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711th Human Performance Wing shares Vigilant Spirit Control Station software AFRL shares UAV software to further research
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 711th Human Performance Wing’s Airman Systems Directorate is using an information transfer agreement construct to provide commercial companies with access to its Vigilant Spirit Control Station software package, which allows operators to control multiple unmanned air vehicles, or UAVs, at once. The
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The earliest days of what is now the 711th Human Performance Wing go back to 1918 when the U.S. Army Air Service formed the Medical Research Laboratory at Hazelhurst Field on Long Island, N.Y. Shown is a psychologic test from the early 1920s. (U.S. Air Force archive photo) 711th Human Performance Wing significant part of Research Lab's heritage
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory has a rich and complex heritage, celebrating 100 years of U.S. Air Force science and technology this year. At less than 10 years old, the Lab’s 711th Human Performance Wing is young -- but its mission is anything but.Today’s Wing comprises the Airman Systems Directorate, the
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Navy Lt. Todd Seech, an aerospace experimental psychologist with the Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory at Naval Medical Research Unit - Dayton, breathes through an oxygen mask in a reduced breathing environment used to examine the interaction of hypoxia and fatigue effects to determine the likelihood of mishaps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bryan Ripple) Naval Medical Research Unit – Dayton, 711th Human Performance Wing partner to combat physiological episodes during flight
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Naval Medical Research Unit – Dayton and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing have joined forces to respond to a number of instances where military pilots have experienced physiologic episodes such as “hypoxia-like” symptoms during flight.Together, the two organizations are
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AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. William Cooley visits students at the Leadership, Experience, Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth Master Craftsman camp July 19, 2017. LEGACY is a new program created to spark student interest in science, technology, engineering and math and in turn become part of the Air Force workforce. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Kwame Acheampong) New AFRL pilot program to recruit and retain future engineers
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To diversify the workforce and replace employees nearing retirement in the Air Force, a new pilot program was developed to recruit young talent in the local area.   Leadership, Experience, Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth, LEGACY, is a new program that began in November 2016 and was created to spark
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Tech. Sgt. Marty Shorter, USAFSAM bioenvironmental engineering consultant, participates in a 711th Human Performance Wing research on heart rate. Shorter has on a wearable electronic device that monitors his heart rate while he trains. The wearable electronic device measures how his body adjusts to various intensity levels of cardio training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Stacey Geiger)  711th HPW recovery science team hopes to extend AF careers
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 7l1th Human Performance Wing’s Airman Systems Directorate is stepping into an area of science to find ways to improve not only Airmen’s physical training and performance, but also how they recover. After watching members of special operations train during a site visit, Dr. Josh Hagen, 711th HPW Airman
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Dwight Goforth, a library technician at the D'Azzo Research Library, places books back into circulation. Today, the library includes more than one million items. (U.S. Air Force photo/Bryan Ripple) Joint cost-savings effort at D’Azzo Research Library saves more than $380,000
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Thanks to a joint effort between the staffs of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Academic Library and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Technical Library – who together form the D’Azzo Research Library, AFIT students and faculty and AFRL researchers now have access to hundreds more journal titles,
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Master Sgt. Michael J. Stevens, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Military Training Flight chief, talks with a group of students on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, July 7, 2017. Stevens, was named as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez) USAFSAM Military Training Flight Chief named one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Master Sgt. Michael J. Stevens, Military Training Flight chief from the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine here, was announced as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2017 by the Air Force Personnel Center July 7, 2017.The annual award recognizes 12 enlisted Airmen across the
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Using materials formulated for dental retainers and hard night guards, the 88th Dental Squadron Dental Lab successfully fabricated dental appliances designed to hold an accelerometer used in ejection seat research by the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Applied Neuroscience Branch. The successful collaboration between the two organizations, now helps provide consistent and accurate data used to determine how best to mitigate the stresses and impact of an actual ejection event. (U.S. Air Force photo/Will Huntington) 88th Dental Lab solves problem for ejection seat research
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The subjects of dental appliances and ejection seats may seem worlds apart to most, but for two Wright-Patterson Air Force Base organizations they met to solve a persistent research obstacle at the 711th Human Performance Wing.It was Tech. Sgt. Jeffery Bolles, a former 88th Medical Group member and now in
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Gina Giardina is a corporate communication analyst for the Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing  here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kim Bowden) Her looking glass self has arrived
Feature article for LGBT Month
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Taps was played May 26, 2016, by bugler Tech. Sgt. Cheryl Przytula, Air Force Band of Flight, during the 2016 Roll Call Memorial Service in the outdoor Memorial Park at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. This year’s ceremony falls on May 24 at 9 a.m. and is open to the public. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ted Pitts) Roll Call Memorial Service to honor fallen Miami Valley service members
EDITOR'S NOTE:  This story has been updated to reflect the change of venue due to the possibility of inclement weather.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The names of about 2,800 service members from the greater Dayton area who perished while serving in the United States Armed Forces in conflicts from World War II to present day will be read
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