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  • Updated DOD Mask Policy as of July 28, 2021

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Masks now mandatory for indoor settings. New Defense Department guidance directs all personnel—service members, federal employees, onsite contractor employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask while indoors on installations or other DOD leased and controlled facilities.Masks are
  • The fight against COVID-19 endures

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio and across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has dropped since the beginning of the year, but the fight against this pandemic continues as the delta variant becomes more dominant around the world.Although the battle has taken a turn for the better, 88th Air Base Wing medical
  • New scheduling tool available for COVID-19 vaccine

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Beginning April 9, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel and beneficiaries will be able to schedule their own COVID-19 vaccine appointments.In coordination with the Defense Health Agency, the 88th Medical Group will pilot the DHA Appointing Portal, which allows patients to schedule appointments through 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
  • AFMC releases updated telework guidance

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released an updated guide to provide employees and supervisors with a one-stop reference to policies and procedures governing telework activity across the mission set. The 25-page document covers all aspects of telework, to include eligibility, training, pay, leave and absence, equipment, documentation and more, with applicability to all AFMC telework-eligible employees.
  • Wright-Patt assembles teams to compete in Air Force Gaming leagues

    Prepare for battle! If you enjoy playing video games in your free time, the Air Force has an opportunity for you.
  • Wright-Patt commander gives COVID-19 update

    Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the base Jan. 13 on Facebook Live concerning the latest COVID-19 situation update.
  • Wright-Patterson Medical Center begins administering COVID-19 vaccine

    Wright-Patterson Medical Center began administering the vaccine Monday to Air Force medical staff and first responders in accordance with the Department of Defense’s phased approach, which prioritizes health care providers, support staff, emergency services and public safety personnel.
  • A shot of hope: Naval Hospital Jacksonville administers COVID-19 vaccine

    Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville is among the first wave of Department of Defense (DoD) hospitals to receive COVID-19 vaccines. NH Jacksonville received an initial supply on Dec. 15, and vaccinations started on Dec. 16.