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  • 445th Airlift Wing welcomes new wing commander

    The 445th Airlift Wing held an assumption of command ceremony at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio June 1, 2024. The wing welcomed its new wing commander, Col. Douglas Perry, Jr. Prior to his arrival to the wing, Colonel Perry served as the commander of the 434th Operations Group, Grissom Air

  • Col. Dustin Richards: Q&A with new 88th Air Base Wing commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Dustin Richards took command of the 88th Air Base Wing and installation April 9.Richards, a career civil engineer, arrives at Wright-Patterson AFB from Air Force headquarters in Washington, where he was senior military assistant in the Office of the

  • 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

  • Wing commander says farewell

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Two years ago, Col. Patrick Miller took command over one of the largest wings in the Air Force to guide it through exceptional global and national upheaval. The leader has kept Wright-Patterson Air Force Base gaining altitude through the turbulence

  • Bunch inducted into Order of the Sword

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., was inducted into the Air Force Materiel Command Order of the Sword at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, May 13, 2022. The Order of the Sword is the highest honor the enlisted force can bestow upon a military officer.

  • Become a professional thief

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- My name is Col. Pat Miller.  I am a professional thief and proud of it.I have been stealing for the past 24 years and have no regrets. Now, you may be thinking, how is this possible? Thievery goes against our core values. Why has nobody held me accountable

  • ‘Extraordinary’ Airmen recognized in year’s first commander’s call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller and 88th Air Base Wing leadership held a virtual commander’s call Feb. 10 to show appreciation for Airmen across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base who have exemplified core values in and out of uniform.The 88 ABW and installation commander

  • WPAFB moves to HPCON Delta

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base transitioned to Health Protection Condition Delta on Friday, with a public health emergency in effect as of noon, due to rising numbers of confirmed COVID-19 “omicron” cases.“The Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are our

  • Base commander considers HPCON change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie, but rising numbers are “alarming enough” that the threat level could soon be elevated, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander said Jan. 5.Col. Patrick Miller addressed

  • Q&A with new vice commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Charles Barkhurst took his seat as the 88th Air Base Wing’s new vice commander July 1. Barkhurst joined the team from the Pentagon in Washington, where he served as senior military assistant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense Comptroller.In the