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Cause of death determined for Ohio Guardsman who died in training
 An Ohio Army National Guardsman died during training in Indiana, the military announced late Monday. Capt. Brian A. Stillman was involved in a land navigation exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana when he collapsed around 12:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Guard. Stillman, 43, lived in Norton near Akron. Autopsy results determined the cause...

Posted: 13 days ago

An Ohio Army National Guardsman died during training in Indiana, the military announced late Monday. Capt. Brian A. Stillman was involved in a land navigation exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana when he collapsed around 12:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Guard. Stillman, 43, lived in Norton near Akron. Autopsy results determined the cause...
Possible Wright-Patterson link in nude photo investigation
 Congressional lawmakers will investigate reports of nude photo sharing among service members in all branches of the military, a Dayton congressman says. The widening inquiry, which began with reports of Marines sharing photos of female Marines, has led the Air Force and Army to probe the issue within their ranks, officials say. A possible...

Posted: 16 days ago

Congressional lawmakers will investigate reports of nude photo sharing among service members in all branches of the military, a Dayton congressman says. The widening inquiry, which began with reports of Marines sharing photos of female Marines, has led the Air Force and Army to probe the issue within their ranks, officials say. A possible...
Huge paratrooper jump set for Saturday at Wright-Patterson
 The largest group of paratroopers to jump over Wright-Patterson in years are set to fill the skies Saturday over the sprawling base. About 75 Army Reserve paratroopers, including a two-star and a one-star general, were expected to jump out of two C-130 troop transports in the afternoon and evening Saturday, base officials said. World War...

Posted: 16 days ago

The largest group of paratroopers to jump over Wright-Patterson in years are set to fill the skies Saturday over the sprawling base. About 75 Army Reserve paratroopers, including a two-star and a one-star general, were expected to jump out of two C-130 troop transports in the afternoon and evening Saturday, base officials said. World War...
Panel chosen to investigate Aviation Hall of Fame finances
 Congressman Mike Turner has chosen a former state Republican Party leader, former Dayton city commissioner and others as members of a panel to investigate the finances and provide recommendations on the future of the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Turner, R-Dayton, said Thursday the five-member panel will explore “how we can ensure...

Posted: 16 days ago

Congressman Mike Turner has chosen a former state Republican Party leader, former Dayton city commissioner and others as members of a panel to investigate the finances and provide recommendations on the future of the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Turner, R-Dayton, said Thursday the five-member panel will explore “how we can ensure...
F-35 to make flying debut at Dayton Air Show
 The Air Force’s newest stealth jet will fly a demonstration for the first at this year’s Vectren Dayton Air Show, organizers announced. The F-35A Lightning II will fly in tandem with a World War II P-51 Mustang in a “heritage flight” at the air show June 24 and 25. RELATED: F-35 to make debut at Dayton Air Show Two...

Posted: 17 days ago

The Air Force’s newest stealth jet will fly a demonstration for the first at this year’s Vectren Dayton Air Show, organizers announced. The F-35A Lightning II will fly in tandem with a World War II P-51 Mustang in a “heritage flight” at the air show June 24 and 25. RELATED: F-35 to make debut at Dayton Air Show Two...
2-time Air Force Marathon winner to tell running tips
 A two-time winner of the Air Force Marathon will tell runners how to survive the grueling competition that attracts 15,000 runners around the world to Wright-Patterson. Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, a medical doctor and Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel, will speak at six free running clinics starting next week, organizers say. “He knows...

Posted: 17 days ago

A two-time winner of the Air Force Marathon will tell runners how to survive the grueling competition that attracts 15,000 runners around the world to Wright-Patterson. Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, a medical doctor and Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel, will speak at six free running clinics starting next week, organizers say. “He knows...
Ohio may make it easier for military spouses to get job credentials
 Two Ohio lawmakers say they want to make it easier for active duty service members and military spouses to obtain a occupational license in their career field when they move to the Buckeye State. The legislation would expedite the process to obtain the certification, lawmakers say, a process that depending on the credentials can take up to...

