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  • From impossible to possible

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Wendi DiBartolomeo was recognized with the Bronze Star Medal, April 15, 2022, for her outstanding efforts as an air traffic controller during Operation Allies Rescue.

  • Compass recycling gives old products new life

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Anyone who’s navigated over land in the military has probably used a lensatic compass.Lensatic compasses contain a glow-in-the-dark chemical called tritium, a self-powered lighting source that requires no recharging. The tritium illuminates the compass face

  • History & Heritage Race Series returns for second year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The J-3 Piper Cub will be the first historical aircraft featured in the 2022 History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Jan. 1.The upcoming event marks the first of six virtual races as the series returns for a second

  • 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

  • Wright-Patt right for upgraded training center

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command held a ribbon cutting Nov. 3 to commemorate the opening of the first of four newly renovated Follow-On Skills Training centers.The airfield operations officer training program was recently evaluated and revamped by the Air Force.

  • Air Force names 2020 Athletes of the Year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s 2020 Male and Female Athletes of the Year both hail from Wright-Patterson AFB.Capt. Amber Hansen, commander of Global Activities Squadron Detachment 4 at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and Airman 1st Class Michael Mannozzi, who

  • Category Management Council meets at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s Category Management Council met Aug. 10 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to discuss progress and analysis of the program. The council meets every quarter but has not had an in-person session in 18 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although