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  • 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
  • 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 will always be topics of conversation we all
  • 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 Areas A and B on base to alert the base populace
  • Wright-Patt Base Exchange shopping privileges extended to DOD and Coast Guard civilians

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Exchange as well as other installation Army & Air Force Exchange Services around the United States, are now accessible to DOD and Coast Guard civilians as of May 1.Per recent DOD policy, Coast Guard and DOD civilians can now access the base exchange and all of the benefits
  • 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 installation.What are the lines of effort anyway?
  • Annual charitable campaign more than a donation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As one of the largest federal workplace giving campaigns in the world, the Combined Federal Campaign has raised over $8.4 billion for charitable organizations in the last 60 years.Not only does CFC allow people to donate toward a cause, but the program also consolidates different charitable organizations into
  • World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday

    XENIA, Ohio -- What do the construction of the Empire State Building, Prohibition, the Great Depression, Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, World War II, Vietnam, the first man in space and Sept. 11 attacks all have in common?All of these events and many more happened in the last 100 years. They also took place during the life of Pfc. Jim. H. Martin, a