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  • Men’s Health Month: Preventive care matters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - June 1 kicked off Men’s Health Month bringing awareness to the challenges and disparities men face in healthcare.The Civilian Health Promotion Service, or CHPS, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is holding classes during the month focusing on men’s physical, social, mental and spiritual health. These classes
  • Ryan and Friends bring the laughs to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Comedian and ventriloquist entertainer, Ryan Bomgardner, brought his Ryan and Friends show to the base theater, June 7, 2018.The self-proclaimed star of the show Jeffrey made an appearance. He’s a staged 8-year old puppettered dummy, who has a witty outlook on life, and sometimes says things others only wish
  • Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ohio is the top ranking state for bedbug activity, which makes bedbug prevention a high priority for the pest control specialists on base.Bedbugs are blood feeding insects that get their name from common hiding places of bed frames and mattresses that they often nest in. “Only 60-70 percent of people react to
  • It’s time to start playing big

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — We’re all familiar with self-doubt. It’s that pesky inner voice that holds us back, the voice that tells us we aren’t ready for whatever action it is that we want to take. It’s the voice that keeps us small, the voice that doesn’t want us to play big. This voice is what Tara Mohr, author of “Playing Big:
  • Wright-Patt continues to be a Tree City USA community

    MIAMISBURG, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is celebrating its 21st year as a "Tree City USA" community and joined 240 other communities throughout the State for recognition during a Tree City USA award program on April 20.Wright-Patt also received a growth award by going above and beyond in management of its urban forest.  The Tree City USA
  • Pinwheel Gardens and Blue Ribbon Trees bring awareness to child abuse

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Under the theme “Strong Communities Strengthen Families” the Wright-Patt Family Advocacy program hosted a number of activities recently throughout the base to foster awareness during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.Since 1983, April has been designated the month to bring child abuse and neglect to the
  • Armed Forces Day is May 19

    Washington, D.C. - President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps
  • AFMC Personnel Programs Division hosts first command EEO symposium

    Seventy-five Air Force employees from across Air Force Materiel Command convened for the inaugural AFMC Equal Employment Opportunity Symposium held April 3-5 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s downtown location.Attendees from Tinker, Robins, Hill, Eglin, Edwards, Hanscom, and Wright-Patterson Air Force bases took part in the three-day symposium
  • He's fast!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Squadron 37, the “Animalistic Skyraiders,” and from the University of Minnesota’s ROTC Detachment 415 got a firsthand look at Air Force operations during a recent visit to Wright-Patt.The cadets were hosted by Wright-Patt’s Company Grade Officer Council with the
  • Beneficiary Town Hall meant to strengthen relationship with patients

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Shari Silverman, 88th Medical Group commander recently hosted her last Beneficiary Town Hall, in the Medical Center Auditorium.The event was open to all base active duty members, dependents, retirees and retiree family members.Silverman and her staff meet regularly with their beneficiaries to further
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