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  • Air Force Marathon relay returns

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Marathon’s three-person relay has returned and takes place Sept. 18.Registration will close after first 250 teams sign up. Relay participants, who must be ages 12 or older, can form a team under the following divisions. Men’s Women’s Mixed

  • Vaccine team makes progress in Detroit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The 120 Airmen from the 88th Medical Group who departed for a COVID-19 mission in Detroit have been diligent by putting shots in arms.The team has provided 5,000 vaccines a day, and another thousand have been delivered by mobile vaccination teams, which local

  • Acting Air Force secretary visits Wright-Patterson AFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on March 23 to get a firsthand look at various missions and a few of the more than 115 units and agencies that operate here. This was Roth's first visit to the base since he

  • Readiness, qualifications drive combat-arms trainers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO -- Readiness is a key component in the 88th Air Base Wing mission, and 88th Security Forces Squadron combat-arms trainers are there to make certain Wright-Patterson AFB personnel are weapons-qualified. Before deployment, many will need to visit Tech. Sgt.

  • Air Force transitions to OCP uniform

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force is transitioning to the new Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform beginning April 1.Air Force leaders began a gradual phased uniform change in October 2018.Airmen will no longer be allowed to wear the Airman Battle Uniform after March 31.Chief

  • Threat of ‘imminent death’ changed Wright-Patt Purple Heart recipient

    Senior Master Sgt. Bruce Haskin had some serious advice to bestow on friends and family after receiving the Purple Heart.“The threat of imminent death was the way many of us felt in Bagram that day. It brings a new perspective and new prioritization in life,” he said at a presentation ceremony Feb.

  • 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