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  • Know when to use headlights, windshield wipers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - There’s an important legal principle that says “ignorance of the law is no excuse.” That’s right: You can’t defend your actions by arguing you didn’t know they were illegal, even if you honestly didn’t realize you were breaking the law.The Ohio Revised Code’s Section 4513.03 reads, in part: Every vehicle,
  • Admiral visits Wright-Patt clinic to thank Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry visited Wright-Patterson Medical Center on Oct. 1 to thank the 88th Medical Group Airmen who provided active duty and civilians at Defense Supply Center Columbus with the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this year.The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime commander was shown the COVID
  • Command chief honored during retirement ceremony

    Chief Master Sgt. Stanley Cadell, Air Force Materiel Command command chief, delivers parting remarks during his retirement ceremony Oct. 1, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Cadell retired after 30 years on active duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • WPAFB partners with Communities in Schools of Ohio

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Wizards of Wright! partnered with Communities in Schools of Ohio recently to share science, technology, engineering and math expertise with local students.On Sept. 16, North Dayton School of Discovery hosted its first STEM night. The event was held to showcase STEM projects of students in kindergarten
  • NEWS RELEASE: Inadvertent fire-suppression foam released

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An electrical-component malfunction in aircraft hangar 4016 on Wright-Patterson AFB’s Area A resulted in an inadvertent release of about 100 gallons of fire-suppressant foam Thursday, officials said.The foam released is an alcohol-based expansion foam, also known as Ansul JetX. In the event of a fire, the
  • Wing transports piece of history to Robins

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III transported a historic C-45H aircraft loaned by the National Museum of the U.S.A.F. to the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Oct. 1, 2021.Reserve Citizen Airmen from the wing’s 87th Aerial Port Squadron worked with loadmasters from the 89th Airlift
  • C-119 Flying Boxcar revealed as final aircraft in Air Force Marathon race series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning November 1.The History & Heritage Race Series will hold six virtual races throughout the year. Each race will feature its own
  • Spotlight: Eric Hershman

    Name and rank: Eric Hershman, GS-12Duty title: Cyber defense operatorUnit of assignment: 88th Communications SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? As a host specialist, I am responsible for data collection and analysis of computer-based artifacts. I accomplish these actions through the deployment of system-collection tools such as Winlogbeat,
  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month kicks off with virtual classes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - October is the month of spooks and scares but also the time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.The 88th Communications Squadron’s Cybersecurity Office has joined the global effort to promote awareness for online safety and privacy as part of the monthlong campaign. This year’s theme is: “Do Your Part.
  • Empowering Airmen comes with challenges, rewards

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - What does it mean to empower your Airmen? This is a question many people ask, but unfortunately, not many individuals know how to accomplish it.As we develop and progress in our ranks, we are told to trust our people and empower them to make decisions. At every promotion ceremony, we are reminded it is our