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  • Airman comes up with a cool idea … and leaders listened

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Anybody who has worn body armor any amount of time knows it can get pretty warm. First Lt. Justin O’Brien, 88th Security Forces Squadron, certainly knows.As an enlisted “Defender” stationed at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, where temperatures over 100

  • Getting the ‘green light’ for snowplows

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- With cold weather upon us and snow on the way, it’s time to get your mind and vehicle prepared for winter-weather driving. It’s good to know the Ohio Department of Transportation is doing the same.According to ODOT’s website, it’s prepared to fight the elements

  • WPAFB to mark Data Privacy Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society.Are you protecting the privacy of your data? Do you want to improve your situation? Don’t be an easy target for

  • Spotlight: Dan Sandrowicz

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Name and rank: Dan Sandrowicz, NH-3Unit of assignment: 88th Civil Engineer GroupHow long have you been at Wright-Patt? 6 years (five as contractor, one as civilian)What do you do at WPAFB? I am the GeoBase geographic information officer. I manage the GeoBase

  • Holding others accountable at each and every level

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- What is accountability? Accountability is a three-step process in which you set expectations, ensure those expectations are met, and if not, take corrective actions to ensure they are met in the future.As we kick off a new year and focus on ways to improve

  • Town Hall addresses vaccines, telework, enterprise readiness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Vaccines, telework, diversity and more were addressed during the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Jan. 7, which streamed live to a maxed-out audience of more than 3,000 via ZoomGov.AFMC Commander, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., was joined by Patricia

  • WPAFB moves to HPCON Delta

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base transitioned to Health Protection Condition Delta on Friday, with a public health emergency in effect as of noon, due to rising numbers of confirmed COVID-19 “omicron” cases.“The Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are our

  • Base commander considers HPCON change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie, but rising numbers are “alarming enough” that the threat level could soon be elevated, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander said Jan. 5.Col. Patrick Miller addressed

  • Base Tax Center to crank up services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Tax Center will be open for limited services during the 2022 season.This year, returns will only be prepared for senior airmen and below in the enlisted ranks, as well as first and second lieutenants among officers.The Tax

 

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