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  • 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
  • Beat the heat with Red Cross safety tips

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Summer is wonderful time of year in the Miami Valley. Many of us will participate in outdoor activities we have looked forward to enjoying for some time.Unfortunately, summer in this area can expose us to heat-associated risks as the mercury rises. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
  • 88th Air Base Wing welcomes new vice commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Effective July 1, Col. Charles Barkhurst will assume the role of 88th Air Base Wing vice commander.Barkhurst joins the team from the Pentagon in Washington, where he served as senior military assistant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense Comptroller.He replaces Col. Michael Phillips, who transitions to
  • Wright-Patterson AFB embracing need for change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Change can be hard, but the Air Force has challenged us to not shy away from preparing ourselves for the future. I want to discuss one change coming to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Effective late spring 2022, we will deactivate the 88th Communications Group. This will end a nearly 28-year history for the
  • Drone dangers go beyond deployed areas

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Modern conflicts have proven it doesn’t take multimillion-dollar jet aircraft and smart bombs to cause significant damage. Stopping it also requires more than advanced technology.A vigilance is needed on everyone’s part, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel.Combine warfighting ability to employ
  • Inspector General’s Office available to base community

    The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Inspector General’s Office offers a safe, private and confidential setting where anyone can discuss personal or professional concerns.Whether the situation involves someone in the chain of command, an 88th Air Base Wing staff agency or base service provider, the IG can help provide options and recommendations to