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  • When should you go to the IG?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Inspector General’s Office provides services to all military and civilian personnel, retirees and family members.But when should that become an option? The IG response most often is, “When you have tried all other means and the issue(s) remain

  • Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse is everyone’s responsibility

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Inspector General’s Office offers a safe, private, and confidential setting where anyone can discuss personal or professional concerns. One area of assistance is preventing fraud, waste, or abuse because it is a potential

  • Navigating Leadership Dynamics: Embracing Likability!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – I recently came across a thought-provoking quote from psychologist Adam Grant emphasizing the significance of leaders earning the respect of their teams. It sparked cognitive dissonance and a passionate reflection.  Here’s the quote: "Leaders shouldn't aim to

  • Wright-Patterson honors 120th anniversary of first human powered flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A ceremony honoring the 120th anniversary of the first human powered flight will be held at the Wright Brothers Memorial at 10 a.m. Dec. 15.The memorial is located on Wright Memorial Hill near Area B and is open to the public. Base leadership will provide

  • LMR contract mod delivers reliability, security to sister service 

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is extending secure, reliable communications to U.S. Army in Europe leaders and first responders. Following the success of an Enterprise Land Mobile Radio Lifecycle Management & Sustainment Services

  • Ceremony celebrates ALS Class 24-A

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Chief Master Sgt. Grace A. Peterson Airman Leadership School honored 21 graduates in a ceremony Dec. 6 at the Wright-Patterson Club. Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Joslin, Air Force Materiel Command first sergeant, guest speaker and class mentor, congratulated the

  • Retiring K9 Defender is a ‘Good Boy’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—The radio on the podium, next to the microphone, crackled to life.“Kilo-8, control. Kilo-8, control. Kilo-8, this is control. This is the last call for Kilo-8”The last call is a poignant moment in the retirement ceremony of a peace officer—whether it is for a

  • AFSA Kittyhawk Chapter 751 hosts holiday party for Vets

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Sergeants Association Kittyhawk Chapter 751 hosted their annual holiday party at the Dayton Veterans Affairs (VA) campus on December 2, 2023. Judy Garcia, the VA Center for Development and Civic Engagement representative for the AFSA chapter,