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  • Yes, there’s a Munitions Flight at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Lt. Col. Donald Roley got a surprise when he found out he was going to take command of the 88th Operations Support Squadron.The surprise was not that he was getting a command. The surprise was it included a Munitions Flight.“I’ve grown up in OSS my whole (military) life. I’m an airfield operations officer by
  • Homecoming links pilot with ‘next generation’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A crop of aspiring aviators recently got a chance to hear from an Air Force pilot who’s flown over some big venues in her career.Maj. Sarah Kociuba, 393rd Bomb Squadron pilot, flew a T-38 Talon jet here Nov. 15 from her home station of Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to meet with local Air Force ROTC
  • Fire Department completes 8,500 training sessions a year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 788th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department always aims for lofty milestones to make sure it is prepared to safeguard people and infrastructure in an emergency. “We conduct formal training three days a week, and informal training as opportunities arise,” said Bryan Weeks, the Fire Department’s assistant
  • History & Heritage Race Series returns for second year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The J-3 Piper Cub will be the first historical aircraft featured in the 2022 History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Jan. 1.The upcoming event marks the first of six virtual races as the series returns for a second season. While the Air Force Marathon, held annually the
  • Wright-Patt hosts tree lighting

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The holiday spirit was out in full force Dec. 1 as the 88th Force Support Squadron hosted the annual holiday tree lighting on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Families came out to celebrate and enjoy the different festivities such as Santa and his dancing elves, cookies and hot cocoa, the Grinch and holiday
  • History and Heritage Race Series 2022 makes flying start with featured aircraft J-3 Cub

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 2022 History and Heritage Race Series takes off Dec. 1 with its first featured historical aircraft, the 1938 J-3 Cub, and corresponding virtual race registration in the ascent to the Air Force Marathon 2022.Used by the Civil Air Patrol to hunt enemy submarines, report damaged ships, tow aerial targets
  • Air Force hosts Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG, premier coalition virtual air combat exercise

    The 705th Combat Training Squadron, home of Air Combat Command's Distributed Mission Operations Center, recently hosted one of the DoD’s largest coalition and joint virtual air combat exercises across eight time zones at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Oct. 24 through Nov. 5.
  • Air Force Sustainment Center Tests Cyber Readiness

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - As reliance on technology grows so does the need for enhanced cyber security. Recently, the Center Information Technology Office within the Air Force Sustainment Center conducted a tabletop exercise that allowed facilitators to detect, diagnose and deter multiple cyber security threats in real-time. This exercise
  • CDC no hat, no salute policy goes command-wide

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Sometimes it’s the little changes that make the biggest impact on a person’s day.A new policy designates Air Force Materiel Command installation Child Development Centers as, “no hat, no salute” zones, allowing Airmen to better focus on the safety of their young ones during what can often be the most hectic
  • 88th Force Support Squadron hosts Turkey Trot 5K

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron hosted its 20th annual Turkey Trot 5K run at Wright Field Fitness Center.The Nov. 18 race was free to runners and open to the whole Wright-Patterson Air Force Base community.“Our race is a really fun family event designed for everyone to participate in,” said Wesley Prophett,