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  • Ceremony honors 22 Airman Leadership School graduates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A graduation ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. Grace A. Peterson Airman Leadership School Class 24-B took place Feb. 8 at the Wright-Patt Club.In all, there were 22 graduates, including a Coast Guardsman, Space Force Guardian and Airmen from the 88th Air Base

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Presidents Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours Feb. 16 and 19 in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day and Presidents Day (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Feb. 16 and 19: open 6 a.m. to 7

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours Jan. 12 and 15 in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Jan. 12 and 15: open 6

  • 88 FSS strengthens Wright-Patterson’s warfighter mission, people

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron, the largest in the continental United States, continues to shape its various missions and initiatives, “dominating the dirty work” to reach all Airmen, staff and their families.Through its effort to enable worldwide missions

  • Opportunities, advantages still abundant in this changing world

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force and American workforce is facing some dynamic and challenging times.As we struggle with inflation, we also battle unemployment and uncertainty in a changing world. As most citizens want higher pay for their services, they also want to work from

  • AFRL celebrates Diwali festival of lights

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory celebrated the Diwali festival of lights holiday earlier this month, attracting more than 150 attendees from across the installation.The lunch celebration, which took place Nov. 6, was organized by an AFRL-based, newly formed

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Thanksgiving

    The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours in observance of Thanksgiving on Nov. 23 and Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on Nov. 24 (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Nov. 23-24: open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.12A (AFMC headquarters)Open 24/715A

  • Be ready: Winter is on its way

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Did you know that November is Winter Weather Awareness Month?While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their

  • Wright-Patt man completes hike of Appalachian Trail

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The expedition was 15 trips and 13 years in the making, but Rob Ligas ultimately conquered the Appalachian Trail.This past summer, the Air Force retiree and longtime 88th Civil Engineer Squadron member made a final push through the arduous “100-mile