Wright Patterson AFB Community

Serving You

WRight Patterson 2018 Our Military Serving You


Canteen 10

Building 16, Area B 937-255-3511

Food on the Run


Grille at Prairie Trace

4690 Skeel Ave. 937-257-7961

Grill at Twin Base

3565 Communications Blvd. 937-257-4130

Health & Comfort Café

Building 620

Huffman Food Court

Building 262, Area A 937-257-6082

Mandarin Chef

Building 262, Area A 937-257-2679

Pitsenbarger Dining Facility

5500 Buckeye Circle 937-257-6082

Refueling Station

1100 Spaatz St. 937-255-2735

Sphinx Cafe (NASIC)

Building 828, Area A 937-257-4417

Valkyrie Cafe

1100 Spaatz St. 937-255-2735

Wings Grille & Lounge

Building 800, Area A 937-656-3554

Young’s Cafe

Building 22, Area A 937-257-4728

For hours of operation, menus and special event information, visit www.wrightpattfss.com/food.


Education and Training

2130 Fifth St., Area B 937-904-4801


Education and Training provides educational opportunities and counseling services to all military members and their families and civilian employees. The center offers testing facilities for college entrance exams such as the ACT, SAT and GRE, as well as CLEP and DANTES exams. For information about testing times and specific programs, call the education office.

Higher education institutions represented on base include the Air Force Institute of Technology, Central Michigan University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Park University and Sinclair Community College.


Airman & Family Readiness Center

2000 Albrook Drive, Building 2… 937-257-3592


The Airman & Family Readiness Center is the focal point for a full range of services, resources and programs that respond to the unique needs of military families. Services are provided to military members of all branches, DOD employees and their families. The A&FRC provides services for deployments, financial counseling and assistance, employment assistance, transition and relocation assistance (including a loan closet), family life development, volunteer resources, grocery and personal care assistance, and informational and referral services. The center offers direct service or referrals to local agencies.

Child Development Centers

Resource and Referral Office 937-257-1672

New Horizons CDC

Building 1403, Area A 937-904-1433

Wright Field North CDC

Building 630, Area B 937-904-8055

Wright Field South CDC

Building 630, Area B 937-255-1961

Wright Care CDC

Building 6933, The Prairies 937-904-8055



Four full-day child development centers operate at Wright-Patterson AFB. All centers offer full-day care to the base’s eligible patrons for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Centers also offer hourly care to children from 6 months to 12 years old when space is available.

The centers’ program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is certified by the Department of Defense and the Department of the Air Force. Centers offer a safe, healthy and loving environment for children. For more information, contact the Child Development Resource and Referral Office.

Exceptional Family Member Program

2000 Albrook Drive, Building 2 …937-656-0946


The Exceptional Family Member Program is designed to give information to military families with members in need of special assistance. The EFMP coordinator provides resources from local, county, state and federal agencies, both educational and medical, to accommodate the special-needs member and the family.

Family Child Care

156 Spinning Road,

Building 6933 937-656-8686


Family Child Care offers developmentally appropriate child care in licensed homes on or within a designated radius of Wright-Patterson AFB for children 2 weeks through 12 years old. The program provides care for families that need evening care, weekend care and care during extended duty, as well as care for children with special needs. Providers set their own fees. The administrative office for the Family Child Care program is in The Prairies Youth Center.

School Liaison

2000 Albrook Drive, Building 2,

Room 239, Area A 937-656-0942

The school liaison officer coordinates and assists school-aged children and youth of base military families with educational opportunities and information necessary to achieve academic success. Working in partnership with existing base programs and initiatives, the officer helps identify, communicate and seek resolution concerning issues and barriers to academic success by encouraging relationships between the school, military families, installation and community. The officer develops programs and provides training to help teachers, counselors, principals, superintendents and coaches better understand the unique needs and gifts of the military child and family. The officer also supports on-going base educational and recreational programs and training initiatives designed to enhance the military family lifestyle.

School Age Programs

156 Spinning Road 937-253-3488


School-age care programs are offered for children ages 5 to 12 years before and after school and during holidays and summer vacations. Programs are designed to meet community needs, reinforce family values, and promote the cognitive, social, emotional and physical development of children. SAC programs are accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA).

School age children are separated by age — primary (ages 5 to 8) and pre-teen (ages 9 to 12). Daily activities feature age-appropriate activities including art, science, drama, outdoor play, homework time and more.

Youth Sports

156 Spinning Road 937-255-5053


The Youth Sports Program provides recreational leagues and instructional clinics to youth throughout the year. Athletic activities include soccer, taekwondo, cheerleading and more. All volunteer coaches are certified through the National Youth Sports Coaches Association. The Youth Sports Program also includes a special needs sports program for youth ages 9 to 13.


Chase Bank

2130 Sycamore St.,

Building 1250 937-443-6340


Wright-Patt Credit Union

Building 262, Area A 800-762-0047

2195 10th St., Area B 800-762-0047

Building 1224, Kittyhawk 800-762-0047



Legal Office

5135 Pearson Road, Building 10,

Area A 937-257-2547

Tax Center

5215 Thurlow St., Building 70,

Area A 937-656-9256


The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides legal advice and support in the areas of civil law, contract law, labor law, environmental law, claims and military justice for courts-
martial and nonjudicial punishment actions. The office also provides legal assistance to military members, retirees and family members on personal, noncriminal legal matters.

