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  • ‘Recycle Al’ turns passion into purpose

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  National Recycling Day is officially observed each year on Nov. 15, but every day is recycling day for Alan Howell.In the late 1980s, Howell worked on the C-17 program for Air Force Logistics Command. To promote Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s recycling program, the Recycling Operations Center placed a
  • ASPIRE program primes future FSS ambassadors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five 88th Force Support Squadron civilian employees have wrapped up the 12-week ASPIRE program, which exposed them to the FSS portfolio, preparing each participant for future leadership roles.Part of an Air Force Materiel Command initiative, the ASPIRE program is just one of several unique experiences
  • Great flying pumpkins!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  After being forced to take a year off due to pandemic restrictions, pumpkins once again arched through the air as the annual Pumpkin Chuck returned near the old runways behind the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The event, sponsored by the Air Force Life Cycle
  • Toastmasters build leadership through public speaking

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Public speaking is one of the hardest tasks for many people but there’s a secret helper at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base that offers guidance and support in overcoming this sometimes intimidating obstacle in Professional development.Toastmasters is often a name people only associate with public speaking,
  • 2021 AF Marathon to be virtual event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to increased COVID-19 transmission rates both locally and statewide, the in-person Air Force Marathon has transitioned into a virtual event.The decision was made to protect the health and safety of over 20,000 participants, volunteers and guests. The race, which had been scheduled for Sept. 18, will now
  • Summer Prairie Walk held on Huffman Field

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch conducted its annual Summer Prairie Walk recently to create awareness about the resources and history found on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The event took about 30 participants through Huffman Prairie and Huffman Prairie Flying Field, showcasing the
  • Child Development Centers help keep mission going

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Caring for Team Wright-Patt goes farther than just caring for the military member. It also means taking care of that individual’s family.The four Child Development Centers spread across Area A, Area B and the Prairies housing area keep the team going at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Not having available
  • Wright-Patt, ODNR team up on reforestation efforts

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Civil Engineer Group has partnered with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry to develop and enhance operations across Wright-Patterson AFB.Environmental Branch managers have collaborated with ODNR over the last few years to plan, lay out and plant hundreds of trees on Areas
  • Key Spouse Program supports families

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio --The military strives to support families of its deployed members. One of the most effective ways is through the Key Spouse Program.“The Key Spouses can help take care of families during a deployment,” said Beth Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing’s key spouse mentor and spouse of Col. Patrick Miller, 88 ABW and
  • Readiness, qualifications drive combat-arms trainers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO -- Readiness is a key component in the 88th Air Base Wing mission, and 88th Security Forces Squadron combat-arms trainers are there to make certain Wright-Patterson AFB personnel are weapons-qualified.Before deployment, many will need to visit Tech. Sgt. Richard Thomas and his team.“Everybody that needs to
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