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  • Wright-Patt hosts run, ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Senior Master Sgt. Elise Redziniak, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center first sergeant, leads a first sergeant delegation on the first leg of the POW/MIA run Sept. 17, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Runners carried the POW/MIA Flag, a torch and scroll over a 6.2-mile course to the base’s POW/MIA Recognition Day wreath-laying
  • Wright-Patt Rod & Gun Club open to all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A clay pigeon flies into the air and then it flies into little pieces. Gary Stockslager lowers his shotgun with a look of satisfaction.Stockslager was shooting in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Rod and Gun Club’s Retiree Trap League. However, anybody can try their hand at trap or skeet on the range.
  • WPAFB announces plan for mandatory vaccinations

    All active-duty Airmen and Guardians will need to be fully vaccinated no later than Nov. 2.Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine implementation guidelines in a Sept. 3 memorandum.The Air Force’s plan requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an
  • Base kennel gets new obstacle course

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Keeping up with training for military working dogs can be significant work and requires attention to detail. For the 88th Security Forces Squadron, keeping the K-9s sharp and properly trained presents a next-level challenge.That challenge finally became easier this summer with a brand-new obstacle course for
  • Great leaders build teams, inspire others

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – We’ve all probably heard the old adage: There’s no “I” in team.A good leader follows it, but a great leader will get the entire team into this mentality and build them up by fostering leadership in the workplace. Every Airman is truly an asset to the team and brings value by working together.If you want to
  • Don’t let driver fatigue play role in your travel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This is the time of year many of us will spend extra hours behind the wheel as we drive to and from vacation destinations, recreational outings or social activities. Very often, that driving time slowly erodes our ability to operate a vehicle safely as the miles go by.Drowsy or fatigued driving causes at
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Social

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During these times, it can become easy to forget about the social aspect of life and how socially connected we are all meant to be.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing command chief, hosted a video on Airmen wellness in early August as
  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: Tara Svidish, GS-11Duty title: Financial specialistUnit of assignment: 88th Comptroller SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a financial specialist assigned to the 88th Comptroller Squadron, the largest comptroller squadron in the Air Force. I lead a team of accountants that certified more than 15,000 funding documents
  • Electrical-line project to close Area A roads

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A portion of Hebble Creek Road will be closed Sept. 13-24 on the west side of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center so workers can install underground electrical lines supporting the NASIC Intelligence Production Complex III project.Installation was initially scheduled to start last month but got
  • Plans underway for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    As we’re getting closer and closer to October, that means we are also approaching Cybersecurity Awareness Month.This event will span the entire month and covers many different areas of cybersecurity such as home-network defense, online banking, social media security and more. The 2021 theme is: “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”The 88th Communications
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