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  • The Wright kind of wellness: Physical

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Self-wellness is important because it not only addresses health but actively improves areas of a life such as physical, mental, social and spiritual.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing

  • Military Appreciation Night at Fraze features Chris Janson

    Country singer Chris Janson performs Aug. 5, 2021, before an audience largely made up of Airmen, veterans and their families at Fraze Pavilion in Kettering, Ohio. The concert, sponsored by the Dayton Development Coalition’s Hometown Heroes program, was billed as a Military Appreciation Night. (U.S.

  • Wright-Patt shifts to HPCON Bravo+ operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, addressed the implications of moving to Health Protection Condition Bravo+ at the latest COVID-19 situation update Aug. 18 on a Facebook Live town hall.Miller was joined by Col. (Dr.) Michael

  • In-flight emergency turns into safe, routine mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Although prepared through rigorous training for the worst, the last call an air traffic controller wants to get is an aircraft in distress.On July 17, a C-5 Galaxy aircrew en route to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base declared an in-flight emergency due to the

  • Brothers in arms: Memorial bench dedicated at Air Force museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On July 20, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force hosted a dedication ceremony for a family that provided over a century of military service.Seven Litten brothers, who served a total of 137 years in the Air Force, were honored with a memorial bench so

  • Updated DOD Mask Policy as of July 28, 2021

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Masks now mandatory for indoor settings. New Defense Department guidance directs all personnel—service members, federal employees, onsite contractor employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask while indoors on installations or

  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosts Leadership Dayton

    Airman 1st Class Blake Cassick of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Honor Guard shows Tracey Tomme how to ceremoniously fold the flag July 14. A Leadership Dayton program member, Tomme was part of the group tour allowing participants to learn about the base’s capabilities and its community

  • The fight against COVID-19 endures

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The number of COVID-19 cases in Ohio and across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has dropped since the beginning of the year, but the fight against this pandemic continues as the delta variant becomes more dominant around the world.Although the battle has taken

  • WPAFB Airman picks up prestigious honor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Staff Sgt. Valerie Graw of the 88th Communications Squadron has added another prestigious honor to her career.After earning the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Airman of the Year Award, she was just selected as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the

  • Block Party Concert at WPAFB features live music, food, fun

    Alexandra Burger, 6, daughter of Col. Paul Burger, dances and chases bubbles June 24, 2021, at a block party sponsored by the 88th Force Support Squadron at Turtle Pond in the brick quarters historic district at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party, the first of a series of three through