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Air Force Marathon sign up cost going up
 Running in the Air Force Marathon will get a little more expensive soon if you haven’t signed up for one of the series of races. Registration fees will rise $10 for the full- and half-marathon and the 10K races on Tuesday, April 4, organizers say. Today, registration costs for the full marathon are $95; half-marathon, $85; and 10K,...

Posted: 6 hours ago

Running in the Air Force Marathon will get a little more expensive soon if you haven’t signed up for one of the series of races. Registration fees will rise $10 for the full- and half-marathon and the 10K races on Tuesday, April 4, organizers say. Today, registration costs for the full marathon are $95; half-marathon, $85; and 10K,...
Holocaust survivors to speak at Air Force museum
 Two survivors of the Holocaust were set to speak Wednesday at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force about their survival and overcoming adversity. “Voices of the Holocaust,” with survivors Ira Segalwitz and Renate Frydman, is set for 10 a.m. in the museum. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Nazi-ruled Germany killed...

Posted: 11 hours ago

Two survivors of the Holocaust were set to speak Wednesday at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force about their survival and overcoming adversity. “Voices of the Holocaust,” with survivors Ira Segalwitz and Renate Frydman, is set for 10 a.m. in the museum. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Nazi-ruled Germany killed...
Wright-Patt gate to close as part of security upgrade
 Thousands of Wright-Patterson employees will need to find a new way into work beginning Monday when the heavily trafficked National Road gate closes for several weeks because of a $1.3 million security upgrade. The upgrade is part of millions of dollars in planned improvements designed to thwart unwanted intruders. Gate 19B off National Road...

Posted: 16 hours ago

Thousands of Wright-Patterson employees will need to find a new way into work beginning Monday when the heavily trafficked National Road gate closes for several weeks because of a $1.3 million security upgrade. The upgrade is part of millions of dollars in planned improvements designed to thwart unwanted intruders. Gate 19B off National Road...
Defense contractor lands $47M laser research deal
 A Dayton area defense contractor has landed a six-year, $47.7 million research deal to protect military warfigthers and harden materials against laser attacks, according to the Department of Defense. UES, Inc. of Beavercreek, was awarded the contract, continuing research at the Laser Hardened Materials Evaluation Laboratory inside the Air...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Dayton area defense contractor has landed a six-year, $47.7 million research deal to protect military warfigthers and harden materials against laser attacks, according to the Department of Defense. UES, Inc. of Beavercreek, was awarded the contract, continuing research at the Laser Hardened Materials Evaluation Laboratory inside the Air...
Cyber war at home: 7 ways to protect yourself
 If you lock your car at night, can you guarantee no one will get inside? Cyber experts say it’s the same for your personal computer and other devices. “A really good thief who has all the tools at their disposal is going to get into your car,” said David Salisbury, a University of Dayton information systems professor. &ldquo...

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If you lock your car at night, can you guarantee no one will get inside? Cyber experts say it’s the same for your personal computer and other devices. “A really good thief who has all the tools at their disposal is going to get into your car,” said David Salisbury, a University of Dayton information systems professor. &ldquo...
Five things to know: Are you at risk for a cyber attack?
 If you’re online, you’re at risk, experts say. “The fact of the matter is we as a society do more and more and more stuff online — that’s individuals, that’s governments, that’s businesses — and when you do that … what we call the threat surface has grown exponentially,” said David...

