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  • WPAFB to conduct emergency management response training tomorrow

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The installation will conduct an emergency management response training exercise at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13.Those people traveling near the museum tomorrow may experience emergency vehicles, alert sirens,

  • 445th AW, 911th AW medical teams participate in Steel Buckeye

    Approximately 65 Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Aeromedical Evacuation and Aeromedical Staging Squadrons trained with their counterparts from the 911th Airlift Wing, Pittsburgh Air Reserve Station, Pennsylvania, at two locations during Steel Buckeye, August 2-3.

  • Civil Engineer School celebrates a 75-year milestone

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In March 1948, the newly established Air Force Institute of Technology’s Air Installations Special Staff School, known today as the Civil Engineer School, held its first class of 31 students ranging in rank from first lieutenant to lieutenant

  • Engineering students deliver real-world plan for RAF Feltwell

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – What started as a consultation request turned into faculty from the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer School delivering the first off-site offering of their Comprehensive Planning Course. Traditionally, the course is taught at Wright-Patterson

  • Defense Acquisition University offers hybrid options for flexibility

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Do you want to attend your next Defense Acquisition University course in the actual classroom--but only some of the time? Or all the time? Or even none of the time? You now have more options to pick how you want to learn—in-person, virtually or both through

  • SkillBridge assists military transition to civilian life

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--Both the military and local communities can benefit from a program created by the Department of Defense that offers service members who are separating or retiring from the military the opportunity to transition successfully to civilian jobs. “During the last

  • Staying prepared: Base tests active-shooter response during exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a message nobody wants to receive: “Lock down immediately, there’s an active shooter on base.” Seconds later, base employees rush to turn off lights, lock doors and hide under desks.Fortunately, this active shooter was not real. The Aug. 10 base-wide

  • Active-shooter exercise tests emergency response

            WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base conducted an active-shooter exercise Aug. 10 to test the skills of first responders while assessing safety