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  • 88th Air Base Wing Year in Review

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As this year comes to a close, we take a look back at 2022 and highlight mission success, key accomplishments and how the host unit at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base provides “Strength through Support.”Throughout December, we’ll step back in time to relive

  • Wright-Patterson Exchange allowing more time for holiday returns

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers have extra time to make returns as the Department of Defense retailer is extending its return policy for the holiday season.Shoppers will have until Jan. 31 for returns on purchases made from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 at the

  • Wright-Patt lands 8 on chief master sergeant select list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force has announced its newest chief master sergeant selects – and the list includes eight names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.This year, 514 senior master sergeants were promoted among a pool of 2,526 under consideration Air Force-wide, a

  • Commissary features low prices for holiday meals

    FORT LEE, Va. – The Defense Commissary Agency’s sales flyer for Dec. 5-18 offers customers even greater ways to save on fresh produce, meat and holiday treats as they prepare for festive gatherings.Commissaries continue to promote significant holiday savings on whole frozen turkeys for just 68 cents

  • Holiday cooking: Stay safe in the kitchen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The holiday season is a time for bringing people together – with the family dinner being a big highlight of Christmas Day.The 88th Air Base Wing’s safety team wants to provide some tips that’ll keep you and your family safe while cooking for loved ones.While

  • Chaplain office moves, available for support during holidays

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The base chaplain office, also known as the Religious Operations Center, has moved to the Kitty Hawk Chapel on Area A next to the bowling alley.“The base is moving towards a model of community response called Connected Care and it's an initiative that will

  • Wright-Patterson honors 119th anniversary of first human flight

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A ceremony honoring the 119th anniversary of the first human powered flight is scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the Wright Brothers Memorial, located on Wright Memorial Hill near Area B. The event is open to the public.Col. Christopher Meeker, 88th

  • Base announces special holiday hours of operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following facilities and organizations will have adjusted hours in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day, as well as Air Force Materiel Command family days Dec. 23 and 30 (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Dec. 23: Open 6

  • More than a road: The story behind Wright-Patt’s Lahm Circle

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Lahm Circle on Area A, the road in front of the Wright-Patt Club and Dodge Fitness Center, honors aviation pioneer Brig. Gen. Frank P. Lahm.Lahm was born on Nov. 17, 1877, in Mansfield, a city located between Columbus and Cleveland. In October, nearly 145