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  • Beware of scam charities this holiday season

    DAYTON, Ohio – Although you may want to help charities in need, be cautious of those that are only trying to scam you into giving them money.Scammers know people tend to be more generous during the holidays, making it the perfect time to target their victims. However, don’t let them stop you from

  • Adopt-a-Family returns to make Christmas a ‘little more special’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The First Sergeants Council brings hope and happiness to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base families through the holidays with the Adopt-a-Family program.Every year, various organizations and individuals volunteer to sponsor families in need and deliver gifts to

  • Collaboration, technology keep installation secure during major events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s often said that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said when it comes to keeping Wright-Patt safe and secure during large-scale events, like the Air Force Marathon.  The 2022 race returned as a live event after a three-year hiatus and

  • 88th Medical Group celebrates its radiology team

    National Radiologic Technology Week is an annual celebration to recognize the critical work of medical-imaging professionals in delivering safe care to our patient population and commemorate the X-ray’s discovery.

  • This holiday season, buy online and pick up in store

    Military shoppers can plan for the holidays with added convenience when placing orders in advance with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s buy online, pick up in store and curbside services at the Wright-Patterson Exchange.Authorized patrons with in-store shopping privileges, including

  • Commissary a prime destination for Thanksgiving savings

     As temperatures and leaves begin to fall, prices on most grocery items in military commissaries are also dropping, just in time for Thanksgiving.The Defense Commissary Agency is slashing prices on most items to increase overall patron savings to at least 25 percent compared to commercial grocers as

  • 10 tips for Thanksgiving safety

    This holiday season, many of us will travel to various locations to celebrate all we are thankful for with friends, relatives and loved ones.Since the time of year’s whole premise is to be thankful — rather than regretful — consider the following travel-safety suggestions to make your holiday

  • Reinforce an ‘attitude of gratitude’ and thankful heart

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said, “Of all the ‘attitudes’ we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.”As we quickly approach the holiday season, I wanted to share my

  • Base announces special holiday hours of operation for Veterans Day

      The following base facilities and organizations will have adjusted hours in observance of Air Force Material Command Family Day on Nov. 10 and Veterans Day on Nov. 11 (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Fairborn Gate)Nov. 10: Open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.Nov. 11: Open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.12A (AFMC

  • 88th Air Base Wing evaluates basic readiness skills

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — In the early morning darkness Nov. 3, more than 70 Airmen gathered under the lights in the Warfighter Training Center pavilion, anxiously waiting for a long day of training to begin.“The world is a very unstable place,” Wendy Larson, 88th Air Base Wing