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  • Don’t get burned by your Christmas tree

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- The holidays are a time when families gather and celebrate traditions. For many, one of those traditions is the Christmas tree.While this is by far among the most popular, it can also be one of the deadliest.According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Christmas

  • Air, Space Forces transition to AFWERX 3.0

    AFWERX will release a series of new initiatives in support of its 3.0 evolution. Air and Space Force leaders will detail new opportunities for stakeholder engagement during a live broadcast Dec. 14.

  • 2022 FEHB open enrollment for eligible civilian employees

    The 2022 Federal Benefits Open Season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program, and the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program will run Nov. 14 through Dec. 12. During the annual Open Season, eligible employees can enroll, change plans or

  • Keeping civilians in fighting shape

    The Civilian Health Promotion Services was established in the Air Force Materiel Command to keep its civilian Airmen as fit as their active-duty counterparts. Its success has led to its recent expansion CONUS-wide.

  • DAF youth programs gear up for Summer

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas - With kids starting to get excited about summer, many parents are thinking about how to keep their kids active and engaged until the fall.As COVID-19 rates drop around the country in many parts of the country, youth centers across the Department of the Air

  • Countering small unmanned aircraft takes a team

    Keeping military installations safe from threat is a partnership. As lead command for the Air Force Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems effort, Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command, has established a symbiotic relationship between two of its directorates to accomplish the mission.

  • Dayton, Wright-Patt AFB team up for Big Hoopla

    This year marked the ninth year University of Dayton Arena hosted the games that determine which four programs finish filling in the 64-team bracket, and the Big Hoopla festivities leading up to the tournament have become a tradition in their own right.