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2017 Drinking Water Confidence Report Released 2017 Drinking Water Confidence Report Released
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Bioenvironmental Engineering Office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base recently released the 2017 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report, and its findings confirm the base drinking water systems meet all health standards for the U.S. and Ohio Environmental Protection Agencies.The report provides an
0 6/14
2018
Members of an Air Force Life Cycle Management Center rowing team, pause before a competition. The group was inspired to form a team by the book ‘Boys in the Boat,’ which told the story of an “underdog” American rowing team that won the 1936 summer Olympics. (Courtesy photo) Inspired by book, group of Center employees form rowing team
DAYTON, Ohio --  During the midst of the Great Depression, a team of collegiate rowers from the University of Washington made an improbable and epic 'run' at the 1936 summer Olympics. Described as the working class sons of farmers, ship workers and loggers, the team was never expected to succeed, however they went on to defeat the world's top teams
0 6/13
2018
AFMC Public Affairs Nature's hazard: Storms
Summer has arrived and with it brings the threat of severe storms. Each year the United States averages around 10,000 thunderstorms, and each thunderstorm typically produces heavy rain for 30 minutes to an hour.  According to the National Weather Service, severe thunderstorms are officially defined as storms that are capable of producing hail that
0 6/12
2018
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center recently sponsored three demonstration flights of an MQ-9 Reaper with AgilePod. (Courtesy photo) AgilePod Flies on U.S. Air Force MQ-9
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In March 2018, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Sensors Program Office, working jointly with the AFLCMC Medium Altitude Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Office, sponsored three demonstration flights of an MQ-9 Reaper with AgilePod.The flights were a first for AgilePod on an Air Force major weapon
0 6/12
2018
The Junior Force Warfighters Operations in the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate discuss replacing the old 85-pound milk stool for the C-130 aircraft with Tech. Sgt. Shawn Cooper. Aircraft milk stool revamp on the way - saving money, preventing injuries
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Amidst its latest efforts to cut costs and prevent injuries to Airmen around the globe, the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Junior Force Warfighter Operations team has a new project.Their target?  A piece of aircraft support equipment known around the force as the ‘milk stool.’The team, known collectively as
0 6/11
2018
Steve Zuraski, an optical engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory, works with the Turbulence and Aerosol Research Dynamic Interrogation System, or TARDIS laser in an Air Force Institute of Technology lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 21, 2017. Zuraski is an AFIT student earning an advanced degree in engineering physics. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) Joint AFRL-AFIT research project achieves ‘first light’ at John Bryan State Park observatory
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – A research project intended to enable more precise imaging of space objects has moved from lab bench testing to field testing at the John Bryan State Park observatory, illuminating night skies with a green laser beam of light.The project is a collaboration between the Electro-Optical Space Situational Awareness Team of the
0 6/11
2018
National Safety Month 2018 logo from the National Safety Council (Used with permission). School’s out for summer; who’s watching your kids?
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – School’s out for summer; however, many parents still have to work, and their older children are oftentimes left in charge of their younger siblings.The National Safety Council designates June as National Safety Month, and being safe is a planned and intentional process that a person doesn’t just stumble upon.
0 6/11
2018
Danielle Trevino, Environmental Protection specialist, top left, helps children from the Youth Center build a monarch waystation. The Natural Resources division is creating two monarch waystations at different locations to help provide habitats necessary for monarch conservation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Stacey Geiger) Wetlands and prairies – Natural Resources Division is committed to conservation
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Not only is Wright-Patterson Air Force the worksite for over 27,000 employees, it is also home to numerous species of plants and animals living in the wetlands and prairies on 8,000 acres of land.  The 88th Civil Engineering Group Natural Resources Division is responsible for managing and focusing on the
0 6/08
2018
The Wright-Patterson AFB fire department employs approximately 80 staff members comprised of firefighters, inspectors, paramedics and dispatchers, assigned at one of the three fire stations on the installation.  Ensuring emergency response time is quick, two fire stations are located in Area A and one in Area B. Along with responding to on-base incidents, the fire department also provides assistance to local fire departments under a mutual aid agreement. (U.S. Air Force photos/Stacey Geiger) Wright-Patt firefighters find support from their peers
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The firefighters here and at other federal fire stations hold special expertise that sets them apart from their counterparts. Not only are the firefighters at Wright-Patterson AFB required to know how to provide assistance to an array of facilities such as industrial buildings, laboratories and large
0 6/07
2018
Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry (center) commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Chief Master Sgt. Michelle Thorsteinson-Richards (right) AFLCMC command chief, talk with Airmen from the Air Force Metrology and Calibration program. McMurry visited AFMETCAL to meet with employees, tour work sections and hold an All Call. (U.S. Air Force photo / Brian Brackens AFLCMC Commander visits AFMETCAL, holds All Call
HEATH, Ohio – Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry, commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, recently visited the Air Force Metrology and Calibration (AFMETCAL) program here, to meet with employees, tour work sections and hold an All Call.Located on the site of the former Newark Air Force Base, and organized under AFLCMC’s Agile Combat Support
0 6/07
2018
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