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  • Air Force Marathon opens volunteer registration May 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Volunteers: take your mark, get set, and go get registered to be a part of the 25th Air Force Marathon beginning May 1. Officials are in need of more than 2,400 volunteers this year, as the marathon continues to grow. “After a year of reduced volunteer opportunities, we are excited to come back and offer our
  • USTRANSCOM exercises aeromedical teams, global patient movement

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26, 2021. Exercise Ultimate Caduceus is an annual patient movement exercise designed to test the ability of USTRANSCOM to provide medical evacuation in a contested environment.
  • Air Force Employee Assistance Program widens resource umbrella

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The variety of resources available to Air Force EAP users will increase with the revamping of the programs’ coaching and financial services, which go live May 1.The EAP is expanding the level of support to members by encompassing “positive” engagements like lifestyle coaching, where participants can establish
  • Wright-Patt after dark: Security Forces never take eyes off base

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- For many of the nearly 31,000 Airmen, civilians and contractors who work on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, their day ends late in the afternoon as they exit the installation and begin the journey home. For them, it’s mission complete. Some may even consider the base “closed” until it’s time to return the
  • ‘Optimize and modernize’ to keep installation solid

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing continues to highlight key operational aspects and principles in its new strategic plan.The third of four updated lines of effort is: “Optimize and modernize the installation.”Its goal is to “focus toward optimizing our existing physical infrastructure while striving to modernize the
  • Blue Streak Time Trial season underway

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A total of 112 bicyclists circled the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Area A flightline perimeter roads April 13 in the first Blue Streak Time Trial of the 2021 season. Many military and civilian personnel competed. Derek Van Hoose of Team Ohio Velo captured first place, finishing the 10-mile course in 20
  • Base intramurals set for comeback

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fitness and sports team is planning to bring back intramurals, first by introducing the newly added 3-on-3 sand volleyball league, which will be played May 4 to June 17.After more than a year without any intramural sports on the installation due to COVID-19 restrictions,
  • Wright-Patt supports habitat for new and natural spaces

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On Earth Day 2021, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base actively celebrates its legacy as a habitat for both runways and waterways, as well as native species and engineered inventions.  Although health precautions kept festivities small this year, the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Management Branch
  • Teams deliver innovative solutions at I-WEPTAC

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Teams tasked with tackling the Air and Space Forces’ most challenging Agile Combat Support issues delivered their recommendations April 21 at the 2021 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference.Hosted annually by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, the teams pitched
  • Teams deliver innovative solutions at I-WEPTAC

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Teams tasked with tackling the Air and Space Forces’ most challenging Agile Combat Support issues delivered their recommendations April 21 at the 2021 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference.Hosted annually by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, the teams pitched
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