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  • Dressing for cold weather

    Hypothermia is defined as abnormally low body temperature caused by prolonged exposures to very cold temperatures. When exposed to cold temperatures, your body begins to lose heat faster than it’s produced. Lengthy exposures will eventually use up your body’s stored energy, which leads to lower body temperature.Body temperature that is too low
  • Hanscom lays groundwork for comms at Tyndall

    Program managers in the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate here are exercising every one of the words in their five-word title by reconstituting a communications network almost totally wiped out by winds, flooding and infrastructure damage. First responders have set up interval communications systems relying on a few existing nodes, coupled with generator-powered satellite truck systems. The Air Force’s long-term goal is to build an organic communication infrastructure from scratch using an as-a-service model.
  • Update Rolling out for Skype for Business

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio- The Air Force Network Integration Center is pushing out an update from Lync to Skype for Business 2016. AFNIC will begin rolling out the update for Wright-Patterson AFB from Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. until Dec. 7.“Skype for Business has all the features people love about Skype with one significant difference,” said
  • Career accomplishments earn two AFRL scientists Presidential Rank Awards

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two senior executives from the Air Force Research Laboratory have been recognized by the White House with the Presidential Rank Award for 2018.Dr. Michael T. Eismann, chief scientist for AFRL’s Sensors Directorate and Dr. Daniel B. Miracle, senior scientist for Nanotechnology at AFRL’s Materials and
  • Air Force selects Wright-Patterson AFB to host F-35 support organization

    The Air Force selected Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as the preferred location for the F-35 Hybrid Product Support Integrator organization which supports the entire F-35 enterprise to include joint and international partners.
  • AFLCMC roadshows recruit top talent

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to attract and quickly hire the next generation of civilian acquisition professionals, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is holding unique recruiting events across the country.Known as roadshows, the events introduce potential employees to AFLCMC’s mission, facilitates interviews, and
  • S&T 18 Wargame tests Air Force science, technology concepts for 2038

    Capability concepts to ensure the Air Force’s ability to fly, fight and win in the year 2038 were put to the test during the Air Force Materiel Command’s Science and Technology Wargame 2018, Nov. 5 to 9. The games tested the military utility of more than 30 next-generation warfighting capabilities against real-world operational scenarios, with the goal of identifying the concepts that work the best and to provide feedback to improve others with the potential for success.
  • AFRL-developed Electrical Systems Tester supports B-52 depot maintenance

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — A cooperative research effort between the Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the Air Force Sustainment Center has led to the development of a next-generation electrical systems tester that will support B-52 depot maintenance and increase flight safety. An electrical
  • Wright-Patt app makes it easy to find the information you need

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A new app designed to take all of the Team Wright-Patt base resources you count on and put them in one, easy to use place has launched in both the Apple App Store and Google Play and are available for immediate download.Search for “USAF Connect” in your app store of choice and install (allow the app to
  • Maker Hub, AFRL “sprint” to innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To build strength and endurance, athletes perform “intervals” or short, intense periods of exertion designed for maximum benefit in the shortest time possible. Thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Maker Hub at the Wright Brothers Institute, that same kind of benefit is possible for some of the Air