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Leadership, Experience, Growing, Apprenticeships Committed to Youth Apprentice Bri Ewing, a Catholic Central High School Senior, prepares for an experiment in a clean room at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace Systems Directorate in the summer of 2017. LEGACY is a free science, technology, engineering and math program sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory available to students in the sixth grade through college. (Courtesy photo) WPAFB Educational Outreach Expands LEGACY
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Middle school, high school and college students near Eglin and Robins Air Force Base, as well as the United States Air Force Academy, will benefit from personalized, one-on-one training from leading professionals as Wright-Patt’s Educational Outreach office expands its Leadership, Experience, Growing,
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Scenes from the 2017 Air Force Marathon Air Force Marathon prices increase April 4
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Runners planning on participating in the Air Force Marathon this September can save a little money on registration if they register before April 4, 2018.  That’s when prices will increase for the second time this year.“This is the time of year when many runners are deciding on a fall race and beginning to
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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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Darryn Bryant, a research physiologist at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, performs a jump for assessment by the Dynamic Athletic Research Institute 3D biomakerless system. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the only base in the Department of Defense researching the many capabilities of the DARI system along with assessing Airmen who may be prone to musculoskeletal injury. DARI uses eight high-speed cameras to capture motion for analysis. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) USAFSAM, 88 FSS first in DOD to use injury and human performance prediction equipment
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is the first research facility in the Department of Defense to use new Dynamic Athletic Research Institute 3D biomarkerless technology to predict injuries before they happen, allowing for intervention to prevent injuries and improve recovery rates.The
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Senior Airman Andrew Goffeney, 1st Special Operations Security Forces Squadron combat arms journeyman, launches a RQ-11B Raven at Choctaw Field, Fla., March 4, 2014. Goffeney practiced launching the small unmanned aerial system, which requires a specific technique for takeoff. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Michelle Patten)

EAGLE EYES needed in the sky as well as ground
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  88th Security Forces Squadron would like to remind Wright-Patterson employees and residents to keep vigilant as they go about their daily duties not only on the ground but looking skyward as well.The popularity of small unmanned aerial systems, or drones as they’re commonly referred to as, is tremendous with
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An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, piloted by Col. Lex Turner flies a combat mission over southern Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force Photo / Lt. Col. Leslie Pratt) Air Force Marathon to feature MQ-9 Reaper
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB – The MQ-9 Reaper has been selected as the featured aircraft for the 2018 Air Force Marathon.  Built by General Atomics Aviation Systems Inc., the Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely-piloted aircraft that is employed primarily against dynamic execution targets and secondarily as an
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Senior Airman Zachary Cinnamon, 88th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, runs through an air traffic control scenario on Wright-Patterson's simulator as Jack Wilson, Air Traffic Control Tower Simulator administrator, operates the simulator behind him. The simulator allows controllers to train on complex air traffic control scenarios safely, preparing them to handle real-life operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) Airfield Operations Flight keeps things safely moving in air, on ground
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  It’s nearly impossible for anyone who lives or works around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to not notice the frequent low roar of C-17 Globemaster IIIs coming and going on a nearly daily basis. Wright-Patterson has nine C-17s assigned from the 445th Airlift Wing and while the base doesn’t have the
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Default Air Force Logo The Air Force Office of Scientific Research Awards Grants to 60 Scientists and Engineers through its Young Investigator Research Program
ARLINGTON, Virginia --  In January 2016, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded approximately $20.6 million in grants to 56 scientists and engineers from 41 research institutions and small businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program.This is to acknowledge an additional
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Default Air Force Logo Wright-Patterson to host Annual Retiree Appreciation Day
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The 88th Air Base Wing Retiree Activities Office and Team Wright-Patt are scheduled to host an Annual Retiree Appreciation Day for all military retirees, their spouses, widows and widowers, and those nearing retirement at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 27.Veterans are also
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Lt. Col. Kevin Heacock, Neuropsychiatry Branch chief of the Aeromedical Consultation Service, leads discussion on a medical waiver recommendation request case during a branch case review conference October 17. The Neuropsychiatry Branch reviewed 463 cases in 2016 with 80 percent of cases receiving recommendations for medical waivers. (Parts of documents are blurred to protect privacy) (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) ACS Neuropsychiatry helps aviators keep head in the game, stay in the fight
EDITORS NOTE:  This is the third part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part one is the ACS Overview and part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to those stories, and the Air Force Waiver Guide, appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON
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