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  • Airmen get taste of First Four atmosphere

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Scattered throughout rows of college team colors at the First Four games March 15 and 16, some fans stood up just a little straighter during the national anthem and wore a different uniform.Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base were offered free tickets

  • How to refocus during turbulent times

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- There is no disputing we have been navigating turbulent times for what seems like an eternity. “Fear not, this too shall pass.” I’m sure many of you have heard that last quote a time or two, and it may seem unlikely at times. Trust me, I get it. However, I’d

  • Support missions to impact some hospital services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE. Ohio -- In response to spiking COVID-19 cases across the country, U.S. Northern Command is mobilizing multiple medical support teams to assist in locations where hospitals are overwhelmed due to staffing shortages.Three teams are being mobilized from the 88th Medical

  • 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

  • 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,