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  • 88th Air Base Wing to welcome new vice commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Effective June 26, Col. Travis Pond will assume the role of 88th Air Base Wing vice commander.Born and raised in nearby Washington Court House, Pond joins the command team from Air Force Materiel Command headquarters at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, where

  • Barkhurst bids farewell as 88 ABW vice commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing is swapping out its second in command.In mid-June, Col. Charles Barkhurst will depart for Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where he will become financial management and comptroller director for U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa. He

  • Striking a mighty blow, together

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s not uncommon for each of us to wake up every morning and get straight to our daily routine. We get dressed, drive to work, perform our job, and return home; only to execute the same routine the next day.As we continue to perform our daily routines at

  • The Civil Engineering Division dominates the dirty work

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- When it comes to dominating the dirty work, the Civil Engineering Division, a subordinate unit of the 88th Civil Engineer Group, demonstrates its skills by keeping the facilities on the installation safe and functioning for the community.“We handle the life

  • Quality child care allows Wright-Patt Airmen to focus on the mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The comfort of having many options for outstanding childcare enable Airmen and civilians at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to concentrate on the mission of providing strength through support.The 88th Force Support Squadron’s Family Child Care program offers

  • 101 Critical days of summer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- As the weather improves, outdoor and higher risk activities escalate. By countering identified risky activities through planning, preparation, and response, negative outcomes of the activities listed below can be minimized. Though memorable, traditional

  • 88th Civil Engineering Squadron dominates the dirtiest jobs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While snow plowing and national defense strategy may not seem to share anything in common, the mission down range would fall flat without the 88th Civil Engineer Squadron’s willingness to do the dirty work.88th CEO Mission: Operate, maintain and repair the

  • Wright-Patt hosts community reception for local leaders

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing hosted local community and business, leaders, honorary commanders, and elected officials for a community reception   at the Wright-Patt Club on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, May 19.The event, held in conjunction with National Police

  • Wright-Patt’s Defender Challenge highlights military police

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While “military-style” fitness might be a trend for social media influencers or something you see in online advertisements selling coffee or firearms, it was all too real for the Airmen and Marines who participated in the Defender Challenge at the Warfighter