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  • Wright-Patt holds second military deployment experience for children

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Children of Wright-Patt Airmen participated in Operation KUDOS on July 28, a fun-filled way for them to understand why deployments are important and answer any questions that may come along during the process.The Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event

  • Helping Children Understand Deployment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Has your child ever wondered what it would be like to go on deployment like many of our WPAFB Airmen who deploy all over the world? KUDOS, or Kids Understanding Deployment Operations, is a fun-filled way that allows children to understand why deployments are

  • JAG spouse makes impact through music

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A Wright-Patterson Air Force Base spouse who’s studied traditional piano for much of her life has found a rhythm that speaks to her community.Rose writes, produces and performs vocals for her own music. In early September, she released a debut album called

  • Wright-Patt Airmen back from deployment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Airmen from the 88th Medical Group returned from deployment to Detroit on May 18. The Airmen were part of the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 response operation inside the community vaccination center at Ford Field. The team supported the Federal Emergency

  • Deployment could impact Medical Center operations

    The departure of 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit could temporarily lead to diminished operations at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, base officials said.“Although we will remain open for business and all services will be open, some areas may have to change

  • Lab chief named 2020 Company Grade Officer of the Year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- After winning monthly, quarterly and team awards this year, Capt. Stephen LeSage was surprised to hear he had won Company Grade Officer of the Year.“I was shocked,” he said. “When I heard all the great things my fellow CGOs had done this year, I didn’t think I

  • AFRL engineer-novelist draws inspiration from history, military service

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Research Laboratory materials engineer Dr. TJ Turner’s recently-released novel is a journey back to a tumultuous period in American history—a time of national divide, bitter resentments, and the impending clash between North and South. But more than

  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment.The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well