Posted: 2 days ago

If you’re online, you’re at risk, experts say. “The fact of the matter is we as a society do more and more and more stuff online — that’s individuals, that’s governments, that’s businesses — and when you do that … what we call the threat surface has grown exponentially,” said David...
Air Force responds to Trump’s concerns over Air Force One costs
 The Air Force has put a general in a newly created post in charge of developing the next Air Force One, which is under a Pentagon review after criticism  from President Donald Trump about the plane’s costs. The change shows how seriously the Air Force is taking criticism of a program that costs taxpayers billions of dollars. Brig. Gen...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Air Force has put a general in a newly created post in charge of developing the next Air Force One, which is under a Pentagon review after criticism from President Donald Trump about the plane’s costs. The change shows how seriously the Air Force is taking criticism of a program that costs taxpayers billions of dollars. Brig. Gen...
An inside look: What’s it take to be a cyber warrior?
 They aren’t traditional warriors. They don’t slog through muddy battlefields or pilot planes. Their adversaries are silent, marching through computer networks, often thousands of miles outside of U.S. shores. Cyber operations are a big part of modern warfare — an absolutely crucial part for the United States, say experts...

Posted: 4 days ago

They aren’t traditional warriors. They don’t slog through muddy battlefields or pilot planes. Their adversaries are silent, marching through computer networks, often thousands of miles outside of U.S. shores. Cyber operations are a big part of modern warfare — an absolutely crucial part for the United States, say experts...
Ohio’s Senators tour Wright-Patt as budget pressures mount
 Ohio’s two U.S. senators say a federal government shut down is unlikely next month, but added the prospect of keeping spending levels at last year’s rate could stay in place beyond a late April deadline to reach a budget deal. Five U.S. senators, including Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, were joined by John Boozman...

Posted: 4 days ago

Ohio’s two U.S. senators say a federal government shut down is unlikely next month, but added the prospect of keeping spending levels at last year’s rate could stay in place beyond a late April deadline to reach a budget deal. Five U.S. senators, including Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, were joined by John Boozman...
Air Force responds to concerns from Trump over Air Force One costs
 The Air Force has put a general in a newly created post in charge of the development of the next Air Force One, which is under a Pentagon review after criticism of the plane’s costs from President Donald Trump. The change shows how seriously the Air Force is taking criticism of a program that costs taxpayers billions of dollars. Brig...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Air Force has put a general in a newly created post in charge of the development of the next Air Force One, which is under a Pentagon review after criticism of the plane’s costs from President Donald Trump. The change shows how seriously the Air Force is taking criticism of a program that costs taxpayers billions of dollars. Brig...
Cyber war: Defense firms face battle to guard secrets
 Thousands of defense contractors face a Pentagon directive to boost cyber security defenses by the end of the year, but many will likely won’t have all the safeguards in place, a cyber expert says. “We don’t anticipate many companies being close to being compliant by the end of the year,” said Timothy Birt, Riverside...

Posted: 4 days ago

Thousands of defense contractors face a Pentagon directive to boost cyber security defenses by the end of the year, but many will likely won’t have all the safeguards in place, a cyber expert says. “We don’t anticipate many companies being close to being compliant by the end of the year,” said Timothy Birt, Riverside...
SPECIAL REPORT: Cyber warriors can stop cars, shut off water and unlock jail cells
 Air Force Capt. Eddie Caberto taps a key board and a speedometer flashes beyond 100 mph before redlining. For the student at the Air Force Institute of Technology the demonstration via a laptop computer and a mock-up of a speedometer demonstrates what could happen if a hacker found their way inside your car or truck through a vehicle&rsquo...

Posted: 4 days ago

Air Force Capt. Eddie Caberto taps a key board and a speedometer flashes beyond 100 mph before redlining. For the student at the Air Force Institute of Technology the demonstration via a laptop computer and a mock-up of a speedometer demonstrates what could happen if a hacker found their way inside your car or truck through a vehicle&rsquo...
Senators, congressman to tour Wright-Patterson Friday
 Five U.S. senators will tour Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Friday for an inside look at the base’s military operations, officials say. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio and co-chairman of the Senate Air Force Caucus, will be joined by caucus co-chairman John Boozman, R-Arkansas. Senate Armed Services Committee members Jack Reed,...

