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  • Wright-Patt stages mass-casualty exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Seconds after receiving a phone call that a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft reported an in-flight emergency, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Fire Department sprang into action.“The way the fire stations are set up, our firefighters can respond to an

  • Start prepping now to cross finish line

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Sweat, tears, medals and a feeling of accomplishment is what awaits those who cross the finish line at the 2022 Air Force Marathon. Before that, the body should be trained to perform.The Air Force Marathon team provides training programs for the full and half

  • AFIT to award more than 220 diplomas March 24

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management will present more than 220 master’s and doctorate degrees at a graduation ceremony March 24.The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

  • Lifelike scenario puts first responders to the test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Airmen across the installation stepped away from their everyday duties Feb. 23 to rehearse response against internal threats during the year’s first base-wide active-shooter exercise.“Overall, I feel the exercise did what exercises are intended to do, allowing

  • Active-shooter exercise tests emergency response

    Senior Airman Andrew Barnes, 88th Security Forces Squadron, takes point as Defenders respond to an active-shooter exercise Feb. 23, 2022, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The exercise was held as part of the base’s regularly scheduled training to prepare for possible emergency scenarios.

  • Personnel learn to ‘Shift’ at Leadercast

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — For the first time, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted a broadcast of Leadercast, the largest one-day leadership conference in the world, to strengthen and unite teams on base.The Nov. 30 event featured speakers from three-time Emmy-nominated actor Rainn

  • Homecoming links pilot with ‘next generation’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A crop of aspiring aviators recently got a chance to hear from an Air Force pilot who’s flown over some big venues in her career.Maj. Sarah Kociuba, 393rd Bomb Squadron pilot, flew a T-38 Talon jet here Nov. 15 from her home station of Whiteman Air Force Base,

  • Fire Department completes 8,500 training sessions a year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department always aims for lofty milestones to make sure it is prepared to safeguard people and infrastructure in an emergency. “We conduct formal training three days a week, and informal training as opportunities arise,”

  • Air Force Sustainment Center Tests Cyber Readiness

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - As reliance on technology grows so does the need for enhanced cyber security. Recently, the Center Information Technology Office within the Air Force Sustainment Center conducted a tabletop exercise that allowed facilitators to detect, diagnose and deter multiple cyber

  • Ceremony honors graduates of ALS Class 21-G

    Airman Leadership School Class 21-G poses for a class photo with Col. Patrick Miller (far left), 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer (far right), 88 ABW command chief, at the end of its graduation ceremony Oct. 14 in the Wright-Patterson Club. ALS is