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  • Professional society honors AFRL scientist

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  –  The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society is a professional association that connects minerals, metals and materials scientists and engineers who work in industry, academia and government positions around the world. TMS confers a number of awards, managed through volunteer functional committees, to
  • 88th Air Base Wing announces holiday hours of operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have different hours of operation (if not listed, consider them closed) Nov. 22 in observance of Thanksgiving Day and Nov. 23 for Air Force Materiel Command Family Day:  GATES 1A (Fairborn Gate) Nov. 22 Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 23 Open 6 a.m.
  • Donors have until Jan. 19 to pledge to Combined Federal Campaign

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The annual Combined Federal Campaign completes the “blackout” portion of its 2019 fund drive Nov. 16, but donors have until Jan. 11, 2019, to contribute.  As the CFC heads into its final eight weeks of pledging, the executive director of the local district asks that people keep in mind how important it is to
  • Airmen’s Holiday Cookie Drive to be held Dec. 5

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- More than 1,100 hungry unaccompanied Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are hopeful someone wants to fill them with holiday happiness — via home-baked cookies packed in individual boxes. The base’s first responders also will benefit.  The 18th annual Airmen’s Holiday Cookie Drive is set for Dec. 5
  • Air Force Marathon recognizes volunteers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon staff recently honored some of the 2,400 volunteers who made the 2018 race a success during a reception held at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek. Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and Installation commander and Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Arbona, 88 ABW command chief, made the
  • New Kittyhawk pharmacy opens

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The new Kittyhawk pharmacy officially opened for business Nov. 13 on Area A across from the gas station replacing the location adjacent to the commissary.The $10 million facility includes upgrades like a modernized drive-thru lane, state-of-the-art dispensing equipment to enhance safety and improve efficiency
  • Base Meteorologist keeps eye on winter storms

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO- Base meteorologists are constantly working to give updates on current and upcoming weather conditions to ensure base operations run smoothly. There are currently eight meteorologists at the 88th Operations Support Squadron that provide 24/7, 365-day round the clock support for base operations and resource
  • Wright-Patt Community Health Clinic stresses proper care and treatment of animal bites

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patt Medical Center Public Health clinic has seen an increase in animal bites and would like to get the word out to teach people proper care for these types of injuries.  The odds of a person becoming a victim of an animal bite are three in one, according to the Center for Disease Control. Animal
  • Self-help cable replacement project leads to huge savings

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 88th Communications Squadron cable team just completed a four-year self-help project that will improve performance and eliminate potential outages. The team designed, engineered, and implemented the relocation of an intermediate distribution frame from an old
  • Interns to senior leaders earn hardware

    Hanscom had 17 total nominees in 11 out of 19 categories at the 2018 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Program and Test Management awards ceremony.