Air Force attorneys and paralegals can assist eligible patrons with wills, powers of attorney, notary service, or advice on personal civil legal matters such as adoption, landlord-tenant issues, taxes and consumer law.

Visit the Air Force Legal Assistance website at https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil to review basic information on legal assistance topics that commonly affect military members and to fill out online legal worksheets prior to a visit to the legal office for expedited service.


AFRL D’Azzo Research Library


The AFRL D’Azzo Research Library is open to all Wright-Patterson AFB employees during core duty hours.


For information about the recreational programs at Wright-Patterson AFB, visit the 88th Force Support Squadron online at www.wrightpattfss.com.

Air Force Outdoor Recreation

FAMCAMP & Rec Lodging List


The Air Force maintains 36 recreational lodging camps with more than 500 cabins and nearly 100 fixed RV trailers across the globe. Additionally, its 71 Family Camps feature thousands of RV hookups and primitive tent sites. Outdoor recreation programs vary by geography, climate and natural resources. Search the website to find a location near you.


2241 Birch St. 937-257-7796


Kittyhawk Lanes Bowling offers leagues for all ages, open bowling and special events like glow-in-the-dark bowling. The center has a pro shop and snack bar as well.

Fitness Centers

Dodge Fitness Center

4719 Lahm Circle, Area A 937-257-4225

The Health Club

Building 262, Area A 937-257-4402

Jarvis Fitness Center

1245 Kittyhawk Area 937-257-3607

Wright Field Fitness Center

Building 571, Area B 937-255-1961


Three fitness centers and a health club offer many programs to motivate you toward your next workout. Sports and fitness programs range from the self-directed, such as open play basketball, volleyball and racquetball, to instructional classes, such as aerobics and kickboxing. Visit the website for more information, including hours of operation and class schedules.


3565 Communications Blvd.


The golf courses at Wright-Patterson AFB are open to active-duty military, retired military, reservists, civilian employees, family members and guests. Prairie Trace Golf Course has an 18-hole course and a nine-hole course, three putting greens, a driving range, rental clubs, a club house and snack bar, a golf repair shop, and leagues for men, women and youth. The 18-hole Twin Base Golf Course has three practice greens, a club house and snack bar, a pro shop, rental clubs, and leagues for men, women and youth.

Hobby Shop


Visit the Consolidated Hobby Shop online for information about its programs and services. Wood, multi-craft, stained glass, frame and graphics shop areas are available in the complex, and each offers custom work as well as resources to do-it-yourself. Specialty classes for beginners and experts alike are offered in stained glass, basket weaving, framing and matting, and woodworking.

Arts & Crafts Center 937-257-7025

Feeling crafty? Unleash your creativity using the center’s tools and tables.

Auto Hobby Shop 937-257-3310

Do your own vehicle maintenance at the center using its stalls, lifts and tools. Mechanics are available for those who prefer to leave their repairs in expert hands. The Auto Hobby Shop has a resale lot for vehicles, motorcycles, boats and recreational vehicles as well as a 24/7 car wash with two self-service bays, one automatic bay and a vacuum center.

Information, Tickets & Travel

5450 Hemlock St., Building 1227,

Kittyhawk Area 937-257-7670


Find information and get military discount tickets for local and nationwide attractions, including Cedar Point, Walt Disney World, Kings Island, The Beach Waterpark, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens and more. Whatever travel destinations you seek, the ITT staff can also help you plan your trips with assistance with airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and even cruises.

Outdoor Recreation

5265 Miller Road 937-257-9889


Outdoor Recreation provides safe, expertly managed outdoor recreation programs and equipment rentals. Equipment rentals include camping gear, canoes, kayaks, bikes, sporting equipment, tools, party supplies, outdoor games, grills and more. For information on upcoming Outdoor Recreation group trips and a price list of rentals, visit Outdoor Recreation’s website.

Rod and Gun Club

Building 892, Area A 937-257-3935


Wright-Patterson’s Rod and Gun Club offers hunting and fishing activities, skeet and trap leagues, and registered shoots. The club has skeet fields, trap fields, stocked hunting and fishing areas, a clubhouse and a pro shop. It offers hunter education, trap shooting and skeet shooting classes.

Swimming Pools

Dodge Fitness Center Pool

4719 Lahm Circle 937-257-3044

Patterson Outdoor Pool

Behind the Wright-Patt Club 937-257-3764

Prairies Outdoor Pool

Chapel Road Area 937-255-8566


The Patterson and Prairies outdoor pools are open seasonally. An indoor pool can be found at the Dodge Fitness Center. For more information about programs, classes and hours of operation, visit the aquatics website.

Tennis Club

Building 90, Area A 937-257-7248


Wright-Patterson’s indoor Tennis Club is the only membership tennis club in the Air Force. Active-duty and retired military, reservists, base civilian employees, retired civilians, family members and contractors are eligible to join. The club’s facility has four indoor courts, automatic ball machines and a pro shop. Adult and youth lessons and clinics are available.


Wright-Patterson Commissary

2130 Sycamore St.,

Suite 1 937-257-2060, ext. 3347


Save your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the commissary.

Wright-Patterson Exchange

Main Exchange

Building 1250, Kittyhawk

Area A 937-879-5730


The Wright-Patterson AFB Exchange wants to be your first choice for shopping. It offers a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices in town. Hours for services outside the main exchange vary, so call or visit the website for detailed information.

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