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  • Wing commander says farewell

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Two years ago, Col. Patrick Miller took command over one of the largest wings in the Air Force to guide it through exceptional global and national upheaval. The leader has kept Wright-Patterson Air Force Base gaining altitude through the turbulence

  • Command chief reflects on ‘unprecedented’ tour

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer could not have anticipated a worldwide pandemic or the timing of international conflicts when he assumed his role as 88th Air Base Wing command chief, but he stepped onto the installation ready to adapt and serve.Two years

  • New command chief arriving at 88 ABW

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio--Effective July 7, Chief Master Sgt. Lloyd Morales will assume the role of 88th Air Base Wing command chief.Morales joins the team from the Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, where he served as 635th Supply Chain Operations Group’s senior enlisted leader.He

  • This Fourth of July, be cautious around fireworks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Fireworks are nothing less than recreational explosive devices. As such, they represent a potentially hazardous exposure to anyone in proximity and should be treated with the utmost caution at all times.To help you celebrate safely this July Fourth weekend,

  • Spotlight: MSgt Brian Frutiger

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- What’s your job like every day? There is rarely a day that mirrors the next. There may be times that my “day” has started late in the evening with a call from someone in need. First sergeants are quite often the first to be notified of an event with one of

  • You should dare to be great

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- I am always inspired when I come across the words Teddy Roosevelt spoke more than a hundred years ago:“It’s not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit

  • Civilian employers are Hiring Our Heroes

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The key to success is often the ability to match one group’s needs with the talents of another. That is the goal of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program — to connect companies that have jobs to fill with transitioning service

  • Best-selling author discusses warrior spirit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- During a visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on June 24, speaker and best-selling author D.J. Vanas encouraged military personnel and civilians to apply the warrior spirit as they further develop their careers or leadership skills.Vanas, an enrolled

  • Marathon registration fees to increase after Independence Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With only two months before the Air Force Marathon kicks off, participants can save on their race entry fees if registered by July 5, prior to the scheduled fourth price increase.Registration for the full and half marathons will increase by $10, while the 10K