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  • 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 the pandemic disrupted quite a few things, the
  • 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 prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday Aug. 29.“It does
  • 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 health at the forefront, as well as making sure we
  • Devoted volunteer receives Fisher House award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Carol McClure recently earned the 2021 Air Force Fisher House Volunteer of the Year Award at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Fisher Houses are comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.McClure, a former nurse, has been volunteering with
  • Commander recognizes Airmen in quarterly call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller and 88th Air Base Wing leadership held the first hybrid commander’s call July 22 at the Wright-Patterson Club to provide base updates and recognize Airmen across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.It marked the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic that a commander’s call has been hosted
  • WPAFB Airman picks up prestigious honor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Staff Sgt. Valerie Graw of the 88th Communications Squadron has added another prestigious honor to her career.After earning the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Airman of the Year Award, she was just selected as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2021.“We are beyond proud that Staff Sgt.
  • WPAFB pair named Air Force’s top athletes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s 2020 Male and Female Athletes of the Year both hail from Wright-Patterson AFB.Capt. Amber Hansen, commander of Global Activities Squadron Detachment 4 at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and Airman 1st Class Michael Mannozzi, who works in Religious Affairs at the 88th Air Base
  • CMSAF always on the go

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass has a duty day unlike most who put on the uniform.She often gets things started by 4:30 a.m. before embarking on workdays jam-packed full of office tours, command briefs and meeting with Airmen across various installations, which she calls the “best part of
  • AFIT earns reaccreditation for 10 years

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In March, the Higher Learning Commission reaffirmed the Air Force Institute of Technology’s accreditation for the maximum 10-year period.As an independent organization, HLC accredits degree-granting, postsecondary educational institutions in the North Central region.“We have no additional reporting
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