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  • Family benefits greatly from Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Even 476 miles, the distance from Wisconsin to Ohio, isn’t enough to stop one family from taking part in the event that continues to change their lives.Abby Schroeder, an Air Force widow, and her sons are eagerly preparing for their trip to Ohio for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Ohio
  • Resilient Airman thrives in civilian service

    Tina Banerjee is an Air Force Materiel Command intern with a unique challenge: she was born unable to hear.Banerjee works as a summer intern through the Air Force Premier College Intern Program as a management analyst in manpower and organization, 88th Force Support Squadron Manpower and Organization Office, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • Farrell takes leadership of AFSAC

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Brig. Gen. Sean Farrell accepted leadership of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate at a change of leadership ceremony July 18 at the Wright-Patterson Club.  In front of distinguished guests, foreign military partners and family, the change of leadership
  • AFRL, IBM unveil world's largest neuromorphic digital synaptic super computer

    ROME RESEARCH LABS, New York – The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with IBM, unveiled the world's largest neuromorphic digital synaptic super computer July 19, dubbed Blue Raven, at AFRL's Information Directorate Advanced Computing Applications Lab in Rome, New York. Today, challenges exist in the mobile and autonomous realms due to
  • 2nd annual event celebrates Wright-Patt interns, summer hires, 2nd lieutenants

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Hundreds of interns and summer hires working across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are invited to be honored July 26 from 10:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the 2nd annual Interns and 2nd Lieutenants Picnic to be held at Bass Lake. The work of hundreds of young people assigned to Air Force Materiel Command, Air
  • Environmental sensing platform offers added protection against corrosion

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – AFRL is developing an innovative new tool to more effectively manage aircraft corrosion.Researchers from the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are developing and testing a device that could help pre-emptively predict corrosive environmental conditions before they can start causing damage to
  • Sunny future for cloud-hosted AF apps

    Moving the portal onto the cloud is part of an ongoing effort to bring potentially hundreds of separate Air Force applications onto cloud-hosted platforms. The portal’s nearly three quarters of a million average users per month won’t see a break in service, but may notice increased reliability as the Air Force moves its software onto more modern hosting systems, provided by vendors like Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Computing Services and Amazon.
  • Advisers on base help explain Veterans Affairs benefits

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has a Veterans Affairs Benefits office located in the personnel office in Building 2, Room 244 in Area A. VA benefit advisors Lamarcus Penn and Kevin Fritts from the Department of Veteran Affairs are available for advice and training for active-duty members who are
  • Record number attend 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry

    DAYTON, Ohio – More than 600 people registered to attend the 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry (WDI) at the Dayton Convention Center July 17-19, making this year’s event between the Air Force Research Laboratory and defense contractors the largest to date.The two-and-a-half-day event, titled “AFRL Science and Technology
  • VCSAF calls for national effort to effect strategy

    DAYTON, Ohio – Displaying a nostalgic photo of astronauts training at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in the 1960s, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson noted that this week marked the 49th anniversary of the lunar landing on July 20, 1969. Wilson told the 600 attendees of the Wright Dialogue with Industry event in the