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  • AFSA Kittyhawk Chapter 751 hosts holiday party for Vets

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Sergeants Association Kittyhawk Chapter 751 hosted their annual holiday party at the Dayton Veterans Affairs (VA) campus on December 2, 2023. Judy Garcia, the VA Center for Development and Civic Engagement representative for the AFSA chapter,

  • After 3-year hiatus, Retiree Appreciation Day reinforces support network

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing’s Retiree Appreciation Day took place Oct. 28 after three years of not being held due to COVID-19 restrictions.About 130 people and 40 vendors attended the event at the nearby Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center.“One of

  • Exchange to recognize America’s heroes with coin giveaway

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In honor of Veterans Day, the Wright-Patterson Exchange will recognize those who selflessly sacrificed for the nation with free challenge coins.This marks the third year Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores will distribute the limited-edition coins to

  • Hospitals forge positive change in military medicine

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What began as a helping partnership between the Wright-Patterson and Dayton Veterans Affairs medical centers became a boost to military medical training and increased care for veterans.Since early 2021, Dr. (Maj.) Matt Koroscil, director of the Medical

  • Honor Flight Dayton set to resume operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Honor Flight Dayton has been grounded for nearly two-and-a-half years due to COVID-19 restrictions, but that all ends Aug. 27 when the flight for veterans takes off again.The first trip out of Dayton International Airport will carry five World War II, 10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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