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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patt Airmen deploy to support FEMA vaccine administration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the 88th Air Base Wing will deploy approximately 120 Airmen to Michigan to support a state-run, federally supported Community Vaccination Center at the Ford Field in Detroit..The Airmen are assigned to the 88th Medical Group.“The 88th Air Base Wing is
  • Wright-Patt program cultivates leadership capabilities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- A five-month tactical leadership program designed to develop current and prospective leaders at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is continuing this year, despite the challenges of a virtual environment.LEADership (Learned, Enthusiastic, Committed, Dedicated) Wright-Patt kicked off in February for a total of 10
  • Base commander prioritizes AF Connect app

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing page inside the Air Force Connect app is being relaunched as a one-stop shop for locating base information.Air Force Connect is a mobile app that provides access to information from base leaders, social media links, directories and more.“Communication can be hard and every way we can
  • Wright-Patt Airmen deploy for COVID-19 effort

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE - Airmen from the 88th Air Base Wing deployed to Detroit the morning of March 19 for a COVID-19 vaccination-support operation.A team of approximately 120 Airmen arrived at Ford Field to support the community vaccination center. The Wright-Patterson AFB group is part of a Type 1 team within the Department of Defense’s
  • Mighty 88th’s vision statement puts Airmen first

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing’s personnel are a “powerful weapon system” in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s arsenal, a top civilian leader said.The 88 ABW is resolute in carrying out its vital mission to the base. This is defined by the wing’s new vision statement – “The premier air base wing ... one team –
  • First sergeant overcomes severe wound with resilience

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — In December 2004, Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin Seekell joined the Air Force in Security Forces as a military working dog handler.In 2011, during his deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Seekell was conducting a routine foot patrol mission outside Bagram Airfield when he and his
  • First Sergeant of Year known for 'tenacity, openness, kindness'

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — It’s not that often the following is written: “_______________ is, without a doubt, the finest _______________ I’ve had the opportunity to work with,” but that’s exactly what has been said about Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin Seekell, the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 First Sergeant of the Year.Col. Jason Musser,
  • 88th Air Base Wing personnel earn Air Force, AFMC honors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- Members of the 88th Air Base Wing captured several Air Force Material Command awards for 2020, while a unit finished second for a prestigious Air Force honor.“I continue to be amazed by the extraordinary men and women I have the privilege to serve,” said Col. Patrick Miller, 88 ABW commander.AFMC winners from
  • Mission statement targets objectives

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing is charged with accomplishing a multitude of challenging missions every day, and having a strong, renewed mission statement that captures its goals is aimed at reminding teammates they have a crucial part in delivering a successful mission.Created by leadership, the renewed mission
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