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  • Spotlight: LeeGurtha Lucas

    Name and rank: LeeGurtha Lucas, NH-3Duty title: Security specialistUnit of assignment: Information Protection Directorate, 88th Air Base WingWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a personnel security specialist with the 88 ABW/Information Protection Directorate’s Personnel Security Division. I provide

  • Don’t miss office calls: Install ‘soft phone’ capability

    WTIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Did you know you can make and receive calls from your office phone, in the comfort of your home?In the evolving landscape of COVID-19 restrictions, the 88th Communications Squadron continues to find new and creative ways for your work success.Don’t miss

  • Keep caution in mind when using space heaters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The high cost of heating oil and natural gas, combined with energy-saving efforts, raises the potential for increased use of alternative sources.Space heaters and other supplemental-heating devices may be viewed by a lot of people as a good alternative. They

  • Escape the cold, stay active with Wright-Patt Tennis Club

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As the weather begins to turn cold, people start looking for indoor options that will allow them to stay active. That is where the Wright-Patt Tennis Club comes to the rescue.The facility, located on Skeel Avenue across from Prairie Trace Golf Course, has four

  • Snow-removal crew plows path forward to mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When flurries start falling and thousands of employees are due to line up at the gates, the 88th Civil Engineer Squadron’s job requires strategy, speed and a lot of shovels.Even before Wright-Patterson Air Force Base meteorologists predict winter weather, the

  • ‘Recycle Al’ turns passion into purpose

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  National Recycling Day is officially observed each year on Nov. 15, but every day is recycling day for Alan Howell.In the late 1980s, Howell worked on the C-17 program for Air Force Logistics Command. To promote Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s recycling

  • Dayton Vet Center provides critical services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As Veterans Day passed, people had the opportunity to remember and thank veterans of the past and present. Making sure their mental health is strong remains equally important.The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care

  • ASPIRE program primes future FSS ambassadors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five 88th Force Support Squadron civilian employees have wrapped up the 12-week ASPIRE program, which exposed them to the FSS portfolio, preparing each participant for future leadership roles.Part of an Air Force Materiel Command initiative, the ASPIRE

  • Spotlight: Scott Abbott

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Name and rank: Scott Abbott, GS-12Duty title: Resource adviserUnit of assignment: 88th Mission Support GroupWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I provide financial support to leadership and three subordinate squadrons consisting of over 1,400 civilians, military