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  • Getting the ‘green light’ for snowplows

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- With cold weather upon us and snow on the way, it’s time to get your mind and vehicle prepared for winter-weather driving. It’s good to know the Ohio Department of Transportation is doing the same.According to ODOT’s website, it’s prepared to fight the elements

  • WPAFB moves to HPCON Delta

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base transitioned to Health Protection Condition Delta on Friday, with a public health emergency in effect as of noon, due to rising numbers of confirmed COVID-19 “omicron” cases.“The Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are our

  • Three easy steps to avoid slips, trips and falls

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Every year, people are injured as a result of falling while walking, jogging or running — especially during winter periods when traction tends to deteriorate.The military and civilian personnel of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are no exception.Throughout

  • Don’t get burned by your Christmas tree

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The holidays are a time when families gather and celebrate traditions. For many, one of those traditions is the Christmas tree.While this is by far among the most popular, it can also be one of the deadliest.According to the U.S. Fire Administration,

  • Keep caution in mind when using space heaters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The high cost of heating oil and natural gas, combined with energy-saving efforts, raises the potential for increased use of alternative sources.Space heaters and other supplemental-heating devices may be viewed by a lot of people as a good alternative. They

  • Snow-removal crew plows path forward to mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When flurries start falling and thousands of employees are due to line up at the gates, the 88th Civil Engineer Squadron’s job requires strategy, speed and a lot of shovels.Even before Wright-Patterson Air Force Base meteorologists predict winter weather, the

  • 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

  • Contract channels rapid improvements to base water

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $5.9 million contract to Weston Solutions LLC to help remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances from ground and surface water at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The project is already underway thanks to

  • Make this Halloween safe for all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – This weekend, many of us will enjoy visits from young children in costumes ranging from Cinderella to Iron Man.Trick-or-treating hours in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base housing areas are set for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 throughout the Brick Quarters, Prairies and

  • Having fun safely in the great outdoors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With fall outings upon us, now is the time to take a quick look at things you can do to ensure your next camping trip is a fun, enjoyable and most importantly, a safe family event.Location, location, locationTent campers should be mindful of where they are

 

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