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  • AFSAC chief to highlight Black history for Dayton STEM students

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A conversation with Winston Ferguson’s eighth-grade daughter led to an entire school’s observance of Black History Month being upgraded. Ferguson, section chief of systems and integration at the Air Force Security Assistance Center on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, was moved to approach the leadership at
  • DOD outlines new mask guidance

    The memorandum states that all individuals on military installations and those performing official duties on behalf of DOD from any location other than home, including outdoor shared spaces, will wear masks. Masks must be in accordance with current CDC guidelines.
  • Auto Shop at Wright-Patt AFB offers options for do-it-yourselfers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Need repair work? The Wright-Patt Auto Hobby Shop offers customers in-store vehicle repair, as well the opportunity for do-it-yourselfers, at a fraction of the cost.Located in the Kittyhawk Area of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near the Pharmacy, the Auto Hobby Shop provides information, tools and space to
  • Space exhibit touches down at Air Force museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The newest temporary exhibit at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the stuff of dreams – for children and adults.The “Space: A Journey to Our Future” exhibit, which opened Jan. 28 and closes Sept. 6, is spread over 10,000 square feet in the museum’s fourth
  • Wright-Patt selects its 2020 Military Spouse of the Year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Before the COVID-19 pandemic, it would not be unusual to see Mindy Schwickerath, a key spouse for the 88th Security Forces Squadron, appear in costume in support of the many events in which she participated.Among the ensembles the former preschool teacher owns are a shark, elf, Easter bunny and superheroes.
  • Deadline extended for charities to apply for 2021 Combined Federal Campaign

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Charities not currently part of the 2021 Combined Federal Campaign now have until Feb. 26 to apply, pay the application fee and submit their application so they may reach 9 million potential donors across the country and around the world.The Office of Personnel Management extended the deadline, making its
  • 88th Air Base Wing announces holiday hours of operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE. Ohio — The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours of operation in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on Feb. 12 and Presidents Day on Feb. 15 (if not listed, consider them closed):GATES1A (Fairborn Gate) Feb. 12 Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 15 Open 6 a.m. to 6
  • Security Forces Airman named 2020 NCO of the Year

    Staff Sgt. Ian Guthridge never set out to win any awards. He was just trying to do his part for the team and make everyone around him better.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patterson AFB to hold town halls to provide COVID-19 and vaccine distribution updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing will hold two Facebook Live town halls to provide the latest information on COVID-19 and the current status of vaccine availability. The first town hall scheduled for this afternoon at 4:30 p.m., Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, will provide the latest
  • Med Group opens up COVID-19 vaccine offerings

    The 88th Medical Group is set to expand its offering of the COVID-19 vaccine after working through the initial phases of first responders and medical personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.