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  • Right values lead to the Wright way

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO -- The 88th Air Base Wing has developed a new strategic plan that defines the installation and how leaders want community partners to view it.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is guided by certain standards and ideals that all personnel, military and civilians included, are expected to uphold. These values are:
  • AFRL Executive Director Jack Blackhurst set to retire March 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Jack Blackhurst, executive director of the Air Force Research Laboratory, will retire from federal service March 31 culminating a career of a combined 46 years of military and civilian federal service. The retirement ceremony will be broadcast live, during a virtual broadcast on Facebook at 2:30 p.m.
  • Acting Air Force secretary visits Wright-Patterson AFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on March 23 to get a firsthand look at various missions and a few of the more than 115 units and agencies that operate here. This was Roth's first visit to the base since he became acting secretary in January.  He started
  • Wright-Patt to celebrate Month of the Military Child

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is celebrating Month of the Military Child with a series of activities aimed at paying tribute to the children of America’s service members.“April is a time to recognize our military children for the sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome as they serve alongside
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are
  • Deployment could impact Medical Center operations

    The departure of 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit could temporarily lead to diminished operations at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, base officials said.“Although we will remain open for business and all services will be open, some areas may have to change the number of available appointments that can be
  • Lab chief named 2020 Company Grade Officer of the Year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- After winning monthly, quarterly and team awards this year, Capt. Stephen LeSage was surprised to hear he had won Company Grade Officer of the Year.“I was shocked,” he said. “When I heard all the great things my fellow CGOs had done this year, I didn’t think I had a chance. They all did amazing things that
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Local recruiting squadron welcomes their first recruit to Space Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Media will have the opportunity to interview the first local recruit from the 338th Recruiting Squadron to join Space Force, on Thursday, March 18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at 11:00 a.m.Located in front of the GPS Exhibit in the fourth hanger at the NMUSAF, Trevor Bingle-Dewitt,
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patt Airmen deploy to support FEMA vaccine administration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the 88th Air Base Wing will deploy approximately 120 Airmen to Michigan to support a state-run, federally supported Community Vaccination Center at the Ford Field in Detroit..The Airmen are assigned to the 88th Medical Group.“The 88th Air Base Wing is
  • Wright-Patt program cultivates leadership capabilities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- A five-month tactical leadership program designed to develop current and prospective leaders at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is continuing this year, despite the challenges of a virtual environment.LEADership (Learned, Enthusiastic, Committed, Dedicated) Wright-Patt kicked off in February for a total of 10