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  • Spotlight: Senior Airman Aaliyah Jhane Decena

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Name and rank: Senior Airman Aaliyah Jhane DecenaDuty title: Medical readiness training managerUnit of assignment: 88th Medical Support SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I am a health services manager at the Wright-Patterson Medical Center. My primary role

  • Tricare fee increases for 2023 revealed

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--- Some military families will see a rise in their health care costs come January, even as they’re stretching their dollars to cover higher prices for food, fuel and other necessities.Generally, if you’ve been paying out-of-pocket for Tricare in 2022, you’ll pay

  • Find excellence, conquer obstacles through team resilience

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. It’s reflected in toughness.Life in the military, regardless of branch, is complicated. In some situations, trials in the service and life can seem insurmountable, yet we find ways to make it

  • Wright-Patterson Medical Center Pharmacy: Help us serve you better

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Medical Center  celebrated Pharmacy Week Oct. 16-22, honoring the invaluable contributions pharmacists and pharmacy technicians make to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics and other health care settings.The 88th Medical Group’s

  • Hospitals forge positive change in military medicine

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What began as a helping partnership between the Wright-Patterson and Dayton Veterans Affairs medical centers became a boost to military medical training and increased care for veterans.Since early 2021, Dr. (Maj.) Matt Koroscil, director of the Medical

  • Airman delivers baby in back seat of vehicle

    Most people pick up a gallon of milk on their way home from work. Tech. Sgt. Giselle Rodriguez delivered a baby.Walking out of Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton on Aug. 4, about to cross Apple Street to the parking garage, a man in a vehicle stopped and asked for help.In the rear seat, Rodriguez saw a

  • Spotlight: Linda Zuber

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Name: Linda ZuberDuty title: Medical assistantUnit of assignment: 88th Operational Medical Readiness SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a medical assistant in the Warrior Operational Medicine Clinic at Wright-Patterson Medical Center. I’m responsible

  • Area A road-realignment project set to begin

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The roads around Wright-Patterson Medical Center will be under construction beginning Nov. 22 for a realignment project scheduled to last nearly a year.Impacted areas will be along Spruce Way between Estabrook and Schuster roads as workers construct a new

  • Pharmacy technician named Civilian Category I of the Year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Surprise and excitement were the first things running through Ryan Porterfield’s mind upon learning he had won the 88th Air Base Wing’s Civilian Category I of the Year Award for 2020.“I was shocked,” he said. “It’s a great honor to receive this award at a base