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  • Commentary: It's all about context

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s all about context. That’s a byline I have used in a lot of discussions, and it’s no different with our service to our country.We all serve what is arguably the greatest nation this world has ever seen. Yet many of us sometimes wonder if we held to our

  • 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

  • Commentary: Keep some DIMES in your pocket

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - If you ask a group of medics what “DIME” represents, many would respond with delayed, immediate, minimal and expectant, often associated with an adverse event.However, I would like to look at this acronym a little differently and challenge leaders at all

  • AFIT gets new leadership

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Institute of Technology welcomed two new senior leaders in separate ceremonies at Wright-Patterson AFB.   Dr. Walter Jones officially became AFIT’s new director and second chancellor in an acceptance-of-leadership ceremony July 27. The following

  • Commentary: Leading with emotional intelligence

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Being an effective leader in today’s workforce, one must possess emotional intelligence, the ability to understand and manage your own emotions in positive ways.When we operate at a high level of EQ, it helps us communicate effectively, empathize with others,

  • WPAFB Airman selected as one of Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2021

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Staff Sgt. Valerie Graw of the 88th Communications Squadron has added another prestigious honor to her career.After earning the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Airman of the Year Award, she was just selected as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the

  • WPAFB dormitories to undergo renovations, updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team” and “optimize and modernize the installation”