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  • AFRL, NASA partner on aerospace physiology to spin into next era of space travel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s not often that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hosts astronauts testing in its facilities. In fact, it’s been since the 1960s.  But due in part to the relationship between the Air Force and NASA as well as the location and unique capabilities of the Defense Department’s only human-rated centrifuge, 10
  • Wright-Pat supporting employees to excel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base recognizes that in any organization a diverse workforce is vital to its success. During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, employers acknowledge the positive impact a more diverse team can have. Ms. Anita Kerns, a financial specialist at the 711th Human Performance Wing is an
  • USAFSAM offers progressive fitness program to enhance physical performance and improve scores

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is currently seeking volunteers to participate in a 15-week progressive fitness program that can enhance overall physical performance and improve Air Force fitness assessment scores.    “This research was originally developed through exercise physiology
  • Wright-Patt mother, physician tells story of heartbreaking loss

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Dr. Laura Sidari is speaking out because her family suffered a horrendous loss last Christmas Day.  The Air Force psychiatrist at the Wright-Patterson Medical Center, and her husband, Dr. Anthony Sidari, a rheumatologist, lost their 4-year-old son, Leon, to complications of influenza. He passed away at a
  • Gaming Research Integration for Learning Lab to bring STEM opportunities closer to students

    KETTERING, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory's Gaming Research Integration for Learning Laboratory, or GRILL®, part of AFRL's 711th Human Performance Wing, will be getting a new home early next year, thanks to a 30,000 square foot renovation of unoccupied building space at the Dayton Regional STEM School on Woodman Road in Kettering.The
  • CFC loaned executives embrace their volunteerism, commitment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Each year two people volunteer to serve as loaned executives for the 2018 Ohio Combined Federal Campaign, Dayton District, to execute the campaign at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and other federal entities in a nine-county area.This year’s loaned executives are Heather Atkinson, program manager, Foreign
  • Latest SLATE demonstration – another step toward improving pilot training

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Secure Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) Advanced Training Environment (SLATE) program in the Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing here, concluded a 40-month effort with a Phase III capstone demonstration at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in September.This final phase, just one of
  • Argentinian immigrant proud to be an American Airman

    Staff Sgt. Luciano Cattaneo was only 16 when he came to the United States from Argentina to join his mother in Miami, Florida. Cattaneo began his sophomore year of high school not speaking any English.Cattaneo, an Aerospace and Operational Technician and NCOIC of Administration/Scheduling at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine,
  • Thomas Tredici’s dual oaths, extensive service make him fitting USAFSAM exemplar

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Before he was a renowned ophthalmologist, even before he attended medical school, Col. (Dr.) Thomas J. Tredici was a bomber pilot in World War II, flying 20 combat missions over Germany between November 1944 and June 1945.Influenced by his interactions with flight surgeons, Tredici went to college and then
  • Air Force expands use of express licensing

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force is increasing the number of technologies available through its express licensing process, providing a quicker and more efficient way for partners to begin product development. “Express licensing is a streamlined collaboration platform where the financial terms are pre-negotiated, the license