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  • Roley assumes command of 88th Operations Support Squadron

    Master Sgt. Thomas Scott, 88th Operations Support Squadron superintendent, renders the ceremonial first salute to his new commander, Lt. Col. Donald Roley, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 21, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio. The 88th OSS oversees the operation of the base’s airfield including the air traffic
  • New-look Gate 15A set for reopening

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - After a two-month closure for a construction project, Gate 15A off state Route 844 will reopen to traffic June 21.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is scheduled to resume normal operating hours of 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the access-control point.Gate 12A, which had set up all lanes for inbound
  • Grand opening planned for Prairies Youth Center’s new game room

    James Smith, 14, plays air hockey as Evelyn Wilbern, 12, checks out the foosball table behind him June 10, 2021, in the Prairies Youth Center’s new game room. The venue, which is having its grand opening June 18, features free arcade games. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Air Camp attendees get hands-on learning at Wright-Patt

    A camper is shown the inside of a C-17 Globemaster III cockpit by Capt. Matthew Bush, 89th Airlift Squadron pilot, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, on June 14, 2021. Air Camp is a STEM program designed to raise interest in aviation among middle school students. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Juneteenth declared as a Federal Holiday, June 18 Holiday Hours

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In recognition of today's declaration of Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday, most Wright-Patterson AFB services will be closed Friday, June 18, in observation of the holiday.The following organization’s hours and services will be affected on Friday, June 18.Base Entry Gates: Gate 1A: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. Gate 12A:
  • Use feedback correctly to in your unit, Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Many years ago as a new technical sergeant, I asked my master sergeant supervisor for an initial feedback. After a few weeks, I reminded him, and again a few weeks later.Finally, he huffed and said, “You know, if I give you one, I’ll have to hold you to it.”That was a costly feedback, let me tell you. It cost
  • Wright-Patt personnel celebrate Pride month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The diversity of both civilians and service members throughout the Department of Defense is celebrated in June, more commonly known as Pride Month.Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month was chosen to be recognized this month to commemorate the June 1969 riots at the Stonewall Inn in New
  • Take proper precautions to get the most out of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Summer represents the time of year when our most valuable asset — Air Force personnel — are statistically at greatest risk of experiencing a significant mishap.The following information covers safety measures and guidelines for a broad range of summertime topics and activities.Risk managementManaging risk is
  • Weingarten Rights

    NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES, AND SUPERVISORS OF EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTED BY AFGE LOCAL 1138, IAM&AW LOCAL 225 OR IAFF LOCAL F-88Publication of this Weingarten Rights notice is required by 5 USC 7114(a)(3).A labor union representative shall be given the opportunity to be present at any examination of a bargaining unit employee, conducted by a management
  • Natural gas project to close Area B roadways

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - To maintain a reliable and safe natural gas pipeline system, CenterPoint Energy will replace about 3,200 feet of pipeline with a new system in Area B of Wright-Patterson AFB from July 6 to Oct. 1.The project will create full or partial closures on Eighth Street near Skyline Drive heading west to C Street and