Wright Memorial Chapter 212, Air Force Association proudly serves Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the Air Force Community and the greater Dayton area. The Chapter’s active program supports Air Force members of all ranks and grades, addresses Air Force issues in advancing aerospace technology and professional and personnel issues, and reaches out to the Dayton and Miami Valley community.

The AFA Wright Memorial Chapter 212’s support across all major events, aerospace education programs, community support and other initiatives exceeds $200,000 per year!

The Wright Memorial Chapter's programs cover a number of important areas including Aerospace Education and Scholarships, Community Support Programs, Advocate Programs, and others.


  • The Wright Memorial Chapter is an advocate with the local community on issues that mutually affect both the local business and community environments and WPAFB.

  • AFA is an advocate with our Congressional delegations, taking the message of important issues directly to our elected representatives.

  • Our Community Partners program and our relationship with the Dayton and Miami Valley leadership community enhances our mission. Periodic meetings with senior AF and AFA officials provide military insight and networking opportunities to community leaders. Hosts luncheons, dinners and social activities to acquaint WPAFB personnel and community members with timely AF topics.

  • WMC leadership is actively involved with the Dayton Development Coalition

  • An Executive Council Member from the Wright Memorial Chapter serves on the National Aviation Hall of Fame Executive Board.


AFA conducts meetings to:

  • EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure US national security.
  • ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education.
  • SUPPORT the Total Air Force Family and promote aerospace education


The AFA Wright Memorial Chapter’s mission is to support the Wright Patterson AFB community.

For membership information, please contact our VP of Membership at membership@afadaytonwright.com.

For meeting and luncheon information, please contact our Chapter Secretary at secretary@afadaytonwright.com.

The AFA Wright Memorial Chapter meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 AM at the Pentagon Tower, 3500 Pentagon Blvd, Beavercreek. However, since the COVID Pandemic, the Chapter Leadership has been meeting virtually.

The AFA Chapter Meeting Minutes are available via the links on the sidebar.