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  • Wright-Patt moves back to HPCON Charlie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has transitioned to Health Protection Condition Charlie in response to an increased number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, both on and off base, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander announced Sept. 1 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col. Patrick Miller
  • 88th MDG announces upcoming blood drive dates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Medical Group’s Blood Donor Center recently announced upcoming blood drive opportunities for people interested in donating.“This is important because our products are used for military patients of all ages and must be available at all times,” said Senior Airman Michael Brady, 88th Diagnostics and
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Spiritual

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Among the four domains of self-wellness (physical, mental, spiritual and social), the spiritual domain is known to be the gateway to inner peace and spiritual growth.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing command chief, hosted a video on
  • Hunting season underway on WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A lot of people do not realize hunting is allowed on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. But with proper seasonal permits and licenses, enthusiasts can hunt a variety of game across the installation.WPAFB hunting season began Sept. 1 and runs through Feb. 28. Base permits are $20.A valid Ohio hunting license is
  • Importance of Stretching in the Workplace

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Stretching improves muscle elasticity and leads to increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion. Many people stretch before and after a workout, upon waking in the morning or even after a road trip.Stretching in the workplace can become common practice as well.Ergonomically sound tools and habits
  • The ABCDs of leadership open path to success

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - I recently joined Team Wright-Patt when I took command of the 88th Mission Support Group. It’s my fourth time taking the command flag and fifth in a command position.I believe command is an absolute privilege — it’s not a right, it’s not promised and every day is a test to continue to earn that privilege.The
  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: 1st Lt. Joseph CrottyDuty title: Clinical nurseUnit of assignment: 88th Surgical Operations Squadron, Ambulatory Procedure Unit/Post-Anesthesia Care UnitWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a clinical nurse assigned to the Ambulatory Procedure Unit/Post-Anesthesia Care Unit at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, where I’m responsible for
  • Lane closure planned at Gate 1A

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The right northbound lane on Spruce Way exiting Gate 1A (Commissary Gate) will be closed Aug. 30-31 for an American Water main and valve repair, the 88th Civil Engineer Group said.The left lane will remain open both days for outbound traffic. Crews will post signs directing motorists around the worksite.The
  • C Street work on tap for natural gas project

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Construction contractors will complete Phase 5 of a natural gas main line installation Aug. 30 to Sept. 3 along C Street between Sixth and Seventh streets, causing one lane to be closed at a time along this stretch in Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Because this portion of C Street has a center-turn
  • Air Force names staff sergeant selects

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force announced its newest staff sergeant selects Aug. 24 — and the list includes nearly 150 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.This year, 15,660 senior airmen were promoted within an eligible pool of 44,663 across the Air Force, a selection rate of 35.06%.“Staff sergeant is one of those