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  • Air Force Marathon expands military discount to veterans, military service members for 2022 registration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2022 Air Force Marathon is gearing up for registration on Jan. 1 with the new year arriving.Along with active duty, reservists, and National Guard members, discounts will be also offered to veterans and members of the ROTC. All who qualify will be offered $10 off the full marathon, half marathon, relay,
  • Dayton Vet Center provides critical services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As Veterans Day passed, people had the opportunity to remember and thank veterans of the past and present. Making sure their mental health is strong remains equally important.The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,293 health care facilities,
  • Women’s Army Corps veteran celebrates her 100th birthday

    FAIRFAX, Ohio - For many people, living through something like the COVID-19 global pandemic, 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center or moon landing might be considered a once-in-a-lifetime event.For Lorraine (Mulvaney) Vogelsang, a World War II-era veteran, that is not the case as she prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday Aug. 29.“It does
  • Decorations lost, but significance remains: 97-year-old veteran honored again

    At a surprise ceremony in front of the B-24 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, July 24, Maj. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command deputy commander, presented World War II veteran 1st Lt. Joseph Kollenberg with a set of replacement medals in honor of his courage and bravery during a significant time in our Nation’s history. Kollenberg, a B-24 Navigator, flew more than 27 combat missions over enemy territory, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, and the European, African, and Middle Eastern campaign service medals for his efforts.
  • Obenland Memorial Award commemorates engineer, hero

    An engineering officer at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the recipient of the 2018 Roland R.Obenland Memorial Award. The award honors a company grade engineering officer with less than seven years of total active commissioned service who exhibits exemplary dedication and contribution to the Air Force through advancements in technology development, or significant improvement through re-engineering projects.