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  • Wright-Patterson Airmen encourage participation on U.S. Women’s National Armed Forces Soccer team

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Airmen from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base helped the U.S. Women’s Armed Forces Soccer Team finish with a solid 2-2 record during the Conseil International du Sport Miltiaire (CISM) 11th World Women’s Military Football Championship at Stout Field on Fort Bliss, Texas June 20 – July 5. For 1st Lt. Carla
  • Altered gate hours, road closures during Air Force Marathon

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will host the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15. Please note the following gate hours and road closures.Area A: Gate 1A (Fairborn)Gate 1A will be open from 4 to 5:30 a.m. for volunteers only. The gate will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. as it is part of the marathon route. Operations return to normal hours following
  • Wright-Patt welcomes runners to the 22nd Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is ready to welcome tens of thousands of runners, spectators and vendors during Air Force Marathon weekend Sept. 13-15, 2018. “We could not be more excited to welcome so many people from all around the country, and even the world, for the 22nd running of the marathon,” said
  • Cincinnati Reds host military appreciation night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Cincinnati Reds baseball team hosted a military appreciation night honoring Wright-Patterson Air Force Base military members during a game against the Arizona Diamond Backs Aug 10.The evening began with Col. Thomas Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander accompanying eight Security Forces
  • Wright-Patterson Chiefs' Group honors nine local scholars

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Chiefs' Group partnered with First Command and the Forbeck Family Foundation to provide scholarships for academic and technical college programs Aug. 17 at the United Service Organization Inc.The Chiefs Group hosted an awards luncheon themed “My Academic Goals and My Contribution to
  • Dayton Dragons host military appreciation night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Dayton Dragons semi-professional baseball team hosted an annual military appreciation night Aug. 18 at Fifth Third Field culminating with a spectacular fireworks display.The Dragons played an exciting game against the Bowling Green Hot Rods, and won the game 3-1 in front of a sold-out crowd of more than
  • Urban Forestry is a vital part of the Wright-Patterson environment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The goal of urban forest management on Wright-Patterson is to sustain a healthy forest while maintaining the safety of the military’s mission. “An urban forest is a collection of trees within a city, or in this case, a military installation,” said Danielle Trevino, Wright-Patt environmental specialist. “At
  • 2018 Combined Federal Campaign kicks off Oct 3

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2018 Combined Federal Campaign for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will run Oct. 3 through Nov. 16, 2018.   The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve
  • Home Grown Talent

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- To an ever-evolving Air Force, young talent in STEM careers is crucial. It keeps research on the cutting edge. But with more than half of American students struggling to meet basic skill requirements in STEM education, where can this talent be found?Dann Andrews, Education Outreach Office director, knows
  • 88th Military Personnel Flight cares for their customers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Many customers arrive to Military Personnel Flight for the sole purpose of receiving a Common Access Card, dependent ID or CAC pin reset; however, what operation lies behind the Customer Support front counter?The MPF, comprised of six different sections, manages more than 24 major wing programs, providing