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  • Wright-Patt Honor Guard eclipses a million miles traveled in 2021

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard ended 2021 with more than a million miles traveled, a milestone never reached before, while participating in nearly 4,300 funeral ceremonies and over 160 color postings.“It’s significant because, as far as we can

  • Hunting season underway on WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A lot of people do not realize hunting is allowed on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. But with proper seasonal permits and licenses, enthusiasts can hunt a variety of game across the installation.WPAFB hunting season began Sept. 1 and runs through Feb. 28.

  • Wright-Patt Participates in Community Memorial Day Ceremonies

    U.S. Air Force Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, installation commander, delivers remarks as the keynote speaker during a Memorial Day ceremony in Fairborn, Ohio, May 31, 2021. Established in 1971, Memorial Day is an official federal holiday meant to

  • Team Wright-Patt uses exercises to ‘maximize mission effectiveness’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing and its command team have rolled out a new strategic plan that defines the mission and vision statements, values, characteristics and traits.“Maximize mission effectiveness,” the second of four revised lines of effort, was implemented to

  • Tankers, crews stop at Wright-Patt for deployment exercise

    A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, sits on the flightline, June 8, 2021 at Wright-Patterson AFB. KC-135 and KC-46 tankers and crew members will be at Wright-Patt through June 18 for a deployment exercise, which includes night-time

  • CMSAF always on the go

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass has a duty day unlike most who put on the uniform.She often gets things started by 4:30 a.m. before embarking on workdays jam-packed full of office tours, command briefs and meeting with Airmen across various

  • Over 70 complete residency program requirements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force’s Graduate Medical Education Program conferred degrees upon 71 Airmen during its annual spring residency graduation May 27 in a hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  “You will be the next generation of medics to place your hands

  • Wright-Patt After Dark: 88th Medical Group always on call for quality care

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- On Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the national anthem plays at 5 p.m. to mark the end of another workday for the vast majority of personnel here. However, illness and injury do not always keep to that same schedule and can often show up at the most

  • Commander hosts COVID-19 situation update

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed a change to installation mask guidelines at the latest COVID-19 situation update during a May 19 Facebook Live town hall.Miller was joined by Lt. Col. (Dr.) Michael Crowder, the 88th

  • 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