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  • AFIMSC commander visits Wright-Patt for construction update

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base July 12 to get updates on several ongoing construction projects and meet Airmen. During the tour, Spacy observed ongoing construction at the Gate 26A relocation site. The $10.5
  • Arnold House a landmark of Wright-Patt's rich history

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  –  The Arnold House is the oldest house on base, built in 1841 and serves as a symbol of Air Force history.Officially designated as building 8 the house is located on area A at the corner of Pearson Rd. and Wright Ave.The house is named after Gen. Henry Harley “Hap” Arnold, who played a major role in
  • Collaboration matches unique candidates with jobs on Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - During the month of April, Air Force Materiel Command partnered with Wright State University to launch the Autism at Work Initiative for recent college graduates who are diagnosed on the autism spectrum.This initiative is a year-long internship program that is fully funded by the Department of Defense. It has
  • 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 attending ranged from those with locations on base, to
  • IDS: Proactive Care for Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - For many Airmen, faith and spiritual guidance is an important part of maintaining mental health and healing. As a member of Integrated Delivery System, or IDS, the Chaplain Corps provides this service.IDS is a team of helping agencies focused on care of the Airmen and their families.“We are changing from a
  • Ryan and Friends bring the laughs to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Comedian and ventriloquist entertainer, Ryan Bomgardner, brought his Ryan and Friends show to the base theater, June 7, 2018.The self-proclaimed star of the show Jeffrey made an appearance. He’s a staged 8-year old puppettered dummy, who has a witty outlook on life, and sometimes says things others only wish
  • Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ohio is the top ranking state for bedbug activity, which makes bedbug prevention a high priority for the pest control specialists on base.Bedbugs are blood feeding insects that get their name from common hiding places of bed frames and mattresses that they often nest in. “Only 60-70 percent of people react to
  • Employee Assistance Program provides range of assistance for civilian employees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s new Employee Assistance Program provides civilian employees and their families with free, confidential resources and support to help manage normal everyday life challenges that may impact job performance and personal wellbeing.The Air Force EAP/Worklife4You bundle of services and resources
  • AFICA Change of Command

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Brig. Gen. Alice W. Trevino officially took command of the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency here in a change of command ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club May 23.Trevino replaces Brig. Gen. Cameron Holt, who is leaving to become Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition,
  • WW II vet memorialized in Germantown

    GERMANTOWN, Ohio – A lifetime resident of the city, and a World War II veteran was memorialized April 16, when South Walnut Street was renamed the honorary Herschel L. Smith Street. Smith lived on South Walnut Street for most of his life.The decision to rename the street was based on the many accomplishments of Smith’s life, explained Germantown