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People who attend the Miami Valley Combined Federal Campaign Kickoff and Charity Fair Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wright State University’s Nutter Center will have the opportunity to learn about the work charitable organizations do locally, statewide, regionally, nationally and internationally. (U.S. Air Force file photo) ‘Show Some Love’ campaign about to kick off with Charity Fair
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The annual celebratory Charity Fair and Campaign Kickoff supporting the Miami Valley Combined Federal Campaign is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11 at Wright State University’s Nutter Center. The kickoff is open to all Department of Defense, federal, U.S. Postal Service and Veterans Affairs
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2017
Dr. Eric Lindgren, Dr. Joy Haley and Mr. Doug Carter will be recognized at an upcoming ASC awards banquet in October. (U.S. Air Force photo / by Donna Lindner) Materials and Manufacturing Directorate researchers win Affiliate Societies Council awards
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Three researchers from AFRL’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate were recently named recipients of the 2017 ASC Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Dr. Eric Lindgren, Dr. Joy Haley and Doug Carter will be recognized at an upcoming ASC awards banquet later this month. The Outstanding Engineers
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2017
A sonar window dome being transported in a C-5 aircraft, to repair the USS Antietam, a Ticonderoga class cruiser ship which was damaged after running aground in Tokyo Bay, Japan earlier in the year. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Air Transportability Test Loading Activity office located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, certified that the load was safe for flight and designed fixtures to restrain and protect it. (courtesy photo) AFLCMC supports U.S. Navy
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When the United States Navy needed help transporting parts to repair a damaged ship, the team at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Air Transportability Test Loading Activity office here, answered the call.  Specializing in extremely large and unusual items, the team at ATTLA are experts in
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2017
Beginning in January 2018, there will be changes to the TRICARE benefit. (Courtesy photo) Take command: Register to learn about upcoming changes to TRICARE
The Military Health System is modernizing TRICARE to better serve you and respond to changes in law and policy. Join us for our next webinar on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. (EDT) to learn how TRICARE is changing and how to prepare for these changes.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Mission Assurance through Energy Assurance. Wright-Patt Energy Action Month kicks off highlighting Area A heat plant boiler conversion
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – October is Energy Action Month and the Air Force adopted a three-year theme titled “Protect the Power”. The intent is to give the Air Force an assured energy advantage in air, space, and cyberspace, and each individual and agency can support this initiative in some way or another. Organizations can look at
0 10/04
2017
Photo comparison showing ultra-compact AFRL antenna, smaller than a flea Small antennas could bring big benefits to the Air Force
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When it comes to military and consumer electronics, smaller is often better, and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s revolutionary new antenna design is promising to make military electronics much better.Researchers at the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, in partnership with Northeastern
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2017
Tech Warrior 2017 Tech Warrior participants walk in the shoes of battlefield Airmen
FAIRBORN, Ohio – Whoever owns the technological advantage when it comes to warfighting likely controls the battlespace of today. Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory, as well as acquisition personnel from throughout Air Force Materiel Command work hard to ensure that Airmen never enter a battle without that
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2017
Staff Sgt. Joshua Modlin, assistant noncommissioned officer in charge of the 88th Security Forces Squadron's Electronic Security Systems (ESS), works with Joe Andrews of M.C. Dean, Inc. to establish a configuration baseline by ensuring the more than 16,000 ESS assets throughout Wright- Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio are accurately identified, Sept. 20,2107. Andrews helped to develop the Infrastructure Maintenance Management System (IMMS) being implemented throughout the Air Force to not only track maintenance of critical ESS infrastructure, but also help to identify trending problems and develop improvements that can be implemented enterprise wide. Andrews is part of the BCF Solutions team taking over the maintenance and management of Wright-Patt's ESS on Oct. 1. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi) Intrusion Detection and Alarm Management Takes an Enterprise Approach
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Management of the installation intrusion detection and alarm system became part of an enterprise solution Oct. 1.The Air Force’s Installation Management and Support Command developed a solution for not only managing the day-to-day maintenance of intrusion detection and alarm systems, but also for developing
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2017
U.S. Army Capt. Beth Carriere, right, a physician assistant assigned to the Vermont National Guard's Medical Detachment, Task Force Bravo, briefs her team on how to organize the donated medications from various organizations at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 28, 2017. Maria, Irma make landfall for Hanscom Airmen
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Master Sgt. Sharlyne Acevedo, Acquisition Intelligence Division superintendent at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here, first heard her family survived Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Puerto Rico seven full days after landfall. In order to get word to Acevedo, they asked a cousin, whose family lived near
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2017
Tech Warrior 2017 Pararescue Demonstration Event provides opportunity for Air Force SBIR/STTR companies, other small businesses, to refine technology
FAIRBORN, Ohio – On a blazing hot afternoon, Air Force pararescue specialists are called to the scene of an attack. They arrive to find two people down, burned and bleeding. One is pinned under a rock and neither is responsive.Also known as PJs, the highly-trained combat rescue medics work methodically to save the pair. The rescue mission itself
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