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  • 88th Air Base Wing announces exemplary achievers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Patrick Miller and other 88th Air Base Wing leaders recognized first-quarter award winners during a virtual commander’s call April 29.“The ‘top four’ are humbled to serve with you and for you each and every day,” the 88 ABW and installation commander said. “Thanks for what you’re doing. Thanks for being
  • Wright-Patt marks Arbor Day with tree planting

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Volunteers joined the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch in planting trees for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s annual Arbor Day celebration April 30 at the Wright Brothers Memorial.The group planted 10 sugar maple trees on the site in recognition of WPAFB’s 25th year as a Tree City USA
  • Commander lauds base’s ‘extraordinary’ accomplishments

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Patrick Miller and 88th Air Base Wing leadership held a virtual commander’s call April 29 to celebrate how Airmen across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have exemplified core values in and out of uniform.The 88 ABW and installation commander began the call by recognizing team members who quietly aligned
  • 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
  • Pinwheels placed to promote childhood safety

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio -- April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is showing its support with pinwheels.Every April, the president issues a proclamation for National Child Abuse Prevention Month to encourage public awareness of child abuse and neglect.“Pinwheels for Prevention” is a
  • Key Spouse Program supports families

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio --The military strives to support families of its deployed members. One of the most effective ways is through the Key Spouse Program.“The Key Spouses can help take care of families during a deployment,” said Beth Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing’s key spouse mentor and spouse of Col. Patrick Miller, 88 ABW and
  • Air Force Marathon opens volunteer registration May 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Volunteers: take your mark, get set, and go get registered to be a part of the 25th Air Force Marathon beginning May 1. Officials are in need of more than 2,400 volunteers this year, as the marathon continues to grow. “After a year of reduced volunteer opportunities, we are excited to come back and offer our
  • Wright-Patt after dark: Security Forces never take eyes off base

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- For many of the nearly 31,000 Airmen, civilians and contractors who work on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, their day ends late in the afternoon as they exit the installation and begin the journey home. For them, it’s mission complete. Some may even consider the base “closed” until it’s time to return the
  • Commander provides COVID-19 update

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is among the most-vaccinated installations in the Air Force, but services and the operating environment will remain at current levels as leaders maintain the fight against COVID-19, the 88th Air Base Wing commander announced April 14 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col.
  • Wing emphasizes ‘mission effectiveness’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Leaders of the 88th Air Base Wing recently devised a new strategic plan that thoroughly defines the command’s mission and vision statements, values, characteristics and traits, and lines of effort.Each area has explicit guidance on how to effectively deliver war-winning capabilities through agile installation
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