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  • Airman comes up with a cool idea … and leaders listened

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Anybody who has worn body armor any amount of time knows it can get pretty warm. First Lt. Justin O’Brien, 88th Security Forces Squadron, certainly knows.As an enlisted “Defender” stationed at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, where temperatures over 100

  • WPAFB moves to HPCON Delta

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base transitioned to Health Protection Condition Delta on Friday, with a public health emergency in effect as of noon, due to rising numbers of confirmed COVID-19 “omicron” cases.“The Airmen at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are our

  • Base commander considers HPCON change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie, but rising numbers are “alarming enough” that the threat level could soon be elevated, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander said Jan. 5.Col. Patrick Miller addressed

  • Make each day your masterpiece

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- As a sports fan, I was born a few years too late to personally see the success and dominance of the UCLA men’s basketball team from 1963 to 1975. Over a 12-year period, the Bruins won 10 national championships, dominating the sport.The UCLA teams of this era

  • Enjoy winter outdoor activities safely

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. --Winter weather is upon us, but that’s no reason not to get out and enjoy what the outdoors have to offer.Winter sports and activities are special because they’re available for only a short time. Here are some tips to help you maximize your time outdoors safely

  • ‘Arrive alive’: Safety Office offers holiday travel tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio -- More than 52 million Americans will travel to visit friends and family this holiday season, according to a survey conducted by thevacationer.com.But before you hit the road, the 88th Air Base Wing Safety Office has some tips to make sure you arrive at your

  • Leaders earn Presidential Rank Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Seventeen Department of the Air Force personnel were named 2021 Presidential Rank Award recipients by the Office of Personnel Management. Of those 17, four are from Air Force Materiel Command. Steven Rogers, senior scientist for Automatic Target Recognition

  • New Year brings discount on Air Force Marathon registration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As this year’s clock ticks away, the Air Force Marathon team prepares for the New Year, and the Air Force’s 75th birthday.When the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, registration opens for all with the chance to save up to $20 through Jan. 3. Active duty,

  • WPAFB hosts powerlifting competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – About two dozen of the strongest people at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base turned out for a powerlifting competition Dec. 11.A total of 23 active-duty Airmen, Department of Defense civilians and family members took part in the 88th Force Support Squadron event

 

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