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  • Wright-Patt Pride Month events celebrate diversity, promote inclusion

    Updated May 31, 2024WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing will host a series of Pride Month events throughout the end of May and the month of June to celebrate and recognize the diversity of civilian employees and service members across the Department of Defense. Events

  • Colorfest celebrates inclusivity, diversity

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Despite the heat, attendees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s first Colorfest on June 30 enjoyed fitness, food trucks, music, dancing, bowling and, for some, unapologetically huge doses of head-to-toe color.Colorfest, presented by the 88th Force Support

  • Senior enlisted leader looks to transform Air Force culture

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Chief Master Sgt. Sharma Haynes of the 88th Comptroller Squadron knows she’s in rare company among Airmen.“It’s tough to be what you can’t see,” she says.As one of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s highest-ranking enlisted leaders and the mere 4 percent of

  • What is your purpose?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- The beginning of a new year is always a time of renewal. The AFMC Connect topic of the month is “Purpose,” and I believe renewal goes hand in hand with it.Over the past two years, we experienced unprecedented times, which may have caused us to lose our focus

  • AFIT Hosts Panel on Women in Civil Engineering

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Three colonels discussed their experiences as women in the civil engineering career field during a panel discussion hosted by the Air Force Institute of Technology’s CE School on October 29. The event was hosted in conjunction with the school’s offering of

  • Wright-Patt celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio​ -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is supporting National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, reaffirming the Air Force’s commitment to recruit, retain and advance individuals with disabilities throughout the workforce.This year’s theme is

  • Breaking barriers among the ranks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A few years ago, a Jewish officer helped a Muslim judge advocate general applicant get religious-accommodation rules changed, which paved a new path for more Muslims to serve in the Air Force.On the first day she joined up, Capt. Maysaa Ouza, 88th Air Base

  • AFMC releases results of diversity survey

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Materiel Command has released the results of its initial command-wide diversity and inclusion (D&I) survey, identifying areas of focus and improvement for initiatives across the command.“The survey shows that while we are opening minds to many