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  • Wright-Patt shifts to HPCON Bravo+ operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the implications of moving to Health Protection Condition Bravo+ at the latest COVID-19 situation update Aug. 18 on a Facebook Live town hall.Miller was joined by Col. (Dr.) Michael Crowder, 88th Medical Group’s public health
  • Air Force Marathon shifts to virtual race due to COVID-19 precautions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Due to the increased COVID-19 transmission both locally and statewide, the Air Force Marathon scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18 will transition from in-person participation to a virtual event.The decision was made to protect the health and safety of more than 20,000 participants, volunteers and guests.“We
  • Summer Prairie Walk held on Huffman Field

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch conducted its annual Summer Prairie Walk recently to create awareness about the resources and history found on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The event took about 30 participants through Huffman Prairie and Huffman Prairie Flying Field, showcasing the
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Capt. Karen Degraphenreid

    Name and rank: Capt. Karen DegraphenreidDuty title: Program manager, Combat Rescue Helicopter Subsystems; volunteer victim advocate at Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.Unit of assignment: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance & Special Operations Forces Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management CenterWhat do you do at
  • Leading teammates to success takes hard work built on trust, respect

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Being a leader comes in many forms and styles — some learned through academics, some from those around us and some gained through unique experiences known only to you.As we navigate our careers, we build our proverbial kitbag to arm us for adverse situations we can face as leaders. I would like to share
  • Over 70 complete residency program requirements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force’s Graduate Medical Education Program conferred degrees upon 71 Airmen during its annual spring residency graduation May 27 in a hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  “You will be the next generation of medics to place your hands on tomorrow’s heroes as you join a unique group of
  • Officers’ Spouses’ Club awards $15,000 in scholarships

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Wright-Patterson Officers’ Spouses’ Club awarded nearly a dozen scholarships to military dependents totaling $15,000 during a ceremony May 13 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Lorraine Bonavita, WPOSC scholarship committee chair, said 11 recipients were selected from the 41 applicants who competed for
  • ‘Optimize and modernize’ to keep installation solid

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing continues to highlight key operational aspects and principles in its new strategic plan.The third of four updated lines of effort is: “Optimize and modernize the installation.”Its goal is to “focus toward optimizing our existing physical infrastructure while striving to modernize the
  • Strengthening, caring for team runway to success

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing recently updated its mission, vision, motto, values, characteristics and traits, and lines of effort.A line of effort links multiple tasks and missions to focus energy toward establishing operational and strategic conditions. These are the goals the wing strives to achieve in order to
  • 88th SFS bids farewell to loyal co-worker, friend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - It was a military retirement ceremony like few others at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Nov. 16. Seldom does someone wrap up their military career at age 10, but that’s what Rudo has done.The military working dog’s nine years of service at Wright-Patterson AFB included 22 Secret Service missions in
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