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  • Base ‘Jamboree’ concludes week of team-building events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Force Support Squadron hosted a barbecue Sept. 30 at the Wright-Patt Club to end a week of fun-filled events designed to enhance unit camaraderie.The event was part of the weeklong Wright-Patt Jamboree, where military and civilian employees had the

  • Wright-Patt Airmen honored at Reds Military Appreciation Night

    Col. Christopher Meeker, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base commander, administers the oath of enlistment to Air Force recruits at Great American Ball Park prior to the Reds-Rockies game Sept. 2, 2022, in Cincinnati. The ceremony was part of the Reds’ annual Military Appreciation

  • Ping-Pong bounces back into action at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Ping-Pong is “back by popular demand,” an 88th Force Support Squadron event organizer said earlier this month.The year’s second tournament took place Aug. 11 at Wright Field Fitness Center, where 16 competitors participated in a double-elimination

  • Playing DeLong game: Logistics chief wrapping up 44th year in softball

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Sports can mean different things to players and fans, from having a minor and sporadic interest to a lifelong passion for it.For James DeLong, even at 63, the passion has pushed on for the last 44 years playing softball.“I’d say I just love the game, enjoy

  • Base intramurals set for comeback

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fitness and sports team is planning to bring back intramurals, first by introducing the newly added 3-on-3 sand volleyball league, which will be played May 4 to June 17.After more than a year without any intramural sports on

  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.

  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.