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  • 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 contributions. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • 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 a turn for the better, 88th Air Base Wing medical
  • 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 Year for 2021.“We are beyond proud that Staff Sgt.
  • 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 the summer, was free to all members of the
  • 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 works in Religious Affairs at the 88th Air Base
  • 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. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • 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 the base’s airfield including the air traffic
  • ‘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 June 9 graduation day, the tactical-leadership
  • 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 Wing chief of adverse actions, saw how hard she would
  • 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 person.  Chief Master Sgt. Erik Robbins, U.S. Air Force
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