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  • Wright-Patt lands 11 on chief master sergeant selection list

    The Air Force has announced its newest chief master sergeant selects – and the list includes 11 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base:Air Force Materiel CommandSenior Master Sgt. Kevin CozadSenior Master Sgt. Michael GuanillAir Force Life Cycle Management CenterSenior Master Sgt. Chad

  • History & Heritage Race Series returns for second year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The J-3 Piper Cub will be the first historical aircraft featured in the 2022 History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Jan. 1.The upcoming event marks the first of six virtual races as the series returns for a second

  • Longtime participant carries on with stride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Delores Sampson has been participating in the Air Force Marathon for about 10 years, competing in the 5K and 10K each time. Now set to turn 81 in December, she doesn’t have any plans to give it up.“Even before the Air Force Marathon, I was always a walker,”

  • Commander provides update on COVID-19 vaccination mandate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie and under a public health emergency, but leaders say the outlook has begun to improve with continued safeguards and preventive measures.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and

  • Sixth patch in History & Heritage Race Series unveiled

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Nov. 1.Each of this year’s six virtual races highlighted its own historical aircraft

  • ‘Unite’ to remain resilient

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Due to the pandemic, change in employee schedules because of teleworking and other outside factors, people’s resiliency has been put to the test in the past two years.Although faced with different challenges many have never seen before, leaders say those

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Category Management Council meets at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s Category Management Council met Aug. 10 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to discuss progress and analysis of the program.The council meets every quarter but has not had an in-person session in 18 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although

  • Women’s Army Corps veteran celebrates her 100th birthday

    FAIRFAX, Ohio - For many people, living through something like the COVID-19 global pandemic, 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center or moon landing might be considered a once-in-a-lifetime event.For Lorraine (Mulvaney) Vogelsang, a World War II-era veteran, that is not the case as she

  • Air Force Marathon goes virtual

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE - Due to increased COVID-19 transmission rates both locally and statewide, the Air Force Marathon has transitioned into a virtual-only event.“Teammates, I didn’t make this decision lightly — we wrestled with this quite a bit, but know that we are trying to keep your