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  • Volunteer Victim Advocates needed

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office is in need of Volunteer Victim Advocates who want to make a critical difference in the lives of those impacted by sexual assault.VVAs are military members who are selected, trained and credentialed to provide non-clinical crisis
  • Change of station process improved

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Military Personnel Flight at Wright-Patterson recently upgraded the Permanent Change of Station process through a step-by-step approach that improved the overall process and made it more efficient.Tommie Strickland, 88th Air Base Wing Military Personnel Flight Process manager, stated that during fiscal
  • Wright-Patt’s log rolling: accessible fitness, fun for anyone

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson’s Outdoor Recreation is proving you don’t have to be a lumberjack to enjoy the fun and fitness that comes with the increasingly popular sport of log rolling. The sport is growing from its roots in northern states like Minnesota and Wisconsin and is spreading throughout universities,
  • Annual LEGO competition hones students' STEM skills

    Approximately 60 teams from across the state competed in the FIRST LEGO League Ohio Championship held at the Wright State University’s Ervin J. Nutter Center Feb. 3.  The annual event, sponsored by the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Educational Outreach Office, brought together 9-to 14-year-old students, who demonstrated their engineering and
  • Update AtHoc profiles by Feb. 22 for emergency notifications

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When snow and ice blow or tornadoes make their way through southwestern Ohio, emergency notifications often light up the phones of those who work at Wright-Patterson. But, if employees don’t update their information in a new system before Feb. 22, they may be the last to know when emergencies hit the
  • Focus Week Registration open for courses offered Jan. 22-25

    Registration for the first Focus Week of 2019, scheduled for Jan. 22-25 at the 88th Air Base Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, will continue until the day before each course is held.This Focus Week spotlights performance improvement for both the individual and organization. A wide variety of class subjects will be conducted throughout the
  • Air Force Marathon makes major changes for 2019

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon opened registration for their 2019 event Jan. 1 with major changes designed to improve the experience for more than 12,000 annual runners. Marathon staff have added a 1K kids’ run, called the Tailwind Trot, and extended the Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge that debuted in 2018 to include an
  • Air Force Marathon registration to open January 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon opens at midnight Jan. 1, 2019.  Runners can register at www.usafmarathon.com by clicking the registration tab.“We’re excited about offering an almost entirely new race experience that we believe runners will enjoy,” said Race Director Brandon
  • Maker Hub, AFRL “sprint” to innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To build strength and endurance, athletes perform “intervals” or short, intense periods of exertion designed for maximum benefit in the shortest time possible. Thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Maker Hub at the Wright Brothers Institute, that same kind of benefit is possible for some of the Air
  • November is “Mustache Movember” for men’s health awareness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Movember is an annual event of growing mustaches during the month of November to bring awareness to men’s health issues such as prostate, testicular cancer and mental health.    Whether you grow the “Trucker”, “Rock Star” or the “Connoisseur” mustache, growing one with friends, family and co-workers to see