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  • Drone dangers go beyond deployed areas

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Modern conflicts have proven it doesn’t take multimillion-dollar jet aircraft and smart bombs to cause significant damage. Stopping it also requires more than advanced technology.A vigilance is needed on everyone’s part, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel.Combine warfighting ability to employ
  • Inspector General’s Office available to base community

    The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Inspector General’s Office offers a safe, private and confidential setting where anyone can discuss personal or professional concerns.Whether the situation involves someone in the chain of command, an 88th Air Base Wing staff agency or base service provider, the IG can help provide options and recommendations to
  • Aim for mishap-free Fourth of July

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Fireworks are nothing less than recreational explosive devices. As such, they represent a potentially hazardous exposure to anyone in proximity and should be treated with the utmost caution at all times.To help you celebrate safely this Fourth of July, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and National
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Cory Downey

    Name and rank: Cory Downey, GS-8Duty title: Fire and Emergency Services communications supervisorUnit of assignment: 788th Civil Engineer SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am the base Fire and Emergency Services communications supervisor. I oversee a team of six dispatchers. I am responsible for ensuring all emergency calls via 911 and/or
  • Redesigned holes now open at Prairie Trace Golf Course

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Force Support Squadron conducted a ribbon cutting June 25 before reopening two holes at Prairie Trace Golf Course on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The ceremony marked completion in the redesign and relocation of the seventh and eighth holes, the first phase within a multiyear construction project
  • Wright-Patt Public Health Emergency expires

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Public Health Emergency declaration expired June 30.The expiration is considered a positive sign in the COVID-19 battle, but it was not an easy decision, said Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander.“Based on current conditions, I did not renew it,”
  • WPAFB dormitories to undergo renovations, updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team” and “optimize and modernize the installation” lines of effort within the 88th Air Base Wing’s new
  • Household goods delays expected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Airmen undergoing a permanent change of station may experience household goods delays.“Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic,” a newly
  • Welcome back to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - It’s so nice to see you. Somehow, I feel like we’ve just had a long, hot summer away from each other and it’s time to come back to school.Except it’s time to come back to work. And the summer lasted 16 months. Empty hallways, offices, cubicles and parking spaces are full again.As the calendar marks the
  • Gate 15A reopens after 2-month renovation

    Senior Airman D’Mario Woodward and Staff Sgt. Clayton Reis, both with the 88th Security Forces Squadron, open Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Gate 15A the morning of June 21, 2021. The gate had been closed for a period of two months as it went through an upgrade and a cover was built over it. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)