Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,

U.S. military installation, 8,023 acres (3,247 hectares), W Ohio, NE of Dayton; est. 1917. One of the largest airport installations in the world, it is the air force's main research and development base, and the headquarters of the Air Force Logistics Command (national center for defense activities). The Aerospace Medical Laboratory and the Air Force Museum are also on the base.
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"As a kid, I pedaled to the approach end of Patterson Field [in Ohio] and watched Major Stanley Umstead shooting landings in the XB-15," wrote retired Lt.
SPOKANE - Jack Kruger hit his first career home run, one of his three hits, and 19th-ranked Oregon racked up 18 hits in a 14-5 college baseball victory over Gonzaga on Wednesday at Patterson Field.
Glentoran 3 Cliftonville 1 AS young goalscorer Jimmy Callacher cracked open a bottle of beer beside him, Eddie Patterson fielded one final post-match query.