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  • VITA provides vital tax services for free

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will once again offer free tax preparation for active-duty, military retirees and their families beginning in February at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center in Building 70, Door 6, Area A.The first week of February is scheduled to be a soft-opening with walks-in
  • Special events scheduled to celebrate Black History Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To celebrate and recognize the significant achievements made by African Americans, February is designated as Black History Month.   In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in 1915, initiated the celebration of the first Negro History Week
  • Learn how to get promoted at lunch and learn event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Presented by the Wright-Patterson Black History Month Special Observance Committee, a lunch and learn event “So you want to get promoted,” will be held on Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the base theater.  As part of the special events scheduled to celebrate Black History Month next month, attendees can
  • Wright-Patterson Named Groundwater Guardian

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – 2018 marked the 20th year that the Groundwater Project named Wright-Patterson Air Force Base a Groundwater Guardian.The Groundwater Project is a charity organization that works with communities, promoting habits for clean and sustainable groundwater. “The Installation Management team of environmental
  • Civilian Health Promotion Services Offering Stress Management Workshop

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Whether you had a new year’s resolution to be healthier or you are trying to get back on track after the Holiday season, making the changes in your routine can be difficult at first. Stress is one of the factors that can negatively affect your health, making it more difficult to reach your goals. On top of
  • Put STEM toys on the shopping list to entertain, inspire

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From programmable drones and growing crystals to coding robots kids build themselves, toys based on science, technology, engineering and math are expected to grow globally close to 10 percent in the next few years, according to a report by Technavio. Besides making fun holiday gifts this year, STEM toys can
  • Hanscom lays groundwork for comms at Tyndall

    Program managers in the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate here are exercising every one of the words in their five-word title by reconstituting a communications network almost totally wiped out by winds, flooding and infrastructure damage. First responders have set up interval communications systems relying on a few existing nodes, coupled with generator-powered satellite truck systems. The Air Force’s long-term goal is to build an organic communication infrastructure from scratch using an as-a-service model.
  • United Services Organization open for the holidays

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base United Services Organization is making sure Airmen have a place to go during the holidays by keeping their doors open for those who can’t make it home. The USO, located in Area A, Building 1222, will be open on both Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, operating under their
  • Senior leaders applaud accomplishments of new enlisted promotees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Tom Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Arbona, 88th ABW command chief, co-hosted a ceremony at the Wright-Patt Club, Oct. 31, to acknowledge Team Wright-Patt’s newest enlisted promotees.The ceremony applauded all of the November enlisted promotions and
  • Snow Parade exhibits a show of force against winter elements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Wright-Patterson 88th Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Group showcased its winter weather strength on the base flight line October 3, presenting an array of trucks with brushes, shovels, solvents, and other inclement weather cleaners. Ground crews drove the heavy equipment around the runway showing off
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