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  • Dayton area activities abound on Saturdays in December

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A holiday theme is at the forefront of things to do in the Dayton area on Saturdays in December. Displays to dazzle and events to entertain provide ample opportunities to stay active and involved throughout the course of the month.Dec. 1The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis starts out
  • Wright-Patt community honors fallen firefighters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing’s  Fire Station No. 1 held a memorial service Nov. 21 in honor of the firefighters who lost their lives serving our community. Captain Steven McKee from Fire Station No. 1 welcomed attendees and introduced speakers.Maj. Tyler Johnson, commander, 788th Civil Engineer Squadron
  • AFMC capability roadmap key to evolutionary supply chain risk management

    Modern supply chain risk management requires a “cradle-to-grave” approach that accounts for risks from the time a requirement is identified through development, sustainment and ultimate retirement of the same. A comprehensive, cohesive capability roadmap for SCRM is the driving force behind the work of a cross-functional team led by the Air Force Materiel Command’s Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate.
  • Air Force Fields Next Generation CBRN Protective Masks for Rotary Wing Aircrew

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – In November 2018, the Air Force will complete fielding of an improved Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear protective mask for aircrew on rotary wing aircraft, allowing operational units to achieve Full Operational Capability. This next-generation mask, also known as the Joint Service Aircrew Mask – Rotary
  • Air Force moves at the speed of startups with 100 contract awards in 40 hours

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Contracting officials and innovators from across the Air Force looking to speed up the acquisition process recently awarded more than 100 contracts in 40 hours to small businesses.Meeting at the AFWERX Innovation Hub in Austin, Texas, they streamlined contracting processes and developed new ways of doing
  • Mental health providers, leadership partner for deployment resiliency, readiness

    Deployed mental health providers work closely with leadership to help maintain warfighter resiliency and readiness. Service members are away from their usual support systems during deployment, and because the environment and stress puts them in unusual situations, they require innovative and flexible forms of mental health care.
  • Contracting leader highlights accomplishments and challenges facing directorate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – For the past four years, he has led an organization charged with guiding contracting policy, and ensuring workforce development for more than 2,100 contracting professionals across the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. He’s responsible for more than 550 Air Force, joint and allied warfighting programs
  • Air Force consolidates life cycle management of Presidential and executive aircraft fleet

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force office responsible for the acquisition of the VC-25B fleet, more commonly known as the next Air Force One, recently changed its name from the Presidential Airlift Recapitalization Directorate to the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate, in order to better reflect an expanded portfolio
  • PEO Digital finds north for lost Airmen

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Program Executive Office Digital is helping deployed personnel agree on which way is north by rewriting the software they use to orient themselves when lost. Home units use software like the Personnel Recovery Mission Management system, or PRMM, to track deployed personnel. It defaults to “true north” when in use,