Wright-Patterson AFB

Air Force Base | Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

Wright-Patterson AFB is located in south-eastern Ohio, just outside the city of Fairborn. The base is best known as the ground where Orville and Wilburn Wright developed and flew the 1905 Flyer. Wright-Patterson AFB is home to the National Museum of the US Air Force, which proudly displays over...

Military Installations in OH

Columbus, the capital of Ohio, is located in the center of the state which lies between the Ohio River and Lake Erie. Ohio is home to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as well as several Coast Guard bases and is often called the Buckeye state after its state tree.

Major industries in Ohio include several strategically placed automotive plants and the large agricultural farms which typically grow either corn or soy beans for as far as the eye can see in the flat regions of the state.

Kings Island, near Cincinnati, and Cedar Point, near Sandusky, are two of the top amusement parks in the country, making Ohio a great place for ride roller coasters.

School System

The education system in Ohio is about middle of the road which is why there is such a large number of families that are turning to home schooling.

Ohio, like most states has state income taxes, school taxes and their sales tax ranges from 6.25 percent to 7.75 percent depending on which county you live in.

Things to Do

For fun, there are lots of state parks which offer some great fishing, boating, hiking or just a quiet place to have a family picnic and if you are interested in history you could check out the Indian burial grounds. Hopefully this brief information helps you as you prepare for your move to a military base in Ohio.