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  • Air Force Marathon registration to open January 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon opens at midnight Jan. 1, 2019.  Runners can register at www.usafmarathon.com by clicking the registration tab.“We’re excited about offering an almost entirely new race experience that we believe runners will

  • Maker Hub, AFRL “sprint” to innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To build strength and endurance, athletes perform “intervals” or short, intense periods of exertion designed for maximum benefit in the shortest time possible. Thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Maker Hub at the Wright Brothers Institute, that same

  • November is “Mustache Movember” for men’s health awareness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Movember is an annual event of growing mustaches during the month of November to bring awareness to men’s health issues such as prostate, testicular cancer and mental health.    Whether you grow the “Trucker”, “Rock Star” or the “Connoisseur” mustache, growing

  • Base personnel join Propolis project, universities, to help honey bees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Collaborative research efforts between members of the 88th Civil Engineer Group Natural Resources Program, the Propolis project, and researchers at Penn State, Purdue, and Central State Universities have yielded promising results in the production of honey

  • 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck launches fun in the name of science

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cold temps and cloudy skies couldn’t keep guests from enjoying the loud karang of trebuchets launching their loads, and the subsequent satisfying thump of pumpkins returning to Earth at Wright-Patterson’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck in support of Air Force

  • Chapel Corps boosts morale on Thanksgiving Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- With the holiday season quickly approaching, the Wright-Patterson Chapel Corps is working hard to make sure those who have to work on Thanksgiving day still get to enjoy delicious homemade goodies.The Chapel Corps program “Operation Dessert Storm" provides

  • Gourds to fly above Wright-Patt at 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck Nov. 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Teams and individuals are scheduled to launch a hundred pumpkins, thousands of feet at the 14th Annual Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck slated for the grounds behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Entry to the

  • Wright-Patt Exchange reopens with $6.4M upgrade Oct. 25

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Exchange customers are invited to the facility’s grand reopening ceremony Thursday, Oct. 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m. with special guests the Cincinnati Ben-Gals cheerleaders and Bengal’s mascot Who Dey taking photos and signing

  • Contracting office helps base fill goods, services needs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With approximately 27,000 inhabitants, a grocery store, banks, hospital, police force, restaurants and movie theater, etc., Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is often compared to a mid-size city.A key player in the successful operation of the “city” is the Air