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  • Air Force agreement will result in new product for recording missions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A new agreement between the Air Force Research Laboratory and an Ohio company will result in a new handheld audio recording system for military operations and training.The AFRL 711th Human Performance Wing recently signed a non-exclusive patent licensing agreement with B5 Systems LLC of Xenia, Ohio. Under the
  • 2 Airmen awarded the AF Achievement Medal

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Airmen in the 711th Human Performance Wing of the Air Force Research Laboratory were awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal for outstanding achievement when they worked together to save the life of a coworker who was choking.   Staff Sgt. Kerrine Leguin and Staff Sgt. Joshua Bevins, both assigned to the
  • Students showcase STEM projects, RC cars at Eldora Speedway

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Students from seven local high schools came together May 8 for the sixth annual Full-Throttle STEM® at Eldora Day in Rossburg, Ohio, hosted by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing. The students showcased their STEM-related projects, including their modeling and simulation-based
  • AFRL-AFLCMC collaborate on real-time air quality sensor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When most think of hypoxia-like physiological events (PEs) some pilots have experienced in the cockpits of aircraft such as the recent propeller-driven T-6, the common assumption is an issue with the on-board oxygen generating system supplying oxygen to the pilot. But there are several other variables to
  • Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

    On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.
  • ‘Fastest Man on Earth’ started out as aeromedical researcher

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- After a run down a high speed test track aboard the Sonic Wind Rocket Sled 1 on Dec. 10, 1954, during which he reached a speed of 632 miles per, Col. John P. Stapp was dubbed the “Fastest Man on Earth.”The sled was stopped in 1.4 seconds, subjecting Stapp to 46.2 Gs -- equivalent to hitting a brick wall at
  • Research network works to combat number one disability claim among veterans

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Military service often requires duty in noisy environments that can cause hearing loss and it doesn’t just happen during combat operations at deployed locations far from home station.From flight line operations to firearms qualification ranges, aircraft maintenance back shops, vehicle repair shops, civil
  • AFRL-led patches make ‘sense’ of sweat

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a sweaty project, but the sweat is worth the effort for scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory working to better understand the links between materials, technology and warfighter performance.Born out of an AFRL and industry collaboration within the Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium, a wearable
  • Safety perspective has allowed Human Systems Integration program to thrive

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE -- When Maj. Shawnee Williams arrived at the Human Systems Integration Directorate, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here, she found herself in unfamiliar territory and facing an operationally misunderstood program. So she looked at the programmatics of her division through a
  • WPAFB Youth Center celebrates Pi Day with inaugural STEM event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Youth Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base celebrated theoretical physicist Albert Einstein’s birthday and Pi Day March 14 in a big way – with its first STEMfest 3.14. Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. For several
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