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  • UPE Integration Team Lead visits Wright-Patt; learns of collaboration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Brig. Gen. Edward L. Vaughan, the new Air Force Unexplained Physiological Events Integration Team lead, visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Aug. 27 to tour the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Onboard Oxygen Generating System lab and learn how 711HPW is collaborating with Air Force Life Cycle Management
  • History office plays key role in OCP emblem-to-patch conversion

    Since early recorded history, warring tribes often carried banners or flags marked with emblems to represent factions and motivate their warriors to fight for the cause. It is to this historical tradition that we can trace the evolution of military emblems and patches. As the Air Force begins transitioning from the current Airman Battle Uniform to the Operational Camouflage Pattern, there is a renewed focus on emblems and patches across Air Force units, as Airmen will once again be able to wear unit patches on their sleeves, which had been phased out when the ABU was deployed in 2007.
  • AFRL research engineer receives AFOSI officer of the year award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  – Who knew that an Air Force Research Laboratory research engineer from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, an Air Force Office of Special Investigations reservist and a published novelist could be a four-time recipient of an AFOSI officer of the year award? Maj. Todd J. (TJ) Turner is a materials research
  • AFLCMC awards Airmen in annual financial management competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center named their best-of-the-best in financial management during their 6th Annual AFLCMC Financial Management Awards August 29 held in identical ceremonies at Wright-Patterson and Eglin Air Force Bases, with other AFLCMC organizations connected through video
  • AFICA efforts show promise for increased readiness, lethality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio – A diverse group of senior leaders from all Department of Defense agencies met here August 22 to learn more about progress the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency has made in reducing total cost of common items.  The initiative, known as Category Management, takes a disciplined data-driven strategic cost management
  • Air Force receives FLC Excellence in Technology Transfer awards

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory received four Excellence in Technology Transfer awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer.Each year the organization hosts an annual meeting that includes awards that recognizes federal laboratories and their industry partners for outstanding
  • Urban Forestry is a vital part of the Wright-Patterson environment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The goal of urban forest management on Wright-Patterson is to sustain a healthy forest while maintaining the safety of the military’s mission. “An urban forest is a collection of trees within a city, or in this case, a military installation,” said Danielle Trevino, Wright-Patt environmental specialist. “At
  • Dayton Dragons host military appreciation night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Dayton Dragons semi-professional baseball team hosted an annual military appreciation night Aug. 18 at Fifth Third Field culminating with a spectacular fireworks display.The Dragons played an exciting game against the Bowling Green Hot Rods, and won the game 3-1 in front of a sold-out crowd of more than
  • Wright-Patterson Chiefs' Group honors nine local scholars

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Chiefs' Group partnered with First Command and the Forbeck Family Foundation to provide scholarships for academic and technical college programs Aug. 17 at the United Service Organization Inc.The Chiefs Group hosted an awards luncheon themed “My Academic Goals and My Contribution to
  • Cincinnati Reds host military appreciation night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Cincinnati Reds baseball team hosted a military appreciation night honoring Wright-Patterson Air Force Base military members during a game against the Arizona Diamond Backs Aug 10.The evening began with Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander accompanying eight Security Forces