Posted: 18 days ago

Two Ohio lawmakers say they want to make it easier for active duty service members and military spouses to obtain a occupational license in their career field when they move to the Buckeye State. The legislation would expedite the process to obtain the certification, lawmakers say, a process that depending on the credentials can take up to...
GE Aviation lands $4.1 million Army contract
 GE Aviation has landed a $4.1 million with the U.S. Army to develop silicon carbide-based power electronics for ground vehicles, the company said. The two-year contract will produce a prototype in 2018. The deal will bring work to GE Aviation’s Pompano Beach, Florida facility and the GE EPIS Center in Dayton where the technology is...

Posted: 18 days ago

GE Aviation has landed a $4.1 million with the U.S. Army to develop silicon carbide-based power electronics for ground vehicles, the company said. The two-year contract will produce a prototype in 2018. The deal will bring work to GE Aviation’s Pompano Beach, Florida facility and the GE EPIS Center in Dayton where the technology is...
Prosecutor drops attempt to force commissioner off veterans panel
 Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck has dropped an attempt to obtain a court order to remove the newest member of the County Veterans Service Commission after Rev. Wilburt O. Shanklin resigned from the panel, according to a court document. Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. had asked the County Court of Appeals to remove Shanklin after seven Court...

Posted: 19 days ago

Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck has dropped an attempt to obtain a court order to remove the newest member of the County Veterans Service Commission after Rev. Wilburt O. Shanklin resigned from the panel, according to a court document. Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. had asked the County Court of Appeals to remove Shanklin after seven Court...
Job fair planned at Wright-Patt
 Military spouses and service members will have a chance to look for a job among more than 50 employers this week at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has set a “Hiring Our Heroes” networking reception and a hiring job fair this week. Daniel P. Smith, program manager of the military spouse hiring...

Posted: 19 days ago

Military spouses and service members will have a chance to look for a job among more than 50 employers this week at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has set a “Hiring Our Heroes” networking reception and a hiring job fair this week. Daniel P. Smith, program manager of the military spouse hiring...
President Harry Truman’s plane to get upgrade at Air Force Museum
 One of the most historic planes in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will close temporarily for an interior upgrade. New lighting will be installed in President Harry S. Truman’s Air Force One plane, a military version of a DC-6 airliner dubbed the Independence. --- The work will close the plane March 20; it’s set to reopen...

Posted: 20 days ago

One of the most historic planes in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will close temporarily for an interior upgrade. New lighting will be installed in President Harry S. Truman’s Air Force One plane, a military version of a DC-6 airliner dubbed the Independence. --- The work will close the plane March 20; it’s set to reopen...
Gate at site of security breach recently underwent $1.3M in upgrades
 A Wright-Patterson gate where a man drove away from security forces Thursday had a pop-up barricade installed as part of an extensive $1.3 million upgrade in 2015, but authorities would not say if it was activated to prevent the driver from going onto the sprawling base. The situation was the latest known security concern involving a Wright-Patterson...

Posted: 22 days ago

A Wright-Patterson gate where a man drove away from security forces Thursday had a pop-up barricade installed as part of an extensive $1.3 million upgrade in 2015, but authorities would not say if it was activated to prevent the driver from going onto the sprawling base. The situation was the latest known security concern involving a Wright-Patterson...
Wright State hosts cyber warfare conference
 An international cyber warfare and security conference brought the leader of the Indiana National Guard and 130 cyber experts and students from as far as South Africa to Wright State University on Thursday. The 12th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security marked the first time Wright State hosted the event, said Sue Nugus,...

Posted: 23 days ago

An international cyber warfare and security conference brought the leader of the Indiana National Guard and 130 cyber experts and students from as far as South Africa to Wright State University on Thursday. The 12th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security marked the first time Wright State hosted the event, said Sue Nugus,...
New details on what forced security gate closure at Wright-Patterson
 A man who drove onto Wright-Patterson without proper identification caused a security agent to activate an alarm that temporarily closed all gates in Area A on Thursday afternoon, according to a spokeswoman. The gate closures caused a traffic back-up on the base. The unidentified man had entered Gate 12A off Ohio 444 near the Air Force Materiel...

