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  • NDSEG Program Conference kicks off in San Diego

    ARLINGTON, VA—The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program (NDSEG) hosted its first annual conference in San Diego, California for the former and current 2019 class awardees. For the first time, fellows were gathered from all across the country for the opportunity to network, discuss and learn more about the Department
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate welcomes new director

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A new leader has taken the helm at the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate, as Dr. Michael Gregg officially assumed the role of director on Sept. 3, 2019.Gregg takes over for acting director Col. Tim West, who is returning to his position as deputy director after nearly a year in the
  • Airman perseveres through injuries determined to run Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Fully dedicated to training for the Air Force Marathon, Staff Sgt. Kyle Hipol hit a road block along the way after suffering an injury, but there was no stopping his determination that he would go over, under and around that road block in order to cross that finish line come Sept. 21.  Training since April,
  • AFRL team invents cargo aircraft tire change tool

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – How many airmen does it take to change a cargo aircraft tire? Too many, according to J.D. Bales, Air Force Research Laboratory and Junior Force Warfighter Operations team member of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate.The 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, part of the Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air
  • Wright-Patt takes strides to remember cost of 9/11

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Community members and active duty personnel of all branches, ages, and ranks ran to commemorate the attacks that level all Americans to the same heartbreak and pride for the heroes who sacrificed most for it.Nine-hundred runners and walkers gathered in Area B on the morning of Sept. 11 to make the sixth
  • Was it chance or providence?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Back in the mid-1990s, Gary Dale with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace Systems Directorate, got a visit from a Japanese researcher, Dr. Keisuke Asai. They were both doing research in the same field, and this was their first meeting.“After discussing our research interests, Dr. Asai asked to go to
  • The person, the Airman, the wounded warrior

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Master Sgt. Sharina Elrod, with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Inspector General’s office, and a Wounded Warrior Ambassador, said she couldn’t wait to join the Air Force, serving her country and seeing the world. In 1998, the self-described “go-getter” began her military career.“While deployed for a
  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate celebrates Hispanic heritage

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Music, fun, food, and culture are on the agenda as the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate kicks off Hispanic Heritage month.According to the directorate’s Diversity Council Chair Miguel Maldonado, the organization, along with the Wright-Patterson Hispanic Heritage Month Committee,
  • 445th Airlift Wing honors its own during September 11 ceremony

    More than 100 members of the 445th Airlift Wing gathered on the lawn of the Major LeRoy W. Homer, Jr. Operations building today to honor those who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Deaf intern expands growth, service to country in AFMC security spectrum

    Former Premier College intern Tina Banerjee continues to look beyond the challenges of being born deaf as she returns to Air Force Materiel Command as a Palace Acquire intern in the 88th Air Base Wing Information Protection organization.“For the longest time, I knew I wanted to serve my country somehow. Being a part of this and what the Air Force