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Tech Warrior 2017 Tech Warrior participants walk in the shoes of battlefield Airmen
FAIRBORN, Ohio – Whoever owns the technological advantage when it comes to warfighting likely controls the battlespace of today. Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory, as well as acquisition personnel from throughout Air Force Materiel Command work hard to ensure that Airmen never enter a battle without that
0 10/04
2017
Mini Crypto is a self-contained encryption engine that generates its own session based “key.” Designed to be small and lightweight, it is about the size of a cracker. Its power requirement is roughly the same as a hearing aid, at 400 milliwatts, meaning it can be installed on equipment carried by one-person parties operating as scouts and forward air controllers. A chip that scrambles
Mini Crypto is a self-contained encryption engine that generates its own session based “key.” Designed to be small and lightweight, it is about the size of a cracker.
0 10/03
2017
Team ETHOS’ The Phoenix machine (foreground) launches a 10-pound pumpkin downrange at the 12th Annual Pumpkin Chuck, Oct. 21, 2016 behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The Phoenix is an experimental torsion hybrid which uses the torque of twisted ropes for its throwing power. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) 13th Annual Wright-Patt Pumpkin Chuck takes to skies Oct. 27
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The 13th Annual Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck will again launch orange gourds thousands of feet through the skies behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Entry to the event is free and open to all base personnel and the general public through the Spinning
0 10/02
2017
Three local Miami Valley Pumpkin Chucking teams will be attending the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association competition later this year. Come witness these remarkable handmade machines at the annual Wright-Patt Pumpkin Chuck, October 21st. MVCFC fund drive ready to kick off
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The opportunity to make a difference for a host of causes this year is about to begin as the 2017 Miami Valley Combined Federal Campaign officially starts Oct. 11 and formally ends Nov. 22 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and other local federal entities.Using the national CFC theme of “Show Some Love,”
0 9/29
2017
Chris Buck, (center) Rapid Development Integration Facility program manager,
show a test article example to visitors during the Air Force Life Cycle
Management Center's Newcomers Expo at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept.
22. RDIF build and deliver weapon system modifications for items that do not
currently exist on a weapon system, are too expensive or are no longer
produced. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michelle Gigante) Newcomers Expo showcases systems, services, support
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to give new employees a wider perspective and familiarize them with the organization, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center held its annual Newcomers Expo Sept. 22 at the Wright-Patt Club. Drawing a crowd of more than 150 attendees, the Expo featured information on resources available to
0 9/29
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFLCMC connects with industry
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center held its second annual Life Cycle Industry Days Sept. 13-15 at the University of Dayton River Campus in Dayton, Ohio.The sold-out event drew hundreds of attendees from more than 30 states and from large and small companies as well as senior leaders from various Air
0 9/21
2017
Pilots with the 445th Airlift Wing finish a training session in the cockpit of a C-17 simulator. (U.S. Air Force photo / Brian Brackens) Program Office supports Air Force aircrews around the world
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Imagine that you’re 15 years old and are learning to drive a car. But before you get behind the wheel, you have to spend a certain number of hours practicing on a video game that is designed to feel exactly like the car you will eventually drive. For Air Force pilots and aircrew around the world, learning to
0 9/21
2017
Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory Measurement lab passes evaluation with precision
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The Edwards Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory passed a recent evaluation that ensures the lab performs measurements that are safe, accurate, reliable and traceable. Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, and Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, visited the PMEL to
0 9/05
2017
seven of the eight Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Financial Management Airmen who earned annual awards Aug. 29 for managing more than $4 billion in Air Force acquisitions. Calculating financial management’s annual awards
Financial Management Airmen from every AFLCMC site provided oversight to more than 22,000 contracts representing $50 billion in Air Force expenditures. Forty-nine judges evaluated 237 nomination packages and settled on awards for 26 AFLCMC individuals and three team categories.
0 9/05
2017
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization Directorate headquartered here, recently signed a contract to purchase two commercial Boeing 747-8s, which will become part of the next Air Force One fleet. Members of the team include from left, Col. Dan Marticello, Mike Lekan, Amy Johnson, James Patterson, Brian Hale, and Maj. Gen. Duke Richardson. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Brian Brackens) Directorate signs contract to purchase presidential aircraft
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization Directorate headquartered here, signed a contract Aug. 4 to purchase two commercial Boeing 747-8s, which will become the next Air Force One fleet.The contract was officially signed by James Patterson, contracting officer, who
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2017
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