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  • Wing emphasizes ‘mission effectiveness’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Leaders of the 88th Air Base Wing recently devised a new strategic plan that thoroughly defines the command’s mission and vision statements, values, characteristics and traits, and lines of effort.Each area has explicit guidance on how to effectively deliver war-winning capabilities through agile installation
  • Air Force Marathon relay returns

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Marathon’s three-person relay has returned and takes place Sept. 18.Registration will close after first 250 teams sign up. Relay participants, who must be ages 12 or older, can form a team under the following divisions. Men’s Women’s Mixed male/female (2:1 gender ratio; one runner must be a
  • Airmen’s heroism, quick-thinking saves two lives from fatal vehicle accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - On March 23, what could have been a dire situation ended in the saving of two lives—thanks to the valor and heroism of two 88th Medical Group Airmen.That Tuesday morning, Capt. Carly Kerr, an intensive care unit nurse at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, was driving to base on her day off to assist with a
  • 88 MDG team makes progress in Detroit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group who departed for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit have been diligent by putting shots in arms.The team has been providing 5,000 vaccines a day, and another thousand have been delivered by mobile vaccination teams, which local health departments and the Federal Emergency
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patt to provide transient support for U.S. Army

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – From 29-31 March, the 88th Operations Support Squadron and 88 Logistics Readiness Squadron at Wright-Patterson AFB are providing transient support for the United States Army as helicopters from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, travel to participate in a
  • Right values lead to the Wright way

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO -- The 88th Air Base Wing has developed a new strategic plan that defines the installation and how leaders want community partners to view it.Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is guided by certain standards and ideals that all personnel, military and civilians included, are expected to uphold. These values are:
  • Acting Air Force secretary visits Wright-Patterson AFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on March 23 to get a firsthand look at various missions and a few of the more than 115 units and agencies that operate here. This was Roth's first visit to the base since he became acting secretary in January.  He started
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are
  • Deployment could impact Medical Center operations

    The departure of 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit could temporarily lead to diminished operations at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, base officials said.“Although we will remain open for business and all services will be open, some areas may have to change the number of available appointments that can be
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Local recruiting squadron welcomes their first recruit to Space Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Media will have the opportunity to interview the first local recruit from the 338th Recruiting Squadron to join Space Force, on Thursday, March 18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at 11:00 a.m.Located in front of the GPS Exhibit in the fourth hanger at the NMUSAF, Trevor Bingle-Dewitt,