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  • The never-ending quest for motorcycle safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- You wear your personal protective equipment. You stay on top of your motorcycle’s routine maintenance. You follow all rules of the road when you ride.What more can you do to be a safe rider? A LOT!Safety is one of those things in life that’s never-ending. There

  • Air Force Marathon registration fees to rise May 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As Air Force Marathon weekend draws closer, participants can save on their race entry fees if registered by May 2, prior to the scheduled third price increase.Registration for the full marathon will increase by $10, while the half-marathon, 10K and 5K rises

  • Ready, set, volunteer!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon is calling for volunteers to register and be a part of the 26th annual event beginning May 1.More than 2,600 volunteers are needed this year, officials said, as the marathon continues to grow.“Volunteering for the Air Force Marathon is a

  • Wright-Patt partners with local community for Earth Day

    FAIRBORN, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base employees teamed up with the city of Fairborn and Beavercreek Wetlands Association to host a community cleanup event in celebration of Earth Day at Community Park.This year’s event brought out more than 50 people to pick up trash around the park.“We

  • Major-accident response exercise slated for May 5-6

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will conduct a major emergency-management exercise May 5-6.Planners said the drill is scheduled to simulate an aircraft mishap with “mass casualties.” Upon notification, first responders will immediately head to the exercise

  • FY21 DAF Safety Awards Announced

    The Department of the Air Force recently released the fiscal year 2021 annual safety awards. These awards provide organizations, teams, and individuals the opportunity to be recognized for their hard work, enhanced performance, accomplishments, and feats in safety.

  • Security Forces personnel defend local landscape

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Some of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s most prominent outdoor employees spent an afternoon investing in the long-term health and beauty of the local ecosystem April 7.Ten members of the 88th Security Forces Squadron planted 180 maples, oaks and shagbark

  • Commander inspires future military leaders

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, visited cadets of ROTC Detachment 645, located at Ohio State University April 14.During the first part of his visit, Miller was able to have a personal discussion with future Air Force and

  • Represent your MAJCOM in marathon challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Formerly known as the MAJCOM Challenge, the Air & Space Challenge presents a chance for 10-person teams to represent their respective major commands and compete against one another.Each team is comprised of three males and one female competing in the marathon,