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  • Battle Management PEO receives presidential rank recognition

    Steve Wert, Battle Management program executive officer, received a Presidential Rank Award in the Meritorious Senior Executive category July 6 at the Pentagon.
  • Empowering Education in the Workforce

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - More than 50 organizations, including academic institutions, helping agencies, and the Ohio Department of Higher Education, attended the 2018 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Development, Education, and Training Exposition July 12.Academic institutions attending ranged from those with locations on base, to
  • Go far by getting picky with the FAR

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, MASS. -- Acquisition regulations don’t come with CliffsNotes, so members of a High Performance Team here wrote 21 pages interpreting them and won a Department of Defense level award June 28 for their work.The HPT members from Hanscom and several other major acquisition bases came together to better navigate what is commonly
  • Crider: Solve problems that matter with data

    Crider also cited innovative data experimentation efforts led by the Multi-Domain Command and Control team at Hanscom as the basis for insights that will integrate command and control capabilities for the warfighter.
  • AFRL collaborates with OSU on $3 million congressional microscopy program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Collaboration – what better way to get the job done? The Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and The Ohio State University’s Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis have a congressionally directed collaborative research agreement in the works. The agreement pushes
  • Headquarters merger streamlines logistics, resources for nuclear enterprise system management

    Two AFMC directorates merged to form a single Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate (A4/10) in an effort to increase synergy and coordination in support of Air Force nuclear modernization efforts.
  • Boston small business develops impact-detecting garments for warfighters to assist combat medics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A Massachusetts-based, woman-owned small business is leveraging an Air Force-supported technology accelerator to improve high-tech clothing designed to detect and treat wounds on its own.Boston-based Legionarius brought its impact-detecting garments to the Tech Warrior OPS, held in April at the National
  • Dayton area Saturdays in July

    With summer now in full swing, Dayton and the Southwest Ohio area abounds in festivals, fairs and fun activities. Ohio’s great outdoors beckons along scenic bicycle paths, in forested parks and campgrounds, down flowing water ways and in the nearby comfort of local communities. As the explosive starting gun of Independence Day celebrations sets the
  • Goalie weathers new Air Force career

    Rackleff started her Air Force career in April. Prior, she studied chemical engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, where she played ice hockey. Rochester recruited her to their NCAA Division 1 women’s hockey team from a junior league in California, and she earned a full academic scholarship. Since then, she’s had success on inline and ice skates, playing on the 2017 World Champion U.S. inline skating team and for the Boston Blades, a local Canadian Women’s Hockey League team.
  • Beat the heat: Avoiding heat stress

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - During the summer months here outdoor heat is measured with wet bulb globe temperature readings. The WBGT is different from the heat index, which is a measurement of ambient temperature. Unlike the heat index, WBGT accounts for wind, cloud cover, and sun angle and is measured in direct sunlight.By measuring
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