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  • Combined Federal Campaign Cause of the Week: Animal welfare

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Combined Federal Campaign is the federal government’s official workplace-giving campaign, allowing employees and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time to approved charities. This year’s campaign runs until Jan. 15 under the theme of “Show Some Love: Be the Face of Change.” Federal workers
  • Wright-Patterson, park service observe Wright brothers’ 117th anniversary

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, along with the great-grandniece and great-grandnephew of the Wright brothers, joined together Dec. 17 to lay a wreath commemorating the 117th anniversary of practical powered flight. The event, which has become a Miami Valley annual tradition
  • Air Force to host Virtual Industry Exchange for Wright-Patterson AFB 

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and 88th Air Base Wing will host the first Virtual Industry Exchange on Jan. 21 to explore possible mixed-use commercial development at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.The Air Force is seeking private and public interest for development of more than 46 acres on Wright-Patterson. The
  • Base personnel step forward to ‘Love Them Out Loud’

    A group of Airmen and civilians responded to a recent volunteer call from the local community to assemble “Love Them Out Loud” kits. It was part of a Dayton Metro Library program that promotes early childhood literacy and development.
  • Wright-Patt bowling center reopens Dec. 8

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Kittyhawk Lanes bowling center will reopen Dec. 8 after being closed for an upgrade to the heating and cooling system.
  • Commander addresses COVID-19 concerns

    Col. Patrick Miller, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base installation and 88th Air Wing Base commander, held a Facebook Live town hall Nov. 16 to address COVID-19 concerns and rising cases in the region.In the past five months, daily confirmed cases off base and across Ohio have risen from 434 to more than 7,000 per day.The town hall also included Lt.
  • How the Air Force is making it easier for aircraft maintainers to see at night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – We all know that working in the dark with insufficient lighting makes the task that much more cumbersome. Good quality lighting is critical for maintainers when repairing an aircraft on the flightline.The U.S. Air Force has an inventory of approximately 5,500 four-wheel diesel light carts that provide
  • Gate 15A to reopen temporarily due to ramp closure

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is set to temporarily reopen Gate 15A July 6 due to a two-week bridge repair project on State Route 844 scheduled to begin the same day.
  • 445th Airlift Wing Commandos coming home

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — It’s been about two months since seven Citizen Airmen departed Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio with only 24 hours notice to support COVID-19 relief efforts in New York City.
  • Guidance issued for reopening Wright-Patt childcare facilities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has announced Phase II of reopening eligibility, guidelines and best practices for base child development centers during COVID-19, effective June 8.