Military

The New Face of Wright-Patt
7:40 am
Thu June 2, 2011

Invitation to Ohio

A total of twelve hundred new jobs will come to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base because of BRAC – 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.

Read more
The New Face of Wright Patt
7:40 am
Wed June 1, 2011

Partnerships in Higher Education

June 1st marked the ribbon-cutting for the 711th Human Performance Wing that’s coming to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a result of BRAC. It brings new missions to the base and will strengthen existing ones, which means there’s even more opportunity to strengthen historic partnerships between the base and Wright State University and keep student and faculty research in the Miami Valley well after graduation.  Juliet Fromholt reports on the base’s partnerships in higher education.

Read more
The New Face of Wright-Patt
7:40 am
Tue May 31, 2011

BRAC’s Economic Potential

The mission of the 711th Human Performance Wing is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of military forces using a combination of education, consultation, and research. Businesses, both large and small, help provide that mission-support, but first they’ve got to compete for a piece of the economic pie.  Jerry Kenney reports on the economic potential of BRAC.

Read more
The New Face of Wright-Patt
7:40 am
Mon May 30, 2011

BRAC: How It All Began

This week, the new Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will officially open at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Of course, military brass and other dignitaries will be in attendance. But the opening will signal a new chapter in the Miami Valley as hundreds of families move to our area. In our week long series, “The New Face of Wright-Patt”, Emily McCord takes us to the beginning of the BRAC process.

Read more
Military
3:29 pm
Tue November 30, 2010

Airman Who Received Extensive Treatment Last Year Dies

A Senior Airmen with the 88th communication squadron who was injured in Afghanistan a year ago has died. Wright Patterson Air Force Base announced that Tre Porfirio passed away Sunday morning while visiting friends over the Thanksgiving holiday. He was 22 years old.

Read more

Pages