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  • Wright-Patt celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- With November recognized as Native American Heritage Month, the Indigenous Nations Equality Team hosted a Cultural Celebration and Education event at the Wright-Patterson USO Center on Nov. 14. INET is an all-volunteer organization that falls under the

  • AFIT associate dean earns Modern-Day Technology Leader Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Reginald Turner, associate dean of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s School of Systems and Logistics, was selected to receive the Modern-Day Technology Leader Award from Career Communications Group, publisher of U.S. Black Engineer and Information

  • 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