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  • AFRL quick-response testing aids COVID-19 medical transport

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing Biodynamics team is playing a vital role in the COVID-19 relief effort through testing to enable the safe transport of individuals affected by infectious diseases and biological agents.At the request of Air Mobility Command, the team recently
  • Combat Ready Airman program meets uniform and equipment needs for Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –The Air Force Materiel Command’s Combat Ready Airman (CRA) program strives to maximize full-spectrum readiness for Airmen Air Force-wide by providing and advocating for organizational clothing and individual equipment (OCIE) needs.The CRA team said its mission is to develop, acquire, field and sustain safe,
  • After a year of successes, Air Force continues to advance S&T strategy

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In the spring of 2019, the Air Force released the Air Force Science and Technology Strategy to secure continued technological advantage over rapidly developing state competitors in 2030 and beyond through future technology research and converting new technologies into transformational warfighting concepts.
  • Wright-Patterson to initiate Phase I of Return to Full Capacity plan during week of May 18

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As state governments around the country begin to allow businesses and other facilities to reopen as the coronavirus pandemic continues, Wright-Patterson personnel will also begin a phased approach to returning to their work centers.Col. Tom Sherman, 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, announced May
  • Simulators Division looking for new technology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Simulators Division is looking for the next set of innovative and revolutionary technologies to award AFWERX Phase II contracts at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando in December 2020.  The Simulators Division,
  • AFRL Aircraft Decontamination Team ramps up battle against COVID-19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Health of air crews is paramount, and ensuring Air Force systems are safe to operate, including aircraft, is crucial.To support the global fight against COVID-19, the Air Force Research Laboratory quickly stood up an aircraft decontamination team pooling bioenvironmental, aircraft materials and medical
  • Donation Center opens in response to COVID-19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A donation center is positioned at the Prairies Religious Education facility, located at Bldg. 229, 648 Chapel Lane, in the Prairies Housing Area near Area B.The objectives of the center include minimizing the spread of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), and prioritizing the health and safety of the
  • Air Force lab testing samples of COVID-19

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine’s epidemiology laboratory is the Air Force’s sole clinical reference laboratory, and as such, is testing and processing samples of COVID-19 sent from military treatment facilities around the world.The lab was authorized by the Defense Health Agency to
  • AFLCMC Executive Director receives 2019 Presidential Rank Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Kathy Watern, the Executive Director for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), was recognized in December with a 2019 Presidential Rank Award in the Distinguished Executive category.She was nominated for the award due to her leadership and service as the senior civilian in the Center
  • AFMC virtual town hall updates command, focuses on readiness

    The theme of readiness wove throughout the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Feb. 3. Resiliency, fitness, the AFMC We Need, Space Force and more among the topics of focus during the hour-long event. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, AFMC senior enlisted advisor, fielded dozens of questions from across the command during the event which was livestreamed on the AFMC Facebook page.