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  • Cincinnati Bengals rookies visit WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted the Cincinnati Bengals rookies for a football clinic for Wright-Patterson youth Friday, June 3.22 Bengals rookies arrived to the base United Services Organization where they were greeted by Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air

  • Get to know your people’s ‘story’

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Years ago when I initially met one of my mentors, the first thing he asked me was: “What’s your story?”He was an imposing man who leaned into the words he spoke. It was not a question I had expected and I was not sure what information he wanted exactly, so to

  • Take proper precautions to get the most out of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Summer represents the time of year when our most valuable asset — Air Force personnel — are statistically at greatest risk of experiencing a significant mishap.The following information covers safety measures and guidelines for a broad range of summertime

  • Ohio’s new permitless carry law: What you need to know

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- On June 13, Ohio's new law allowing adults 21 and older to carry concealed firearms without training classes or background checks goes into effect. The law also eliminates the need for a permit.Once the new law goes into effect, any Ohioan who is stopped by law

  • Seek appropriate shelter during threat of lightning

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Summer is peak season for one of the nation’s deadliest weather phenomena: lightning. In the United States, lightning kills more than 40 people a year.While no place is absolutely safe from lightning, some are much safer than others. The safest location during

  • Spotlight Master Sgt. Brett Rosebrook

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- Name and rank: Master Sgt. Brett RosebrookUnits of assignment: 88th Surgical Operations Squadron and 88th Dental SquadronWhat’s your job like every day? Every day is different — it’s one of the best aspects of this job. Some days, it’s filled with meetings and

  • Wright-Patt lands nearly 40 on master sergeant select list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force announced its newest master sergeant selects May 31 — and the list includes 37 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.This year, a total of 4,040 technical sergeants were picked for promotion across the Air Force, a competitive selection

  • Air Force Materiel Command to livestream change of command ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Lt. Gen. Duke Z. Richardson will take command of the Air Force Materiel Command, June 13, 2022, at 9 a.m. EDT during a ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, here.Richardson will take over for Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., who is slated to retire

  • More than a road: The story behind Wright-Patt's Skeel Avenue

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- It was October 4, 1924, the final day of the International Air Races at Wilbur Wright Field, now known as the flightline on Area B. Approximately 50,000 people came to witness the final event, the prized Pulitzer Speed Trophy Race. The trophy went to the

  • 1st generation Reserve Citizen Airman pursues Ph.D.

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A medical logistics Airman from the 445th Aeromedical Staging Squadron is no stranger to hard work and dedication. Staff Sgt. Jeanette Salgado is a first generation U.S. born citizen. Her Salvadoran parents immigrated to New Jersey a few years before she was