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  • Airman, spouse channel training into caring act beyond the gates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing’s vision reached further March 23 when some noisy neighborhood pets, an Airman’s back-pocket training and a couple’s commitment to “service before self” intersected with a medical mishap to assist a stranger in need.That Tuesday afternoon, Staff Sgt. Marc Lejeune, a bioenvironmental
  • 2020 Field Grade Officer of the Year wears multiple hats at 88th Medical Group

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Maj. David Tubman, a board-certified clinical health psychologist in the 88th Medical Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, held four separate duty titles in 2020.His outstanding performance, creativity and diligence won him the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Field Grade Officer of the Year honor.Col. Patrick
  • Gate 15A closure to affect commuters April 19 to June 17

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Entry controllers at Gate 15A on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are set to get more weather protection and base security will be enhanced when new facilities are constructed April 19 to June 17.Gate 15A will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic starting April 16 at 6 p.m.The project will encompass
  • Strengthening, caring for team runway to success

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing recently updated its mission, vision, motto, values, characteristics and traits, and lines of effort.A line of effort links multiple tasks and missions to focus energy toward establishing operational and strategic conditions. These are the goals the wing strives to achieve in order to
  • AFMC leadership to host virtual town hall

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Air Force Materiel Command leadership will host a command-wide virtual town hall, Tuesday, April 27, at 2 p.m. EDT.Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC Commander, Patricia M. Young, AFMC Executive Director, and Chief Master Sgt. Stanley C. Cadell, AFMC Command Chief, will discuss current topics and address
  • Air Force Marathon relay returns

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Marathon’s three-person relay has returned and takes place Sept. 18.Registration will close after first 250 teams sign up. Relay participants, who must be ages 12 or older, can form a team under the following divisions. Men’s Women’s Mixed male/female (2:1 gender ratio; one runner must be a
  • Airmen’s heroism, quick-thinking saves two lives from fatal vehicle accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - On March 23, what could have been a dire situation ended in the saving of two lives—thanks to the valor and heroism of two 88th Medical Group Airmen.That Tuesday morning, Capt. Carly Kerr, an intensive care unit nurse at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, was driving to base on her day off to assist with a
  • 88 MDG team makes progress in Detroit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group who departed for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit have been diligent by putting shots in arms.The team has been providing 5,000 vaccines a day, and another thousand have been delivered by mobile vaccination teams, which local health departments and the Federal Emergency
  • Strong qualities validate commitment to partners

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing recently updated its motto, mission, vision, values, characteristics and traits, and lines of effort in a new strategic plan.The revised characteristics and traits describe the wing as competent, transparent, responsive, collaborative, professional, trusted, customer focused and
  • Air Force rolls out dress and appearance updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force recently updated numerous dress and appearance changes within Air Force Instruction 36-2903.As of March 15, updates include: 7.3.2 Eyeglasses/sunglasses — Frames may be a conservative color: black, brown, white, dark blue, gray or transparent material, gold or silver wire. Brand-name glasses may
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