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  • 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’s critical that the utmost caution is exercised at all times when handling a firearm. Hunting injuries and wounds are often

  • High reliability a vital leadership quality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- It’s an honor to serve our Air Force and beneficiaries here at Wright-Patterson Medical Center and be part of the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron leadership team.The onset of COVID-19 demanded rapid organizational change to the way many of us accomplish our

  • 2022 Blue Streak Time Trial season approaches finish line

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FROCE BASE, Ohio – Riders competed in the year’s next-to-last Blue Streak Time Trial around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s flightline Sept. 13.Taking first place was 41-year-old Ben Peacock of Worthington with a time of 20 minutes, 28 seconds. It marked his second straight

  • Deer archery season begins Sept. 24

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — As the calendar turns to autumn and the weather gets cooler, hunters are excited for another season.The hard part can be finding land to hunt, but eligible individuals can purchase a permit at for $20 to hunt animals such as deer,

  • More than a road: The story behind Wright-Patt’s Hobson Way

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Hobson Way on Area B, which runs from the Air Force Institute of Technology to the 711th Human Performance Wing campus, honors former Rep. David Hobson.And unlike the other streets on Wright-Patt, Hobson is the only person still alive with a road named in his

  • No, you’re not seeing double

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – They have the same rank and last name on their uniforms. They both work in security forces, and they work the same shift.But you are not seeing double when you come through the gates. You’re seeing Airmen 1st Class Hailey and Hannah Browning, a set of

  • Telework from a manager’s perspective

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FROCE BASE, Ohio – When the 88th Air Base Wing’s Strategic Initiatives Office was initially created in May 2019, the main focus was finding ways to quickly accommodate the growing workforce at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Our efforts included facilities usage via a service

  • Is flossing really that important?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FROCE BASE, Ohio – Let’s face it: No one likes to floss, not even myself — and I’m a periodontist (gum specialist)!However, I tell my patients it’s one of those adult things we’re supposed to do every day. That statement, however, doesn’t make the chore any easier.The need for