Air Force Marathon http://wyso.org en Wright-Patt Colonel Says Support Programs Help Prevent Tragedies http://wyso.org/post/wright-patt-colonel-says-support-programs-help-prevent-tragedies <p>Wright-Patterson officials continue to review security in the wake of the shootings at the U.S. Naval Yard shooting earlier this week. Colonel Cassie Barlow told reporters at a press conference that there is support available, from mental health services, to substance abuse and education programs, and the sexual assault and victim advocates program. Barlow says employees are trained in identifying odd behavior, and she emphasized that working as a team, or what she calls "wingmen", will help combat tragedies like what happened this week.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:41:23 +0000 Emily McCord 39451 at http://wyso.org Wright-Patt Eyes Marathon Security After Navy Yard Rampage http://wyso.org/post/wright-patt-eyes-marathon-security-after-navy-yard-rampage <p>Following Monday’s shootings at the Naval Yard in Washington D.C., 88<sup>th</sup> Air Base Wing Commander Col. Cassie Barlow says Wright-Patterson officials are revisiting their security plans for the Air Force marathon this weekend.</p><p>“We looked at our security requirements today and we made a few tweaks and changes to address the threat," says Barlow. "But it’s always a good idea to switch up force protections at the gate so we can ultimately be prepared.”</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:22:59 +0000 Emily McCord 39326 at http://wyso.org