AFMC Command News

  • Marathon registration fees to increase after Independence Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With only two months before the Air Force Marathon kicks off, participants can save on their race entry fees if registered by July 5, prior to the scheduled fourth price increase.Registration for the full and half marathons will increase by $10, while the 10K

  • World War II paratroop reenactors land at museum

    The C-47 Skytrains Tico Belle (top) and Placid Lassie approach their drop zone near the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on April 27, 2022, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The two planes were among those used to drop troops on Normandy for D-Day during World War II. (U.S. Air Force

  • Start prepping now to cross finish line

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Sweat, tears, medals and a feeling of accomplishment is what awaits those who cross the finish line at the 2022 Air Force Marathon. Before that, the body should be trained to perform.The Air Force Marathon team provides training programs for the full and half

  • Simulators Division opens new Sims Holodeck

    The Simulators Division opened a new Innovation Lab called the “ Sims Holodeck” on May 3 as a space to explore, innovate, and prototype the next generation of training technology.

  • The never-ending quest for motorcycle safety

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh -- You wear your personal protective equipment. You stay on top of your motorcycle’s routine maintenance. You follow all rules of the road when you ride.What more can you do to be a safe rider? A LOT!Safety is one of those things in life that’s never-ending. There

  • PSM Forum sparks dialogue

    Registration is open now for the 2022 AFLCMC Product Support Manager Forum, which aims to generate conversations on improving Air Force readiness and operational effectiveness.

  • Represent your MAJCOM in marathon challenge

    Formerly known as the MAJCOM Challenge, the Air & Space Challenge presents a chance for 10-person teams to represent their respective major commands and compete against one another.

  • From impossible to possible

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Wendi DiBartolomeo was recognized with the Bronze Star Medal, April 15, 2022, for her outstanding efforts as an air traffic controller during Operation Allies Rescue.

  • Dayton, Wright-Patt team up for Big Hoopla

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton community displayed their mutual support and pride for each other on and off the court the week of March 13 amidst the Big Hoopla festivities, culminating in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament First Four. 2022

  • 2022 Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kick offs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With a theme of “Taking Care of Our Own — For Airmen and Guardians, By Airmen and Guardians,” the annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicked off March 7 and runs through April 15.The annual AFAF campaign raises funds for affiliated charities that assist

  • Wright-Patt participates in 90-day pilot program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Sign up for a science-backed, mental well-being app and bring more balance to your everyday life. Best of all? It’s free.For 90 days, all base personnel and two of their adult family members can explore the Headspace app’s premium features at no cost. This

  • Black ice’: An unseen killer

         WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- While no ice is black, the universal nomenclature for clear ice on roadways is ‘black ice.”It’s among the deadliest hazards drivers have to contend with during winter months. Motorists must be aware of it and know what to do if they encounter black ice