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  • Wright-Patt Participates in Community Memorial Day Ceremonies

    U.S. Air Force Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, installation commander, delivers remarks as the keynote speaker during a Memorial Day ceremony in Fairborn, Ohio, May 31, 2021. Established in 1971, Memorial Day is an official federal holiday meant to allow people to honor the men and women who have
  • Chief master sergeant of Air Force visits WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosted the Air Force’s 19th senior enlisted adviser for a three-day visit June 2-4.  Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass is the first woman to serve as a senior enlisted adviser in the military. She assumed the role last August.During the visit, she received
  • Team Wright-Patt uses exercises to ‘maximize mission effectiveness’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 88th Air Base Wing and its command team have rolled out a new strategic plan that defines the mission and vision statements, values, characteristics and traits.“Maximize mission effectiveness,” the second of four revised lines of effort, was implemented to strengthen the 88 ABW’s operational and strategic
  • Tankers, crews stop at Wright-Patt for deployment exercise

    A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, sits on the flightline, June 8, 2021 at Wright-Patterson AFB. KC-135 and KC-46 tankers and crew members will be at Wright-Patt through June 18 for a deployment exercise, which includes night-time aerial-refueling training. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J.
  • CMSAF always on the go

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio-- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass has a duty day unlike most who put on the uniform.She often gets things started by 4:30 a.m. before embarking on workdays jam-packed full of office tours, command briefs and meeting with Airmen across various installations, which she calls the “best part of
  • Breaking barriers among the ranks

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A few years ago, a Jewish officer helped a Muslim judge advocate general applicant get religious-accommodation rules changed, which paved a new path for more Muslims to serve in the Air Force.On the first day she joined up, Capt. Maysaa Ouza, 88th Air Base Wing chief of adverse actions, saw how hard she would
  • Over 70 complete residency program requirements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force’s Graduate Medical Education Program conferred degrees upon 71 Airmen during its annual spring residency graduation May 27 in a hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  “You will be the next generation of medics to place your hands on tomorrow’s heroes as you join a unique group of
  • Wright-Patt returns to HPCON Alpha

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In response to the current climate and hard work to regain ground in the COVID-19 battle, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander has directed the health protection condition upgrade to Alpha for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The action, effective at 8 a.m. June 2, recognizes the drop in new cases
  • More than four dozen Airmen earn CCAF degrees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Community College of the Air Force held its spring graduation ceremony May 26 in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base theater.Fifty-seven Airmen and Guardians earned associate degrees. But due to COVID-19 restrictions, only 18 were able to attend in person.  Chief Master Sgt. Erik Robbins, U.S. Air Force
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