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  • Youth teams compete at Ohio robotics competition

    Forty-eight teams from across the state will compete Jan. 14-15 at the FIRST Lego League Ohio state championship tournament at the Ervin J. Nutter Center on the Wright State University campus. Co-sponsored by the Wright-Patterson AFB Educational Outreach Office and open to the public, the annual event will bring together some of Ohio's brightest 9-
  • Navigating WPMC pediatric appointments

    The Wright-Patterson Medical Center Pediatric Clinic, located in Bldg. 830, Area C, provides comprehensive health, preventative, primary and specialty pediatric care for Tricare Prime enrollees up to and including 17 years of age. All pediatric services are offered during normal duty hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A Saturday
  • Base 2006 outstanding personnel managers named

    Base officials announced Jan. 5 the winners of the Air Force Materiel Command-level Personnel Manager of the Year and Outstanding Mission Support, Career Assistance Advisor, Professional Military Education and First Term Airmen Center of the Year awards for 2006. The following individuals and organizations from Wright-Patterson AFB will represent
  • Non-bargaining unit employees fall under NSPS Jan. 21

    Approximately 2,600 base supervisors, engineers, auditors, attorneys, medical and personnel specialists, who are non-bargaining unit civilian employees, will go under the NSPS on Jan. 21, according to the National Security Personnel System manager at Wright-Patterson. "NSPS is designed to allow managers the flexibility to pay for performance," Ted
  • Medical, Dental Corps promotions announced

    Air Force Personnel Center officials announced today medical and dental corps promotions to colonel, lieutenant colonel and major. Wright-Patterson AFB has 24 lieutenant colonels, majors and captains who were selected for promotion. They are: Colonel Medical Corps Lt. Col. Rory Owen, Air Force Research Laboratory Lt. Col. William E. Venanzi Jr.,
  • Base man scores league high 288, seeks perfect 300

    Michael Mack, of the 88th Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, excels in two sports that have little in common. When looking to smash a ball more than 100 miles an hour, crashing into walls and making a kill shot on an opponent, Mack hits the racquetball court. When looking to hang out, enjoy a calmer atmosphere and not break a sweat, he heads
  • Wright-Patt lieutenants selected for captain

    The Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph AFB, Texas, announced Wednesday that 4,003 first lieutenants were selected for promotion out of 4,040 officers considered during the 2006C captain selection process. The following lieutenants at Wright-Patterson AFB were selected for promotion to captain: 303rd Aeronautical Systems Wing Scott Ruppel Jason
  • AFRL-Funded Researchers Conduct Detecting Deception Study

    AFRL-funded scientists from the University of Arizona used video and audio tools to collect data for interpreting the body movements, voice inflections, and linguistic features of volunteer human subjects during interviews and interrogation sessions. The team used the collected data to develop a software tool suite comprising prototypes for
  • AFRL Team Spearheads Redesign of B-2 Nozzle Bay Doors

    A team of AFRL engineers successfully resolved a design problem affecting the performance of the B-2 aircraft's nozzle bay doors (NBD). The NBD redesign effort improved mission-capable rates for the B-2 fleet. The Advanced Composites Office worked with the AFRL team and the B-2 Systems Group to identify a timely and cost-effective solution. The
  • AFRL Commences GE VAATE Core Compressor Testing

    AFRL engineers began testing General Electric's (GE) long-range strike (LRS) Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines (VAATE) core compressor at the laboratory's Compressor Research Facility (CRF). These tests will further develop the front three stages of the dual-use core compressor to increase part speed efficiency, investigate concepts
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