Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
4:40 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Air Force Museum breaking ground on new wing

Artist rendering of museum expansion.
Credit National Museum of the United States Air Force

Construction will begin this summer on a new wing at the National Museum of the United States Air ForceĀ  near Dayton.

The official groundbreaking is Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.

Museum Director Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jack Hudson says the new facility will improve the visitor experience.

"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.

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
2:57 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

WPAFB names new base commander

Col. John Devillier
Credit Provided / USAF

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.

Devillier replaces Col. Cassie Barlow who is retiring.

Devillier currently serves as the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations commander at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

Here's his Air Force bio:

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Public Health
11:29 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Wright-Patt Medical Center issues prescription warning

Some patients who had prescriptions filled at the Kittyhawk Satellite Pharmacy may have received the wrong medications.

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.

A release states technical difficulties were discovered which may have affected prescription accuracy.

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Wright Patterson Air Force Base
6:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Saying goodbye to Arko, Wright Pat's best friend

Arko, a military dog, out of Wright Pat and deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, will be remembered Friday in a special service. He died of a sudden illness in February.
Credit Wright-Patterson AFB

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, will be remembered Friday with a special service.

The German Shepherd was a patrol and explosive detector dog with deployments that included Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.

After a sudden illness, he was laid to rest February 16, 2014 in the Wright-Patterson AFB kennel.

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Air Force
4:28 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Ohio air bases under microscope this week

A C-17 at Wright-Patt AFB.
Credit Michelle Gigante / U.S. Air Force photo

Update 3:36pm - The commission released the following statement:

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