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  • How can we thrive in a VUCA environment?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In the 1990s, the U.S. Army War College created an acronym to describe the challenges of operating in a turbulent and rapidly changing environment. It was called “VUCA.”This concept is older than many of the Airmen we serve with. VUCA stands for volatile,

  • Spotlight: Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch, Plans and Programs Division

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Names: (From left) Kevan Dilworth, operations manager; Paul Brough, Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch chief; Jeff Kinsey, Crisis Action Team assistant; Tim Troutman, CAT manager; and Melissa Mosby, Contingency Planning Branch manager.Unit of assignment:

  • A Pilot in the Making

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Throughout the military, there are individuals who exhibit determination to exceed their limits. This is the case for Aaron Staiger, a senior and cadet lieutenant colonel in Beavercreek High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program.Staiger is showing those

  • Donate, volunteer through Combined Federal Campaign

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --The Combined Federal Campaign allows personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time with approved charities. Contributions support thousands of local, regional, national and international organizations.CFC’s next two Causes of the Week

  • Road project to begin near hospital

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- The roads around Wright-Patterson Medical Center will be under construction beginning Nov. 22 for a realignment project scheduled to last nearly a year.“This project is needed to support the future development of Area A,” said Brady Klein, 88th Civil Engineer

  • Base Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours of Operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday Nov. 25 and Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on Nov. 26. (if not listed, consider them closed):GATES1A (Fairborn Gate) -

  • 10 tips for Thanksgiving safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This holiday season, many of us will travel to various locations to celebrate all we are thankful for with friends, relatives and loved ones.Since the time of year’s whole premise is to be thankful — rather than regretful — consider the following

  • Snow-removal crew plows path forward to mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When flurries start falling and thousands of employees are due to line up at the gates, the 88th Civil Engineer Squadron’s job requires strategy, speed and a lot of shovels.Even before Wright-Patterson Air Force Base meteorologists predict winter weather, the

  • AFIT Dean Receives Career Achievement in Government Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dr. Adedeji Badiru, dean of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was selected to receive the Career Achievement in Government Award from Career Communications Group, publisher of U.S. Black Engineer and

  • AFIT faculty member wins AETC educator of the year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Institute of Technology faculty member Dr. Brett Borghetti received the 2021 Air Education and Training Command Civilian Educator of the Year award.  Borghetti is an associate professor of computer engineering within AFIT’s Graduate School of


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