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  • Base fire station hosts ‘unprecedented’ ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron never had this many firefighters in line for promotion before.“It is unprecedented that we promote five firemen at the same time,” said Jeffrey Kitzmiller, the 788 CES deputy fire chief. “We normally only promote one or two at a time.”In a ceremony March 29 at Fire Station
  • Take coffee break with Security Forces on April 9

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Security Forces Squadron will hold its next “Coffee with a Cop” on April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. behind the Properties of Wright Field leasing office.The event gives residents and personnel a chance to chat beyond their morning gate stops with the Airmen who keep the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • Wright-Patt’s special operations director retires

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE- Ohio-- Dave Egner says he doesn’t enjoy games, but his strategic skills in helping operate Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s airfield and more make him look like a chess grandmaster.Egner retires April 2 after more than four decades of Air Force service as active-duty military and then a civilian overseeing a
  • Force-protection exercise slated for April 7

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio -- Personnel at Wright-Patterson AFB will go through their antiterrorism paces April 7, as the base is tested on its response to force-protection condition changes in an installation-wide training exercise.FPCON is a system military installations use to dictate levels of security based off threats to assets or
  • AFIT awards 236 master’s, doctorate STEM degrees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- During the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management graduation ceremony March 25, history was made as this year’s class included Guardians of the U.S. Space Force.A total of 230 master’s and six doctorate degrees were awarded in the science, technology, engineering
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patt to provide transient support for U.S. Army

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From 29-31 March, the 88th Operations Support Squadron and 88 Logistics Readiness Squadron at Wright-Patterson AFB are providing transient support for the United States Army as helicopters from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, travel to participate in a
  • AFMC releases results of diversity survey

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Materiel Command has released the results of its initial command-wide diversity and inclusion (D&I) survey, identifying areas of focus and improvement for initiatives across the command.“The survey shows that while we are opening minds to many blind spots that would have previously gone
  • 445th SFS Airmen, Marines conduct law enforcement training

    WRIGHT-PATERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Security Forces Squadron participated in inte­grated law enforcement train­ing scenarios with their Marine Corps counterparts from the 4th Law Enforcement Battal­ion, Charlie Company, March 6, 2021 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.During the training, 445th
  • Virtual ceremony recognizes AFMC’s 'best of the best'

    The Air Force Materiel Command announced the 2020 Annual Excellence Awards recipients during a virtual ceremony, March 26, 2021.
  • Tornado exercise slated for March 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will conduct a scheduled tornado-exercise scenario March 31.The Installation Command Center will activate warning sirens, issue notifications over the “Giant Voice” announcement system and use other communication modes across Areas A and B on base.Response action is expected