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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Dodgeball: an exercise in resiliency

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing Chapel community hosted a resiliency event under the guise of a dodgeball tournament March 16 at the Jarvis gym on Area A.Twelve teams of six to eight players from across Wright-Patt signed up to dodge-duck-dip-dive-and-dodge their way

  • Taking care of our own

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2018 Air Force Assistance Fund annual fund raising drive officially kicked off March 26 with a breakfast event at the USO on Area A. The drive will run through May 4.The AFAF campaign is an annual, on-the-job fundraising appeal conducted by Air Force

  • Wright-Patterson celebrates Women’s History Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Since 1987, the month of March has offered a unique opportunity to highlight the accomplishments of women throughout the United States. Members of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base gathered March 22 to celebrate the contributions, accomplishments, and