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  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: 1st Lt. Kristi Nascimbeni

    Name and rank: 1st Lt. Kristi NascimbeniDuty title: Clinical nurse, Medical-Surgical UnitUnit of assignment: 88th Inpatient Operations SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a clinical nurse assigned to the Medical-Surgical Unit. I’m responsible for total nursing care of our precious Department of Defense beneficiaries while they are admitted
  • Natural gas project to get underway on Area B

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - CenterPoint Energy, in coordination with Miller Pipeline, will install a natural gas main line July 6-13 along Eighth Street between Skyline Drive and L Street, closing the road along this stretch in Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Detour signs will be posted to guide drivers and pedestrians around
  • Culture of inclusion helps Airman thrive

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Living in a small town in Kansas did not afford many opportunities for Staff Sgt. Hayden Ullery-Oatney, so at 18, he took the oath and joined the Air Force. Ever since, it has been a journey of growth and self-discovery.“I did not feel like there was anything there for me in Kansas, so I wanted to get away,”
  • Gate 15A reopens after 2-month renovation

    Senior Airman D’Mario Woodward and Staff Sgt. Clayton Reis, both with the 88th Security Forces Squadron, open Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Gate 15A the morning of June 21, 2021. The gate had been closed for a period of two months as it went through an upgrade and a cover was built over it. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Native ‘seed bombs’ created for bee pollinators

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In celebration of Pollinator Week, observed the third week of June every year, the Prairies Youth Center taught students about pollinators in the local area and how to take care of these native inhabitants.Students created native “seed bombs,” which are a mixture of mud and seeds molded into round balls.
  • Class 21-E graduates from Airman Leadership School at Wright-Patt

    Airman Leadership School Class 21-E poses for a class photo with Col. Michael Phillips (far left), 88th Air Base Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer (far right), 88th ABW command chief, at the end of its graduation ceremony June 17, 2021, inside the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Club and Banquet Center. (U.S. Air
  • Roley assumes command of 88th Operations Support Squadron

    Master Sgt. Thomas Scott, 88th Operations Support Squadron superintendent, renders the ceremonial first salute to his new commander, Lt. Col. Donald Roley, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 21, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio. The 88th OSS oversees the operation of the base’s airfield including the air traffic
  • ‘Aspiring leaders’ graduate from LEADership Wright-Patt program

    In line with 88th Air Base Wing values, recent graduates of the LEADership Wright-Patt program made a personal investment to develop into prospective Wright-Patterson AFB leaders by completing a five-month course on training, networking and exposure to various base organizations.Leading up to the June 9 graduation day, the tactical-leadership
  • New-look Gate 15A set for reopening

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - After a two-month closure for a construction project, Gate 15A off state Route 844 will reopen to traffic June 21.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is scheduled to resume normal operating hours of 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the access-control point.Gate 12A, which had set up all lanes for inbound
  • Grand opening planned for Prairies Youth Center’s new game room

    James Smith, 14, plays air hockey as Evelyn Wilbern, 12, checks out the foosball table behind him June 10, 2021, in the Prairies Youth Center’s new game room. The venue, which is having its grand opening June 18, features free arcade games. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)