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  • 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,”

  • District fire chief retires after 37 years of service

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- For many people, the military is a way of life. In fact, only about 1% of the U.S. population serves in the armed forces and approximately .6% is hired to work as a Department of Defense civilian.James Snyder, a district fire chief with the 788th Civil

  • Wright-Patt helps train Dayton Airport firefighters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department provided training to the Dayton International Airport Fire Department at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fire training facility Oct. 5.A DIA crash truck and five firefighters came on base after dark to get

  • National Preparedness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- September kicks off National Preparedness Month, a joint effort by federal, state, local and private organizations to remind us to take the opportunity to prepare ourselves and our families before a disaster or emergency occurs.The theme in 2021 is: “Prepare

  • WRIGHT-PATT AFTER DARK: Fire Department stands ready 24/7 to render aid

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rain or shine, 3 a.m. or 3 p.m., members of the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department stand ready to help the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community and the nearly 30,000 Airmen, civilians and contractors who work and live on the installation.The

  • Base fire station hosts ‘unprecedented’ ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron never had this many firefighters in line for promotion before.“It is unprecedented that we promote five firemen at the same time,” said Jeffrey Kitzmiller, the 788 CES deputy fire chief. “We normally only promote one or two

 

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