Wright-Patterson spotlight

Names: (From left) Kevan Dilworth, operations manager; Paul Brough, Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch chief; Jeff Kinsey, Crisis Action Team assistant; Tim Troutman, CAT manager; and Melissa Mosby, Contingency Planning Branch manager.

Unit of assignment: Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch, Plans and Programs Division

What do you do at Wright-Patt? The Wartime/Contingency Planning Branch team provides wartime, contingency, emergency and support planning, as well as installation Crisis Action Team oversight, for a base totaling 32,000 personnel, covering 8,000 acres of landmass.

Why are you and your job important to the Air Force, AFMC and WPAFB?

The branch delivers war-winning capabilities through agile installation and mission support. In its primary mission-essential function, this CAT operations staff and team has provided ongoing command & control service and support during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic for over 640 days.

The team has interpreted more than 200 Air Force, AFMC and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center directives to aid in formulating installation-wide guidance while transmitting over 420 installation commander directives and ensuring the safe and successful mission outcome for 115 mission partners across Wright-Patterson AFB.

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