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  • Virtual or not, Air Force Marathon still a big draw

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- According to popular running websites, only 1% of the U.S. population has ever completed a 26.2-mile marathon, and those who do finish the race with an average time of 4 hours and 45 minutes.Bill Neitzke, the 88th Air Base Wing’s safety director, is among

  • 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

  • Air Force Marathon director named to ‘40 Under 40’ list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Devoted to running since competing in high school, Brandon Hough ended up turning his love for the sport into a career.In May 2018, Hough was named the Air Force Marathon race director and has continued to grow and improve the event ever since.“In my mind,

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    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team”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

  • Household goods delays expected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Airmen undergoing a permanent change of station may experience household goods delays.“Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints

  • CMSAF always on the go

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass has a duty day unlike most who put on the uniform.She often gets things started by 4:30 a.m. before embarking on workdays jam-packed full of office tours, command briefs and meeting with Airmen across various

  • Need for reliable comms never goes away

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The 88th Communications Squadron services  one of the Air Force’s largest bases daily, ensuring the more than 30,000 military and civilian personnel have the needed software and hardware to perform their duties in support of the Air Force mission.After the

  • Air Force Marathon opens volunteer registration May 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Volunteers: take your mark, get set, and go get registered to be a part of the 25th Air Force Marathon beginning May 1. Officials are in need of more than 2,400 volunteers this year, as the marathon continues to grow. “After a year of reduced volunteer