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  • 88th Security Forces to hold military working dog retirement ceremony

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will conduct a military working dog retirement in honor of Morgen at the Security Forces Squadron Supply Bay here at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24.Morgen was born on Dec. 8, 2013, and is assigned to the 88th Security Forces Squadron.

  • Don’t get burned by your Christmas tree

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- The holidays are a time when families gather and celebrate traditions. For many, one of those traditions is the Christmas tree.While this is by far among the most popular, it can also be one of the deadliest.According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Christmas

  • 88 ABW personnel capture MAJCOM awards

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Eight 88th Air Base Wing Airmen and civilians recently won major command-level awards for fiscal year 2022.Six 88th Comptroller Squadron members were winners of Air Force Materiel Command financial management awards:· 88 CPTS: Financial Operations Office of

  • Volunteers keep historic bomber flying

    Chuck Mangold is a flight safety officer in one of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s system program offices. He is also a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel with 20 years of experience flying C-130s.He has a hobby many would envy. Several weekends a year, he gets to step back in time

  • 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