects will pay dividends

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - For anyone who visited the Base Exchange or commissary on Area A this summer, roadblocks and construction barriers undoubtedly added to frustrations already present from living and working during 2021.The road closures are due to an ongoing high-temperature, hot-water maintenance and repair project. Unlike