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  • Retiring K9 Defender is a ‘Good Boy’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—The radio on the podium, next to the microphone, crackled to life.“Kilo-8, control. Kilo-8, control. Kilo-8, this is control. This is the last call for Kilo-8”The last call is a poignant moment in the retirement ceremony of a peace officer—whether it is for a

  • Wright-Patt hosts annual National Night Out to build on community bond

    The 88th Security Forces Squadron held its National Night Out at the Prairies military housing area Aug. 3. The annual event highlights and strengthens the relationship between emergency services and local communities by helping make the neighborhood a safer place. The night featured static displays

  • Wright-Patt’s Defender Challenge highlights military police

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While “military-style” fitness might be a trend for social media influencers or something you see in online advertisements selling coffee or firearms, it was all too real for the Airmen and Marines who participated in the Defender Challenge at the Warfighter

  • Defenders honored for service during National Police Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Military and local law enforcement officers were honored for their dedication to service during National Police Week at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The 88th Security Forces Squadron hosted a series of competitions May 15-19, testing physical and mental

  • Teams compete during Wright-Patterson Police Week Defender's Challenge

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ten teams will compete during a Defender’s Challenge as part of Wright-Patterson’s commemoration of National Police Week, Thursday, May 18.The five-hour event, hosted by the 88th Air Base Wing Security Forces Squadron at the Warrior Training Facility, will

  • Wright-Patterson hosts Police Expo honoring National Police Week

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing Security Forces Squadron will host a Police Expo as part of National Police Week, Wednesday, May 17.The event, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Prairies base housing community park, will provide attendees with the opportunity to

  • Wright-Patterson celebrates Defenders during National Police Week

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing Security Forces Squadron will host a week-long celebration of defenders with events and ceremonies during National Police Week, May 15-19, 2023.The week will include a series of memorials and competitions to pay respect, honor and

  • Wright-Patt Airmen, civilians break world record

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – On a frigid evening earlier this year, while most Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel had gone home for a warm weekend with their families, eight Airmen and civilian volunteers gathered in a semicircle around 1st Lt. Justin O’Brien in a gymnasium at the

  • WPAFB Police Week to honor service and sacrifice

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In observance of National Police Week, May 15-19, the 88th Security Forces Squadron will host a series of memorials and competitions to pay respect, honor, and remember local and base law enforcement officers for their service and sacrifice.“National Police