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  • Colorfest celebrates inclusivity, diversity

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Despite the heat, attendees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s first Colorfest on June 30 enjoyed fitness, food trucks, music, dancing, bowling and, for some, unapologetically huge doses of head-to-toe color.Colorfest, presented by the 88th Force Support

  • A great team is built on diversity

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- When I became a supervisor, I had this preconceived idea that once I stepped into my position, a “How to be a great supervisor” handbook would magically fall in my lap and offer everything I needed to know to successfully lead my team.Aren’t supervisors

  • Commentary: A culture of inclusion is key to success

    March 31 is the Transgender Day of Visibility. This day celebrates the contributions and resilience of every transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary American, along with their communities. In recognition of this day, the AFMC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)

  • Turner joins Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Jazmyn Turner is the newest addition to the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility team. She serves as the Affirmative Employment Program manager for Team Wright-Patt.The installation Affirmative Employment Program manager is a key position

  • Senior enlisted leader looks to transform Air Force culture

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Chief Master Sgt. Sharma Haynes of the 88th Comptroller Squadron knows she’s in rare company among Airmen.“It’s tough to be what you can’t see,” she says.As one of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s highest-ranking enlisted leaders and the mere 4 percent of

  • What is your purpose?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- The beginning of a new year is always a time of renewal. The AFMC Connect topic of the month is “Purpose,” and I believe renewal goes hand in hand with it.Over the past two years, we experienced unprecedented times, which may have caused us to lose our focus

  • Town Hall addresses vaccines, telework, enterprise readiness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Vaccines, telework, diversity and more were addressed during the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Jan. 7, which streamed live to a maxed-out audience of more than 3,000 via ZoomGov.AFMC Commander, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., was joined by Patricia

  • AFIT Hosts Panel on Women in Civil Engineering

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Three colonels discussed their experiences as women in the civil engineering career field during a panel discussion hosted by the Air Force Institute of Technology’s CE School on October 29. The event was hosted in conjunction with the school’s offering of

  • AFIT Dean Receives Career Achievement in Government Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dr. Adedeji Badiru, dean of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was selected to receive the Career Achievement in Government Award from Career Communications Group, publisher of U.S. Black Engineer and