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  • WPAFB pair named Air Force’s top athletes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s 2020 Male and Female Athletes of the Year both hail from Wright-Patterson AFB.Capt. Amber Hansen, commander of Global Activities Squadron Detachment 4 at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and Airman 1st Class Michael Mannozzi, who

  • Gate 15A reopens after 2-month renovation

    Senior Airman D’Mario Woodward and Staff Sgt. Clayton Reis, both with the 88th Security Forces Squadron, open Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Gate 15A the morning of June 21, 2021. The gate had been closed for a period of two months as it went through an upgrade and a cover was built over it.

  • Roley assumes command of 88th Operations Support Squadron

    Master Sgt. Thomas Scott, 88th Operations Support Squadron superintendent, renders the ceremonial first salute to his new commander, Lt. Col. Donald Roley, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 21, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio. The 88th OSS oversees the operation of

  • ‘Aspiring leaders’ graduate from LEADership Wright-Patt program

    In line with 88th Air Base Wing values, recent graduates of the LEADership Wright-Patt program made a personal investment to develop into prospective Wright-Patterson AFB leaders by completing a five-month course on training, networking and exposure to various base organizations.Leading up to the

  • Breaking barriers among the ranks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A few years ago, a Jewish officer helped a Muslim judge advocate general applicant get religious-accommodation rules changed, which paved a new path for more Muslims to serve in the Air Force.On the first day she joined up, Capt. Maysaa Ouza, 88th Air Base

  • More than four dozen Airmen earn CCAF degrees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Community College of the Air Force held its spring graduation ceremony May 26 in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base theater.Fifty-seven Airmen and Guardians earned associate degrees. But due to COVID-19 restrictions, only 18 were able to attend in

  • Base Weather Station keeps eyes on the skies

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has its own set of storm trackers, and the team’s forecasts are key in carrying out the mission.Jim Lane, senior operational meteorologist site manager for the 88th Operations Support Squadron’s Base Weather Station, says there

  • HAZMAT exercise slated for May 19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will go into exercise mode again as it conducts a scheduled hazardous materials, or HAZMAT, release training event May 19.During the exercise, the Installation Command Center will employ a variety of communication modes across

  • 88 ABW safety office provides key service that fulfills line of effort

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  Both inspiring and executing the 88th Air Base Wing command team’s revived lines of effort, the 88 ABW safety office takes pride in maximizing mission effectiveness every day as they continue to provide effective initial safety response to everyone on the