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  • Ceremony honors 22 Airman Leadership School graduates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A graduation ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. Grace A. Peterson Airman Leadership School Class 24-B took place Feb. 8 at the Wright-Patt Club.In all, there were 22 graduates, including a Coast Guardsman, Space Force Guardian and Airmen from the 88th Air Base

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Presidents Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours Feb. 16 and 19 in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day and Presidents Day (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Feb. 16 and 19: open 6 a.m. to 7

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours Jan. 12 and 15 in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Jan. 12 and 15: open 6

  • Wright-Patt applauds 7 on chief master sergeant select list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force has announced its newest chief master sergeant selects – and the list includes seven names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. This year, Air Force officials selected 506 senior master sergeants for promotion out of 2,249 eligible for a

  • AFRL celebrates Diwali festival of lights

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory celebrated the Diwali festival of lights holiday earlier this month, attracting more than 150 attendees from across the installation.The lunch celebration, which took place Nov. 6, was organized by an AFRL-based, newly formed

  • Earn benefits through public transportation program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- If you’re concerned about the high cost of gasoline, traffic congestion or air pollution, you may be interested in the Mass Transportation Benefit Program.MTBP makes it possible for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel to be reimbursed up to $245 a month

  • Be ready: Winter is on its way

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Did you know that November is Winter Weather Awareness Month?While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all Americans, regardless of where they live, are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in their

  • Local CFC campaign to end, but time remains to give

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Dayton District’s 62nd annual Combined Federal Campaign will end Nov. 17, but organizers say that donation opportunities will exist until the federal fundraising drive ends in mid-January.As of Nov. 6, local CFC efforts raised $157,000, inching closer to

  • Wright-Patt man completes hike of Appalachian Trail

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The expedition was 15 trips and 13 years in the making, but Rob Ligas ultimately conquered the Appalachian Trail.This past summer, the Air Force retiree and longtime 88th Civil Engineer Squadron member made a final push through the arduous “100-mile