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  • WPAFB to conduct emergency management response training Oct. 5

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The installation will conduct an emergency management response training exercise at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Oct. 5.The exercise will begin about noon.Those people traveling near the hospital on Thursday may experience emergency vehicles, alert

  • Annual Energy Action Month to focus on innovation, smart use

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – October is Energy Action Month, and the 88th Civil Engineer Group will mark it by hosting two guest speaker events on base.“Energy Action Month teaches base personnel that through individual or group efforts taken to promote energy awareness and conserve

  • New prescription kiosk provides convenience, extended hours of service

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – There will soon be a new way for patients to pick up their prescriptions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron will install an electronic medicine dispenser inside the Army & Air Force Exchange Service Mall, which is

  • Take bold risks in pursuit of innovation, creativity

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Over the years as a public affairs leader and technician, I have given a lot of thought to what acceptable risk is and why we take it, both on the military and civilian side. In the end, I have come up with this: Taking risk is necessary to drive innovation

  • Tree Festival volunteer event to celebrate arboretum accreditation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The WPAFB Environmental Branch will hold a Tree Festival and Volunteer Workday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12 to celebrate the Wright Brothers Memorial as an accredited arboretum.The Wright Brothers Memorial has been awarded a Level I accreditation by the

  • Combined Federal Campaign kicks off 2023 fundraising efforts

    UPDATE: As of Oct. 3, the CFC Kickoff event has been rescheduled for Nov. 3. Information on the rescheduled time and location will be announced shortly.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Dayton District’s 62nd annual Combined Federal Campaign kickoff event is set for Oct. 12 to raise

  • Base event to conclude with fireworks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Local residents should expect loud noises from fireworks in the vicinity of Area B’s west side at the conclusion of a base event Sept. 29.Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and are scheduled to last about 20 minutes.

  • Insider threat: What you can do about it

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – I’m sure most of you are aware that potential insider threats include anyone with authorized access to our people, mission assets, infrastructure, and sensitive or classified information who could potentially use that to endanger lives or impact missions vital

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Columbus Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on Oct. 6 and Columbus Day on Oct. 9 (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Oct. 6 and 9: open 6 a.m. to 7