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  • October is Energy Action Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSONAIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Every October, the Department of the Air Force recognizes Energy Action Month to highlight energy's critical role in operations and mission continuity and to encourage smart energy use and management for our installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft. This

  • Spotlight: Master Sgt. Stephanie Cates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSONAIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Name and rank: Master Sgt. Stephanie CatesDuty title: Urology technologistUnit of assignment: 88th Surgical Specialties SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I am a urology technologist with over 22 years of experience in surgery. As a technician, I am able to

  • Wright-Patt conducts HURREVAC operations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Mighty 88th Air Base Wing lived up to their motto of “Strength through Support” this week as dozens of aircraft and aircrews from installations affected by Hurricane Ian arrived at Wright-Patterson AFB seeking safety from the oncoming storm. Due to

  • Group gathers seeds to restore Huffman Prairie

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — For the past 30 Septembers, Dave Nolin has collected wildflower seeds at Huffman Prairie.“That’s when most of the seeds are ripe and they either fall to the ground or get eaten by birds,” he said. “So you only have a limited time to get them if you want to

  • Cause of the Week: Global Health

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Combined Federal Campaign allows personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time with approved charities.CFC includes charities working in many different areas of global health, to include disease treatment and eradication, persons

  • Aircraft seek shelter from Hurricane Ian at Wright-Patt AFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Miami Valley residents will be seeing an increase of aircraft in the skies over the next couple days as Air Force aircraft begin evacuating to seek shelter from Hurricane Ian.Aircraft from various Air Force bases located near the impacted areas of Hurricane

  • Where I’m from: Staff Sgt. Jaime Suarez Berrocal

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and recognizes the vital contributions and rich culture of Hispanic Americans.In line with this year’s theme, “Unidos — Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” Team Wright-Patt is celebrating Hispanic

  • Cause of the Week: Education

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Combined Federal Campaign allows personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time with approved charities.CFC includes charities working in many different areas of education, to include science, technology, engineering and math; early

  • CFC kickoff aids charities on base, surrounding communities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Dayton District’s 61st annual Combined Federal Campaign kickoff is scheduled for Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the USO Center on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The event will celebrate kindhearted contributions and support from federal employees,

  • Air Force Marathon announces featured aircraft for 2023 event

    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio — The Air Force Marathon has unveiled its signature aircraft for the 2023 race.During the “After Party at The Greene” on Sept. 17 in Beavercreek, officials announced the HH-60W Jolly Green II, MH-139 Grey Wolf and UN-1N Huey as the featured helicopters.“We are very excited to