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  • Block party rocks WPAFB’s historic Brick Quarters

    Lily, 5, and Skyler, 7, the children of 1st Lt. Brandon and Amber McVey, play amongst the bubbles at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party was the middle in a summer series of three sponsored by 88 FSS for Wright-Patt
  • Wright-Patt moves back to HPCON Bravo

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has transitioned to Health Protection Condition Bravo in response to an uptick of COVID-19 cases both on and off base, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander announced Aug. 4 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col. Patrick Miller said the installation is experiencing a
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosts Leadership Dayton

    Airman 1st Class Blake Cassick of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Honor Guard shows Tracey Tomme how to ceremoniously fold the flag July 14. A Leadership Dayton program member, Tomme was part of the group tour allowing participants to learn about the base’s capabilities and its community contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Vice commander bids farewell

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As Col. Michael Phillips, departing vice commander of the 88th Air Base Wing, gathered plaques and picture frames from his desk, the leader finished his two-year term as one who spent as much time supporting his team and Airmen outside the office as possible, all the while redirecting credit to the community
  • ‘Defenders’ show face behind beret at community forum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – “Defenders” from the 88th Security Forces Squadron stepped out of the patrol car to bump elbows with the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base housing community April 9 during the most recent “Coffee with a Cop” behind the Properties of Wright Field leasing office.Joining key 88 SFS leaders with representatives
  • Airman, spouse channel training into caring act beyond the gates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing’s vision reached further March 23 when some noisy neighborhood pets, an Airman’s back-pocket training and a couple’s commitment to “service before self” intersected with a medical mishap to assist a stranger in need.That Tuesday afternoon, Staff Sgt. Marc Lejeune, a bioenvironmental
  • Take coffee break with Security Forces on April 9

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Security Forces Squadron will hold its next “Coffee with a Cop” on April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. behind the Properties of Wright Field leasing office.The event gives residents and personnel a chance to chat beyond their morning gate stops with the Airmen who keep the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate Open House wows visitors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory friends, family members, and colleagues were afforded a unique glimpse into the inner workings of the Aerospace Systems Directorate labs, equipment, and facilities during the 2019 Open House, held August 19.The event was organized to give visitors an opportunity to interact with
  • Local leaders, fire departments’ personnel gather for ‘Fire Ops 101’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A first-of-its-kind training exercise held at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept. 28 demonstrated what base and community fire personnel already know: their jobs are demanding, challenging and complex but rewarding. The event, “Fire Ops 101”, brought together the Wright-Patterson AFB Fire Department, part