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  • Wright-Patt’s Defender Challenge highlights military police

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While “military-style” fitness might be a trend for social media influencers or something you see in online advertisements selling coffee or firearms, it was all too real for the Airmen and Marines who participated in the Defender Challenge at the Warfighter

  • Wright-Patterson puts its BEST foot forward

    WRIGHT-PATERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility are more than buzz words to the Black Employment Strategy Team at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.DEIA is crucial to the readiness of the Department of the Air Force, and in order to drive greater diversity and

  • Spotlight: Kristopher Grilley

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Name and rank: Kristopher Grilley, GS-11Duty title: Occupational safety specialistUnit of assignment: Commander’s Action Group, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I am an occupation safety specialist for the 88th Air Base Wing Safety Office. I’m

  • Rare open season for Survivor Benefit Plan

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A rare open season for the Survivor Benefit Plan began on Dec. 23, 2022, providing retirees who receive retired pay or former members who are unenrolled and awaiting retired pay the opportunity to enroll now.The open season also allows enrolled retirees, Guard

  • Corral system in effect at start line

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --To help expedite flow at the start line of the half and full marathons, a corral system will be used for this year’s Air Force Marathon.Based on a runner’s time entered at registration, he or she will be assigned to corral “A,” “B” or “C.” Corral assignments

  • Altered gate hours, road closures set for race day

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will host the Air Force Marathon on Sept. 17. The following gate hours and road closures are scheduled: Area A:Gate 1A (Commissary Gate)The gate will be closed from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. as it’s part of the marathon route.

  • Small team, big responsibility

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When one thinks of radioactive material, images of Homer Simpson or the “Back to the Future” flux capacitor may come to mind.At Wright-Patt, a team of four serve as subject matter experts on radioactive waste. Their job is less glamourous but much more

  • ‘Arrive alive’: Safety Office offers holiday travel tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio -- More than 52 million Americans will travel to visit friends and family this holiday season, according to a survey conducted by before you hit the road, the 88th Air Base Wing Safety Office has some tips to make sure you arrive at your

  • ‘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