WPAFB provides support to U.S. Army aircrafts as they travel through the area next week – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio


WPAFB — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is providing support for the U.S. Army over a three day period next week.

The 88th Operations Support Squadron and 88 Logistics Readiness Squadron at WPAFB are providing transient support for the United States Army as helicopters from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, travel to participate in a Joint-Readiness Training Center exercise at Fort Polk, Louisiana, a press release stated.

Approximately 36 Apache, Blackhawk and Chinook helicopters will be arriving and departing from WPAFB between March 29 and 31.

WPAFB noted that people who live in and around the base may hear or see the helicopters on those days. Arrival and departure dates and times may change or cancel in the event of inclement weather.





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