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  • Air Force launches Young Investigators Research Program with $9.5 million investment

    The Air Force Office of Scientific Research here today announced it will award approximately $9.5 million in grants to 29 scientists and engineers who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program. The program is open to scientists and engineers at research institutions across the United States.
  • 88th Comptroller Squadron's Financial Services Flight prepares for move to Ellsworth AFB

    A team of Air Force financial management experts will brief base and 88th Air Base Wing leaders here Oct. 30 on some sweeping process changes to service financial management operations. Mr. John G. Vonglis, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller has deployed the Financial Service
  • Wright-Patt Airmen and civilians selected to attend developmental education

    Air Force officials announced Oct. 17 that 36 Wright-Patterson members were among more than 950 selectees service-wide to attend senior and intermediate developmental education programs during the academic 2008-09 year. The selectees come from organizations across the installation and include 27 Airmen and nine civilian employees. "This is really
  • Senior researcher named 'fellow' of American Ceramic Society

    Dr. Randall S. Hay, a senior researcher at the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, has been appointed a Fellow of the 6,000-member American Ceramic Society. Dr. Hay works in the Directorate's Metals, Ceramics, and Nondestructive Evaluation  Division and is a pioneer in the design of environmentally stable oxide
  • Behind the scenes of the Air Force CV-22 entering intial operational test and evaluation

    The CV-22s operated by the Air Force have successfully completed their Operational Test Readiness Review, which is a program review, and three have recently entered the six-month testing phase called initial operational test and evaluation at the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center's Detachment 5 at Edwards AFB, Calif. While Det. 5
  • AFRL program manager, SBIR companies receive Tibbetts Award

    An Air Force Research Laboratory program manager was recognized Oct .10 at the ninth annual Small Business Innovative Research awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., for his service to the SBIR program in the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate. Marvin L. Gale, now assigned as the business development manager in the AFRL Propulsion
  • Get great information, free stuff at Retiree Appreciation Day

    Retired Col. Paul Moore says people will attend Wright-Patterson's Retiree Appreciation Day here on Oct. 25 for a lot of different reasons. "If the opportunity to learn more about the status of benefits from a prominent speaker doesn't grab you, perhaps free gift certificates from the Army-Air Force Exchange Service and Defense Commissary Agency
  • Putting a Reaper in the skies over Afghanistan, a chain of successes

    Since late September, the new MQ-9 Reaper has flown daily missions over Afghanistan. The 658th Aeronautical Systems Squadron, in the 303rd Aeronautical Systems Wing, comprises the team of program managers, functional supporters, testers and logisticians who were behind the team effort of getting the MQ-9 armed and airborne in Afghanistan. The
  • October’s Young Heroes receive Medals Of Honor

    At noon, Oct. 4, at Wright-Patterson's Chapel 3 in the Prairies at Wright Field, siblings Ada Lillian Kingston and Timothy Desmond Kingston received Young Heroes Medals of Honor. The two were accompanied at the ceremony by their parents, Paula and Niall Kingston, and their brothers, Simon and Leo. The Young Heroes program recognizes the courage and