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  • National Preparedness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As part of National Preparedness Month, the second week’s topic is building a disaster-supply kit.Once an emergency plan is established to address specific needs following a disaster, your family should assemble an emergency supply kit — enough supplies for at least three days. Lists can be exhaustive and
  • National Suicide Prevention Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In 1979, while stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, I heard about Capt. Ron Keys and a “Dear Boss” letter he had written.The letter to his supervisor went like this: “I’m tired of the extremely poor leadership and motivational ability of our senior staffers and commanders. All those master’s
  • Base responds to potential active shooter incident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was placed under lockdown around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 after reports of an active shooter at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.The lockdown was lifted at approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday morning after lasting four hours.“Two individuals approached the security desk
  • Serbian, Wright-Patt doctors talk pandemic best practices

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five doctors from the Serbian armed forces met with 88th Medical Group personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Aug. 19 during their state visit with the Ohio Air National Guard.The trip reinforced the Serbian military’s 15-year friendship with the Ohio National Guard through the State Partnership
  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, military and civilian members of our Air Force family will be spending some well-deserved time away from their duty sections. As we enjoy Labor Day festivities, let’s remember to look out for one another and keep the major safety themes we have practiced foremost in our minds: Traffic
  • National Preparedness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- September kicks off National Preparedness Month, a joint effort by federal, state, local and private organizations to remind us to take the opportunity to prepare ourselves and our families before a disaster or emergency occurs.The theme in 2021 is: “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting
  • 88th Communications Squadron seeks topic presenters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Communications Squadron’s cybersecurity team is searching for topic presenters to lead cybersecurity-awareness classes next month.In its 18th year, the program will run through October as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Classes will be presented virtually.The 2021 National
  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: Tech. Sgt. Joseph RosenstielDuty title: NCO in charge, Military JusticeUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Staff Judge Advocate OfficeWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a paralegal at the wing legal office. I’m responsible for the daily supervision and management of all courts-martial processing, nonjudicial punishments,
  • Great leaders uphold standards, integrity

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - What does it take to be a great leader? It is easier than you think: Hold the standard, lead with integrity and be open to feedback.As I sat in the movie theater at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, waiting for the 27th Special Operations Group commander to speak during his first commander’s call, I wondered
  • Wright-Patt moves back to HPCON Charlie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has transitioned to Health Protection Condition Charlie in response to an increased number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, both on and off base, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander announced Sept. 1 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col. Patrick Miller
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