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  • WPAFB fire chief looks back on 27-year career upon retirement

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Fire Chief Jacob King retired after 27 years working for the Air Force as a civil service employee.“Chief King has been an indispensable part of the Wright Patt Fire Department and 788 CES for 27 years,” said Maj. Nathan

  • Base fire station hosts ‘unprecedented’ ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron never had this many firefighters in line for promotion before.“It is unprecedented that we promote five firemen at the same time,” said Jeffrey Kitzmiller, the 788 CES deputy fire chief. “We normally only promote one or two