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  • New government vehicle carwash opens

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Logistics Readiness Squadron opens a new carwash for government operated vehicles Oct. 05, 2022, at building 13 on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.The new automated carwash has been five years in the making and is replacing the older manual

  • Area B to turn off the power during upcoming exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Some employees on Area B can expect to have no power for 12 hours Oct. 13 as part of an Energy Resilience Readiness Exercise. The base Energy Management Office is pulling the plug beginning at midnight to test Area B’s resilience during a widespread power-grid

  • Cause of the Week: Housing and Shelter

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Combined Federal Campaign allows personnel and retirees to pledge monetary support and volunteer time with approved charities.CFC includes charities working in many different areas of housing and shelter, to include temporary shelter, disaster relief,

  • Retiree Appreciation Day on Oct. 28

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing will host its annual Retiree Appreciation Day at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center on Oct. 28. The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base event has not been held since 2019 due to COVID-19 restrictions.“We were pleased to

  • Know when to use headlights, windshield wipers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – There’s an important legal principle that says “ignorance of the law is no excuse.” That’s right: You can’t defend your actions by arguing you didn’t know they were illegal, even if you honestly didn’t realize you were breaking the law.The Ohio Revised Code’s

  • 988 Crisis Hotline

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  There is a new number in town, it’s 988On July 16, 2022, the U.S. transitioned from a 10-digit phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to the easy-to-remember three-digit 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Since then, there has been a 45 percent

  • Safety is everyone’s job

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In 2012 the 88th Mission Support Group front office and 88th Logistics Readiness Squadron were officially awarded OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs Star status. Two weeks after this is published, we will be receiving our third on-site visit from OSHA to

  • Where I’m from: Senior Airman Hilda Taleno

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and recognizes the vital contributions and rich culture of Hispanic Americans.In line with this year’s theme, “Unidos — Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” Team Wright-Patt is celebrating Hispanic

  • October is Energy Action Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSONAIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Every October, the Department of the Air Force recognizes Energy Action Month to highlight energy's critical role in operations and mission continuity and to encourage smart energy use and management for our installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft. This

  • Spotlight: Master Sgt. Stephanie Cates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSONAIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --Name and rank: Master Sgt. Stephanie CatesDuty title: Urology technologistUnit of assignment: 88th Surgical Specialties SquadronWhat do you do at Wright-Patt?I am a urology technologist with over 22 years of experience in surgery. As a technician, I am able to