News Search

  • Base intramurals set for comeback

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fitness and sports team is planning to bring back intramurals, first by introducing the newly added 3-on-3 sand volleyball league, which will be played May 4 to June 17.After more than a year without any intramural sports on

  • Wright-Patterson Medical Center begins administering COVID-19 vaccine

    Wright-Patterson Medical Center began administering the vaccine Monday to Air Force medical staff and first responders in accordance with the Department of Defense’s phased approach, which prioritizes health care providers, support staff, emergency services and public safety personnel.

  • Base personnel step forward to ‘Love Them Out Loud’

    A group of Airmen and civilians responded to a recent volunteer call from the local community to assemble “Love Them Out Loud” kits. It was part of a Dayton Metro Library program that promotes early childhood literacy and development.

  • 445th Defender selected to become active-duty drone pilot

    A member of the 445th Airlift Wing is headed to drone pilot school in early 2021, following eight years of service to the 445th Security Forces Squadron. During the squadron’s 2018 deployment to Kuwait, Staff Sgt. Jalen McMahan, fire team member, completed accelerated online classwork toward a

  • Two Wright-Patt Airmen respond to distressed Fairborn teen on overpass

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On Nov. 18, Tech. Sgt. Anthony Staton was headed to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to begin his workday at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. Little did he know the actions he took before reaching the base’s gate would mean he potentially saved

  • COVID-19 measures more important than ever

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base public health officials recommend continuing to be vigilant in following all approved Centers for Dis-ease Control and Prevention and Ohio Department of Health prevention measures for COVID-19.“WPAFB personnel should be a beacon

  • World-unique tire testing capability saves millions for warfighters

    At the Air Force Test Center’s Landing Gear Test Facility located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, engineers have developed a new, one-of-a-kind test capability that can identify, characterize and classify tire wear under realistic operational conditions—saving thousands per tire over the

  • Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy PFOS, PFOA

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here Sept. 25 using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.This was the first field

  • Passion for fitness drives AFIMSC colonel

    As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. Now – 14 marathons, 15 sprint/Olympic-distance triathlons, 10 half-ironman triathlons and 7 Ironman triathlons later – she says her passion for the challenge of training and competing has helped her become a better Airman and leader.