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  • Aim for mishap-free Fourth of July

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Fireworks are nothing less than recreational explosive devices. As such, they represent a potentially hazardous exposure to anyone in proximity and should be treated with the utmost caution at all times.To help you celebrate safely this Fourth of July, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and National
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Cory Downey

    Name and rank: Cory Downey, GS-8Duty title: Fire and Emergency Services communications supervisorUnit of assignment: 788th Civil Engineer SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am the base Fire and Emergency Services communications supervisor. I oversee a team of six dispatchers. I am responsible for ensuring all emergency calls via 911 and/or
  • Redesigned holes now open at Prairie Trace Golf Course

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Force Support Squadron conducted a ribbon cutting June 25 before reopening two holes at Prairie Trace Golf Course on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The ceremony marked completion in the redesign and relocation of the seventh and eighth holes, the first phase within a multiyear construction project
  • Wright-Patt Public Health Emergency expires

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Public Health Emergency declaration expired June 30.The expiration is considered a positive sign in the COVID-19 battle, but it was not an easy decision, said Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander.“Based on current conditions, I did not renew it,”
  • WPAFB pair named Air Force’s top athletes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s 2020 Male and Female Athletes of the Year both hail from Wright-Patterson AFB.Capt. Amber Hansen, commander of Global Activities Squadron Detachment 4 at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and Airman 1st Class Michael Mannozzi, who works in Religious Affairs at the 88th Air Base
  • Independence Day: 88th Air Base Wing announces special holiday hours of operation

    The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours of operation in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on July 2 and the Independence Day holiday on July 5 (if not listed, consider them closed): GATES 1A (Fairborn Gate) July 2 open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 12A (AFMC Headquarters) July 2-4 open 24 hours
  • Air Force, Army build on joint contracting operations with JFCE 2021

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Army and Air Force contracting experts are strengthening joint operations by reviving joint exercises, beginning with the Joint Force Contracting Exercise 2021 June 21-25 at numerous locations.The JFCE, the first Air Force/Army training exercise since 2017, gave contracting teams the chance to practice unity of
  • WPAFB dormitories to undergo renovations, updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team” and “optimize and modernize the installation” lines of effort within the 88th Air Base Wing’s new
  • Household goods delays expected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Airmen undergoing a permanent change of station may experience household goods delays.“Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic,” a newly
  • Welcome back to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - It’s so nice to see you. Somehow, I feel like we’ve just had a long, hot summer away from each other and it’s time to come back to school.Except it’s time to come back to work. And the summer lasted 16 months. Empty hallways, offices, cubicles and parking spaces are full again.As the calendar marks the