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  • Air Force partners with University of Illinois for munitions research

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, FLORIDA – The Air Force is working with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to develop scientific instrumentation that can withstand extreme detonation environments. The work will enable a better understanding of the early-time post-detonation chemical cascade. Through an educational partnership agreement,
  • Discover nature’s splendor at “Explore Huffman Prairie” walking tour

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Civil Engineering Group Natural Resources is offering an “Explore Huffman Prairie” walking tour on Tuesday, July 31, at 11 a.m. at the Huffman Prairie.   Led by a National Park Service ranger and naturalist, attendees will learn about the native species of plants and animals that call the Huffman
  • AFRL researchers answer AFWERX Fusion Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Nine teams of scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory joined other top innovators and creative minds from around the country at the AFWERX Fusion Xperience, June 20-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada to highlight technology ideas designed to identify innovative solutions to enhance Air Force
  • USAFSAM’s centennial celebration still going strong

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Mid-way through its centennial year, the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here, is still celebrating. On June 21, USAFSAM hosted an Air Force Medical Service Appreciation Extravaganza to celebrate the AFMS
  • AFLCMC wins AFA awards

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force officials recently announced the winners of a number of Air Force Association awards, and amongst the names were winners from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.The prestigious awards recognized teams and individuals from across the Air Force for excellence in the workplace.The AFLCMC award
  • A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

    Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect. Not knowing what to expect from mental health providers can get in the way of effective PTSD treatment.
  • Armed Forces Voters Week

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In recognition of Armed Forces Voters Week, June 25 through July 5, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Airmen and Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) encourages Airmen and their family members to make the choice to vote, no matter where they are.Oftentimes, Airmen have the mindset that the process of
  • 88th Medical Group receives accreditation by The Joint Commission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Validating that patient safety and care continues to be a priority for the 88th Medical Group, the medical center once again received The Joint Commission accreditation and for the first time also received Primary Care Medical Home certification. A team of surveyors from The Joint Commission were onsite at
  • $866M contract sustains six missile warning radars

    The contract, awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, directly supports the continued operations of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS), PAVE Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) and Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System radars. The radars are responsible for ballistic missile warning and defense for the continental United States, among other missions.
  • USAFSAM brings BLAST live to train leaders

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine will begin offering Air Force Medical Service mid-level leaders a new Basic Leader Airman Skills Training course to empower the total force with the skills needed to provide safe, high-quality, patient-centered care beginning Oct. 1, 2018. BLAST is a