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  • Retired major, educator introduces youth to stock market

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Retired Air Force officer and longtime local educator Gregory Powell is on a mission to teach the next generation the importance of financial investing.After serving in the military for 23 years, he went on to teach in the Dayton Public Schools system from 1997 to 2019. He’s currently an adjunct professor at
  • Devoted volunteer receives Fisher House award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Carol McClure recently earned the 2021 Air Force Fisher House Volunteer of the Year Award at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Fisher Houses are comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.McClure, a former nurse, has been volunteering with
  • Commander recognizes Airmen in quarterly call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller and 88th Air Base Wing leadership held the first hybrid commander’s call July 22 at the Wright-Patterson Club to provide base updates and recognize Airmen across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.It marked the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic that a commander’s call has been hosted
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosts Leadership Dayton

    Airman 1st Class Blake Cassick of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Honor Guard shows Tracey Tomme how to ceremoniously fold the flag July 14. A Leadership Dayton program member, Tomme was part of the group tour allowing participants to learn about the base’s capabilities and its community contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Navy research command hosts leadership change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton held a change-of-command ceremony July 9 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where Capt. Nimfa Teneza-Mora turned command over to Capt. Walter Dalitsch.“A change in leadership is a momentous occasion,” said Rear Adm. Tim Weber, commander of Naval Medical Forces Pacific and
  • 88th Mission Support Group gets new leader

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Sirena Morris officially took command of the 88th Mission Support Group in a change-of-command ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club on July 1.Morris replaces Col. Paul Burger, who will become the Air Force Personnel Center’s chief of Military Personnel Operations at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in
  • Wright-Patt lands 100 on technical sergeant select list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force announced its newest technical sergeant selects June 29 — and the list includes 100 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.This year, 9,422 staff sergeants were promoted within an eligible pool of 34,973 across the Air Force, a selection rate of 26.94%.“These remarkable leaders are
  • Keep it simple and trust your team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio - It’s human nature to overcomplicate things, and as an engineer, I’m guiltier than most in that regard. However, I’ve realized over the years that if you keep things simple and trust your team, great things happen.As an Air Force civil engineer, I’ve completed large projects within tight timelines. The best results
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Michael Mack

    Name and rank: Michael Mack, GS-11Duty title: Diagnostic Imaging Phase II Course supervisorUnit of assignment: 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Diagnostic Imaging FlightWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am our X-ray Phase II instructor. When not teaching that course, I teach an ongoing national registry prep seminar to our permanent-party
  • Beat the heat with Red Cross safety tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Summer is wonderful time of year in the Miami Valley. Many of us will participate in outdoor activities we have looked forward to enjoying for some time.Unfortunately, summer in this area can expose us to heat-associated risks as the mercury rises. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,