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  • WPAFB conducts STEM outreach with local schools

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Educational Outreach Office remains active in bringing science, technology, engineering and math into area classrooms.The Wizards of Wright! program recently visited Beavercreek schools to provide engaging STEM presentations to students in kindergarten through second grade.In
  • The fight against COVID-19 endures

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio and across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has dropped since the beginning of the year, but the fight against this pandemic continues as the delta variant becomes more dominant around the world.Although the battle has taken a turn for the better, 88th Air Base Wing medical
  • Airmen nominated for Lance P. Sijan award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing Staff Agencies nominated four Airmen to compete at the wing level for the Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award, an affirmation of their excellent professional and community examples.“It is with great honor to recognize some of the great leaders within the Wing Staff Agencies,”
  • 88th Mission Support Group gets new leader

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Sirena Morris officially took command of the 88th Mission Support Group in a change-of-command ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club on July 1.Morris replaces Col. Paul Burger, who will become the Air Force Personnel Center’s chief of Military Personnel Operations at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in
  • Wright-Patt lands 100 on technical sergeant select list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force announced its newest technical sergeant selects June 29 — and the list includes 100 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.This year, 9,422 staff sergeants were promoted within an eligible pool of 34,973 across the Air Force, a selection rate of 26.94%.“These remarkable leaders are
  • Air Force Marathon director named to ‘40 Under 40’ list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Devoted to running since competing in high school, Brandon Hough ended up turning his love for the sport into a career.In May 2018, Hough was named the Air Force Marathon race director and has continued to grow and improve the event ever since.“In my mind, Brandon was the natural choice for this position,”
  • Keep it simple and trust your team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio - It’s human nature to overcomplicate things, and as an engineer, I’m guiltier than most in that regard. However, I’ve realized over the years that if you keep things simple and trust your team, great things happen.As an Air Force civil engineer, I’ve completed large projects within tight timelines. The best results
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Michael Mack

    Name and rank: Michael Mack, GS-11Duty title: Diagnostic Imaging Phase II Course supervisorUnit of assignment: 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Diagnostic Imaging FlightWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am our X-ray Phase II instructor. When not teaching that course, I teach an ongoing national registry prep seminar to our permanent-party
  • Beat the heat with Red Cross safety tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Summer is wonderful time of year in the Miami Valley. Many of us will participate in outdoor activities we have looked forward to enjoying for some time.Unfortunately, summer in this area can expose us to heat-associated risks as the mercury rises. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
  • WPAFB Airman picks up prestigious honor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Staff Sgt. Valerie Graw of the 88th Communications Squadron has added another prestigious honor to her career.After earning the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Airman of the Year Award, she was just selected as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021.“We are beyond proud that Staff Sgt.
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