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  • Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Air Force Research Laboratory

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks traveled to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Aug. 17, 2022, where she visited an Air Force Research Laboratory thermal materials testing facility and was briefed on key areas including counter-directed energy weapons development, opportunities and

  • 88th Air Base Wing announces special holiday hours of operation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The following facilities at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will have adjusted hours in observance of the Labor Day holiday on Sept. 5 and Air Force Materiel Command Family Day, Sept. 2 (if not listed, consider them closed):GATES1A (Fairborn/Commissary):Sept.

  • Graduation ceremony honors ALS Class 22-E at Wright-Patt

    Senior Airman Gwendolyn Sounders, 88th Surgical Operations Squadron leads her class into their Airman Leadership School graduation June 16, 2022, in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Club and Banquet Center. ALS is required for staff sergeant selects and open to eligible civilians as Airmen learn

  • 40 Airmen earned associate degrees from CCAF

    The Community College of the Air Force Wright-Patterson Class of 2022 marches into their graduation ceremony June 15, 2022, at the National Museum of the Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Forty Airmen earned associate degrees from the world’s largest community college system. (U.S.

  • Air Force Materiel Command to livestream change of command ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Lt. Gen. Duke Z. Richardson will take command of the Air Force Materiel Command, June 13, 2022, at 9 a.m. EDT during a ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, here.Richardson will take over for Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., who is slated to retire

  • Uniforms now optional at final out for Airmen at AFMC installations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Materiel Command has enacted a waiver making uniform wear optional during final out-processing for service members assigned to AFMC installations.The waiver applies to all Airmen out-processing for the purposes of relocation, retirement and

  • AFMC honors Airmen for excellence

    The Air Force Materiel Command honored top Airmen for 2021 during the Annual Excellence Award Banquet March 23, 2022. During a ceremony in the Modern Flight Gallery of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, nominees in nine separate categories were recognized from throughout AFMC's

  • Active-shooter exercise tests emergency response

    Senior Airman Andrew Barnes, 88th Security Forces Squadron, takes point as Defenders respond to an active-shooter exercise Feb. 23, 2022, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The exercise was held as part of the base’s regularly scheduled training to prepare for possible emergency scenarios.

  • Sharing IV: A chance to learn from each other

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In this month’s AFMC Connect story on “Sharing,” Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, introduced a series of questions answered by wing leaders to facilitate small-group conversations across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as