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  • 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

  • Recycling Center handles it all

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In spite of COVID-19 restrictions and the large number of teleworking Airmen - both military and civilian - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base produced more than 3,600 tons of solid waste during the first nine months of fiscal year 2021.But almost a half of it

  • Wright-Patt helps train Dayton Airport firefighters

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department provided training to the Dayton International Airport Fire Department at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fire training facility Oct. 5.A DIA crash truck and five firefighters came on base after dark to get

  • Sixth patch in History & Heritage Race Series unveiled

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The C-119 Flying Boxcar will be the sixth and final historical aircraft featured in the inaugural History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Nov. 1.Each of this year’s six virtual races highlighted its own historical aircraft

  • ‘Unite’ to remain resilient

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Due to the pandemic, change in employee schedules because of teleworking and other outside factors, people’s resiliency has been put to the test in the past two years.Although faced with different challenges many have never seen before, leaders say those