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Gen. Ellen M.  Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, presents the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center flag to Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr. as he assumes command of the center May 2, 2017, during a ceremony in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) AFLCMC Change of Command
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry, Jr., and Brig. Gen. William Cooley officially took command of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Air Force Research Laboratory respectively, in a joint change of command ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force May 2.McMurry replaces Lt. Gen. John
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Brig. Gen. William T. Cooley assumes command of the Air Force Research Laboratory headquartered at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, from Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander, Air Force Materiel Command, during a ceremony May 2 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Richard Oriez) AFRL Change of Command
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry, Jr., and Brig. Gen. William Cooley officially took command of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Air Force Research Laboratory respectively, in a joint change of command ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force May 2.McMurry replaces Lt. Gen. John
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To keep ahead of the demand for more data space needed as a result of their genomic research, Dr. James Baldwin, a United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine molecular biologist, adds additional hard drives to the lab’s servers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Will Huntington) USAFSAM genomic research goal to provide commanders with new decision making tools
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Genomic research by scientists at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may provide commanders with cutting edge tools and information to help them successfully carry out their missions.Genomic medicine, as defined by the National Human Genome Research
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U. S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Public Health Education Division students Capt. Ryan Joerres (right, front), 1st Lt. Lara Esin (right, back) and Capt. Michele Balihe (left, front) and faculty member Capt. Caroline Brooks (left, back), view medically significant insects inside the entomology education laboratory at the Public Health and Preventive Medicine Department, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, April 21, 2017. Air Force Public Health students study vectors of disease to better understand how some transmit pathogens, such as Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue and West Nile viruses.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Michelle Gigante)
Public Health Education Division: Educating to Protect
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 711th Human Performance Wing, U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Public Health Education Division at Wright-Patterson instructs public health technicians and public health officers in two primary roles, force health management and community health.Air Force Public Health students study vectors
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Turner, of Columbus, Ohio, and a member of the 445th Civil Engineer Squadron, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is pulled up by a team of firefighters using the hoseline during the first-ever Air Force Reserve Command Firefighter Rescue and Survival Course at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., April 18, 2017. Twenty Citizen Airmen participated in the intense 50-hour course held at the 622nd Civil Engineer Group expeditionary combat support-training certification center, which focused on a Rapid Intervention Crew, or RIC. The RIC is a dedicated and specially trained group of firefighters whose responsibilities include safely evacuating a distressed firefighter from a structure. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Theanne K. Herrmann) 445th reservist trains to save fellow firefighters
DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Georgia - Reserve firefighters from across the country trained at the first-ever Air Force Reserve Command Firefighter Rescue and Survival course, April 17-21, at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia.
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Rebecca Hoy serves as a liaison between more than 90 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center programs at Hanscom and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mark Herlihy) Hanscom acquisition experts have new GEOINT advocate
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – One team at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here works to enable more than 90 acquisition programs know the earth, show the way and understand the world. Hanscom is the top acquisition customer of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in the Department of Defense. Many programs here either contribute
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Maj. (Dr.) Toby Lees, urologist, Surgical Specialties Flight commander, 88th Medical Group, manipulates the da Vinci Xi surgical robotic system from one of its two consoles during the new system’s unveiling at the Wright-Patterson Medical CenterApril 20.(Skywrighter photo/Amy Rollins) Wright-Patterson Medical Center unveils new surgical robot
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Certain surgeries at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, may now be performed by a surgeon wielding surgical tools via robotic arms, thanks to a $2.4 million device officially unveiled April 20.The da Vinci Xi surgical robotic system “will allow us to take care of patients in a minimally invasive and advanced
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Robert Sargent, a retired master sergeant and radar crew chief once stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, stands beneath the Lockheed EC-121D Constellation ‘Triple Nickel’ he flew on that stands in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (Skywrighter photo/Amy Rollins)
Retired radar crew chief recalls time aboard ‘Triple Nickel’
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Editor’s note: In light of the Air Force’s upcoming 70th anniversary, the Skywrighter is publishing stories from select service members. When Robert Sargent, a retired master sergeant and radar crew chief once stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, wants to recall how his former duty aircraft looked,
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Each year on April 25,Australians and New Zealanders commemorate ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day to recognize the sacrifices Australian and New Zealand soldiers, sailors and Airmen have made – not only in defending their country but in upholding their nations’ longstanding commitment to peace and security. Members of the Royal Australian Air Force based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base host an ANZAC Day commemoration including an early morning service and a ‘gunfire’ breakfast in the Valor Park section of Memorial Park at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. RAAF Wing Commander Andrew State, senior national representative for Australia and supply liaison officer, Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate, presides over the ceremony honoring what he says is similar to a combination Memorial and Veterans Days in the U.S. The celebration concludes with the playing of Reveille and Australia’s national anthem by Tech. Sgt. Cheryl Przytula, Air Force Band of Flight, and a replica of a French Nieuport 23 World War I-era biplane performing a fly-pass.— Amy Rollins, Skywrighter staff Royal Australian Air Force celebrates 102nd ANZAC Day
Each year on April 25,Australians and New Zealanders commemorate ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day to recognize the sacrifices Australian and New Zealand soldiers, sailors and Airmen have made – not only in defending their country but in upholding their nations’ longstanding commitment to peace and security. Members of the Royal
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Lt. Col. Brian Snyder, 88th Communications Squadron commander has been selected for the Air Force’s 2017 Bowling Trial Camp May 2-4 at Camp Pendleton, Calif. He polishes his game at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Bowling Center on April 25. (Skywrighter photos/Amy Rollins) Wright-Patt colonel one of USAF 2017 bowling camp candidates
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force recently selected the candidates for the service’s 2017 Bowling Trial Camp May 2-4 at Camp Pendleton, California, and one of them – Lt. Col. Brian Snyder, 88th Communications Squadron commander – hails from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Based on each athlete’s performance at the camp, coaches
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