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  • Air Force Sustainment Center Tests Cyber Readiness

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - As reliance on technology grows so does the need for enhanced cyber security. Recently, the Center Information Technology Office within the Air Force Sustainment Center conducted a tabletop exercise that allowed facilitators to detect, diagnose and deter multiple cyber security threats in real-time. This exercise
  • CDC no hat, no salute policy goes command-wide

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Sometimes it’s the little changes that make the biggest impact on a person’s day.A new policy designates Air Force Materiel Command installation Child Development Centers as, “no hat, no salute” zones, allowing Airmen to better focus on the safety of their young ones during what can often be the most hectic
  • Escape the cold, stay active with Wright-Patt Tennis Club

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As the weather begins to turn cold, people start looking for indoor options that will allow them to stay active. That is where the Wright-Patt Tennis Club comes to the rescue.The facility, located on Skeel Avenue across from Prairie Trace Golf Course, has four indoor tennis courts and is open to anyone with
  • USO hosts ‘Special Delivery’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As a new and upcoming mother, you can read book after book and look up everything you can think of online. But can you ever really prepare for your first baby?On Nov. 8, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s USO Center hosted “Special Delivery,” an event featuring guest speaker Heidi Murkoff, author of “What to
  • How can we thrive in a VUCA environment?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In the 1990s, the U.S. Army War College created an acronym to describe the challenges of operating in a turbulent and rapidly changing environment. It was called “VUCA.”This concept is older than many of the Airmen we serve with. VUCA stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous and has been adopted
  • Spotlight: Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch, Plans and Programs Division

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Names: (From left) Kevan Dilworth, operations manager; Paul Brough, Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch chief; Jeff Kinsey, Crisis Action Team assistant; Tim Troutman, CAT manager; and Melissa Mosby, Contingency Planning Branch manager.Unit of assignment: Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch, Plans and
  • A Pilot in the Making

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Throughout the military, there are individuals who exhibit determination to exceed their limits. This is the case for Aaron Staiger, a senior and cadet lieutenant colonel in Beavercreek High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program.Staiger is showing those signs prior to the start of his official military
  • Donate, volunteer through Combined Federal Campaign

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --The Combined Federal Campaign allows personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time with approved charities. Contributions support thousands of local, regional, national and international organizations.CFC’s next two Causes of the Week are “Food & Nutrition” (Nov. 22-28) and “Global
  • Road project to begin near hospital

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- The roads around Wright-Patterson Medical Center will be under construction beginning Nov. 22 for a realignment project scheduled to last nearly a year.“This project is needed to support the future development of Area A,” said Brady Klein, 88th Civil Engineer Group civil engineer.Impacted areas will be along
  • Base Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours of Operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday Nov. 25 and Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on Nov. 26. (if not listed, consider them closed):GATES1A (Fairborn Gate) - Nov. 25-26 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.12A (AFMC Headquarters)