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  • Commander provides COVID-19 update

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is among the most-vaccinated installations in the Air Force, but services and the operating environment will remain at current levels as leaders maintain the fight against COVID-19, the 88th Air Base Wing commander announced April 14 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col.
  • Wing emphasizes ‘mission effectiveness’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Leaders of the 88th Air Base Wing recently devised a new strategic plan that thoroughly defines the command’s mission and vision statements, values, characteristics and traits, and lines of effort.Each area has explicit guidance on how to effectively deliver war-winning capabilities through agile installation
  • ‘Defenders’ show face behind beret at community forum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – “Defenders” from the 88th Security Forces Squadron stepped out of the patrol car to bump elbows with the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base housing community April 9 during the most recent “Coffee with a Cop” behind the Properties of Wright Field leasing office.Joining key 88 SFS leaders with representatives
  • WPAFB Gate 15A to temporarily close due to construction

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gate 15A on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Area A, the access-entry point off State Route 844, will be closed to all traffic from 6 p.m. April 16 until June 17 for a construction project.Base officials said it will improve security and traffic movement while providing better weather protection for 88th
  • Gate 15A to temporarily close at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Beginning April 19, Gate 15A on Area A, the access-entry point off State Route 844, will close to all traffic for a construction project.Gate 15A will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic starting April 16 at 6 p.m. Work on the project is scheduled for completion by June 17.The 88th Air Base Wing
  • Two brothers, one mission: Siblings serve together in 88th Security Forces Squadron

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Growing up in a family with a line of military service can inspire young people to follow suit. This is the case for Tech. Sgt. Michael Reed and Staff Sgt. Jacob Reed, two brothers assigned to the 88th Security Forces Squadron.According to a 2016 article in Time, “Pentagon data shows that 80% of recent
  • Third event in History & Heritage Race Series on tap

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The F-117 Nighthawk will be the third historical aircraft featured in the History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning May 1.“The F-117 Nighthawk remains one of the most notable aircraft in U.S. Air Force history for its numerous aerospace-technology breakthroughs,” said
  • New scheduling tool available for COVID-19 vaccine

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Beginning April 9, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel and beneficiaries will be able to schedule their own COVID-19 vaccine appointments.In coordination with the Defense Health Agency, the 88th Medical Group will pilot the DHA Appointing Portal, which allows patients to schedule appointments through a
  • Airman, spouse channel training into caring act beyond the gates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing’s vision reached further March 23 when some noisy neighborhood pets, an Airman’s back-pocket training and a couple’s commitment to “service before self” intersected with a medical mishap to assist a stranger in need.That Tuesday afternoon, Staff Sgt. Marc Lejeune, a bioenvironmental
  • 2020 Field Grade Officer of the Year wears multiple hats at 88th Medical Group

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Maj. David Tubman, a board-certified clinical health psychologist in the 88th Medical Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, held four separate duty titles in 2020.His outstanding performance, creativity and diligence won him the 88th Air Base Wing’s 2020 Field Grade Officer of the Year honor.Col. Patrick
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