Former base commander will join Wright State

Barlow, 47, retired as the commander of the 88th Air Base Wing at Wright-Patterson last month after completing a two-year tour of duty. She oversaw troubled times at the base as it was roiled by sharp defense budget cuts, a partial federal government shutdown and the furloughs of thousands of civil service employees.

The Buffalo, N.Y., native served in the Air Force for 26 years.

Col. John M. Devillier became 88th Air Base Wing commander in July.

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