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  • Retired major, educator introduces youth to stock market

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Retired Air Force officer and longtime local educator Gregory Powell is on a mission to teach the next generation the importance of financial investing.After serving in the military for 23 years, he went on to teach in the Dayton Public Schools system from 1997 to 2019. He’s currently an adjunct professor at
  • WPAFB Airman picks up prestigious honor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Staff Sgt. Valerie Graw of the 88th Communications Squadron has added another prestigious honor to her career.After earning the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Airman of the Year Award, she was just selected as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021.“We are beyond proud that Staff Sgt.
  • WPAFB dormitories to undergo renovations, updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team” and “optimize and modernize the installation” lines of effort within the 88th Air Base Wing’s new
  • Household goods delays expected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Airmen undergoing a permanent change of station may experience household goods delays.“Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic,” a newly
  • Welcome back to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - It’s so nice to see you. Somehow, I feel like we’ve just had a long, hot summer away from each other and it’s time to come back to school.Except it’s time to come back to work. And the summer lasted 16 months. Empty hallways, offices, cubicles and parking spaces are full again.As the calendar marks the
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: 1st Lt. Kristi Nascimbeni

    Name and rank: 1st Lt. Kristi NascimbeniDuty title: Clinical nurse, Medical-Surgical UnitUnit of assignment: 88th Inpatient Operations SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a clinical nurse assigned to the Medical-Surgical Unit. I’m responsible for total nursing care of our precious Department of Defense beneficiaries while they are admitted
  • ‘Aspiring leaders’ graduate from LEADership Wright-Patt program

    In line with 88th Air Base Wing values, recent graduates of the LEADership Wright-Patt program made a personal investment to develop into prospective Wright-Patterson AFB leaders by completing a five-month course on training, networking and exposure to various base organizations.Leading up to the June 9 graduation day, the tactical-leadership
  • New-look Gate 15A set for reopening

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - After a two-month closure for a construction project, Gate 15A off state Route 844 will reopen to traffic June 21.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is scheduled to resume normal operating hours of 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the access-control point.Gate 12A, which had set up all lanes for inbound
  • Air Camp attendees get hands-on learning at Wright-Patt

    A camper is shown the inside of a C-17 Globemaster III cockpit by Capt. Matthew Bush, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program designed to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Wright-Patt personnel celebrate Pride month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The diversity of both civilians and service members throughout the Department of Defense is celebrated in June, more commonly known as Pride Month.Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month was chosen to be recognized this month to commemorate the June 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn in New