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  • Spotlight: Amanda Hatesohl

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Name and rank: Amanda Hatesohl, GS-12Duty title: Protocol specialistUnit of assignment: Installation Protocol Office (Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Air Force Research Laboratory)What do you do at Wright-Patt?I facilitate the entire protocol life

  • Don’t get burned by your Christmas tree

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- The holidays are a time when families gather and celebrate traditions. For many, one of those traditions is the Christmas tree.While this is by far among the most popular, it can also be one of the deadliest.According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Christmas

  • Troops to get historic boost in food allowance

    Military members are set to get an 11% increase in their monthly basic allowance for subsistence beginning Jan. 1, according to information published by the Defense Department.The new monthly BAS rate for enlisted members will be $452.56, an increase of $45.58 a month from 2022 rates. The new


    DAYTON, Ohio – During the holiday season, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and Sunday, Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day). The museum will re-open on its normal schedule Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.In addition, the museum will also be closed

  • DAF announces 2022 Air Force Design Award winners

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently announced the winners of the 2022 Air Force Design Awards, recognizing four facilities that demonstrate excellence in design, sustainability and energy efficiency. “This year’s winning projects promote creative and

  • Drivers, pedestrians must use caution at railroad crossings

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Ohio is among the nation’s busiest states in railroad operations. It’s home to nearly 40 railroads that operate thousands of trains every day over 4,500 miles of track and 6,100 public-grade crossings.In 2021, there were 2,145 collisions between trains and

  • Spotlight: Jamie Rowe

    Name and rank: Jamie Rowe, NH-2Duty title: Victim advocateUnit of assignment: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I support individuals that have experienced sexual assault on their journey of healing and help build a community of allies.Why

  • WPAFB reduces stormwater flow through low-impact development strategies

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Stormwater management on a large installation requires a multifaceted approach.That includes avoiding dumping any substance down a storm drain that is not stormwater, preventing sediment runoff and reducing stormwater flow through low-impact development

  • Find that perfect gift or stocking stuffer at commissary

    FORT LEE, Va. – Holiday shopping can take quite a bit of time. However, by thinking outside the grocery bag and using your commissary benefit, you can pick up some holiday gifts right from your local store.“You might be surprised by the unique and thoughtful gifts you can find in your commissary,”

  • Festive fur babies can fetch holiday prizes in Exchange pet photo contest

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Pets can get in on some holiday cheer in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Mars Petcare holiday pet costume contest.Throughout December, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base shoppers can dress their fur babies up in their festive finest and submit a photo