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  • 75 years and counting

    FAIRBORN, Ohio -- Boy Scout Troop 162 marked its 75th anniversary Dec. 13 with a court of honor and dinner in Fairborn.While the troop is sponsored by, and meets at, Abiding Christ Lutheran Church, it started life in 1946 as the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base troop, chartered by the Wright-Patt

  • Operation Warm Heart assists families during holiday season

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The First Sergeants Council’s Operation Warm Heart continues to serve the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community over the holiday season through the Adopt-A-Family Program.The campaign confidentially serves Airmen and civilians who qualify for additional

  • Q&A with new vice commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Charles Barkhurst took his seat as the 88th Air Base Wing’s new vice commander July 1. Barkhurst joined the team from the Pentagon in Washington, where he served as senior military assistant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense Comptroller.In the

  • Block Party Concert at WPAFB features live music, food, fun

    Alexandra Burger, 6, daughter of Col. Paul Burger, dances and chases bubbles June 24, 2021, at a block party sponsored by the 88th Force Support Squadron at Turtle Pond in the brick quarters historic district at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party, the first of a series of three through

  • AFMC launches new holistic resiliency effort

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new initiative that aims to increase unit cohesion and connectedness by emphasizing a culture that holistically builds mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness across the enterprise. Driven by the Air Force Resilience Tactical Pause held in fall

  • The chance to be greater

    Lee, born in Massachusetts, spent his childhood in numerous locations in the U.S. as part of a military family. His motivation to join the military increased as he observed his father serving 21 years in the Coast Guard.

  • Civilian finds career, family at AFMC

    It is one thing to love a job and career, but when peace, comfort and a sense of home can be found in the workplace, heading to work even on the worst of days is much easier. For one Air Force Materiel Command civilian, the Air Force provided her not only with a career but the chance to grow and

  • People of AFMC: Path of change for Air Force captain

    Thirty minutes northwest of Austin, Texas, a girl from Lago Vista was raised by a young mother and a father who battled cancer in his late twenties and early thirties. Life wasn’t easy, but living through these challenges played an instrumental role in the development of a future United States Air

  • Memphis Belle opens at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

    Seventy five years ago on May 17, 1943, the crew of the B-17F Memphis Belle completed their 25th combat mission in Nazi-occupied Europe. They overcame insurmountable odds by becoming the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions and return to the U.S. Exactly 75 years after