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  • Base Exchange opens Bunker 27

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has opened its newest store in the Base Exchange.Base leadership, along with Army & Air Force Exchange Service management, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 15 for Bunker 27.  Bunker 27 is a licensed retailer of finely crafted aviation-themed apparel and accessories. The
  • Build campfires the Wright way

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BAE, Ohio - There’s nothing quite like enjoying a backyard campfire under the stars. Your firepit can serve up roasted marshmallows, s’mores or scary stories.One scary fact is that humans are responsible for 87% of all forest fires, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.Whether in your backyard or camping in
  • Commander recognizes Airmen in quarterly call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Patrick Miller and 88th Air Base Wing leadership held the first hybrid commander’s call July 22 at the Wright-Patterson Club to provide base updates and recognize Airmen across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.It marked the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic that a commander’s call has been hosted
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Capt. Karen Degraphenreid

    Name and rank: Capt. Karen DegraphenreidDuty title: Program manager, Combat Rescue Helicopter Subsystems; volunteer victim advocate at Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office.Unit of assignment: Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance & Special Operations Forces Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management CenterWhat do you do at
  • Leading teammates to success takes hard work built on trust, respect

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Being a leader comes in many forms and styles — some learned through academics, some from those around us and some gained through unique experiences known only to you.As we navigate our careers, we build our proverbial kitbag to arm us for adverse situations we can face as leaders. I would like to share
  • 88th Mission Support Group gets new leader

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Sirena Morris officially took command of the 88th Mission Support Group in a change-of-command ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club on July 1.Morris replaces Col. Paul Burger, who will become the Air Force Personnel Center’s chief of Military Personnel Operations at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in
  • Wright-Patt lands 100 on technical sergeant select list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force announced its newest technical sergeant selects June 29 — and the list includes 100 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.This year, 9,422 staff sergeants were promoted within an eligible pool of 34,973 across the Air Force, a selection rate of 26.94%.“These remarkable leaders are
  • Air Force Marathon director named to ‘40 Under 40’ list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Devoted to running since competing in high school, Brandon Hough ended up turning his love for the sport into a career.In May 2018, Hough was named the Air Force Marathon race director and has continued to grow and improve the event ever since.“In my mind, Brandon was the natural choice for this position,”
  • Keep it simple and trust your team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE, Ohio - It’s human nature to overcomplicate things, and as an engineer, I’m guiltier than most in that regard. However, I’ve realized over the years that if you keep things simple and trust your team, great things happen.As an Air Force civil engineer, I’ve completed large projects within tight timelines. The best results
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Michael Mack

    Name and rank: Michael Mack, GS-11Duty title: Diagnostic Imaging Phase II Course supervisorUnit of assignment: 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, Diagnostic Imaging FlightWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am our X-ray Phase II instructor. When not teaching that course, I teach an ongoing national registry prep seminar to our permanent-party