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Fairborn firm lands nearly $25 million defense deal
 A Fairborn defense contractor has landed a seven-year, $24.9 million cyber research deal with the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Department of Defense said. The Design Knowledge Co. will develop the Innovative Cyber/Infrastructure Threat Assessment Environment Mission Assurance program to assess microelectronics, cyber threats and security...

1:53 PM Friday, Jun. 08, 2018

A Fairborn defense contractor has landed a seven-year, $24.9 million cyber research deal with the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Department of Defense said. The Design Knowledge Co. will develop the Innovative Cyber/Infrastructure Threat Assessment Environment Mission Assurance program to assess microelectronics, cyber threats and security...
Air Force cancels $24 million deal for 2 refrigerators on Air Force One
 The Air Force has canceled a nearly $24 million order for two new refrigerators for the Air Force One fleet after the purchase came under congressional scrutiny. “It was a big investment for jets that will be replaced in about five years,” said Richard Aboulafia, a consultant with the Virginia-based Teal Group, “Assuming...

4:08 PM Wednesday, Jun. 06, 2018

The Air Force has canceled a nearly $24 million order for two new refrigerators for the Air Force One fleet after the purchase came under congressional scrutiny. “It was a big investment for jets that will be replaced in about five years,” said Richard Aboulafia, a consultant with the Virginia-based Teal Group, “Assuming...
Red Cross opens in new spot at Wright-Patt
 The American Red Cross says it has a more visible office with better access at Wright-Patterson Medical Center. The new office is in room BK K2 in the medical center basement, officials said. Through its Hero Care Network, the Red Cross provides help to service members, veterans and their families, including emergency communications and financial...

7:59 PM Tuesday, Jun. 05, 2018

The American Red Cross says it has a more visible office with better access at Wright-Patterson Medical Center. The new office is in room BK K2 in the medical center basement, officials said. Through its Hero Care Network, the Red Cross provides help to service members, veterans and their families, including emergency communications and financial...
Dayton VA names new associate director
 The Dayton VA Medical Center has a new associate director. Jennifer DeFrancesco, 30, has permanently taken over the $128,000-a-year post after serving as acting associate director for a year. DeFrancesco, a Pittsburgh, Pa., native, began her career as a biomedical engineer at the Indianapolis VA Medical Center in 2010. In Dayton, she will...

1:19 PM Monday, Jun. 04, 2018

The Dayton VA Medical Center has a new associate director. Jennifer DeFrancesco, 30, has permanently taken over the $128,000-a-year post after serving as acting associate director for a year. DeFrancesco, a Pittsburgh, Pa., native, began her career as a biomedical engineer at the Indianapolis VA Medical Center in 2010. In Dayton, she will...
Memorial Day: Dayton honors servicemembers at National Cemetery
 James P. White Sr. and Donald R. Mickler, Sr. share a common bond in their loss. Both of their sons, James Jr, who died at age 19, and Donald Jr., who died at age 29, were Army soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan. Both soldiers are buried at the Dayton National Cemetery where their families laid a wreath together Monday. Their sons &mdash...

7:11 PM Monday, May. 28, 2018

James P. White Sr. and Donald R. Mickler, Sr. share a common bond in their loss. Both of their sons, James Jr, who died at age 19, and Donald Jr., who died at age 29, were Army soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan. Both soldiers are buried at the Dayton National Cemetery where their families laid a wreath together Monday. Their sons &mdash...
Time remains to thank Greatest Generation
 They were called the Greatest Generation for answering the nation’s call at a perilous time. For some, time has faded memories. But their collective contribution to winning World War II against Germany and Japan changed history and preserved democracy at a cost of more than 400,000 American lives alone. Once numbering 16.1 million in...

1:28 PM Monday, May. 28, 2018

They were called the Greatest Generation for answering the nation’s call at a perilous time. For some, time has faded memories. But their collective contribution to winning World War II against Germany and Japan changed history and preserved democracy at a cost of more than 400,000 American lives alone. Once numbering 16.1 million in...
Greatest Generation: He waited, surrounded by smoke, for an attack that never came
 In preparation for Memorial Day, the Dayton Daily News interviewed five Miami Valley veterans to share their experiences during World War II. This is one of those stories. Surrounded by smoke, John M. Hood was in the middle of the Pacific aboard the destroyer USS Nicholson between an ammunition ship on one side and an oiler hoping a Japanese...

5:26 PM Saturday, May. 26, 2018

In preparation for Memorial Day, the Dayton Daily News interviewed five Miami Valley veterans to share their experiences during World War II. This is one of those stories. Surrounded by smoke, John M. Hood was in the middle of the Pacific aboard the destroyer USS Nicholson between an ammunition ship on one side and an oiler hoping a Japanese...
Senate defense bill has $66M less for Wright-Patt project than House
 The Senate Armed Services Committee has set aside $116 million for a National Air and Space Intelligence Center complex expansion at Wright-Patterson, millions less than a House version in a defense bill, but a spokeswoman says U.S. Sen. Rob Portman will advocate for the full amount. The $182 million project would vastly expand NASIC, add...

9:43 PM Friday, May. 25, 2018

The Senate Armed Services Committee has set aside $116 million for a National Air and Space Intelligence Center complex expansion at Wright-Patterson, millions less than a House version in a defense bill, but a spokeswoman says U.S. Sen. Rob Portman will advocate for the full amount. The $182 million project would vastly expand NASIC, add...
VA may expand private health care choices for veterans
 Veterans will have expanded private health care options under legislation passed by Congress, but some critics contend it could lead to more privatization of VA services. The measure was part of a sweeping $51 billion VA bill that would institute reforms within the federal agency. The Senate passed the measure in 92-5 vote this week, which...

