Military http://wyso.org en Wright-Patt Seeks Cost Savings Through Partnerships http://wyso.org/post/wright-patt-seeks-cost-savings-through-partnerships <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-0ebf8aef-9871-4ed4-64c7-dbc1bf273a1b"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is seeking out new community partnerships in 2014 in order to cut costs in response to ongoing budget troubles. With the wind-down of two wars and a trend towards trimming in Washington, Wright-Patt is looking for ways to control basic forms of spending on the base.</span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 04:08:06 +0000 Lewis Wallace 44693 at http://wyso.org Wright-Patt Seeks Cost Savings Through Partnerships Bipartisan Budget Deal Curbs Sequestration, But Still Hits Federal Employees http://wyso.org/post/bipartisan-budget-deal-curbs-sequestration-still-hits-federal-employees <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Dayton-area leaders are breathing sighs of relief as the proposed budget deal in Congress appears to be ending the across-the-board cuts known as sequestration.</span></span></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:41:07 +0000 Lewis Wallace 43307 at http://wyso.org Bipartisan Budget Deal Curbs Sequestration, But Still Hits Federal Employees Wright-Patt Begins Emergency Furlough Due to Partial Government Shutdown http://wyso.org/post/wright-patt-begins-emergency-furlough-due-partial-government-shutdown <p>As of midnight, October 1st, the U.S. House and Senate had not agreed on a&nbsp; budget, and the federal government is now implementing a partial shut down for the first time since 1995-1996.</p><p>On Tuesday <a href="http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mhj45efikd/introduction-62/" target="_blank">Forbes listed Dayton as one of the top ten cities at risk</a> during a government shutdown. Civilian workers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base bear the immediate brunt: approximately 8,700 non-military staff at Wright-Patt received furlough letters Tuesday morning.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:03:04 +0000 Lewis Wallace 39964 at http://wyso.org Wright-Patt Begins Emergency Furlough Due to Partial Government Shutdown IG Report Details Faulty Security at US Naval Bases http://wyso.org/post/ig-report-details-faulty-security-us-naval-bases <p></p><p>A report on security at US Naval bases was due to congress on Monday - the day a shooter killed 12 people at the Naval Yard in Washington DC, and Congressman Mike Turner, of Ohio' 10th district, is now asking the US Navy to tighten it's vetting process for security clearance.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:56:28 +0000 Jerry Kenney 39376 at http://wyso.org Rep. Turner Cosponsors Bill Aimed At Military Sexual Assault http://wyso.org/post/rep-turner-cosponsors-bill-aimed-military-sexual-assault <p>New figures from the Defense Department show sexual assault in the military is increasing, and that the vast majority of cases are going unreported. As WYSO’s Emily McCord reports Republican Congressman Mike Turner of Ohio’s 10<sup>th</sup> district is proposing legislation to encourage victims to come forward. Wed, 08 May 2013 18:41:54 +0000 Emily McCord 32843 at http://wyso.org