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  • Wright-Patt begins CFC season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Combined Federal Campaign holds a kick-off event Oct. 5, 2022, at the USO at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The CFC is the world’s largest workplace charity campaign program where federal civilian and military donors pledge to support eligible

  • Wright-Patt conducts HURREVAC operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Mighty 88th Air Base Wing lived up to their motto of “Strength through Support” this week as dozens of aircraft and aircrews from installations affected by Hurricane Ian arrived at Wright-Patterson AFB seeking safety from the oncoming storm. Due to

  • Skywrighter goes digital Oct. 14

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – All good things must come to an end. For printed versions of Skywrighter, that day is Sept. 30.After nearly 12 years, the contracted partnership between the base and the Dayton Daily News will expire. Moving forward, a digital version of Skywrighter will be

  • Air Force Marathon: Did you know?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Not a runner?Doesn’t matter! You don’t have to be a runner to attend the Air Force Marathon’s Health & Fitness Expo on Sept. 15-16. Come out and visit one of the many vendors, ranging from marathons to parks and recreation — and grab some freebies while you

  • Marathon needs more volunteers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 26th annual Air Force Marathon is less than a month away, and plenty of positions remain for people who want to help out.  More than 1,000 volunteers are still needed this year, officials said, as registration is only 35 percent filled. The sign-up period

  • This Fourth of July, be cautious around fireworks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Fireworks are nothing less than recreational explosive devices. As such, they represent a potentially hazardous exposure to anyone in proximity and should be treated with the utmost caution at all times.To help you celebrate safely this July Fourth weekend,

  • Spotlight: MSgt Brian Frutiger

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What’s your job like every day? There is rarely a day that mirrors the next. There may be times that my “day” has started late in the evening with a call from someone in need. First sergeants are quite often the first to be notified of an event with one of

  • You should dare to be great

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- I am always inspired when I come across the words Teddy Roosevelt spoke more than a hundred years ago:“It’s not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit