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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Wright-Patterson shut down a drinking water well Thursday in Area A after the Ohio EPA issued emergency orders the day prior to close the well because of contamination concerns, officials said. The state agency's order to close the well by Thursday was the second issued to the base in less than a week. The Ohio... more
SWANTON — The cockpit of an F-16 fighter jet, like the one Ashleigh Hunt peered into Thursday at Ohio's 180th Fighter Wing, is only big enough for one person. But Miss Hunt — a 22-year-old Whitehouse native battling bone cancer — wasn't alone. Fifteen family members stood around her, all wearing identical white T-shirts that read, "Fight Like A... more
The Air Force Uniform Office (AFUO) has designed throughout the years men's and women's service dress uniforms, utility uniforms, mess dress uniforms, maternity uniforms, sweaters, and physical training uniforms. The AFUO has technical responsibility for clothing items until they are retired from the system. The AFUO focuses on continuous produc... more
In late May to mid-June, Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) employees who will transition into the Department of Defense Civilian Acquisition Workforce Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) will receive information detailing their individual conversion into the new pay system. The AcqDemo transition effective date is June 12, 2016. Employees will be no... more
Air Force leaders have outlined what the next 20 years will look like for remotely piloted aircraft in the recently published Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) Flight Plan. The plan outlines a vision and strategy for the continued development, operation and sustainment of SUAS over the next 20 years. The plan also gives industry partners an... more