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  • High performance sustainable buildings at Wright-Patterson

    October is Energy Action Month, a national campaign led by the Department of Energy, and this year’s theme is “Protect the Power.” There are numerous ways for airmen and installations to protect our critical power and one of them is through sustainable building design practices. Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need
  • Band of Flight gearing up for free concert with country artist Alexis Gomez

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The United States Air Force Band of Flight is busy rehearsing with country artist Alexis Gomez for an upcoming free concert at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Gomez, a graduate of Centerville High School and Wright State University, was a semi-finalist on the hit show
  • Changing the face of war; saving lives – the legacy of Bill Grimes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, former Big Safari Director and retired Air Force Col. Bill Grimes passed away. While his was not a household name and Big Safari -- a secretive Air Force acquisition program for specialized special mission aircraft -- is not known for being very public, Grimes’ legacy is so
  • Wright-Patterson's Information Learning Center offers Universal Class and Special Interests Workshop to Wright-Patt employees.

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Information Learning Center along with the Education and Training Section is offering a new Universal Class and Special Interests Workshop. The workshop is being offered Sept. 27 from 9 to 1030 a.m. at the Information Learning Center, Building 1226, in Area A. (Kittyhawk)“It is an interactive, hands-on
  • National Preparedness Month; the time to learn life-saving skills is before a disaster

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Picking up where last week’s Skywrighter article left off, which introduced National Preparedness Month and provided information and resources for developing an emergency plan and assembling an emergency supply kit, this week’s emphasis is on life-saving and practical skills that could make a big difference
  • UPE Integration Team Lead visits Wright-Patt; learns of collaboration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Brig. Gen. Edward L. Vaughan, the new Air Force Unexplained Physiological Events Integration Team lead, visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Aug. 27 to tour the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Onboard Oxygen Generating System lab and learn how 711HPW is collaborating with Air Force Life Cycle Management
  • GeoBase moves mapping service, improves security

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s online GeoBase map will move to its new location at https://geobase.wpafb.af.mil/viewer Sept. 17, bringing with it enhanced security and new capabilities.GeoBase is an online map that uses a graphical user interface to allow a wide range of customers to view basic and
  • VCSAF calls for national effort to effect strategy

    DAYTON, Ohio – Displaying a nostalgic photo of astronauts training at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in the 1960s, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson noted that this week marked the 49th anniversary of the lunar landing on July 20, 1969. Wilson told the 600 attendees of the Wright Dialogue with Industry event in the
  • Students at STARBASE explore STEM at hands-on camp

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Middle school students across the nation are engaging in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in new ways at STARBASE, a Department of Defense youth program that uses experiential, hands-on learning techniques.DOD STARBASE targets middle school students in 62 locations across the United
  • 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