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  • AFRL Fuels & Energy enables future of flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Besides the octane rating and price, most drivers probably don’t think too much about the fuel they put in their cars. And, with modern engines and normal driving conditions, that’s probably OK for the mass majority. But, what about a supersonic F-35 Lightning, a fully loaded-down C-17 Globemaster III flying
  • Aeromedical Consultation Service critical to “Fly, Fight, Win”

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the first part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to that story appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –   Ever since humans took to flight, the unique
  • 21st U.S. Air Force Marathon celebrates 70th birthday, community

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures welcomed approximately 13,500 runners and walkers from all 50 states and 16 foreign countries to take part in the 21st annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept. 16.Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski,
  • Security trainers sharpen defenders’ responsive edge

    DAYTON, Ohio –  Active shooter incidents in the United States saw the highest two-year averages in the past 16 years between 2014 and 2015, according to a 2016 report by the FBI.  Fatal shootings at Fort Hood, Fort Bragg, Washington Navy Yard and installations in Tennessee highlight that military bases aren’t immune to the violence. And, if it
  • Got visitors coming? Make sure they have REAL ID

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Anyone bringing guests on base from Oregon, or 27 other states and territories, in the near future, should be sure their guests have a REAL ID. REAL ID doesn’t mean that their current driver’s licenses and IDs are fake; it’s a program designed to increase security and keep people safe.REAL ID refers to the
  • Volunteers needed for Run for the Fallen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Volunteers are needed as the Wright-Patterson community continues to honor those who perished in the 9/11 attacks with the fourth annual Run for the Fallen scheduled for September 11, 2017. Led by the Wright-Patterson Company Grade Officers’ Council, they’re looking for volunteers to help set up mile markers
  • Leadership ensures quality-of-life improvements reach Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Improving the quality of life for Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is one of the main priorities of Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing commander. This priority has led to the installation of brand-new appliances, technology and furnishings in dormitories and state-of-the-art fitness equipment