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  • First lady, WPAFB ‘Joining Forces’ to support military families

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted first lady Jill Biden on March 29 as part of her Joining Forces initiative.Joining Forces centers on military family needs in the areas of employment and entrepreneurship; military child education; and health and

  • Find affordable treasures at Thrift Shop

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A well-known line says one person’s rubbish is another person’s treasure. While that may certainly be true, the Wright-Patterson Officers’ Spouses’ Club Thrift Shop elevates the donate, consign and shop experience. It’s fun … and mutually beneficial.Whether

  • Cape Canaveral SFS to host annual Space Force T-Minus 10-miler race

    CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FLA. – The United States Space Force inaugural T-Minus 10-Miler will lift-off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station next year, Dec. 10, 2022.This 10-mile race will be a part of the Space Force birthday celebration each year, and will take place surrounded by

  • Distance does not deter Airmen learning to communicate, connect

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Seven civilian personnel completed a John C. Maxwell Mastermind communication course facilitated by Air Force Materiel Command in September.The course, based on Maxwell’s book, “Everyone Communicates, Few Connect,” was led by Mary Moore, an alternate master

  • Military Appreciation Night at Fraze features Chris Janson

    Country singer Chris Janson performs Aug. 5, 2021, before an audience largely made up of Airmen, veterans and their families at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, Ohio. The concert, sponsored by the Dayton Development Coalition’s Hometown Heroes program, was billed as a Military Appreciation Night. (U.S.

  • Wright-Patterson AFB embracing need for change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Change can be hard, but the Air Force has challenged us to not shy away from preparing ourselves for the future. I want to discuss one change coming to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Effective late spring 2022, we will deactivate the 88th Communications

  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: 1st Lt. Kristi Nascimbeni

    Name and rank: 1st Lt. Kristi NascimbeniDuty title: Clinical nurse, Medical-Surgical UnitUnit of assignment: 88th Inpatient Operations SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a clinical nurse assigned to the Medical-Surgical Unit. I’m responsible for total nursing care of our precious Department

  • Natural gas project to get underway on Area B

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - CenterPoint Energy, in coordination with Miller Pipeline, will install a natural gas main line July 6-13 along Eighth Street between Skyline Drive and L Street, closing the road along this stretch in Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Detour signs will

  • Pinwheels placed to promote childhood safety

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio -- April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is showing its support with pinwheels.Every April, the president issues a proclamation for National Child Abuse Prevention Month to encourage public awareness of child abuse

  • Security Forces bring out big guns at Army base

    CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. – For heavier weapons such as the M240B, M249, M2 machine gun and M203 grenade launcher, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base combat-arms instructors travel one state over to qualify personnel at an outdoor range.“The 7.62 mm bullets for the M240Bs are too large for our indoor