Wright Patterson Air Force Base http://wvxu.org en Air Force Museum breaking ground on new wing http://wvxu.org/post/air-force-museum-breaking-ground-new-wing <p></p><p>Construction will begin this summer on a new wing at the National Museum of the United States Air Force&nbsp; near Dayton.</p><p>The official groundbreaking is Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>Museum Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jack Hudson says the new facility will improve the visitor experience.</p><p>"It gives us the capability to tell that story of our Air Force and to inspire our kids in ways that we can't do right now," says Hudson.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:40:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 27472 at http://wvxu.org Air Force Museum breaking ground on new wing WPAFB names new base commander http://wvxu.org/post/wpafb-names-new-base-commander <p>Col. John Devillier will be the next leader in charge at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He'll take command of the 88th Air Base Wing July 17.</p><p>Devillier replaces Col. Cassie Barlow who is retiring.</p><p>Devillier currently serves as the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations commander at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.</p><p>Here's his Air Force bio:</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 18:57:47 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26202 at http://wvxu.org WPAFB names new base commander Wright-Patt Medical Center issues prescription warning http://wvxu.org/post/wright-patt-medical-center-issues-prescription-warning <p>Some patients who had prescriptions filled at the Kittyhawk Satellite Pharmacy may have received the wrong medications.</p><p>Officials at the Wright-Patt Medical Center are notifying patients who had prescriptions filled from April 23 - 29 that they may have been given the wrong medicines or the wrong mixture of medicines.</p><p>A release states technical difficulties were discovered which may have affected prescription accuracy.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:29:10 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26153 at http://wvxu.org Saying goodbye to Arko, Wright Pat's best friend http://wvxu.org/post/saying-goodbye-arko-wright-pats-best-friend <p>Arko, a 6-year old military working dog, who had deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait with the 88th Security Forces Squadron out of Wright Patterson Air Force Base, <strong>will be remembered Friday with a special service.</strong></p><p>The German Shepherd was a patrol and explosive detector dog with deployments that included Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.</p><p>After a sudden illness, he was laid to rest February 16, 2014 in the Wright-Patterson AFB kennel.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 25906 at http://wvxu.org Saying goodbye to Arko, Wright Pat's best friend Ohio air bases under microscope this week http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-air-bases-under-microscope-week <p> <strong>Update 3:36pm </strong>- The commission released the following statement:</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 08:28:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15444 at http://wvxu.org Ohio air bases under microscope this week