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  • Honorary Commanders Program returns to Wright-Patt

    Community leaders received a base tour Oct. 12 and were inducted as honorary commanders by their Wright-Patt leadership counterparts at a kickoff event in the Wright-Patt Club.The Honorary Commanders Program objective is to educate local leaders about a unit’s mission and foster a supportive

  • Hospitals forge positive change in military medicine

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What began as a helping partnership between the Wright-Patterson and Dayton Veterans Affairs medical centers became a boost to military medical training and increased care for veterans.Since early 2021, Dr. (Maj.) Matt Koroscil, director of the Medical

  • AFIT consultation results in significant savings for maintenance groups

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Institute of Technology instructors provided theory of constraints and critical chain project management consulting to two maintenance groups.The result was the highest home-station sortie rate in five years for the 140th Maintenance Group at

  • Pollinator Expo creates buzz on and off base June 8

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — About 300 base and local community members learned how to give wings to efforts toward healthier and more diverse habitats for hummingbirds and humans alike June 8 at the annual Pollinator Expo, hosted by 88th Civil Engineering in partnership with local

  • Base cultivates food sources, friendship, at Arbor Day event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base planted trees and grew partnerships April 26, celebrating 25 years as a Tree City USA during the week of Arbor Day.Students from Fairborn High School’s Environmental Club and foresters from the Ohio Department of Natural

  • Serbian, Wright-Patt doctors talk pandemic best practices

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five doctors from the Serbian armed forces met with 88th Medical Group personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Aug. 19 during their state visit with the Ohio Air National Guard.The trip reinforced the Serbian military’s 15-year friendship with the

  • AFRL matching tech to needs with international partners

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory is reaching out to technical innovators and entrepreneurs within Israel to tap into potential new partnership opportunities. A group of AFRL scientists and engineers, hosted by Dr. Ehud Galun of the Israel Ministry of

  • US and Japanese scientists conduct joint composites study

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dr. Keisuke Umezawa of the Air Systems Research Center in the Japanese Ministry of Defense recently joined the Air Force Research Laboratory on an engineers and scientists exchange program.The JMoD chose Umezawa for the ESEP based on his experience as a

  • AFRL partnership advancing wearable sensor technology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Imagine being able to monitor your health quickly, simply, painlessly, and continuously, without complicated equipment or a doctor visit. For athletes or people with health conditions, an immediate physical “status update” would be a great convenience. For the