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  • Wright-Patt volunteers bring Valentines to Veterans

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Volunteers from Wright-Patterson visited the Dayton Veteran Affairs Medical Center to pass out valentines made by local elementary students to veterans during the annual ‘Valentines for Vets’ event.The volunteers distributed valentines to various clinics across the VA to veterans from all branches of
  • 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
  • Record number attend 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry

    DAYTON, Ohio – More than 600 people registered to attend the 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry (WDI) at the Dayton Convention Center July 17-19, making this year’s event between the Air Force Research Laboratory and defense contractors the largest to date.The two-and-a-half-day event, titled “AFRL Science and Technology
  • VCSAF calls for national effort to effect strategy

    DAYTON, Ohio – Displaying a nostalgic photo of astronauts training at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in the 1960s, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson noted that this week marked the 49th anniversary of the lunar landing on July 20, 1969. Wilson told the 600 attendees of the Wright Dialogue with Industry event in the
  • Motorcycle Safety Day thunders into Wright-Patterson

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The thumping of big twins and snarling of high-revving sport bikes filled the air of the Exchange parking lot as more than 300 motorcycle enthusiasts rolled into to learn about staying safe this riding season during Wright-Patterson’s Motorcycle Safety Day May 11.Riders were greeted with as much juice and
  • Wright-Patterson to host Annual Retiree Appreciation Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The 88th Air Base Wing Retiree Activities Office and Team Wright-Patt are scheduled to host an Annual Retiree Appreciation Day for all military retirees, their spouses, widows and widowers, and those nearing retirement at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 27.Veterans are also
  • Gate 12A to close during road surface improvement project

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gate 12A (AFMC HQ gate) will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic due to scheduled construction beginning Oct. 18.“We appreciate everyone’s cooperation while we work to resurface the pavement around the AFMC headquarters gate,” said Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson
  • Wright-Patt Energy Action Month kicks off highlighting Area A heat plant boiler conversion

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – October is Energy Action Month and the Air Force adopted a three-year theme titled “Protect the Power”. The intent is to give the Air Force an assured energy advantage in air, space, and cyberspace, and each individual and agency can support this initiative in some way or another. Organizations can look at
  • AFRL researchers trace history of innovation during Aviation Heritage Tour

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A group of military and civilian scientists, staff and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate visited significant aviation history sites across Dayton during a Heritage Tour, September 13.The event, part of the directorate’s centennial celebration
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