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  • 88th Air Base Wing announces exemplary achievers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Col. Patrick Miller and other 88th Air Base Wing leaders recognized first-quarter award winners during a virtual commander’s call April 29.“The ‘top four’ are humbled to serve with you and for you each and every day,” the 88 ABW and installation commander said. “Thanks for what you’re doing. Thanks for being
  • Wright-Patt marks Arbor Day with tree planting

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Volunteers joined the 88th Civil Engineer Group’s Environmental Branch in planting trees for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s annual Arbor Day celebration April 30 at the Wright Brothers Memorial.The group planted 10 sugar maple trees on the site in recognition of WPAFB’s 25th year as a Tree City USA
  • 88 ABW vice director renews spirit of civilian oath

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gregory Leingang, 88th Air Base Wing vice director, personally administered the oath of office to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s newest public servants April 26 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, highlighting the gravity and heritage of civilians in this formal commitment to protect the
  • From dog handler to legal chief: Airman ascends ranks from quiet liftoff

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Lt. Col. Dan Watson traded his oak leaf for the silver eagle May 1 within the same gates as his first assignment, joining the tiny 1 percent of active-duty personnel who have achieved a rank of colonel or higher in the Air Force.But Watson, now chief of acquisition law for the Air Force Materiel Command Law
  • NASIC volunteers partner with library, support local learning

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During National Volunteer Week, personnel from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center partnered with the Dayton Metro Library to teach local teens about the value of clean water sources through art.The group assembled 500 hands-on activity kits as part of a two-day project April 23-24.“Recognition and
  • Annual charitable campaign more than a donation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As one of the largest federal workplace giving campaigns in the world, the Combined Federal Campaign has raised over $8.4 billion for charitable organizations in the last 60 years.Not only does CFC allow people to donate toward a cause, but the program also consolidates different charitable organizations into
  • AFIT earns reaccreditation for 10 years

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In March, the Higher Learning Commission reaffirmed the Air Force Institute of Technology’s accreditation for the maximum 10-year period.As an independent organization, HLC accredits degree-granting, postsecondary educational institutions in the North Central region.“We have no additional reporting
  • 445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise aeromedical teams and global patient movement

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. The exercise simulates
  • 445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - 445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue their participation in the 2021 U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, that began April 26, 2021 here. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th
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