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  • Hanscom acquisition professionals recognized by Air Force

    In October, the Department of the Air Force recognized multiple Hanscom-based teams and individuals for excellence in acquisition, test and evaluation, and software development.
  • Brothers in arms: Memorial bench dedicated at Air Force museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On July 20, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosted a dedication ceremony for a family that provided over a century of military service.Seven Litten brothers, who served a total of 137 years in the Air Force, were honored with a memorial bench so their legacy can be remembered for generations to
  • Blue Streak Time Trial season underway

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A total of 112 bicyclists circled the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Area A flightline perimeter roads April 13 in the first Blue Streak Time Trial of the 2021 season. Many military and civilian personnel competed. Derek Van Hoose of Team Ohio Velo captured first place, finishing the 10-mile course in 20
  • Third event in History & Heritage Race Series on tap

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The F-117 Nighthawk will be the third historical aircraft featured in the History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning May 1.“The F-117 Nighthawk remains one of the most notable aircraft in U.S. Air Force history for its numerous aerospace-technology breakthroughs,” said
  • Air Force Marathon relay returns

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Marathon’s three-person relay has returned and takes place Sept. 18.Registration will close after first 250 teams sign up. Relay participants, who must be ages 12 or older, can form a team under the following divisions. Men’s Women’s Mixed male/female (2:1 gender ratio; one runner must be a
  • Airmen’s heroism, quick-thinking saves two lives from fatal vehicle accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - On March 23, what could have been a dire situation ended in the saving of two lives—thanks to the valor and heroism of two 88th Medical Group Airmen.That Tuesday morning, Capt. Carly Kerr, an intensive care unit nurse at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, was driving to base on her day off to assist with a
  • Right values lead to the Wright way

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO -- The 88th Air Base Wing has developed a new strategic plan that defines the installation and how leaders want community partners to view it.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is guided by certain standards and ideals that all personnel, military and civilians included, are expected to uphold. These values are:
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are
  • A child’s resilient battle for life

    As 88th Air Base Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer doesn’t just talk about resilience. He and his family have battled through it.Their story starts in 2014 when his wife, Tawny, gave birth to daughter Teagan in Clovis, New Mexico, while Jason was deployed to Afghanistan. As Teagan is welcomed to the world and Jason watches through
  • Special Victims’ Counsel gives clients ‘a voice and a choice

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Special Victims’ Counsel program provides Air Force Judge Advocates to represent victims of sexual assault and related offenses.The Air Force originated the SVC program 2013, and it was soon mandated for all military branches.The SVC team provides legal representation, offers confidential legal advice and