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  • Hallowed ground inspires heartfelt tribute

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Following a performance at the DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C., in November 2011, members of the classic rock group KANSAS were invited on a private tour of Arlington National Cemetery. During the tour the band members learned about the cemetery’s section 60. They were so moved by what they heard
  • Team Wright-Patt recognizes newest enlisted promotees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Dave Anzaldua, 88th Air Base Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Bradley Gravos, 88th Force Support Squadron superintendent co-hosted a ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club, March 30, to recognize Team Wright-Patt’s newest enlisted promotes.The purpose of the ceremony was to recognize all of the
  • 2018 Autism at Work Initiative: Wright-Patt’s Pilot Program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - April is Autism Awareness month, which makes it the perfect time to introduce a new effort at Wright-Patt.Air Force Materiel Command is partnering with Wright State University to launch a pilot program called the Autism at Work Initiative. Its goal is to enhance the hiring opportunities for recent college
  • Wright-Patterson celebrates Women’s History Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Since 1987, the month of March has offered a unique opportunity to highlight the accomplishments of women throughout the United States. Members of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base gathered March 22 to celebrate the contributions, accomplishments, and perseverance of women in our community.The luncheon, hosted
  • Wright-Patt celebrates Black History Month by honoring African Americans in time of war

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In observance of Black History Month, the Wright-Patterson 88th Air Base Wing African-American/Black History Month Special Observance Committee and the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate hosted various activities throughout the month. The African-American/Black History Month Special
  • AFLCMC recognizes top engineers at annual awards ceremony

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Engineering Directorate held its 2017 Annual Engineering Awards Ceremony Feb. 15, at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Kenney Hall, with other AFLCMC organizations across the country connected by video teleconference.This year’s event, themed “Advancing the
  • Are you all in?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Air Force Materiel Command’s senior enlisted leaders recently hosted a three day chief master sergeant orientation course. Thirty four newly minted chiefs from AFMC assignments worldwide gathered at Wright-Patt to get some perspective on their new positions.The highlight of the three day event came when Chief
  • Chapel group fully embraces 2nd core value: Service before self

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When Harvey bore down on the Houston, Texas, area as a category 4 hurricane, then stalled for several days in late August 2017 it dropped records amount of rain, ultimately leading it to be the second most costly storm in U.S. history only behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005, according to a recently released
  • Log rolling makes a splash at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Members of the Catholic Chapel Youth Group had the chance to give the century old art of birling, or log rolling, a try at the Dodge Gym pool Jan. 14.During the logging boom of the late 1800’s, America’s immense river systems were often times the only way to get timber from its remote growing areas to the
  • 13th Annual Wright-Patt Pumpkin Chuck takes to skies Oct. 27

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The 13th Annual Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck will again launch orange gourds thousands of feet through the skies behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Entry to the event is free and open to all base personnel and the general public through the Spinning