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  • Wright-Patt AFB sustains damage from suspected tornado

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force’s Restoration Hangar 4, Gate 22B (I-675 Gate) and several other buildings on Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base sustained damage after a suspected early-morning tornado touched down Feb. 28.The 88th Civil

  • Wright-Patterson honors 120th anniversary of first human powered flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A ceremony honoring the 120th anniversary of the first human powered flight will be held at the Wright Brothers Memorial at 10 a.m. Dec. 15.The memorial is located on Wright Memorial Hill near Area B and is open to the public. Base leadership will provide

  • Retiring K9 Defender is a ‘Good Boy’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—The radio on the podium, next to the microphone, crackled to life.“Kilo-8, control. Kilo-8, control. Kilo-8, this is control. This is the last call for Kilo-8”The last call is a poignant moment in the retirement ceremony of a peace officer—whether it is for a

  • Ceremony honors Airman Leadership School graduates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  Chief Master Sgt. Grace A. Peterson Airman Leadership School honored 26 graduates in a ceremony Oct. 19 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Chief Master Sgt. Doug Middendorf, 88th Communications Squadron senior enlisted leader, guest speaker and

  • News Release: Heating and coolant systems spill under control on Area B

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – At 10:52 a.m., base crews responded to a report of spilled heating and coolant fluids at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Building 840, on Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The response found that 1,500 gallons of heating and coolant

  • BBB Says Beware Of Job Scams

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Looking for a new job can be exciting or stressful. It can be exciting if you find something that aligns with your dream job; it can be stressful if you’re scammed. While employment scams have been around for a while, occurrences have increased rapidly in

  • Volunteers keep historic bomber flying

    Chuck Mangold is a flight safety officer in one of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s system program offices. He is also a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel with 20 years of experience flying C-130s.He has a hobby many would envy. Several weekends a year, he gets to step back in time

  • Wright-Patt Airmen honored at Reds Military Appreciation Night

    Col. Christopher Meeker, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base commander, administers the oath of enlistment to Air Force recruits at Great American Ball Park prior to the Reds-Rockies game Sept. 2, 2022, in Cincinnati. The ceremony was part of the Reds’ annual Military Appreciation

  • Tips for an enjoyable, safe season on the water

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Ohio has many terrific bodies of water to enjoy. From the Ohio River to Lake Erie, their beauty and relaxing environment attract thousands of boaters annually.To make the most of your time spent afloat, target your focus on the following areas: