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  • Ceremony honors 22 Airman Leadership School graduates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A graduation ceremony for Chief Master Sgt. Grace A. Peterson Airman Leadership School Class 24-B took place Feb. 8 at the Wright-Patt Club.In all, there were 22 graduates, including a Coast Guardsman, Space Force Guardian and Airmen from the 88th Air Base

  • Base announces special holiday operating hours for Presidents Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The following base gates, facilities and services will have adjusted hours Feb. 16 and 19 in observance of Air Force Materiel Command Family Day and Presidents Day (if not listed, consider it closed):GATES1A (Commissary Gate)Feb. 16 and 19: open 6 a.m. to 7

  • WPAFB to conduct emergency management response training tomorrow

    WRIGHT- PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The installation will conduct an emergency management response training exercise at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13.Those people traveling near the museum tomorrow may experience emergency vehicles, alert sirens,

  • 88th Air Base Wing announces 2023 annual award winners

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing’s 2023 award winners were announced during a ceremony Feb. 9 at the Wright-Patt Club.Col. Travis Pond, 88 ABW commander; Chief Master Sgt. Lloyd Morales, the wing’s command chief; John Faulkner, 88 ABW vice director, and other base

  • Mentors inspire tomorrow’s innovators through STEM outreach

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An Air Force Institute of Technology professor and student recently showed how mentoring and workforce development play pivotal roles in nurturing the next generation of scientists, engineers and innovators.Jose Camberos, an AFIT associate professor of

  • Future Airmen get peek at Air Force culture in WPAFB tour

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing hosted 36 future Airmen from the 338th Recruiting Squadron for a daylong tour Jan. 11.Part of the Delayed Entry Program, where they prepare physically and mentally for military life while waiting for a basic training date, the recruits

  • Register now for best prices on Air Force Marathon entry

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Time is running out to score the best deal on 2024 Air Force Marathon entry fees. Effective Feb. 7, registration for the full and half marathons, Marathon Relay and Tailwind Trot will increase by $10, while the 10K and 5K rise by $5. Prices for the “Fly!

  • AFIT Graduate School dean retires after four-decade career

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Adedeji Badiru, Graduate School of Engineering and Management dean at the Air Force Institute of Technology, retired in January after 10 years in the position.A distinguished industrial engineer, Badiru’s career extends over 38 years. He joined the Graduate