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  • Ohio’s new permitless carry law: What you need to know

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- On June 13, Ohio's new law allowing adults 21 and older to carry concealed firearms without training classes or background checks goes into effect. The law also eliminates the need for a permit.Once the new law goes into effect, any Ohioan who is stopped by law

  • Police Week kicks off with Defenders Challenge

          WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base kicked off its annual tribute to National Police Week with a Defenders Challenge at the Warfighter Training Center.The May 16

  • Base community can help prevent theft

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- As the transition into warmer months begins, the 88th Security Forces Squadron reminds Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel and families that crime never takes a break.Spring weather is supposed to be an opportunity to enjoy yourself, not fill out a police

  • Active-shooter exercise tests emergency response

    Senior Airman Andrew Barnes, 88th Security Forces Squadron, takes point as Defenders respond to an active-shooter exercise Feb. 23, 2022, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The exercise was held as part of the base’s regularly scheduled training to prepare for possible emergency scenarios.

  • Wright-Patt lands 11 on chief master sergeant selection list

    The Air Force has announced its newest chief master sergeant selects – and the list includes 11 names from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base:Air Force Materiel CommandSenior Master Sgt. Kevin CozadSenior Master Sgt. Michael GuanillAir Force Life Cycle Management CenterSenior Master Sgt. Chad

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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