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  • How to attend college without leaving Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – There are many myths that surround going to school and getting a higher education.Among the most common: “There isn’t a lot of help available to pay for school,” or “students who work while in college tend to lag behind their peers in the coursework.”That’s why the folks at the 88th Force Support Squadron’s
  • Recycling Center handles it all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In spite of COVID-19 restrictions and the large number of teleworking Airmen - both military and civilian - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base produced more than 3,600 tons of solid waste during the first nine months of fiscal year 2021.But almost a half of it did not end up in a landfill. Instead, it was
  • 88 ABW vice director renews spirit of civilian oath

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gregory Leingang, 88th Air Base Wing vice director, personally administered the oath of office to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s newest public servants April 26 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, highlighting the gravity and heritage of civilians in this formal commitment to protect the
  • From dog handler to legal chief: Airman ascends ranks from quiet liftoff

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Lt. Col. Dan Watson traded his oak leaf for the silver eagle May 1 within the same gates as his first assignment, joining the tiny 1 percent of active-duty personnel who have achieved a rank of colonel or higher in the Air Force.But Watson, now chief of acquisition law for the Air Force Materiel Command Law
  • Child care app wins AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo

    An idea to centralize and streamline the subletting of short-term slots at military child development centers won the 2020 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo Feb. 7 in San Antonio.
  • Wright-Patt joins in First Four tournament activities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The NCAA First Four Division I Men’s Basketball tournament at the University of Dayton Arena March 19-20 marked the 19th consecutive year that the road to the final four has started in Dayton, Ohio. The Big Hoopla ticket program donated approximately 3,000 tickets to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Airmen and
  • Wright-Patt hosts Military Saves Week Feb. 25 – Mar. 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson’s Airman & Family Readiness Center is focused on improving military members’ financial capabilities through classes and special events during Military Saves Week beginning Monday, Feb. 25 through Saturday, Mar. 2. “For several years, the military has recognized the importance of improving
  • A&FRC improves work, life through program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson’s Airman & Family Readiness Center is working to help people deal with life’s stresses to improve quality of life and mission readiness. A&FRC’s Personal Work Life Program and Military Family Life Counselor provides myriad classes from life skills to customized counseling to help every
  • February is American Heart Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The heart has always been a source of mystery. The Greeks thought it housed the spirit.  To the Chinese, it was the center of happiness, and the Egyptians saw it as the source of intellect and emotion.  Whatever your beliefs about the heart are, one thing is certain--if it stops, so do you. February is
  • Specialists lead wood-working, other craft classes at center

    The Consolidated Hobby Complex provides a variety of classes including the basic wood turning class which is their most popular class. This class is offered every other Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and is taught by wood turning specialist Chris Barrett. Chris teaches students how to use all sizes of wood lathes to do projects like large,