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  • Great leaders build teams, inspire others

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – We’ve all probably heard the old adage: There’s no “I” in team.A good leader follows it, but a great leader will get the entire team into this mentality and build them up by fostering leadership in the workplace. Every Airman is truly an asset to the team and brings value by working together.If you want to
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Social

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During these times, it can become easy to forget about the social aspect of life and how socially connected we are all meant to be.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing command chief, hosted a video on Airmen wellness in early August as
  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: Tara Svidish, GS-11Duty title: Financial specialistUnit of assignment: 88th Comptroller SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a financial specialist assigned to the 88th Comptroller Squadron, the largest comptroller squadron in the Air Force. I lead a team of accountants that certified more than 15,000 funding documents
  • Electrical-line project to close Area A roads

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A portion of Hebble Creek Road will be closed Sept. 13-24 on the west side of the National Air and Space Intelligence Center so workers can install underground electrical lines supporting the NASIC Intelligence Production Complex III project.Installation was initially scheduled to start last month but got
  • Plans underway for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    As we’re getting closer and closer to October, that means we are also approaching Cybersecurity Awareness Month.This event will span the entire month and covers many different areas of cybersecurity such as home-network defense, online banking, social media security and more. The 2021 theme is: “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”The 88th Communications
  • National Preparedness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As part of National Preparedness Month, the second week’s topic is building a disaster-supply kit.Once an emergency plan is established to address specific needs following a disaster, your family should assemble an emergency supply kit — enough supplies for at least three days. Lists can be exhaustive and
  • National Suicide Prevention Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In 1979, while stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, I heard about Capt. Ron Keys and a “Dear Boss” letter he had written.The letter to his supervisor went like this: “I’m tired of the extremely poor leadership and motivational ability of our senior staffers and commanders. All those master’s
  • Base responds to potential active shooter incident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was placed under lockdown around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 after reports of an active shooter at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.The lockdown was lifted at approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday morning after lasting four hours.“Two individuals approached the security desk
  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, military and civilian members of our Air Force family will be spending some well-deserved time away from their duty sections. As we enjoy Labor Day festivities, let’s remember to look out for one another and keep the major safety themes we have practiced foremost in our minds: Traffic
  • National Preparedness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- September kicks off National Preparedness Month, a joint effort by federal, state, local and private organizations to remind us to take the opportunity to prepare ourselves and our families before a disaster or emergency occurs.The theme in 2021 is: “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting
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