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  • Base personnel join Propolis project, universities, to help honey bees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Collaborative research efforts between members of the 88th Civil Engineer Group Natural Resources Program, the Propolis project, and researchers at Penn State, Purdue, and Central State Universities have yielded promising results in the production of honey bees that are naturally able to defend themselves
  • 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck launches fun in the name of science

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cold temps and cloudy skies couldn’t keep guests from enjoying the loud karang of trebuchets launching their loads, and the subsequent satisfying thump of pumpkins returning to Earth at Wright-Patterson’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck in support of Air Force science, technology, engineering and math Nov. 2. “It
  • Chapel Corps boosts morale on Thanksgiving Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Wright-Patterson Chapel Corps is working hard to make sure those who have to work on Thanksgiving day still get to enjoy delicious homemade goodies.The Chapel Corps program “Operation Dessert Storm" provides desserts to Airmen in different organizations who
  • Wright-Patt Exchange re-grand opening welcomes shoppers to $6.4 million renovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Exchange leaders and employees showed off the facility’s $6.4 million renovation to customers in a re-grand opening ceremony Oct. 25 that included ribbon and cake-cutting ceremonies, give-a-ways, special guests and words from local and regional leaders.Col. Leonard T. Rose,
  • Gourds to fly above Wright-Patt at 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck Nov. 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Teams and individuals are scheduled to launch a hundred pumpkins, thousands of feet at the 14th Annual Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck slated for the grounds behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Entry to the event is free and open to all base personnel and
  • Wright-Patt Exchange reopens with $6.4M upgrade Oct. 25

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Exchange customers are invited to the facility’s grand reopening ceremony Thursday, Oct. 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m. with special guests the Cincinnati Ben-Gals cheerleaders and Bengal’s mascot Who Dey taking photos and signing autographs later in the day. The special ceremony
  • Contracting office helps base fill goods, services needs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With approximately 27,000 inhabitants, a grocery store, banks, hospital, police force, restaurants and movie theater, etc., Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is often compared to a mid-size city.A key player in the successful operation of the “city” is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Installation
  • Wright-Patt hosts Cleveland Cavaliers Wine and Gold scrimmage

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Cleveland Cavaliers put on a show for the Airmen at Wright-Patt bringing their annual Wine and Gold Scrimmage game here on Sunday, Sept. 30. Set up in one of the hangars at the 445th Airlift Wing, more than a thousand Airmen and their family members had the opportunity to watch the Cavs up close, taking
  • CPTS committed to success for end of fiscal year

    Editor’s Note: This is part one of a two part series. Next week, look for a feature highlighting the AFLCMC Contracting Directorate and end-of-year wrap-up. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Just days before the end of the fiscal year, the Wright-Patterson Comptroller Squadron works diligently to review and certify documents from base
  • October is Energy Action Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- October, Energy Action Month (EAM), provides an opportunity for Airmen to learn more about the impact of energy to the Air Force’s mission. EAM is part of a national campaign led by the Department of Energy and this year’s theme is “Protect the Power.” The intent is to give the Air Force as a whole an