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  • Graduation ceremony honors ALS Class 23-B

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A graduation ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. Grace A. Paterson Airman Leadership School Class 23-B took place Feb. 9 at the Wright-Patt Club.ALS is required for staff sergeant selects and open to eligible civilians. The five-week course teaches Airmen across

  • Spotlight: Kristopher Grilley

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Name and rank: Kristopher Grilley, GS-11Duty title: Occupational safety specialistUnit of assignment: Commander’s Action Group, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I am an occupation safety specialist for the 88th Air Base Wing Safety Office. I’m

  • Black ice’: A hard-to-spot killer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--- While no ice is black, the universal term for clear ice on roadways is ‘black ice.”It’s among the deadliest hazards drivers have to contend with during winter months. Motorists must be aware of it and know what to do if they encounter black ice on the

  • BBB Says Beware Of Job Scams

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Looking for a new job can be exciting or stressful. It can be exciting if you find something that aligns with your dream job; it can be stressful if you’re scammed. While employment scams have been around for a while, occurrences have increased rapidly in

  • Base announces special holiday hours of operation for President's Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following base facilities will have adjusted hours in observance of Air Force Material Command Family Day on Feb. 17 and Presidents Day on Feb 20. (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary)Feb. 17: Open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.Feb. 20: Open 6 a.m. to

  • Love: the catalyst for healing

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — February is commonly recognized in our culture as that month in which we celebrate love, particularly romantic love. For enamored couples everywhere, this can be an important time to confirm our affection for that special someone in our lives by way of a gift

  • Rare open season for Survivor Benefit Plan

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A rare open season for the Survivor Benefit Plan began on Dec. 23, 2022, providing retirees who receive retired pay or former members who are unenrolled and awaiting retired pay the opportunity to enroll now.The open season also allows enrolled retirees, Guard

  • New graduate certificate in hypersonic flight offered

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics now offers a graduate certificate program in hypersonic flight. The field of hypersonics has emerged as a technical discipline that is critical to ensure the United States will

  • EWI alum becomes the program’s new manager

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--Capt. Chad Wanner recently joined the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civilian Institution Programs office as the Education with Industry program manager.Wanner brings a unique perspective to the role, having completed his tour as an EWI fellow in 2022. He