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  • Wright-Patt Rod & Gun Club open to all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A clay pigeon flies into the air and then it flies into little pieces. Gary Stockslager lowers his shotgun with a look of satisfaction.Stockslager was shooting in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Rod and Gun Club’s Retiree Trap League. However, anybody can try their hand at trap or skeet on the range.
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Spiritual

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Among the four domains of self-wellness (physical, mental, spiritual and social), the spiritual domain is known to be the gateway to inner peace and spiritual growth.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing command chief, hosted a video on
  • Category Management Council meets at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s Category Management Council met Aug. 10 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to discuss progress and analysis of the program.The council meets every quarter but has not had an in-person session in 18 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although the pandemic disrupted quite a few things, the
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Mental

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The different domains within self-wellness (physical, mental, social and spiritual) each play a role in how an individual views themselves, others and life.Without the progress of one, it becomes harder to obtain the desired outcome.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief
  • Equipment, techniques make safe bike ride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Traffic safety is of critical importance throughout the year as it represents a tremendous risk to Air Force personnel. It’s essential for bicycle riders and those they share the road with to exercise patience and apply heightened situational awareness at all times.The 88th Air Base Wing’s Safety Office
  • Flight One’s outreach mission is rock 'n' roll

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rock ’n’ rollers are rebels. Nonconformists. They do not take well to authority. That’s their reputation, anyway.The military is all about conforming. Being uniformed. Respect for authority and the chain of command.So how does it work for a military unit whose mission is to rock ’n’ roll?For Flight One, the
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Physical

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Self-wellness is important because it not only addresses health but actively improves areas of a life such as physical, mental, social and spiritual.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing command chief, hosted a video on Airmen wellness
  • Military Appreciation Night at Fraze features Chris Janson

    Country singer Chris Janson performs Aug. 5, 2021, before an audience largely made up of Airmen, veterans and their families at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, Ohio. The concert, sponsored by the Dayton Development Coalition’s Hometown Heroes program, was billed as a Military Appreciation Night. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • In-flight emergency turns into safe, routine mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Although prepared through rigorous training for the worst, the last call an air traffic controller wants to get is an aircraft in distress.On July 17, a C-5 Galaxy aircrew en route to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base declared an in-flight emergency due to the nose-landing gear being temporarily disabled.“I got
  • Brothers in arms: Memorial bench dedicated at Air Force museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On July 20, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosted a dedication ceremony for a family that provided over a century of military service.Seven Litten brothers, who served a total of 137 years in the Air Force, were honored with a memorial bench so their legacy can be remembered for generations to
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