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  • Category Management Council meets at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s Category Management Council met Aug. 10 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to discuss progress and analysis of the program.The council meets every quarter but has not had an in-person session in 18 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although the pandemic disrupted quite a few things, the
  • The Wright kind of wellness: Mental

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The different domains within self-wellness (physical, mental, social and spiritual) each play a role in how an individual views themselves, others and life.Without the progress of one, it becomes harder to obtain the desired outcome.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief
  • Block party rocks WPAFB’s historic Brick Quarters

    Lily, 5, and Skyler, 7, the children of 1st Lt. Brandon and Amber McVey, play amongst the bubbles at a block party Aug. 12, 2021, put on by the 88th Force Support Squadron in the historic Brick Quarters housing area at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The party was the middle in a summer series of three sponsored by 88 FSS for Wright-Patt
  • Flight One’s outreach mission is rock 'n' roll

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rock ’n’ rollers are rebels. Nonconformists. They do not take well to authority. That’s their reputation, anyway.The military is all about conforming. Being uniformed. Respect for authority and the chain of command.So how does it work for a military unit whose mission is to rock ’n’ roll?For Flight One, the
  • 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 command chief, hosted a video on Airmen wellness
  • 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. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • 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 Crowder, 88th Medical Group’s public health
  • 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 nose-landing gear being temporarily disabled.“I got
  • 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 their legacy can be remembered for generations to
  • 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 other DOD leased and controlled facilities.Masks are
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