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  • Darkness in the daytime: Wright-Patt witnesses total eclipse

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  As the midafternoon sun disappeared from the blue sky Monday, and the darkness of night fell across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a cheer went up from those gathered behind the base’s club and banquet center.People had gathered to claim their spots hours

  • Hiring Our Heroes: Providing employment opportunities for those who served

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force preaches mission first, people always. It provides Airmen and their families with a network, purpose and paycheck.So what happens when it’s time to move or just time to move on? How do the bills get paid?On April 4, the Wright-Patterson Air Force

  • 88 FSS strengthens Wright-Patterson’s warfighter mission, people

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron, the largest in the continental United States, continues to shape its various missions and initiatives, “dominating the dirty work” to reach all Airmen, staff and their families.Through its effort to enable worldwide missions

  • A new view on life: Come experience all your FSS has to offer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A little over a year ago after arriving at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the 88th Force Support Squadron, I wrote a commentary for Skywrighter titled, “Your FSS doors are open: A plea for community engagement.” My goal was to encourage the installation

  • AFLCMC Leadership Symposium registration open now

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The AFLCMC Leadership Symposium is now open for registration!!!  We have created an opportunity for current leaders and those aspiring to become leaders to gain insight from various senior leaders at Wright-Patterson AFB. The Leadership Symposium is scheduled

  • WPAFB hosts 10th powerlifting competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The sounds of thunderous cheers and clanging weights was thick throughout Wright Field Fitness Center during a recent powerlifting competition on base.Puffs of chalk waft around as competitors coat their hands before attempting a lift.It was a day in which

  • Earn benefits through public-transportation program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- If you’re concerned about the high cost of gasoline, traffic congestion or air pollution, you may be interested in the Mass Transportation Benefit Program.MTBP makes it possible for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel to be reimbursed up to $245 a month

  • Giant Christmas cards pop up again at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron recently kicked off the return of the giant Christmas card display at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.“We talked about starting this back up last year, but we were not able to make it happen,” said Sarah Burkhart, 88 FSS

  • ASPIRE program primes future FSS ambassadors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five 88th Force Support Squadron civilian employees have wrapped up the 12-week ASPIRE program, which exposed them to the FSS portfolio, preparing each participant for future leadership roles.Part of an Air Force Materiel Command initiative, the ASPIRE