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  • Military members, spouses gain way to practice professions following bill signing at Wright-Patt

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Employment opportunities for military members and their spouses received a boost Jan. 27 from a bill signed by Gov. Mike DeWine during a ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Senate Bill 7 mandates state occupational licensing agencies to issue licenses or
  • AFRL XQ-58A Valkyrie expands flight envelope in fourth test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with partner Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., completed the successful fourth flight test of the XQ-58A Valkyrie low-cost unmanned air vehicle demonstrator Jan. 23, 2020, at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.During the test event, the Valkyrie demonstrator’s
  • AFMC launches new holistic resiliency effort

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new initiative that aims to increase unit cohesion and connectedness by emphasizing a culture that holistically builds mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness across the enterprise. Driven by the Air Force Resilience Tactical Pause held in fall 2019, the AFMC Connect effort focuses on the importance relationships and communication in a resilient culture. Monthly training topics with tools and implementation guidance center on deliberate, leader-driven meaningful discussions.
  • AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate celebrates annual awards winners

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate recently held their 67th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Hope Hotel and Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center to honor top achievers.More than 100 finalists and awardees were honored at the event as Josh Forbes, materials engineer
  • Ohio State futurist visits Air Force Research Lab

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — An unusual guest speaker recently challenged researchers and administrators at the Air Force Research Lab to think about artificial intelligence and machine learning and how they will change the home and workplace as well as institutions of higher learning.Speaker Dr. David Staley, an Ohio State University
  • AFMC standardizes on-boarding, civilian acculturation

    New civilian employees can expect to get on the job faster as a result of a new, standardized Air Force Materiel Command Civilian Acculturation Program. The acculturation program aims to decrease on-boarding time while increasing effectiveness, ultimately setting employees up for success.
  • Military OneSource offers free tax prep

    MilTax kicks off on Military OneSource Jan. 22, offering electronic filing via do-it-yourself software and personalized support from a tax consultant.
  • ATAC helping AFWIC develop next-generation gaming capability

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps (ATAC) in partnership with AFWERX, is assisting the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability Office (AFWIC) in its search for the next-generation gaming technology that will help improve joint warfighter integration and combat capabilities.AFWIC is looking for
  • A look back at 2019 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Throughout 2019, there were many significant milestones achieved by numerous organizations across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Here are some of the milestones, events, awards and other things that contributed to the overall success of missions:MilestonesTo honor its history of strength through support to
  • AFMC seeks innovative ideas through Ideascale Campaign

    To support the drive to deliver what the Air Force needs at the speed of relevance, Airmen and civilians from across the Air Force Materiel Command enterprise are invited to submit innovative ideas and solutions to improve the AFMC mission through the U.S Air Force Ideation Platform, or Ideascale, now through September 2020.
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