Posted: 5 days ago

Five U.S. senators will tour Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Friday for an inside look at the base’s military operations, officials say. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio and co-chairman of the Senate Air Force Caucus, will be joined by caucus co-chairman John Boozman, R-Arkansas. Senate Armed Services Committee members Jack Reed,...
Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.
 An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA health care clinics and hospitals and outdoors within five years. “Exposure to second...

Posted: 5 days ago

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA health care clinics and hospitals and outdoors within five years. “Exposure to second...
Need a job? U.S. military looking for cyber warriors
 The nation faces a shortage of cyber workers at a time when threats have grown and a silent cyber war must enlist more troops, officials say. “If you look at what’s going on with the cyber workforce there’s a huge shortage,” said Timothy Birt, Riverside Research information technology security administrator in Beavercreek...

Posted: 5 days ago

The nation faces a shortage of cyber workers at a time when threats have grown and a silent cyber war must enlist more troops, officials say. “If you look at what’s going on with the cyber workforce there’s a huge shortage,” said Timothy Birt, Riverside Research information technology security administrator in Beavercreek...
Housing development could double in size at Dayton VA
 Lyons Place II, a 55-unit senior housing complex, could double in size if a $9.8 million proposal wins federal tax credits to finance the expansion, a project official said. The three-story 55-unit addition, called McBride Place, would be attached to the existing residential complex and open in 2019, said Wes Young, St. Mary’s Development...

Posted: 5 days ago

Lyons Place II, a 55-unit senior housing complex, could double in size if a $9.8 million proposal wins federal tax credits to finance the expansion, a project official said. The three-story 55-unit addition, called McBride Place, would be attached to the existing residential complex and open in 2019, said Wes Young, St. Mary’s Development...
Defense contractors land millions of dollars in new deals
 Three defense contractors with ties to Dayton and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have landed nearly $70 million in contracts, authorities say. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center gave a $25 million information technology contract to Dayton area contractor MacAulay Brown to support the Air Force Equipment Management Center for work...

Posted: 6 days ago

Three defense contractors with ties to Dayton and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have landed nearly $70 million in contracts, authorities say. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center gave a $25 million information technology contract to Dayton area contractor MacAulay Brown to support the Air Force Equipment Management Center for work...
Behind the scenes: WWII’s Memphis Belle gets wings restored
 For the first time in 14 years, one of the most iconic planes in American history has earned its wings. Restorers have reattached the wings to the B-17F Memphis Belle, under restoration at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Wednesday, the museum provided a behind-the-scenes look as aircraft workers reattached more pieces to the bomber&rsquo...

Posted: 6 days ago

For the first time in 14 years, one of the most iconic planes in American history has earned its wings. Restorers have reattached the wings to the B-17F Memphis Belle, under restoration at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Wednesday, the museum provided a behind-the-scenes look as aircraft workers reattached more pieces to the bomber&rsquo...
MAP: 15 cyber attacks you should know about
 Cyber hackers could  attack the country’s power grids, financial institutions or water treatment plants or access private or confidential information of federal employees.  This newspaper took an in-depth look at the latest cyber threats and the training of cyber warriors at the Air Force Institute of Technology. The map below...

Posted: 6 days ago

Cyber hackers could attack the country’s power grids, financial institutions or water treatment plants or access private or confidential information of federal employees.  This newspaper took an in-depth look at the latest cyber threats and the training of cyber warriors at the Air Force Institute of Technology. The map below...
The war you can’t see: U.S. cyber warriors protect us from daily attacks
 Cyber warfare could lead to chaos and hackers could potentially attack water treatment and chemical plants, power grids, financial institutions and disable weapon systems, and have stolen personal data of millions of federal employees and consumers. Every hour of every day, cyber warriors silently fight an unrelenting war with millions of...

Posted: 6 days ago

Cyber warfare could lead to chaos and hackers could potentially attack water treatment and chemical plants, power grids, financial institutions and disable weapon systems, and have stolen personal data of millions of federal employees and consumers. Every hour of every day, cyber warriors silently fight an unrelenting war with millions of...
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