News Search

FILTER:
Wright-Patterson
Clear

News Comments Updated
1 2
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
0 11/07
2017
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
0 10/19
2017
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
0 10/17
2017
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
0 10/16
2017
Default Air Force Logo Gate 12A to close during road surface improvement project
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gate 12A (AFMC HQ gate) will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic due to scheduled construction beginning Oct. 18.“We appreciate everyone’s cooperation while we work to resurface the pavement around the AFMC headquarters gate,” said Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson
0 10/16
2017
DAYTON, Ohio - Miguel Maldonado, Air Force Research Laboratory Fuels and Energy branch chief, performs on the timbales as part of the band Rondalla de Puerto Rico during the 7th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival & Parade in Dayton, Ohio Sept. 16, 2017. AFRL recruited Maldonado from Puerto Rico after college and he’s spent the last 30 years bringing Latin culture to the local area.(Courtesy photo/Miguel Maldonado) Puerto Rican engineer embraces opportunity, mentorship
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Miguel Maldonado is the Air Force Research Laboratory, Fuels and Energy branch chief here. Born in New York City, he moved from Harlem back to his family’s native Puerto Rico when he was 10. He said his family had initially moved to the United States’ mainland seeking better opportunities and returned to
0 10/10
2017
Lt. Col. Dara D. Regn, Aeromedical Consultation Service Internal Medicine branch chief, discusses a waiver recommendation case with a flight surgeon in the Residency in Aerospace Medicine program at Wright-Patterson October 5. Regn’s branch is currently reformatting their database of more than 1.2 million cardiology studies in order to enable more efficient data mining in what is believed to be the world’s largest database of its kind. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) ACS Internal Medicine keeping pilots flying, improves research
EDITORS NOTE:  This is the second part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part three will delve into how the ACS' Neuropsychiatry Branch keeps aviators in the fight. Part one was an overview of the ACS.  A link to that story is below.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The Aeromedical
0 10/10
2017
Milissa Griesenbrock, Air Force Research Laboratory Fuels and Energy branch co-lead for High Impact Technology 1 - Fuel Science and research chemist, gives a tour of a fuel system simulator. The FSS simulates time and temperature heat loads along the flow pathway of jet fuel in order to investigate impacts of different fuel chemistries on real and simulated hardware. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) AFRL Fuels & Energy enables future of flight
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Besides the octane rating and price, most drivers probably don’t think too much about the fuel they put in their cars. And, with modern engines and normal driving conditions, that’s probably OK for the mass majority. But, what about a supersonic F-35 Lightning, a fully loaded-down C-17 Globemaster III flying
0 10/10
2017
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Aeromedical Consultation Service Deputy Chief Dr. Daniel Van Syoc (left in blue) oversees a case review session with flight surgeons and other medical professionals, some of which are the world experts in their fields. The ACS has screened new pilots and made waiver recommendations for existing air crews since the early 1950s. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) Aeromedical Consultation Service critical to “Fly, Fight, Win”
EDITORS NOTE:  This is the first part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to that story appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –   Ever since humans took to flight, the unique
0 10/02
2017
Runners take off for the start of the 21st annual U.S. Air Force Marathon Sept. 16, 2017 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.  Over 13,500 runners participated in a 5K, 10K, half and full marathon supported by more than 2,400 volunteers.  (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth) 21st U.S. Air Force Marathon celebrates 70th birthday, community
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Partly cloudy skies and warm temperatures welcomed approximately 13,500 runners and walkers from all 50 states and 16 foreign countries to take part in the 21st annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept. 16.Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski,
0 9/16
2017
1 2
RSS