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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Wright-Patterson AFB to hold town halls to provide COVID-19 and vaccine distribution updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing will hold two Facebook Live town halls to provide the latest information on COVID-19 and the current status of vaccine availability. The first town hall scheduled for this afternoon at 4:30 p.m., Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, will provide the latest
  • Med Group opens up COVID-19 vaccine offerings

    The 88th Medical Group is set to expand its offering of the COVID-19 vaccine after working through the initial phases of first responders and medical personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
  • Base Mentoring Program underway in the new year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — More than 200 military members and civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are taking advantage of an opportunity to develop new and/or different professional skills and perspectives, demonstrate strengths and explore potentials now that the 2021 Team Wright-Patt Mentoring Program has kicked
  • WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday

    A local legend turned a century old recently, and the community was there to celebrate. Sitting on a bench outside her residence in Fairborn on a chilly day, Yolanda “Tipi” Minnehan is surrounded by old World War II photos of herself during her time in the Army. There are bright red balloons in the shape of “100,” American flags, a pink flower arrangement and an abundance of “Happy birthday” posters.
  • Wright-Patt commander gives COVID-19 update

    Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the base Jan. 13 on Facebook Live concerning the latest COVID-19 situation update.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Air Force to host Virtual Industry Exchange for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing and Air Force Civil Engineer Center will host the first Virtual Industry Exchange on Jan. 21 to explore possible mixed-use commercial development at Wright-Patterson AFB.The Air Force is seeking private and public interest for development of more than 46 acres on WPAFB. The virtual
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY: 88th Air Base Wing announces holiday hours

    The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours of operation in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day on Jan. 15 and Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18 (if not listed, consider them closed):GATES1A (Fairborn Gate) Jan. 15 Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 18 Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.12A (AFMC Headquarters)
  • 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
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