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  • Leisure activites abound in Dayton area on Saturdays in July

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Along with the celebration of Independence Day throughout the Miami Valley and other typical summertime fun, July is also a month full of anniversaries and commemorations. One of the most prominent observances is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon

  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.

  • Special Victims’ Counsel gives clients ‘a voice and a choice

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Special Victims’ Counsel program provides Air Force Judge Advocates to represent victims of sexual assault and related offenses.The Air Force originated the SVC program 2013, and it was soon mandated for all military branches.The SVC team provides legal

  • Empowering Education in the Workforce

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - More than 50 organizations, including academic institutions, helping agencies, and the Ohio Department of Higher Education, attended the 2018 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Development, Education, and Training Exposition July 12.Academic institutions

  • He's fast!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Squadron 37, the “Animalistic Skyraiders,” and from the University of Minnesota’s ROTC Detachment 415 got a firsthand look at Air Force operations during a recent visit to Wright-Patt.The cadets were hosted by

  • Chapel group fully embraces 2nd core value: Service before self

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When Harvey bore down on the Houston, Texas, area as a category 4 hurricane, then stalled for several days in late August 2017 it dropped records amount of rain, ultimately leading it to be the second most costly storm in U.S. history only behind Hurricane

  • Job shadow program inspires next generation of innovators

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Local junior and senior high school students amassed on Wright-Patt, Oct. 27, to get a firsthand look at their possible future.Since 1999, Wright-Patt has held organized Job Shadow Days pairing students with mentors from the base. “The bi-annual event provides

  • JB Charleston test new equipment, saves Air Force millions

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns,