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  • AFIT Dean Receives Career Achievement in Government Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dr. Adedeji Badiru, dean of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was selected to receive the Career Achievement in Government Award from Career Communications Group, publisher of U.S. Black Engineer and

  • Team Wright-Patt Mentoring Program hosts final ‘checkpoint’ of 2021

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2021 Team Wright-Patt Mentoring Program closed out the year with a “4th-Quarter Checkpoint,” allowing civilian and military participants to reflect on lessons learned from a series of guest speakers who shared their experiences.Sharon Heilmann, Team

  • Category Management Council meets at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s Category Management Council met Aug. 10 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to discuss progress and analysis of the program.The council meets every quarter but has not had an in-person session in 18 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although

  • Wright-Patt active-shooter exercise slated for Aug. 18

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson AFB will conduct an active-shooter exercise Aug. 18 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Communities surrounding the installation may hear emergency sirens and announcements over the “Giant Voice” public address system.During the exercise, communities are

  • WRIGHT-PATT AFTER DARK: Fire Department stands ready 24/7 to render aid

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Rain or shine, 3 a.m. or 3 p.m., members of the 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department stand ready to help the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community and the nearly 30,000 Airmen, civilians and contractors who work and live on the installation.The

  • Expired ID cards to get extensions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Department of Defense has granted extensions for expiring dependent or retiree ID cards due to ongoing COVID-19 mitigation efforts.This extension only applies to ID cards that have expired since Jan. 1, 2020, or will expire between now and July 31.Below

  • Wright-Patt Transitions to Health Protection Condition Alpha

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Based on the steady decline of new COVID cases over the past six weeks across the state of Ohio, Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, announced today that Wright-Patterson Air Force base has transitioned to Health Protection

  • Base Weather Station keeps eyes on the skies

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has its own set of storm trackers, and the team’s forecasts are key in carrying out the mission.Jim Lane, senior operational meteorologist site manager for the 88th Operations Support Squadron’s Base Weather Station, says there

  • Blue Streak Time Trial season underway

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A total of 112 bicyclists circled the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Area A flightline perimeter roads April 13 in the first Blue Streak Time Trial of the 2021 season. Many military and civilian personnel competed. Derek Van Hoose of Team Ohio Velo captured