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  • Med Group opens up COVID-19 vaccine offerings

    The 88th Medical Group is set to expand its offering of the COVID-19 vaccine after working through the initial phases of first responders and medical personnel at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
  • Base Mentoring Program underway in the new year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — More than 200 military members and civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are taking advantage of an opportunity to develop new and/or different professional skills and perspectives, demonstrate strengths and explore potentials now that the 2021 Team Wright-Patt Mentoring Program has kicked
  • Wright-Patterson, park service observe Wright brothers’ 117th anniversary

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, along with the great-grandniece and great-grandnephew of the Wright brothers, joined together Dec. 17 to lay a wreath commemorating the 117th anniversary of practical powered flight. The event, which has become a Miami Valley annual tradition
  • WPAFB Commander addresses COVID-19 concerns

    Col. Patrick Miller, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base installation and 88th Air Wing Base commander, held a Facebook Live town hall Nov. 16 to address COVID-19 concerns and rising cases in the region.In the past five months, daily confirmed cases off base and across Ohio have risen from 434 to more than 7,000 per day.The town hall also included Lt.
  • How the Air Force is making it easier for aircraft maintainers to see at night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Good quality lighting is critical for maintainers when repairing an aircraft on the flightline.The U.S. Air Force has an inventory of approximately 5,500 four-wheel diesel light carts that provide flightline and perimeter illumination. This lighting is a necessity for aircraft maintenance, troubleshooting
  • Guidance issued for reopening Wright-Patt childcare facilities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Air Base Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has announced Phase II of reopening eligibility, guidelines and best practices for base child development centers during COVID-19, effective June 8.
  • Wright-Patt Reserve Citizen Airmen deploy to NYC to battle COVID-19

    With only 24 hours’ notice, seven Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 445th Airlift Wing packed their bags, said goodbye to their families and boarded a C-17 Globemaster III bound for New York City, where more than 67,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19. The team of Air Force medical professionals volunteered to deploy in response to the coronavirus crisis in New York.
  • Pawlikowski welcomed ‘home’ one final time

    Pawlikowski’s ‘Final Flight’ celebration, redolent of the aviator ‘Fini Flight’ tradition, served as an opportunity for 88th Air Base Wing personnel to wish her farewell and good luck as she moves into retirement following 40 years of distinguished military service.
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
  • Outstanding WRP employees to be honored at Pentagon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Department of Defense Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity recognized two individuals from the Air Force Materiel Command for their work in the Workforce Recruitment Program to provide jobs for students with disabilities. The WRP is a national recruitment and referral program that connects
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