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Default Air Force Logo Final spin marks end of AFRL's centrifuge-based research at WPAFB
Technical Sgt. Jewelle C. "J.C." Huggins of the Commander's Support Staff, 88th Mission Support Squadron, implanted herself firmly into Air Force research history recently when she served as the final human test subject to spin in the Air Force Research Laboratory's dynamic environment simulator.The final revolution of a human test subject on a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Reducing the shake, rattle, and roll on objects deployed in space
Current deployment mechanisms operating aboard spacecraft primarily consist of heavy springs, which when activated, inflict shock to components such as solar arrays and antennae, often hindering the equipment's efficiency in the cosmos environment, but a developing technology to be evaluated in the near future aboard the International Space Station
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2007
Former Marine Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey talks with Staff Sgt. Eric Ingram, of 88th Security Forces Squadron, Saturday.  Mr. Ermey was in Dayton for a Veterans of Foreign Wars event and made time to visit the base to show his support for troops and families. He toured parts of the base by 88th SFS patrol car and signed autographs for troops. The actor has appeared in such films as “Full Metal Jacket” and “Apocalypse Now.” (Air Force photo/Spencer P. Lane) Former Marine gunnery sergeant gives 'Oorah' to troops

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2007
The Engineer Aviation Battalion exhibit near the Curtiss C-46D at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is shown. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's celebration of Black History Month in February contains several exhibits in the Air Power Gallery feature contributions from prominent black Airmen in Air Force history. (U.S. Air Force photo) Museum celebrates Black History Month
As part of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's celebration of February's Black History Month, several exhibits in the Air Power Gallery feature contributions from prominent black Airmen in Air Force history. The exhibit features Gen. Daniel James Jr., the Air Force's first black four-star general; Lt. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr., the first
0 2/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFRL experts develop additives aimed at improving aircraft engine bearings
Researchers for the Air Force Research Laboratory's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate managed a multi-contract to help improve advanced aircraft engines.As part of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, this newly developed additive will be used with the fully formulated gas turbine engine oils on the new aircraft engine
0 2/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air War College, Futures Group discuss technology impact on defense industry
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research recently hosted a conference with representatives from the Air War College and the Air Force Futures Group.Participants included Air War College students who have been researching nanotechnology, biotechnology, directed energy and cyberspace as part of the Air Force's Futures Group study. Also present
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Bacteria research explored as power source for Air Force systems
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research recently awarded a five-year grant to the University of Southern California (USC) valued at $4.5 million to lead a study on bioengineered fuel cells. USC will collaborate on the multidiscipline university research initiative - or MURI - with Rice University in Houston, Texas. Bioengineered fuel cells are
0 2/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Research managers navigate, execute the basic research funding process
Providing U.S. warfighters with a technological edge in battle is a huge responsibility and the Air Force's Office of Scientific Research is actively involved in the process.Each year, AFOSR's program mangers evaluate thousands of basic research proposals received from scientists and researchers worldwide. Each proposal is tied to a request for
0 2/02
2007
Tech. Sgt. Skeet Huskey takes pictures of the Columbus Blue Jackets during pre-game warm-up as they prepare to battle the Buffalo Sabres Jan. 26. Sgt. Huskey, with the 88th Communications Squadron, was one of nearly 100 Airmen from Wright-Patterson AFB who attended the game and were honored for their service by more than 18,000 fans at Nationwide Arena. Blue Jackets Center Sergei Fedorov purchased admission tickets and refreshments for the troops. (Air Force photo/Spencer P. Lane) Air Force celebrates 60 years, honored at Blue Jackets game
Part of a continuing celebration and recognition of the Air Force's 60th anniversary this year, Wright-Patterson AFB military and other members of the armed forces were honored by the Columbus Blue Jackets hockey team Jan. 26 at Nationwide Arena. The Blue Jackets showed their hospitality to Col. Colleen Ryan, 88th Air Base Wing commander, with a
0 2/02
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force posts KC-X request for proposals
The assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition announced Jan. 30 the posting of the KC-X Aerial Refueling Aircraft Request for Proposal to the Federal Business Opportunities Web site, signaling the official launch of the Air Force's No. 1 priority acquisition program. The announcement comes after an extensive and transparent dialogue
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