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  • AFRL, NASA partner on aerospace physiology to spin into next era of space travel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s not often that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosts astronauts testing in its facilities. In fact, it’s been since the 1960s.  But due in part to the relationship between the Air Force and NASA as well as the location and unique capabilities of the Defense Department’s only human-rated centrifuge, 10
  • November is “Mustache Movember” for men’s health awareness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Movember is an annual event of growing mustaches during the month of November to bring awareness to men’s health issues such as prostate, testicular cancer and mental health.    Whether you grow the “Trucker”, “Rock Star” or the “Connoisseur” mustache, growing one with friends, family and co-workers to see
  • United Services Organization open for the holidays

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base United Services Organization is making sure Airmen have a place to go during the holidays by keeping their doors open for those who can’t make it home. The USO, located in Area A, Building 1222, will be open on both Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, operating under their
  • Team Wright-Patt Mentoring Program to benefit individuals, base organizations

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dozens of employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base started changing their work and private lives Oct. 31 when the Team Wright-Patt Mentoring Program held its latest kickoff. The event took place at the Twin Base golf course’s Jones Room.  At the beginning of the event, Janet Wirth, 88th Air Base Wing
  • Progressive lunch helps raise charity drive awareness

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command employees not only “showed some love” to the annual Combined Federal Campaign Nov. 6, but to their hungry stomachs, as well.  The progressive lunch – the brainchild of Gail Forest, SES, director of engineering and technical management, AFMC – started last year and was
  • Wright-Patt employee lives each day as a blessing

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Diagnosed with cancer twice and having undergone a major heart surgery has not slowed down retired Master Sgt. Daryl McFadden one bit. On the contrary, it has been his daily reminder to be thankful and to live life to the fullest.  In 1999, at the age of 33, while on active-duty as a financial management and
  • AFRL aids NASA in lofty endeavor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Ingenuity and collaboration were the keys to success as a group of Air Force Research Laboratory engineers took a series of tests to new heights.At the request of NASA, AFRL rapid-response Systems Support researchers delved into the realm of space to help determine the effects of unintended electrical arcing
  • Base personnel join Propolis project, universities, to help honey bees

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Collaborative research efforts between members of the 88th Civil Engineer Group Natural Resources Program, the Propolis project, and researchers at Penn State, Purdue, and Central State Universities have yielded promising results in the production of honey bees that are naturally able to defend themselves
  • AFRL engineer to receive 2019 BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory senior systems engineer who has performed combat systems’ engineering, technology integration, and program management as a federal civil servant for the Air Force for eight years, following 30 years of flight operations as a military officer has been selected to receive one of
  • 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck launches fun in the name of science

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cold temps and cloudy skies couldn’t keep guests from enjoying the loud karang of trebuchets launching their loads, and the subsequent satisfying thump of pumpkins returning to Earth at Wright-Patterson’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck in support of Air Force science, technology, engineering and math Nov. 2. “It