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  • Serbian, Wright-Patt chaplains meet

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Five Eastern Orthodox chaplains from the Serbian armed forces visited 88th Air Base Wing chaplains at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on May 11 during their weeklong tour through the state with the Ohio National Guard.The trip reinforced the Serbian military’s 15-year friendship with the Ohio National Guard
  • ‘Defenders’ hold shooting competition during Police Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted an Excellence in Competition shooting event at the indoor firing range May 11 in conjunction with the annual National Police Week activities.Personnel from the 88th Security Forces Squadron gathered to test their skills with the M4 rifle and M18 pistol.Pistol competitors
  • Need for reliable comms never goes away

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The 88th Communications Squadron services  one of the Air Force’s largest bases daily, ensuring the more than 30,000 military and civilian personnel have the needed software and hardware to perform their duties in support of the Air Force mission.After the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 88 CS worked quickly
  • AFIT Graduate School Offers Non-thesis MS Degree Program to USAFA Grads Awaiting Pilot Training

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - AFIT’s history of providing innovative academic programs to the U.S. Air and Space Forces continues with its announcement of a non-thesis master’s degree program option for officers in the USAF pilot training pipeline.The Graduate School of Engineering and Management will be offering the option of an
  • New AFIT chancellor and director selected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Secretary of the Air Force has appointed Dr. Walter Jones as the Air Force Institute of Technology’s new chancellor and director beginning in June 2021. He replaces Dr. Todd Stewart who retired in March.Before joining the AFIT team, Jones was the executive director of the Rice University National Security
  • Wright-Patt Airmen back from deployment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Airmen from the 88th Medical Group returned from deployment to Detroit on May 18. The Airmen were part of the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 response operation inside the community vaccination center at Ford Field. The team supported the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was overseen by U.S. Army
  • HAZMAT exercise slated for May 19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will go into exercise mode again as it conducts a scheduled hazardous materials, or HAZMAT, release training event May 19.During the exercise, the Installation Command Center will employ a variety of communication modes across Areas A and B on base to alert the base populace
  • Commander visits deployed Airmen in Detroit

    Detroit – Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, visited deployed Airmen from the 88th Medical Group on May 3 to observe and receive updates on the COVID-19 vaccination process.The 88 MDG currently has 119 Airmen deployed to the federally supported community vaccination center at Ford Field in Detroit.Miller was joined
  • Wright-Patt Base Exchange shopping privileges extended to DOD and Coast Guard civilians

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Exchange as well as other installation Army & Air Force Exchange Services around the United States, are now accessible to DOD and Coast Guard civilians as of May 1.Per recent DOD policy, Coast Guard and DOD civilians can now access the base exchange and all of the benefits
  • 88 ABW safety office provides key service that fulfills line of effort

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  Both inspiring and executing the 88th Air Base Wing command team’s revived lines of effort, the 88 ABW safety office takes pride in maximizing mission effectiveness every day as they continue to provide effective initial safety response to everyone on the installation.What are the lines of effort anyway?