WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB
Dayton, OH 45433, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

Our Military

    Location Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is in southwestern Ohio, in Greene and Montgomery counties. It’s divided into Area A (about 10 miles northeast of Dayton) and Area B (about 5 miles northeast of Dayton). The base is surrounded by the cities of Fairborn, Beavercreek and Huber Heights. The

Welcome

  Welcome to Ohio, the Buckeye State! Part of the East North Central Division which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin, Ohio and these states are also part of the Great Lakes region. Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties are in western and central Ohio, north of Cincinnati. Clark

Getting To & Around

  Most people traveling in the Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties choose to drive, enjoying the relaxing scenic byways through the central plains in the western portion of the state. The counties link easily to other parts of Ohio and Indiana via several highways. For those flying, there

Housing & Real Estate

  A low cost of living and abundant natural amenities in Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties contribute to a high quality of life not often found in large metropolitan areas. Population density in Clark County was 397 people per square mile, 414 people per square mile in Greene

Employment & Economy

  Western Ohio is part of the Till Plains, which includes Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties. The Till Plains are characterized by soil that is deep and fertile, making it ideal for agriculture. The state’s food and agricultural cluster accounts for 14 percent of Ohio jobs. Whether you’re

Health Care

  There are many health care services in Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act may change established insurance options. Visit www.healthcare.gov for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. Ohio

Family Resources

  Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling

Living

  Clark, Greene, Miami, Montgomery and Preble counties boast plenty of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Take a ride in an antique biplane, for instance, or tee off at one of the many golf courses in the region. Don’t miss the Midwest Outdoor Experience, Dayton

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AFRC

Information & Referral is a clearing house which provides telephone and in-person assessments to help determine your needs and the right resource. You may be referred to an Airman & Family Readiness Center program or to another organization on or off base. They maintain an extensive list of available services wand contact

Health and Wellness Center

The Wright-Patterson Medical Center Health and Wellness Center's focus encompasses the following principles of health promotion: N - Nutrition E - Exercise S - Stress Reduction T - Tobacco Cessation What we offer- Education, Counseling & Training in accordance with Air Force Instruction 10-248, United States Air Force Fitness Program.

Mental Health

Mental Health -Individual Counseling -Medication Services -Education and Treatment Classes -Child and Teen Services Phone: (937) 257-6876 or (937) 257-6877 Medical Center, Area A Suicide Prevention Hotline (24/7):937-229-7777
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