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  • Base exercises mass-casualty response

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A mass-casualty exercise took place Oct. 7 on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Area A as first responders hurried to the scene of a simulated C-17 crash.Emergency services received an alert at approximately 9:10 a.m. and immediately sprang into action, deploying all personnel.The 788th Civil Engineer
  • Base responds to potential active shooter incident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was placed under lockdown around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 after reports of an active shooter at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.The lockdown was lifted at approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday morning after lasting four hours.“Two individuals approached the security desk
  • Base responds to potential active shooter incident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was placed under lockdown around 9:30 p.m. Sept. 9 after reports of an active shooter at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center.The lockdown was lifted at approximately 1:30 a.m. Friday morning after lasting four hours.“Two individuals approached the security desk
  • National Night Out at Wright-Patterson

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Security Forces Squadron held its National Night Out on Aug. 3 in the Properties of Wright Field military housing.National Night out is an annual campaign designed to promote neighborhood camaraderie and strengthen the relationship between police and communities to help make our neighborhoods safer
  • Drone dangers go beyond deployed areas

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Modern conflicts have proven it doesn’t take multimillion-dollar jet aircraft and smart bombs to cause significant damage. Stopping it also requires more than advanced technology.A vigilance is needed on everyone’s part, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel.Combine warfighting ability to employ
  • ‘Defenders’ hold shooting competition during Police Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted an Excellence in Competition shooting event at the indoor firing range May 11 in conjunction with the annual National Police Week activities.Personnel from the 88th Security Forces Squadron gathered to test their skills with the M4 rifle and M18 pistol.Pistol competitors
  • Wright-Patt ruck marches for Police Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base celebrated National Police Week May 10 through May 14, kicking off the events with a 5K ruck march around the installation May 10. The Monday morning march symbolized the teamwork law enforcement requires and helped personnel reflect on the sacrifice of police men and
  • Wright-Patt after dark: Security Forces never take eyes off base

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- For many of the nearly 31,000 Airmen, civilians and contractors who work on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, their day ends late in the afternoon as they exit the installation and begin the journey home. For them, it’s mission complete. Some may even consider the base “closed” until it’s time to return the
  • ‘Defenders’ show face behind beret at community forum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – “Defenders” from the 88th Security Forces Squadron stepped out of the patrol car to bump elbows with the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base housing community April 9 during the most recent “Coffee with a Cop” behind the Properties of Wright Field leasing office.Joining key 88 SFS leaders with representatives
  • Two brothers, one mission: Siblings serve together in 88th Security Forces Squadron

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Growing up in a family with a line of military service can inspire young people to follow suit. This is the case for Tech. Sgt. Michael Reed and Staff Sgt. Jacob Reed, two brothers assigned to the 88th Security Forces Squadron.According to a 2016 article in Time, “Pentagon data shows that 80% of recent
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