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  • Echoing a call for change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Gen. CQ Brown’s 2020 charge to “accelerate change or lose” is our call to action and meet the challenges of our time. But as an Airman and civil engineer, what does this mean?We already seem to be defined by change. The Air Force is driven by ever-changing

  • Spotlight: Dennis Pearson

    Name and rank: Dennis Pearson, GS-11Duty title: Safety managerUnit of assignment: 88th Civil Engineer GroupWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? My job is to ensure the safety of over 500 civil engineers, who provide the highest-quality living and working environment for our 30,000-person workforce and 110

  • Detour set for intersection near AFMC headquarters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The intersection of T Road and Sacramento Street near Air Force Materiel Command headquarters on Area A will be closed Oct. 25 to Nov. 12 for a water-main relocation and manhole repairs, the 88th Civil Engineer Group said.American Water contractors will post

  • Wright Brothers Memorial gets tree grant in time for fall colors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- The 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch and Wright Patterson Air Force Base volunteers partnered with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to plant 26 beech and dogwood trees at Wright Brothers Memorial through a National Environmental Education

  • Exercise to limit Area A community services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson AFB will conduct a training exercise in Area A on Sept. 2, which is expected to impact utilities such as water, power and sewer. Due to the temporary outage, community services will be unavailable during the exercise, to include

  • Keep it simple and trust your team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio - It’s human nature to overcomplicate things, and as an engineer, I’m guiltier than most in that regard. However, I’ve realized over the years that if you keep things simple and trust your team, great things happen.As an Air Force civil engineer, I’ve completed large