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  • ‘Recycle Al’ turns passion into purpose

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  National Recycling Day is officially observed each year on Nov. 15, but every day is recycling day for Alan Howell.In the late 1980s, Howell worked on the C-17 program for Air Force Logistics Command. To promote Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s recycling

  • CFC Cause of the Week: Children & Family Services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Combined Federal Campaign allows personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time with approved charities.CFC’s Cause of the Week for Nov. 15-21 is “Children & Family Services.”Children are the future of local communities, the nation

  • Spotlight: Senior Airman Sherita Thompson

    Name and rank: Senior Airman Sherita ThompsonDuty title: Assistant NCO in charge of electronic-security systemsUnit of assignment: 88th Security Forces SquadronHow long have you been at Wright-Patt? 3 years, 5 monthsWhat do you do at WPAFB? I am the ANCOIC of electronic-security systems for the 88th

  • Longtime base employee honors Cherokee Indian ancestry

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Most Native American families can trace their roots back to a time in the United States when their lives were very different. But many are losing the culture and heritage that defined their ancestors because the stories aren’t always passed down.November is

  • Keep an eye on your wood-burning stove

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As evening temperatures in our area begin to descend, now is the perfect time to get your wood-burning stove in good working order.The Environmental Protection Agency provides the following guidance: Install a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector to alert

  • Find time for blessings in your life

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As the holiday season approaches, I am reminded it’s that time of year in which I need to take time to rest, reflect and recharge.At least that’s what I hope to do over the holidays. I really need it. I bet you do as well.This past year has had many ups and

  • Base lodge named best in Air Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh-- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was just recognized as winner of the 2021 Air Force Innkeeper Award.The competition is divided into two categories. WPAFB took home the award in the large division (286 or more rooms), while the small base winner (285 or less) was

  • Dayton Vet Center provides critical services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As Veterans Day passed, people had the opportunity to remember and thank veterans of the past and present. Making sure their mental health is strong remains equally important.The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care

  • ASPIRE program primes future FSS ambassadors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five 88th Force Support Squadron civilian employees have wrapped up the 12-week ASPIRE program, which exposed them to the FSS portfolio, preparing each participant for future leadership roles.Part of an Air Force Materiel Command initiative, the ASPIRE


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