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  • C-119 Flying Boxcar revealed as final aircraft in Air Force Marathon race series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning November 1.The History & Heritage Race Series will hold six virtual races throughout the year. Each race will feature its own
  • ID card demand hasn’t slowed

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Throughout this pandemic, the 88th Force Support Squadron and Military Personnel Flight’s ID Card Office has seen no decline in operations. In fact, their operations have escalated. “We typically service 650 to 850 ID cards during a five-day week,” said Capt. Katherine Yatko, Military Personnel Flight
  • Wright-Patt remembers 9/11

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in a wreath-laying ceremony Sept. 10 in front of Fire Station One.A small gathering of firefighters and explosive ordnance disposal technicians were able to attend the ceremony in person. It was streamed for the rest of the
  • Air Force Marathon goes virtual again for 2021

    Air Force Marathon participants pick up their race packets and shop for merchandise at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force air park Sept. 17, 2021, on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Due to increasing COVID-19 numbers, the marathon was forced to go to a virtual format again this year. Participants must complete their run before the end
  • Wright-Patt hosts run, ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Senior Master Sgt. Elise Redziniak, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center first sergeant, leads a first sergeant delegation on the first leg of the POW/MIA run Sept. 17, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Runners carried the POW/MIA Flag, a torch and scroll over a 6.2-mile course to the base’s POW/MIA Recognition Day wreath-laying
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Social

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During these times, it can become easy to forget about the social aspect of life and how socially connected we are all meant to be.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer, wing command chief, hosted a video on Airmen wellness in early August as
  • Keep safety in mind over Labor Day weekend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This weekend, military and civilian members of our Air Force family will be spending some well-deserved time away from their duty sections. As we enjoy Labor Day festivities, let’s remember to look out for one another and keep the major safety themes we have practiced foremost in our minds: Traffic
  • National Preparedness Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- September kicks off National Preparedness Month, a joint effort by federal, state, local and private organizations to remind us to take the opportunity to prepare ourselves and our families before a disaster or emergency occurs.The theme in 2021 is: “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting
  • 88th Communications Squadron seeks topic presenters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Communications Squadron’s cybersecurity team is searching for topic presenters to lead cybersecurity-awareness classes next month.In its 18th year, the program will run through October as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Classes will be presented virtually.The 2021 National
  • 88 ABW Spotlight

    Name and rank: Tech. Sgt. Joseph RosenstielDuty title: NCO in charge, Military JusticeUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Staff Judge Advocate OfficeWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a paralegal at the wing legal office. I’m responsible for the daily supervision and management of all courts-martial processing, nonjudicial punishments,
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