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  • Dayton, Wright-Patt team up for Big Hoopla

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton community displayed their mutual support and pride for each other on and off the court the week of March 13 amidst the Big Hoopla festivities, culminating in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament First Four. 2022

  • 2022 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kick offs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With a theme of “Taking Care of Our Own — For Airmen and Guardians, By Airmen and Guardians,” the annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicked off March 7 and runs through April 15.The annual AFAF campaign raises funds for affiliated charities that assist

  • Wright-Patt participates in 90-day pilot program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Sign up for a science-backed, mental well-being app and bring more balance to your everyday life. Best of all? It’s free.For 90 days, all base personnel and two of their adult family members can explore the Headspace app’s premium features at no cost. This

  • Black ice’: An unseen killer

         WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- While no ice is black, the universal nomenclature for clear ice on roadways is ‘black ice.”It’s among the deadliest hazards drivers have to contend with during winter months. Motorists must be aware of it and know what to do if they encounter black ice

  • 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

  • Airmen lead community based learning for Afghan children

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Three Airmen from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are among a small but mighty team offering community based learning to Afghan children and families temporarily residing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. The volunteer teachers, all of