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  • Collaboration, technology keep installation secure during major events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s often said that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said when it comes to keeping Wright-Patt safe and secure during large-scale events, like the Air Force Marathon.  The 2022 race returned as a live event after a three-year hiatus and

  • Base ‘Jamboree’ concludes week of team-building events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Force Support Squadron hosted a barbecue Sept. 30 at the Wright-Patt Club to end a week of fun-filled events designed to enhance unit camaraderie.The event was part of the weeklong Wright-Patt Jamboree, where military and civilian employees had the

  • Where I’m from: Staff Sgt. Jaime Suarez Berrocal

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and recognizes the vital contributions and rich culture of Hispanic Americans.In line with this year’s theme, “Unidos — Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” Team Wright-Patt is celebrating Hispanic

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Air Force Research Laboratory

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks traveled to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Aug. 17, 2022, where she visited an Air Force Research Laboratory thermal materials testing facility and was briefed on key areas including counter-directed energy weapons development, opportunities and

  • Airman comes up with a cool idea … and leaders listened

        WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Anybody who has worn body armor any amount of time knows it can get pretty warm. First Lt. Justin O’Brien, 88th Security Forces Squadron, certainly knows.As an enlisted “Defender”

  • AFRL Executive Director Jack Blackhurst set to retire March 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Jack Blackhurst, executive director of the Air Force Research Laboratory, will retire from federal service March 31 culminating a career of a combined 46 years of military and civilian federal service. The retirement ceremony will be broadcast live,

  • 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