News Search

  • To train medics to save lives, fuselage travels to WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The fuselage of a Boeing 767 is being delivered from Wilmington Air Park in Wilmington, Ohio, to the 711th Human Performance Wing’s U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine around 2 p.m. on March 3. After its three-day journey through Greene and Montgomery counties, this fuselage will join the cadre of
  • Department of the Air Force to allow shorts for maintainers, updates variety of uniform options

    Airmen and Guardians will now have more dress and appearance options with upcoming uniform changes to Air Force Instruction 36-2903, Dress and Appearance.
  • Air Force finalizes PT uniform design; will begin production process

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – After numerous tests and feedback from Airmen around the world, the Air Force Uniform Office has finalized the design of the new Physical Training Gear (PTG) uniform, and is preparing to begin the production process.This is the first update to the PT uniform in more than 16 years, and over 150 Airmen
  • 445th Airlift Wing administers first COVID-19 vaccine

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Airlift Wing received their first COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 26, 2021. The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine was administered by members of the 445th Aerospace Medicine Squadron.
  • After 42 years, longtime barber has no plans to quit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- At 83 and in the same job for more than four decades, Richard Roe says he wouldn’t have it any other way.Roe has been working at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Barber Shop since Dec. 19, 1978, and does not plan to leave any time soon.“I’ll work here for as long as I can,” he said. “I want to be here
  • Air Force transitions to OCP uniform

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force is transitioning to the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform beginning April 1.Air Force leaders began a gradual phased uniform change in October 2018.Airmen will no longer be allowed to wear the Airman Battle Uniform after March 31.Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, 88th Air Base Wing
  • Snow, ice no match for solid, prepared crews

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- February’s weather challenges proved no match for the equipment and ground crews of the 88th Civil Engineer Squadron.Two significant events that brought ice and snow to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have been conquered with teamwork and positive attitudes, said Aime Haas, Area A ground supervisor and
  • Wright-Patt to mark Women’s History Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of virtual activities aimed at building bonds and inspiring “those we may not even know,” organizers said.March 1 kicks off a monthlong “Write to Women” event, in which people can share inspiring messages or quotes with other
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patt to Conduct Active Shooter Training Exercise Feb. 24

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Surrounding communities near the base may hear emergency-response vehicle sirens or the “Giant Voice” public announcement system during a full lock-down in response to a base-wide active-shooter training exercise. Wednesday, Feb. 24.Wright-Patt’s Security Forces, Fire Department and medical personnel will be
  • Base-wide active-shooter exercise scheduled for Feb. 24

    WRIGHT-PATTERSN AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson AFB will conduct a base-wide active-shooter training exercise Feb. 24 on Areas A and B.The base will go into a full lockdown in response to the scheduled training scenario. The Installation Command Center will issue notifications to the base over the Giant Voice public announcement system,