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  • Armed Forces Voters Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In recognition of Armed Forces Voters Week, June 25 through July 5, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) encourages Airmen and their family members to make the choice to vote, no matter where they are.Oftentimes, Airmen have the mindset that the process of
  • USAFSAM brings BLAST live to train leaders

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine will begin offering Air Force Medical Service mid-level leaders a new Basic Leader Airman Skills Training course to empower the total force with the skills needed to provide safe, high-quality, patient-centered care beginning Oct. 1, 2018. BLAST is a
  • Turtles and critters and snakes, Oh My!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — It’s a given that base personnel, both military and civilian, are the military’s greatest assets. However, according to Darryn Warner, 88th Civil Engineering Group, natural resources program manager, and William Williams, 88th Civil Engineering Squadron, pest control manager, there are some important
  • School’s out for summer; who’s watching your kids?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – School’s out for summer; however, many parents still have to work, and their older children are oftentimes left in charge of their younger siblings.The National Safety Council designates June as National Safety Month, and being safe is a planned and intentional process that a person doesn’t just stumble upon.
  • Monarch butterflies to be featured at the second annual pollinator expo

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Continuing the commitment to pollinator revitalization, Wright-Patterson AFB will hold its second annual Pollinator Expo on June 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the at the Wright Brothers Memorial near Area B.  “This year’s Pollinator Expo will be even bigger than last year,” said Danielle Trevino, 88th Civil
  • Pinwheel Gardens and Blue Ribbon Trees bring awareness to child abuse

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Under the theme “Strong Communities Strengthen Families” the Wright-Patt Family Advocacy program hosted a number of activities recently throughout the base to foster awareness during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.Since 1983, April has been designated the month to bring child abuse and neglect to the
  • AFRL-led patches make ‘sense’ of sweat

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a sweaty project, but the sweat is worth the effort for scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory working to better understand the links between materials, technology and warfighter performance.Born out of an AFRL and industry collaboration within the Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium, a wearable
  • Motorcycle Safety Day: Ride, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Riders from the Wright-Patterson area will learn ways to “keep the rubber side down” during Motorcycle Safety Day 2018 scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Base Theater and Commissary/Exchange parking lot.The phrase, referencing the proper vertical orientation of a motorcycle,
  • WPAFB Educational Outreach Expands LEGACY

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Middle school, high school and college students near Eglin and Robins Air Force Base, as well as the United States Air Force Academy, will benefit from personalized, one-on-one training from leading professionals as Wright-Patt’s Educational Outreach office expands its Leadership, Experience, Growing,
  • Air Force Marathon prices increase April 4

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Runners planning on participating in the Air Force Marathon this September can save a little money on registration if they register before April 4, 2018.  That’s when prices will increase for the second time this year.“This is the time of year when many runners are deciding on a fall race and beginning to
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