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Steve Zuraski, an optical engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory, works with the Turbulence and Aerosol Research Dynamic Interrogation System, or TARDIS laser in an Air Force Institute of Technology lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, June 21, 2017. Zuraski is an AFIT student earning an advanced degree in engineering physics. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) Joint AFRL-AFIT research project achieves ‘first light’ at John Bryan State Park observatory
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – A research project intended to enable more precise imaging of space objects has moved from lab bench testing to field testing at the John Bryan State Park observatory, illuminating night skies with a green laser beam of light.The project is a collaboration between the Electro-Optical Space Situational Awareness Team of the
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Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Under Secretary lauds AFIT students for their cutting-edge work
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew P. Donovan visited Wright-Patt March 13 to give the keynote address for the 2018 Air Force Operations Research Symposium at the Air Force Institute of Technology.During his address Donovan lauded the students for their cutting-edge work, which is at the heart of the
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Master Sgt. Misti Rodriguez, Academic Coding Branch superintendent, inputs a transcript into the Air Force Military Personnel Data System to update an officer's record. Two Airmen at the Coding Branch, including Rodriguez, update more than 1,000 transcripts a month in support of some 130,000 total force Air Force officers.  (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) AFIT Academic Coding Branch provides critical service to total force officers
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While academic degrees are generally masked at officer promotion boards, they still play a critical role for certain leadership and technical positions, so keeping official records updated with the most accurate information can be vital.Some situations where having an updated academic record is crucial
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The Air Force Encroachment Management program, headed by the AFCEC Planning and Integration Directorate, assist with addresses encroachment and sustainment challenges for missions like the F-22 Raptor landing at Spangdahlem Air Base Germany.  These challenges have the potential to affect both the Air Force mission and the quality of life in surrounding.  AFCEC will host the annual Air Force Encroachment Management (AFEM) training event 1-3 August 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/Released)     AFCEC to host Air Force Encroachment Management Symposium
The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Regional Development Planning Branch hosts the annual Air Force Encroachment Management, or AFEM, training event Aug. 1-3, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.    The symposium provides encroachment management stakeholders with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure mission readiness across the enterprise and
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Dr. Heidi Ries, AFIT Dean for Research, oversees the AFIT Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. 217 research projects sponsored by numerous organizations including the Air Force Research Laboratory, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, DOD High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office and the National Security Agency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Stacey Geiger) Sponsored research funding is a win-win for both AFIT students and the sponsors
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Whether it is the Air Force or Department of Defense seeking solutions for hypersonics, human-machine systems, energy security strategies development or other technical challenges, faculty and graduate students from the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base may play a role in
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