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  • BE FIT in New Year with tips, resources from Exchange online hub

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making sure military communities have health and fitness resources at their fingertips all year with the online BE FIT 360 Hub.The Exchange’s BE FIT 360 program focuses on holistic wellness, and the BE FIT 360 Hub

  • Divorce, custody and driving: What you need to know

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Legal Assistance Office should be your first stop when considering legal separation, dissolution of marriage or divorce.Our legal assistance attorneys are here to help you get started – whether that’s finding and starting the “pro se” packets online (“pro

  • ‘Situational and adaptable’ protocol will keep you in good standing

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What is protocol? This question eludes many an individual – especially in the public sector – and often has people scratching their heads.Well, hopefully, these few tidbits will help further your understanding of what it means in a military environment and

  • WPAFB hosts 10th powerlifting competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The sounds of thunderous cheers and clanging weights was thick throughout Wright Field Fitness Center during a recent powerlifting competition on base.Puffs of chalk waft around as competitors coat their hands before attempting a lift.It was a day in which

  • Airmen leap into rescue mode after head-on accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two service members and an Air Force civilian acted selflessly and dove into danger to try and save two victims from a recent head-on vehicle crash in Chester Township.At about 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Devin Jones and Scott Craycraft crashed into each other on State

  • Energy exercise puts base infrastructure to the test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An Energy Resilience Readiness Exercise was conducted earlier this fall to provide a controlled environment in which to evaluate and understand gaps if the installation were to be separated from commercial power.The 12-hour exercise took place on Area B and

  • 30 Airmen earn CCAF degrees at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Thirty Airmen crossed the stage of Carney Auditorium in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Nov. 15 to accept their associate of applied science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force.The ceremony’s guest speakers stressed the importance

  • Collaboration, technology keep installation secure during major events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s often said that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said when it comes to keeping Wright-Patt safe and secure during large-scale events, like the Air Force Marathon.  The 2022 race returned as a live event after a three-year hiatus and

  • The Air Force’s dirty word: Don’t be afraid to say it

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- There’s a word we don’t often use in the Air Force. It’s one many people think about but rarely say out loud, and it’s probably not the word you are expecting: management.There, I said it, and hopefully, no one was overly offended.Every time I’ve gone to

  • Fire Prevention Week aimed at safeguarding community

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department held its Fire Prevention Week kickoff event Sept. 30, at the Wright Care Child Development Center in the Prairies housing area.This year’s theme is “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”Different activities and