BRAC http://wyso.org en Dayton Development Coalition Revs Up For Next Wright-Patt BRAC, And For Cuts to Come http://wyso.org/post/dayton-development-coalition-revs-next-wright-patt-brac-and-cuts-come <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) has launched an initiative called the “Federal Retention Program” to protect and expand Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. But that effort is an uphill battle against federal fiscal instability.</span></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:21:04 +0000 Lewis Wallace 40416 at http://wyso.org Dayton Development Coalition Revs Up For Next Wright-Patt BRAC, And For Cuts to Come Human Performance Wing Gets New Centrifuge Part Delivered To Wright-Patt http://wyso.org/post/human-performance-wing-gets-new-centrifuge-part-delivered-wright-patt <p>A 250,000 pound motor is being delivered to Wright Patterson Air Force August 1st. It is the first component of the new centrifuge at 711<sup>th</sup> Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The motor will be capable of producing 15 Gs, which is a measurement of gravity and mass. For example, 15 Gs could make a 200 pound man feel like he weighs 3000 pounds.</p><p>The delivery represents a significant step in the second phase of the 2005 BRAC decision to close Brooks City Base in San Antonio, Texas and transfer the mission of the program to Wright-Patt.</p> Fri, 29 Jul 2011 20:47:40 +0000 Emily McCord 2417 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: June 5, 2011 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-june-5-2011 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 5, 2011 containing a wrap of the WYSO News Department&#39;s series, The New Face of Wright-Patt:</p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac-how-it-all-began">BRAC</a><a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac-how-it-all-began">: How It All Began</a>, by Emily McCord</p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac%E2%80%99s-economic-potential">BRAC&rsquo;s</a><a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac%E2%80%99s-economic-potential"> Economic Potential</a>, by Jerry Kenney</p> Mon, 06 Jun 2011 14:33:57 +0000 Jerry Kenney 7968 at http://wyso.org BRAC: What's Next http://wyso.org/post/brac-whats-next <p><em>We wrap up our series &ldquo;The New Face of Wright-Patt&rdquo; looking at the big gains of the recent BRAC decision with a cautious eye toward the future. Gone are many of our manufacturing jobs but the Miami Valley is staying true to its roots of aviation and innovation. Emily McCord looks at how Wright-Patt is writing a new chapter in our history.</em> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 11:40:00 +0000 Emily McCord 1965 at http://wyso.org Invitation to Ohio http://wyso.org/post/invitation-ohio <p><em>A total of twelve hundred new jobs will come to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base because of BRAC &ndash; the Base Realignment and Closure. When military personnel are told their jobs are moving they must move too. But civilians working for the Air Force have a choice. And this BRAC has been particularly successful in getting civilians to pack up their homes and relocate their families. Sarah Buckingham reports on a unique effort by Ohioans that made the Miami Valley particularly attractive.</em></p><p> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 11:40:00 +0000 Sarah Buckingham 1964 at http://wyso.org