Air Force considers research office move to Wright-Patt

Wright Patterson Air Force Base (Photo/WDTN Staff)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – There is talk within the ranks of the U.S. Air Force to move of its Virginia-based Office of Scientific Research to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, according to a Jan. 31 report published by the Dayton Business Journal.

The Office of Scientific Research funds research at academic institutions, commercial firms , and other Air Force programs.

A study is now being conducted to determine if the move is cost-effective.

If the move does happen, it would likely bring nearly 170 jobs to Wright-Patt. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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