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  • Wing transports piece of history to Robins

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III transported a historic C-45H aircraft loaned by the National Museum of the U.S.A.F. to the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Oct. 1, 2021.Reserve Citizen Airmen from the wing’s 87th Aerial Port Squadron worked with loadmasters from the 89th Airlift
  • C-119 Flying Boxcar revealed as final aircraft in Air Force Marathon race series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning November 1.The History & Heritage Race Series will hold six virtual races throughout the year. Each race will feature its own
  • Spotlight: Eric Hershman

    Name and rank: Eric Hershman, GS-12Duty title: Cyber defense operatorUnit of assignment: 88th Communications SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? As a host specialist, I am responsible for data collection and analysis of computer-based artifacts. I accomplish these actions through the deployment of system-collection tools such as Winlogbeat,
  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month kicks off with virtual classes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - October is the month of spooks and scares but also the time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.The 88th Communications Squadron’s Cybersecurity Office has joined the global effort to promote awareness for online safety and privacy as part of the monthlong campaign. This year’s theme is: “Do Your Part.
  • Empowering Airmen comes with challenges, rewards

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - What does it mean to empower your Airmen? This is a question many people ask, but unfortunately, not many individuals know how to accomplish it.As we develop and progress in our ranks, we are told to trust our people and empower them to make decisions. At every promotion ceremony, we are reminded it is our
  • Top 10 rules of hunting-firearm safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - This fall, many of us will take to the field in pursuit of various game species in and beyond the local area.Regardless of location, it is critical that the utmost caution is exercised at all times when handling a firearm. Hunting injuries and wounds are often a result of carelessness, ignorance, or disregard
  • Fire Prevention Week to focus on sounds of fire safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Fire Emergency Services Flight wants people to keep their ears open during this year’s Fire Prevention Week.The 2021 national theme is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety: What is Your Alarm Telling You?” The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department will host its annual
  • WPAFB Blood Donor Center saves lives

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood or platelets and nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed daily, according to the American Red Cross.“The mission of the blood drive program at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Blood Donor Center is to provide blood and blood
  • Wright-Patt begins COVID-19 booster shots

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Medical Center will begin administering the single Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to eligible beneficiaries.Commercially known as Comirnaty, the Pfizer vaccine is also the only one approved by the Food and Drug Administration.“We’re happy to announce that the Medical Center is now
  • Future cyber officers learn tactics in summer program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The introduction to the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Advanced Cyber Education program started with an unexpected demonstration: cracking a physical lock.Dr. Barry Mullins, a professor within AFIT’s department of electrical and computer engineering, held up a combination lock, turned it to face the