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  • Energy resilience focus of WPAFB exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To test the effects of a widespread power-grid outage, the lights went out on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base last month for an exercise that disconnected the installation from commercial-power sources.An Energy Resilience Readiness Exercise “flipped the

  • Stay aware during emergencies

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - When an emergency situation occurs at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the Installation Command Center notifies the base community using two methods – the “Giant Voice” and AtHoc notification system.The “Giant Voice” activates emergency-notification signals in

  • ‘Get it Wright’ through motivation, attitude and aptitude

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- So, how do you do it? It’s funny how many times I hear that statement, both professionally and personally.Teammates, I will tell you: You never do it alone. That’s for sure.But more importantly, how do you do it? Think about that statement, reflect on it and

  • Make this Halloween safe for all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – This weekend, many of us will enjoy visits from young children in costumes ranging from Cinderella to Iron Man.Trick-or-treating hours in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base housing areas are set for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 throughout the Brick Quarters, Prairies and

  • Children, families show out for Halloween

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base held the Great Pumpkin Off and “Trunk or Treat” event at Turtle Pond in the Brick Quarters historic district Oct. 21.Several organizations and units got a chance to interact with the base community and pass out candy to

  • Great flying pumpkins!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  After being forced to take a year off due to pandemic restrictions, pumpkins once again arched through the air as the annual Pumpkin Chuck returned near the old runways behind the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The

  • Ceremony honors graduates of ALS Class 21-G

    Airman Leadership School Class 21-G poses for a class photo with Col. Patrick Miller (far left), 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer (far right), 88 ABW command chief, at the end of its graduation ceremony Oct. 14 in the Wright-Patterson Club. ALS is

  • Distance does not deter Airmen learning to communicate, connect

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Seven civilian personnel completed a John C. Maxwell Mastermind communication course facilitated by Air Force Materiel Command in September.The course, based on Maxwell’s book, “Everyone Communicates, Few Connect,” was led by Mary Moore, an alternate master

  • Commander provides update on COVID-19 vaccination mandate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base remains in Health Protection Condition Charlie and under a public health emergency, but leaders say the outlook has begun to improve with continued safeguards and preventive measures.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and

  • NASIC volunteers support Adopt-A-Highway program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Personnel from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center partnered with the Ohio Department of Transportation to collect and pick up trash along state Route 444 next to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The group wanted to help with litter control along