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  • 5 Little Known Facts about Wright- Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Aviation history is rich here,  but Wright-Patt is also home to interesting historical landmarks that few are aware of.Area A contains five of these landmarks explored by Air Force Life Cycle Management Center historian, Kenneth Sloat, and Cultural Resource

  • Wright-Patt kids sharpen athletic skills with help from NFL pro

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On July 9-10 Military children participated in the Steve Smith football ProCamp at the Kitty Hawk field. Over 150 children from ages 6-14 and all skill levels received this opportunity thanks to the base community for its support for the commissary.For 6 years

  • Equal Opportunity office works with IDS to create positive communication

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Integrated Delivery System is a team of helping agencies working together to create a comprehensive support system for total force Airmen. As a member of the IDS, the Equal Opportunity office works to end discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex,

  • Beat the heat: Avoiding heat stress

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - During the summer months here outdoor heat is measured with wet bulb globe temperature readings. The WBGT is different from the heat index, which is a measurement of ambient temperature. Unlike the heat index, WBGT accounts for wind, cloud cover, and sun angle

  • IDS: Proactive Care for Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - For many Airmen, faith and spiritual guidance is an important part of maintaining mental health and healing. As a member of Integrated Delivery System, or IDS, the Chaplain Corps provides this service.IDS is a team of helping agencies focused on care of the

  • Men’s Health Month: Preventive care matters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - June 1 kicked off Men’s Health Month bringing awareness to the challenges and disparities men face in healthcare.The Civilian Health Promotion Service, or CHPS, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is holding classes during the month focusing on men’s physical,

  • Ryan and Friends bring the laughs to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Comedian and ventriloquist entertainer, Ryan Bomgardner, brought his Ryan and Friends show to the base theater, June 7, 2018.The self-proclaimed star of the show Jeffrey made an appearance. He’s a staged 8-year old puppettered dummy, who has a witty outlook on

  • Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ohio is the top ranking state for bedbug activity, which makes bedbug prevention a high priority for the pest control specialists on base.Bedbugs are blood feeding insects that get their name from common hiding places of bed frames and mattresses that they

  • It’s time to start playing big

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — We’re all familiar with self-doubt. It’s that pesky inner voice that holds us back, the voice that tells us we aren’t ready for whatever action it is that we want to take. It’s the voice that keeps us small, the voice that doesn’t want us to play big. This

  • Wright-Patt continues to be a Tree City USA community

    MIAMISBURG, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is celebrating its 21st year as a "Tree City USA" community and joined 240 other communities throughout the State for recognition during a Tree City USA award program on April 20.Wright-Patt also received a growth award by going above and beyond in