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  • Aim for mishap-free Fourth of July

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Fireworks are nothing less than recreational explosive devices. As such, they represent a potentially hazardous exposure to anyone in proximity and should be treated with the utmost caution at all times.To help you celebrate safely this Fourth of July, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and National
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Cory Downey

    Name and rank: Cory Downey, GS-8Duty title: Fire and Emergency Services communications supervisorUnit of assignment: 788th Civil Engineer SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am the base Fire and Emergency Services communications supervisor. I oversee a team of six dispatchers. I am responsible for ensuring all emergency calls via 911 and/or
  • Redesigned holes now open at Prairie Trace Golf Course

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Force Support Squadron conducted a ribbon cutting June 25 before reopening two holes at Prairie Trace Golf Course on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The ceremony marked completion in the redesign and relocation of the seventh and eighth holes, the first phase within a multiyear construction project
  • Wright-Patt Public Health Emergency expires

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Public Health Emergency declaration expired June 30.The expiration is considered a positive sign in the COVID-19 battle, but it was not an easy decision, said Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander.“Based on current conditions, I did not renew it,”
  • WPAFB dormitories to undergo renovations, updates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In an effort to upgrade the base and replace outdated equipment, or appliances, the Airmen dormitories are undergoing renovations.These updates and changes directly support the “strengthen and care for our team” and “optimize and modernize the installation” lines of effort within the 88th Air Base Wing’s new
  • Household goods delays expected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Airmen undergoing a permanent change of station may experience household goods delays.“Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic,” a newly
  • Welcome back to Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - It’s so nice to see you. Somehow, I feel like we’ve just had a long, hot summer away from each other and it’s time to come back to school.Except it’s time to come back to work. And the summer lasted 16 months. Empty hallways, offices, cubicles and parking spaces are full again.As the calendar marks the
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: 1st Lt. Kristi Nascimbeni

    Name and rank: 1st Lt. Kristi NascimbeniDuty title: Clinical nurse, Medical-Surgical UnitUnit of assignment: 88th Inpatient Operations SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am a clinical nurse assigned to the Medical-Surgical Unit. I’m responsible for total nursing care of our precious Department of Defense beneficiaries while they are admitted
  • Natural gas project to get underway on Area B

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - CenterPoint Energy, in coordination with Miller Pipeline, will install a natural gas main line July 6-13 along Eighth Street between Skyline Drive and L Street, closing the road along this stretch in Area B of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Detour signs will be posted to guide drivers and pedestrians around
  • ‘Aspiring leaders’ graduate from LEADership Wright-Patt program

    In line with 88th Air Base Wing values, recent graduates of the LEADership Wright-Patt program made a personal investment to develop into prospective Wright-Patterson AFB leaders by completing a five-month course on training, networking and exposure to various base organizations.Leading up to the June 9 graduation day, the tactical-leadership