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  • Wright-Patterson Airmen encourage participation on U.S. Women’s National Armed Forces Soccer team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Airmen from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base helped the U.S. Women’s Armed Forces Soccer Team finish with a solid 2-2 record during the Conseil International du Sport Miltiaire (CISM) 11th World Women’s Military Football Championship at Stout Field on Fort Bliss, Texas June 20 – July 5. For 1st Lt. Carla
  • AFRL team looks to solve fatigue issues for C-5 crew members

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An aircraft seat may seem inconsequential, but when a simple seat can enhance the safety and well-being of a flight crew, it can be a very big deal.Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are leading a design and prototyping effort to ensure C-5M Super Galaxy
  • Wright-Patterson's Information Learning Center offers Universal Class and Special Interests Workshop to Wright-Patt employees.

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Information Learning Center along with the Education and Training Section is offering a new Universal Class and Special Interests Workshop. The workshop is being offered Sept. 27 from 9 to 1030 a.m. at the Information Learning Center, Building 1226, in Area A. (Kittyhawk)“It is an interactive, hands-on
  • Wearable monitoring device nets 711 HPW team big prize in AFRL Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Small Business Office has awarded $100,000 to a team from AFRL’s 711th Human Performance Wing to further enhance wearable monitoring devices designed for survival training exercises. Team members from the 711 HPW completed initial design and software development activities
  • 22nd U.S. Air Force Marathon enlivens Wright-Patt community

    This year marks the 22nd annual running of the U.S. Air Force Marathon and the warm and humid weather didn’t stop over 15,000 runners, walkers and spectators from all 50 states and more than ten foreign countries from taking part at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept. 15, 2018.
  • Sensors Directorate holds fifth annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- For half a decade, the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Sensors Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has held a ceremony of remembrance to honor those who lost their lives during the 9/11 attacks and in the War on Terror since that day.It did so once again Sept. 11 in the circle in front of the
  • NASCAR driver visit highlights human performance research at Air Force Research Laboratory

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Airmen in the United States Air Force often encounter extreme physical demands in the performance of their duties and must be in peak physical shape to meet mission requirements.In much the same way, NASCAR drivers also must maintain top physical condition and demonstrate long periods of endurance during
  • Altered gate hours, road closures during Air Force Marathon

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will host the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15. Please note the following gate hours and road closures.Area A: Gate 1A (Fairborn)Gate 1A will be open from 4 to 5:30 a.m. for volunteers only. The gate will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. as it is part of the marathon route. Operations return to normal hours following
  • Run for the Fallen honors lives lost on 9/11

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Some 1,000 military, civilians, contractors, retirees and family members from the Wright-Patterson community came together to honor the lives lost in the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by participating in the fifth Run for the Fallen on Sept. 11.   Sponsored by the Wright-Patterson Company Grade Officer Council,
  • National Preparedness Month; the time to learn life-saving skills is before a disaster

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Picking up where last week’s Skywrighter article left off, which introduced National Preparedness Month and provided information and resources for developing an emergency plan and assembling an emergency supply kit, this week’s emphasis is on life-saving and practical skills that could make a big difference