6:55 PM Friday, May. 25, 2018

Veterans will have expanded private health care options under legislation passed by Congress, but some critics contend it could lead to more privatization of VA services. The measure was part of a sweeping $51 billion VA bill that would institute reforms within the federal agency. The Senate passed the measure in 92-5 vote this week, which...
Trump says N. Korea summit may be back on; Ohio lawmakers react
 President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea’s promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said “we’re talking to them now” about putting it back on track. “Everybody plays games,” said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics...

6:45 PM Friday, May. 25, 2018

President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea’s promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said “we’re talking to them now” about putting it back on track. “Everybody plays games,” said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics...
Air Force could have more say in Wright-Patterson hospital’s future under bill
 An Ohio congressman has added an amendment to a defense policy bill that would give military services like the Air Force more of a say in the potential closure or cuts in services at medical facilities, a spokesman says. U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, added the amendment as part of the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act...

6:49 PM Thursday, May. 24, 2018

An Ohio congressman has added an amendment to a defense policy bill that would give military services like the Air Force more of a say in the potential closure or cuts in services at medical facilities, a spokesman says. U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, added the amendment as part of the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act...
Local groups to aid veterans confronting Alzheimer’s disease
 Veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder face a higher chance of battling Alzheimer’s disease, research shows, and a new local partnership aims to help veterans and their families confronting the disease, organizers say. About 5.7 million Americans have the disease and that number could nearly triple within...

9:09 PM Wednesday, May. 23, 2018

Veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder face a higher chance of battling Alzheimer’s disease, research shows, and a new local partnership aims to help veterans and their families confronting the disease, organizers say. About 5.7 million Americans have the disease and that number could nearly triple within...
Military base water safety questions remain as fight for study continues
 A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers have called on the U.S. EPA leader to release a chemical pollution study that reportedly shows lower threshold levels for groundwater contamination that could impact more than a hundred military bases, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, but the head of the agency said he doesn’t...

9:29 PM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers have called on the U.S. EPA leader to release a chemical pollution study that reportedly shows lower threshold levels for groundwater contamination that could impact more than a hundred military bases, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, but the head of the agency said he doesn’t...
Remembering the fallen: Roll call event Wednesday at AF museum
 An annual memorial roll call reciting the names of 2,800 fallen service members from the region is set for 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, in Memorial Park on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Gold Star family member Catherine Beers-Conrad, an Air Force veteran whose father, Army Sgt. 1st Class Jack Beers, was killed in...

5:00 PM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

An annual memorial roll call reciting the names of 2,800 fallen service members from the region is set for 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, in Memorial Park on the grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Gold Star family member Catherine Beers-Conrad, an Air Force veteran whose father, Army Sgt. 1st Class Jack Beers, was killed in...
Services set for local 100-year-old who survived Pearl Harbor
 Frank Ruby, a 100-year-old survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor who died last month, will have a memorial service Friday, May 25, at the Memorial Hall in Dayton. Ruby, a retired Navy chief petty officer, died April 29 at age 100. RELATED: Pearl Harbor survivor:’I thought this was going to be my last day’ The Vandalia...

9:30 AM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

Frank Ruby, a 100-year-old survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor who died last month, will have a memorial service Friday, May 25, at the Memorial Hall in Dayton. Ruby, a retired Navy chief petty officer, died April 29 at age 100. RELATED: Pearl Harbor survivor:’I thought this was going to be my last day’ The Vandalia...
New leader to take over Air Force agency at Wright-Patt
 A new leader will take command of the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency. Brig. Gen. Alice Trevino will assume leadership Wednesday of the agency’s Wright-Patterson headquarters with more than 700 employees and oversight of about $9.1 billion in annual spending obligations, according to Wright-Patterson. Trevino will replace...

9:00 AM Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

A new leader will take command of the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency. Brig. Gen. Alice Trevino will assume leadership Wednesday of the agency’s Wright-Patterson headquarters with more than 700 employees and oversight of about $9.1 billion in annual spending obligations, according to Wright-Patterson. Trevino will replace...
Event targets jobs, services for local veterans
 Veterans can look for a job and find out about resources available to them at the third annual Veterans Moving Forward gathering on Wednesday at Wright State University. Dozens of employers will be at the event’s first job fair, said Cassie Barlow, chairwoman of the Greater Miami Valley myVeterans Community. The resource fair will connect...

10:00 PM Monday, May. 21, 2018

Veterans can look for a job and find out about resources available to them at the third annual Veterans Moving Forward gathering on Wednesday at Wright State University. Dozens of employers will be at the event’s first job fair, said Cassie Barlow, chairwoman of the Greater Miami Valley myVeterans Community. The resource fair will connect...
Memphis Belle unveiling a boon for museum
 The unveiling of the iconic B-17 Memphis Belle brought more than 42,000 people to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from around the country and overseas, nearly doubling attendance compared to the same period in recent years, figures show. Museum officials received numerous phone calls, emails and inquiries, as well as had billboards...

7:54 PM Monday, May. 21, 2018

The unveiling of the iconic B-17 Memphis Belle brought more than 42,000 people to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from around the country and overseas, nearly doubling attendance compared to the same period in recent years, figures show. Museum officials received numerous phone calls, emails and inquiries, as well as had billboards...
HAZMAT situation reported at WPAFB 
 Emergency medical technicians evaluated nine people after 55 gallons of phosphoric acid spilled Friday at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a spokeswoman said. The material spilled out of a commercial truck in front of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s building 620 in Area B, said spokeswoman Marie Vanover. The call was initiated around...

6:55 PM Friday, May. 18, 2018

Emergency medical technicians evaluated nine people after 55 gallons of phosphoric acid spilled Friday at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a spokeswoman said. The material spilled out of a commercial truck in front of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s building 620 in Area B, said spokeswoman Marie Vanover. The call was initiated around...
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