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  • Distracted driving ripe with dangers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The next time you’re at a stoplight, take a look around. Look at the vehicle next to you, on your left and right.You might see the mother of two turned around, trying to give her baby a pacifier. Or you might see a businessman, dressed in a suit and tie,

  • Job openings, career advice on tap at Hiring Our Heroes event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Looking for your next career? Learn about job opportunities and connect with “military-ready employers” during Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Hiring Our Heroes Career Summit.The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host the annual event 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • First lady, WPAFB ‘Joining Forces’ to support military families

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted first lady Jill Biden on March 29 as part of her Joining Forces initiative.Joining Forces centers on military family needs in the areas of employment and entrepreneurship; military child education; and health and

  • Find critical communication value in ‘power of the pause’

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Productivity metrics. Timelines. Twenty-four-hour news cycles. Next-Day delivery.Our current culture rewards speed and productivity. It is so easy to be seduced and tempted by the “more is great” and “faster is better” mantra. However, in some career fields,

  • BBB shares advice for hiring a tax preparer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Not knowing the first thing about filing taxes is frustrating. That’s why hiring a tax preparer is important to guide you in the right direction and submit your taxes on time.A tax preparer can review a client’s personal information, including Social Security

  • The savings are hopping for Easter

    FORT LEE, Va. – The Defense Commissary Agency Sales Flyer for March 27 – April 9 offers extra savings for service members and their families, as well as for the youngest members of the household in honor of the Month of the Military Child.This special Easter edition of the Savvy Shopper Sales Flyer

  • Information is power as tornado season arrives

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As the severe weather season approaches, take some time during Severe Weather Awareness Week to make a safety plan for your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. Planning ahead will lower the chance of injury or death in the event that severe weather

  • Wright-Patterson remembers Holocaust

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Over 80 years has passed since the persecution and murder of European Jews by the Nazi Germans during the Holocaust. Time has moved forward, but Wright-Patterson observes Holocaust Remembrance Day every year to honor those who were either directly affected or

  • Civil Engineer School celebrates a 75-year milestone

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In March 1948, the newly established Air Force Institute of Technology’s Air Installations Special Staff School, known today as the Civil Engineer School, held its first class of 31 students ranging in rank from first lieutenant to lieutenant