U.S. Air Force USAF Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Involving Wright-Patt By Associated Press • Mar 2, 2017 U.S. Air Force The U.S. Air Force has agreed to pay 140 thousand dollars to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit in which a woman claimed she was passed over for promotions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton. Openly Gay Ohio Native To Lead U.S. Army By Jim Letizia • May 18, 2016 www.army.mil The U.S. Army will be led by a Centerville native. Wright-Patt Getting New Commander By Associated Press • Apr 8, 2016 usafa.af.mil Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will get a new commander this summer. Vietnam War Vet Killed In Local House Fire By Jim Letizia • Feb 21, 2016 Newark Advocate Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies have identified the man killed in a house fire in Buckeye Lake on Saturday. Air Force Recruiter Convicted Of Assaulting Teen Girl By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 22, 2015 wdtn.com A military judge has convicted a U.S. Air Force recruiter of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at an alcohol-fueled Halloween party at a Springdale home. Ohio Officials Weigh In On Future Of Air Force By Ohio Public Radio Jo Ingles & Alison Holm • Jul 30, 2013 Some of Ohio’s leaders are giving their points of view to a commission set up to study what, if any, structural changes should be made to the U.S. Air Force. More Jobs At Ohio Air Base Possible By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 29, 2013 The Mansfield Air National Guard base is getting a new mission and eight C-130H planes from the U.S. Air Force that could mean 180 new jobs. Lawmakers Push For New Planes At Rickenbacker By Jim Letizia • Mar 7, 2013 State lawmakers want to see a new fleet of planes stationed at the Rickenbacker Air Force Base.