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  • Wright-Patt Honor Guard eclipses a million miles traveled in 2021

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard ended 2021 with more than a million miles traveled, a milestone never reached before, while participating in nearly 4,300 funeral ceremonies and over 160 color postings.“It’s significant because, as far as we can

  • Air Force Marathon shifts to virtual race due to COVID-19 precautions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Due to the increased COVID-19 transmission both locally and statewide, the Air Force Marathon scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18 will transition from in-person participation to a virtual event.The decision was made to protect the health and safety of more than

  • 88th SFS bids farewell to loyal co-worker, friend

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - It was a military retirement ceremony like few others at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on Nov. 16. Seldom does someone wrap up their military career at age 10, but that’s what Rudo has done.The military working dog’s nine years of service at Wright-Patterson

  • Combat Air Force Fellowship teaches defense acquisitions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Today, Lt. Col. Robert Waller, Jr. is Director of Operations for the 780th Test Squadron. This is a turn from how he began his Air Force career as an F-15E combat and test pilot.Waller studied Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and

  • Commander touches on key issues in quarterly call

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - As Wright-Patterson Air Force Base continues to operate during Health Protection Condition Bravo through a variety of staffing levels – virtual and in-person, wing leaders stay connected with Airmen through a variety of platforms.Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th

  • AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

    The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California.The Hypersonic Combined Test Force at Edwards AFB is managed by AEDC, which is headquartered at

  • How to speedily procure secure software. Really.

    Developed in 2016, the three-month Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps program selects up-and-coming acquisition professionals across the acquisition community and charges them to develop solutions to the biggest problems in military procurement.The team tackled how to acquire software using agile

  • AF National Museum building earns environmental, energy award

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force announced its fourth building has achieved the rare distinction of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council during a ceremony Aug. 3, 2017.