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  • 445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise aeromedical teams and global patient movement

    U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) began a week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, April 26. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise.
  • 445th AW Reservists participate in USTRANSCOM exercise

    445th Airlift Wing Reservists continue their participation in the 2021 U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) week-long aeromedical and global patient movement exercise, Ultimate Caduceus, that began April 26, 2021 here. Approximately 250 personnel including members of the 445th Airlift Wing and the 88th Air Base Wing participated in the field training exercise. The exercise simulates bringing in injured troops from overseas, triaging them to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and then moving them to longer-term and advanced care centers known as Federal Coordinating Centers (FCC). FCCs were used to treat Aeromedical Evacuation patients during Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are asked to submit the following information
  • DOD outlines new mask guidance

    The memorandum states that all individuals on military installations and those performing official duties on behalf of DOD from any location other than home, including outdoor shared spaces, will wear masks. Masks must be in accordance with current CDC guidelines.
  • How the Air Force is making it easier for aircraft maintainers to see at night

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – We all know that working in the dark with insufficient lighting makes the task that much more cumbersome. 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
  • 445th Airlift Wing Commandos coming home

    It’s been about two months since seven Citizen Airmen departed Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio with only 24 hours’ notice to support COVID-19 relief efforts in New York City.
  • 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.
  • Beat the heat: Avoiding heat stress

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - During the summer months here outdoor heat is measured with wet bulb globe temperature readings. The WBGT is different from the heat index, which is a measurement of ambient temperature. Unlike the heat index, WBGT accounts for wind, cloud cover, and sun angle and is measured in direct sunlight.By measuring
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