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  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: 1st Lt. Joseph CrottyDuty title: Clinical nurseUnit of assignment: 88th Surgical Operations Squadron, Ambulatory Procedure Unit/Post-Anesthesia Care UnitWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a clinical nurse assigned to the Ambulatory Procedure Unit/Post-Anesthesia Care Unit at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, where I’m responsible for
  • 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
  • Use feedback correctly to in your unit, Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Many years ago as a new technical sergeant, I asked my master sergeant supervisor for an initial feedback. After a few weeks, I reminded him, and again a few weeks later.Finally, he huffed and said, “You know, if I give you one, I’ll have to hold you to it.”That was a costly feedback, let me tell you. It cost
  • Commander visits deployed Airmen in Detroit

    Detroit – Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, visited deployed Airmen from the 88th Medical Group on May 3 to observe and receive updates on the COVID-19 vaccination process.The 88 MDG currently has 119 Airmen deployed to the federally supported community vaccination center at Ford Field in Detroit.Miller was joined
  • 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 that does so much and to be able to work
  • Airmen’s heroism, quick-thinking saves two lives from fatal vehicle accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - On March 23, what could have been a dire situation ended in the saving of two lives—thanks to the valor and heroism of two 88th Medical Group Airmen.That Tuesday morning, Capt. Carly Kerr, an intensive care unit nurse at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, was driving to base on her day off to assist with a
  • 88 MDG team makes progress in Detroit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group who departed for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit have been diligent by putting shots in arms.The team has been providing 5,000 vaccines a day, and another thousand have been delivered by mobile vaccination teams, which local health departments and the Federal Emergency
  • Deployment could impact Medical Center operations

    The departure of 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit could temporarily lead to diminished operations at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, base officials said.“Although we will remain open for business and all services will be open, some areas may have to change the number of available appointments that can be
  • Wright-Patt Airmen deploy for COVID-19 effort

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE - Airmen from the 88th Air Base Wing deployed to Detroit the morning of March 19 for a COVID-19 vaccination-support operation.A team of approximately 120 Airmen arrived at Ford Field to support the community vaccination center. The Wright-Patterson AFB group is part of a Type 1 team within the Department of Defense’s
  • Wright-Patterson medics deploy to Guyana

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Medical expertise from the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron here was deployed to provide medical procedures for patients in Guyana. Their deployment to Guyana was part of a larger U.S. Southern Command New Horizons exercise, which ran from May 13 to August 22 in Guyana.New Horizons is an annual event
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