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  • WPAFB hosts 10th powerlifting competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The sounds of thunderous cheers and clanging weights was thick throughout Wright Field Fitness Center during a recent powerlifting competition on base.Puffs of chalk waft around as competitors coat their hands before attempting a lift.It was a day in which

  • 88th Air Base Wing Year in Review

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As this year comes to a close, we take a look back at 2022 and highlight mission success, key accomplishments and how the host unit at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base provides “Strength through Support.”Throughout December, we’ll step back in time to relive

  • Airmen leap into rescue mode after head-on accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two service members and an Air Force civilian acted selflessly and dove into danger to try and save two victims from a recent head-on vehicle crash in Chester Township.At about 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Devin Jones and Scott Craycraft crashed into each other on State

  • Registration opens Nov. 28 for 2023 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Holiday shopping deals will not end after Thanksgiving weekend as Air Force Marathon participants have the chance to earn early savings on their 2023 event registration Cyber Monday.Registration opens at 9 a.m. Nov. 28 with participants receiving a discount

  • Time to take stock: Are you who you want to be?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As the year comes to an end, it’s a good time to look in the mirror and reflect on whether you are the person you want to be. Seriously, look at how you are choosing to spend your time and what is motivating how you spend it.Are you proud of what you

  • Adopt-a-Family returns to make Christmas a ‘little more special’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The First Sergeants Council brings hope and happiness to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base families through the holidays with the Adopt-a-Family program.Every year, various organizations and individuals volunteer to sponsor families in need and deliver gifts to

  • Collaboration, technology keep installation secure during major events

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s often said that it takes a village to raise a child. The same can be said when it comes to keeping Wright-Patt safe and secure during large-scale events, like the Air Force Marathon.  The 2022 race returned as a live event after a three-year hiatus and

  • 10 tips for Thanksgiving safety

    This holiday season, many of us will travel to various locations to celebrate all we are thankful for with friends, relatives and loved ones.Since the time of year’s whole premise is to be thankful — rather than regretful — consider the following travel-safety suggestions to make your holiday

  • Reinforce an ‘attitude of gratitude’ and thankful heart

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said, “Of all the ‘attitudes’ we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.”As we quickly approach the holiday season, I wanted to share my

  • Leading, motivating through change

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio -- It is no secret that over the last several years, the Air Force has released a multitude of changes, with some being more well-received than others.Those changes ranged from grooming-standard updates – with approval of the highly debated ponytail – and