Posted: 23 days ago

A man who drove onto Wright-Patterson without proper identification caused a security agent to activate an alarm that temporarily closed all gates in Area A on Thursday afternoon, according to a spokeswoman. The gate closures caused a traffic back-up on the base. The unidentified man had entered Gate 12A off Ohio 444 near the Air Force Materiel...
Wright-Patt won’t say what took so long to stop car after security breach
 A driver who did not show proper identification refused an order to turn around and drove through a Wright-Patterson gateway, leading to gate closures and causing a traffic backlog, according to a base spokeswoman. Security forces stopped the suspect within about 15 to 20 minutes of the driver not following a sentry’s order to turn...

Posted: 24 days ago

A driver who did not show proper identification refused an order to turn around and drove through a Wright-Patterson gateway, leading to gate closures and causing a traffic backlog, according to a base spokeswoman. Security forces stopped the suspect within about 15 to 20 minutes of the driver not following a sentry’s order to turn...
Turner calls for House vote to repeal defense spending cuts
 A Dayton congressman says he’s lobbying House Speaker Paul Ryan to have a vote to repeal sequestration which has imposed automatic defense budget cuts. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said he has gathered more than 100 congressional lawmakers’ signatures to send a letter to Ryan asking for a vote on the floor of the House to...

Posted: 24 days ago

A Dayton congressman says he’s lobbying House Speaker Paul Ryan to have a vote to repeal sequestration which has imposed automatic defense budget cuts. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, said he has gathered more than 100 congressional lawmakers’ signatures to send a letter to Ryan asking for a vote on the floor of the House to...
Wright-Patt airman pleads guilty to attempts to falsely obtain loans
 An active-duty Air Force airman pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the use of other airmen’s personal information in a failed attempt to receive bank loans, testimony shows. Airman 1st Class Mia Donte T. Knox White entered the guilty plea Wednesday during court martial proceedings before Lt. Col. Christina Jimenez, a military...

Posted: 25 days ago

An active-duty Air Force airman pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the use of other airmen’s personal information in a failed attempt to receive bank loans, testimony shows. Airman 1st Class Mia Donte T. Knox White entered the guilty plea Wednesday during court martial proceedings before Lt. Col. Christina Jimenez, a military...
Turner calls Trump defense proposal ‘fake budgeting’
 A Dayton congressman has called a Trump administration defense spending proposal “fake budgeting” because it doesn’t reach necessary levels to restore military readiness, according to a statement. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton and chairman of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, called the Trump administration...

Posted: 26 days ago

A Dayton congressman has called a Trump administration defense spending proposal “fake budgeting” because it doesn’t reach necessary levels to restore military readiness, according to a statement. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton and chairman of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, called the Trump administration...
Trump budget could be good news for Wright-Patt
 A Trump administration proposal to reportedly add $54 billion to the defense budget would be good for Wright-Patterson if it eliminated spending caps under sequestration, according to Michael Gessel, Dayton Development Coalition vice president of federal programs. The cuts in the fiscal year 2018 budget would come at the expense of spending...

Posted: 27 days ago

A Trump administration proposal to reportedly add $54 billion to the defense budget would be good for Wright-Patterson if it eliminated spending caps under sequestration, according to Michael Gessel, Dayton Development Coalition vice president of federal programs. The cuts in the fiscal year 2018 budget would come at the expense of spending...
Air Force redirects more money to small businesses; area firms benefit
 Small businesses got a huge boost from the Air Force last fiscal year, but uncertainty in the federal budget means no one is too sure yet if the trend will continue. Spending on small businesses by the Air Force Materiel Command reached a record $5.4 billion nationally in the 2016 fiscal year, which provided a nice influx for some local companies...

Posted: 27 days ago

Small businesses got a huge boost from the Air Force last fiscal year, but uncertainty in the federal budget means no one is too sure yet if the trend will continue. Spending on small businesses by the Air Force Materiel Command reached a record $5.4 billion nationally in the 2016 fiscal year, which provided a nice influx for some local companies...
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