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  • Air Camp attendees get hands-on learning at Wright-Patt

    A camper is shown the inside of a C-17 Globemaster III cockpit by Capt. Matthew Bush, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program designed to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Juneteenth declared as a Federal Holiday

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In recognition of today's declaration of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday, most Wright-Patterson AFB services will be closed Friday, June 18, in observation of the holiday.The following organization’s hours and services will be affected on Friday, June 18.Base Entry Gates: Gate 1A: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Gate 12A:
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are asked to submit the following information
  • DOD outlines new mask guidance

    The memorandum states that all individuals on military installations and those performing official duties on behalf of DOD from any location other than home, including outdoor shared spaces, will wear masks. Masks must be in accordance with current CDC guidelines.
  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.
  • Squadron innovation funds drive 3D runway surface scanning, re-creation effort

    An innovative effort at the Landing Gear Test Facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, aims to improve the way the Air Force evaluates the impact of runway friction on aircraft tire wear.
  • AF tests in-flight respiratory monitoring

    To lower risks of in-flight breathing issues and protect the health and performance of aircrew, Air Force researchers rely on innovative technology to deliver advanced respiratory monitoring, without the added weight. Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are working with a private company, Cobham, to develop VigilOX, an advanced sensor system designed for continuous in-flight measurement of aircrew breathing.
  • Employee Assistance Program: One-stop resource for support

    The Air Force’s new Employee Assistance Program provides civilian employees and their families with free, confidential resources and support to help manage normal everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being.
  • AF Marathon registration to open Jan. 2

    Registration for the 2017 Air Force Marathon will begin Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST. Registration will open with special New Year’s resolution discounts, and participants who register Jan. 2 will receive $10 off the full or half-marathon and $5 off the 10K or 5K.The change from the traditional Jan. 1 date is driven by customer service, said Rob Aguiar,
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