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  • History & Heritage Race showcases P-38 Lightning during second race of 2023

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The P-38 Lightning will be the second retired aircraft to headline the 2023 History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning March 1.The event marks the second of six virtual races during the series’s third season. Each event

  • Exchange shoppers can crank up fitness goals with BE FIT 360 essentials

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Service members and their families can kickstart their 2023 fitness goals with the latest fitness apparel, accessories and gear from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.The Wright-Patterson Exchange features a BE FIT 360 concept shop that has the look and

  • WPAFB hosts 10th powerlifting competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The sounds of thunderous cheers and clanging weights was thick throughout Wright Field Fitness Center during a recent powerlifting competition on base.Puffs of chalk waft around as competitors coat their hands before attempting a lift.It was a day in which

  • Base ‘Jamboree’ concludes week of team-building events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Force Support Squadron hosted a barbecue Sept. 30 at the Wright-Patt Club to end a week of fun-filled events designed to enhance unit camaraderie.The event was part of the weeklong Wright-Patt Jamboree, where military and civilian employees had the

  • Registration opens for final History & Heritage race

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2022 History & Heritage Race Series opened registration for the last virtual race of the season Oct. 1, featuring the C-47 Skytrain.One of the most famous U.S. Army Air Corps aircraft, the C-47, nicknamed “Gooney Bird” for its resemblance to an albatross,

  • 2022 Blue Streak Time Trial season approaches finish line

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FROCE BASE, Ohio – Riders competed in the year’s next-to-last Blue Streak Time Trial around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s flightline Sept. 13.Taking first place was 41-year-old Ben Peacock of Worthington with a time of 20 minutes, 28 seconds. It marked his second straight

  • August time trial on Wright-Patt attracts 175 competitors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Ranging from 15 to 76, bikers of all ages raced against each other Aug. 9 during the Blue Streak Time Trial on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The 10-mile path follows Wright-Patt’s flightline.Coming in first place was 41-year-old Ben Peacock of Worthington,

  • Mobility clinic to help amputee athletes chase goals

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Making a running start toward the races later that weekend, the Air Force Marathon’s Health & Fitness Expo will feature its second Amputee Mobility Clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 in McLin Gym at the Nutter Center.The clinic, partnering with Optimus

  • Registration opens for fifth History & Heritage race

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio– The 2022 History & Heritage Race Series opened registration for the next virtual race August 1, featuring the F-86 Sabre.The U.S. Air Force’s first swept-wing jet fighter, the branch primarily used this fast aircraft in Korea opposing the Russian-built MiG-15.