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  • AFRL directed energy scientist named DEPS fellow

    Dr. Michael Murphy, scientific director of the Air Force Research Laboratory's Human Effectiveness Directorate, Directed Energy Bioeffects Division at Brooks City-Base, Texas, has been named a fellow of the Directed Energy Professional Society. The society fosters research and development in directed energy topics--including high-energy laser and
  • Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition visits Wright-Patt

    The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Ms. Sue Payton, made a stop at Aeronautical Systems Center here Oct. 24. "Ms. Payton traveled to Wright Patterson on Wednesday as part of her continued interest in products, processes and people." said Mr. Gregory Stanley 312th / 326th Aeronautical Systems Wing Deputy Director. She was able
  • Base ramping up preparations for 2008 ORI

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base organizations are ramping up for a series of exercises over the next year in preparation for an anticipated Operational Readiness Inspection in fall 2008. During the coming months, base organizations will participate in frequent exercises designed to provide base personnel the opportunity to practice and improve the
  • AFRL researcher selected for best human factors paper

    Dr. Lloyd Tripp, integration manager for the Air Force Research Laboratory's Human Effectiveness Directorate, Biosciences and Protection Division, received the Jerome H. Ely Human Factors Award for the best paper of the year. The paper entitled +Gz Acceleration Loss of Consciousness: Time Course of Performance Deficits With Repeated Experience, was
  • Raptor gets thumbs up from AFOTEC

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center recently completed Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation of the F-22 Raptor's Increment 2 Modernization Program with an "effective and suitable" rating. This rating confirms that the F-22 weapon system meets warfighter needs and is absolutely ready for combat operations. "This test proved the
  • Base hosts 'Lights on After School'

    The Prairies Youth Center here was part of a coast to coast celebration Oct. 18 in observance of 'Lights on After School.' Nearly a million people rally at more than 7,500 schools, community centers, parks and other venues for the after-school programs that keep kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families. Program technician Elliot
  • Maj. Gen. Bedke assumes command of Air Force Research Laboratory

    The Air Force Research Laboratory welcomed a new commander Thursday morning in a change-of-command ceremony at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Modern Flight Gallery. Maj. Gen. Curtis M. Bedke assumed command of AFRL from the departing Maj. Gen. Ted F. Bowlds, who has been commander since January 2006. Bedke came to Wright-Patterson after
  • C-17 flight uses synthetic fuel blend

    A C-17 Globemaster III took off Oct. 22 on a flight using a blend of synthetic and JP-8 fuels in all four fuel tanks. This is the first time a C-17 has flown using a Fischer-Tropsch/JP-8 blend as the only fuel on board. The Air Force successfully flew a C-17 Oct. 19 with the Fischer-Tropsch/JP-8 blend in one tank to validate engine performance.
  • Leaders unveil new partnership for weapon-systems acquisition

    Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command and acquisition professionals at the Pentagon have formed a new partnership to overcome weapon-system acquisition challenges, according to senior Air Force leaders. Sue Payton, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, and Gen. Bruce Carlson, AFMC commander, held a joint commander's call Oct. 19
  • Air Force Research Laboratory brings jobs and opportunities to the Dayton region

    Between now and 2011, the Air Force Research Laboratory will bring many jobs and opportunities to the Dayton area. As a part of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure, AFRL will organize and construct new facilities at Wright-Patterson AFB that will become Centers of Excellence for Human Performance and Sensors. Estimates to construct new facilities