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  • Commander provides update on COVID-19 vaccination mandate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie and under a public health emergency, but leaders say the outlook has begun to improve with continued safeguards and preventive measures.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the base Oct. 20
  • NASIC volunteers support Adopt-A-Highway program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Personnel from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center partnered with the Ohio Department of Transportation to collect and pick up trash along state Route 444 next to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The group wanted to help with litter control along area roads, so it got in contact with ODOT, which
  • Sixth patch in History & Heritage Race Series unveiled

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Nov. 1.Each of this year’s six virtual races highlighted its own historical aircraft vital to the Air Force’s past.“The C-119 Flying
  • ‘Unite’ to remain resilient

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Due to the pandemic, change in employee schedules because of teleworking and other outside factors, people’s resiliency has been put to the test in the past two years.Although faced with different challenges many have never seen before, leaders say those specific struggles are what will help each individual
  • C-119 Flying Boxcar revealed as final aircraft in Air Force Marathon race series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning November 1.The History & Heritage Race Series will hold six virtual races throughout the year. Each race will feature its own
  • Major-accident response exercise slated for Oct. 7

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will conduct a major emergency-management exercise, Oct. 7. Planners said the drill is scheduled to simulate an accident with “mass casualties.” Upon notification, first responders will immediately head to the location where the course of the exercise will play out.  Quick
  • ID card demand hasn’t slowed

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Throughout this pandemic, the 88th Force Support Squadron and Military Personnel Flight’s ID Card Office has seen no decline in operations. In fact, their operations have escalated. “We typically service 650 to 850 ID cards during a five-day week,” said Capt. Katherine Yatko, Military Personnel Flight
  • Ghostrider debuts as the next Air Force Marathon featured aircraft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Blasting its way in to be featured as the 26th Annual Air Force Marathon aircraft and to celebrate the Air Force 75th anniversary, is the AC-130J Ghostrider.As the 2022 featured aircraft, the AC-130J Ghostrider is a highly modified C-130 which contains advanced features. Its primary missions are close air
  • In-flight emergency turns into safe, routine mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Although prepared through rigorous training for the worst, the last call an air traffic controller wants to get is an aircraft in distress.On July 17, a C-5 Galaxy aircrew en route to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base declared an in-flight emergency due to the nose-landing gear being temporarily disabled.“I got
  • Brothers in arms: Memorial bench dedicated at Air Force museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On July 20, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosted a dedication ceremony for a family that provided over a century of military service.Seven Litten brothers, who served a total of 137 years in the Air Force, were honored with a memorial bench so their legacy can be remembered for generations to
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