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  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: JC Snediker, NH-3Duty title: Chief of ProtocolUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Protocol OfficeWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I’m responsible for leading a team that supports the 88th Air Base Wing and over 115 tenant units by providing protocol support and guidance for official ceremonies, celebrations, distinguished visitors
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Vince King Jr.

    Name and rank: Vince King Jr., GS-13Duty title: Community Partnership Program managerUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Strategic Initiatives OfficeWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? As the Community Partnership Program manager for the installation, I am responsible for planning, managing, organizing and developing partnership opportunities that
  • Keep sun safety in mind to prevent skin cancer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Whether you spend time outdoors hiking, swimming or just relaxing in the backyard, exposure to the sun’s harmful rays must be a priority.According to the American Cancer Society, more than 3 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S., leading to about 2,000 deaths. That’s more than
  • Block Party Concert at WPAFB features live music, food, fun

    Alexandra Burger, 6, daughter of Col. Paul Burger, dances and chases bubbles June 24, 2021, at a block party sponsored by the 88th Force Support Squadron at Turtle Pond in the brick quarters historic district at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party, the first of a series of three through the summer, was free to all members of the
  • WRIGHT-PATT AFTER DARK: Fire Department stands ready 24/7 to render aid

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rain or shine, 3 a.m. or 3 p.m., members of the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department stand ready to help the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community and the nearly 30,000 Airmen, civilians and contractors who work and live on the installation.The department has three firehouses on base – two in
  • Vice commander bids farewell

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As Col. Michael Phillips, departing vice commander of the 88th Air Base Wing, gathered plaques and picture frames from his desk, the leader finished his two-year term as one who spent as much time supporting his team and Airmen outside the office as possible, all the while redirecting credit to the community
  • Child Development Centers help keep mission going

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Caring for Team Wright-Patt goes farther than just caring for the military member. It also means taking care of that individual’s family.The four Child Development Centers spread across Area A, Area B and the Prairies housing area keep the team going at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Not having available
  • 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
  • Tornado exercise slated for March 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will conduct a scheduled tornado-exercise scenario March 31.The Installation Command Center will activate warning sirens, issue notifications over the “Giant Voice” announcement system and use other communication modes across Areas A and B on base.Response action is expected
  • Security Forces Airman named 2020 NCO of the Year

    Staff Sgt. Ian Guthridge never set out to win any awards. He was just trying to do his part for the team and make everyone around him better.