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  • National Commission on Military Aviation Safety studies man-machine-environment interface during Wright-Patterson visit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The National Commission on Military Aviation Safety visited Wright-Patterson Sept. 11-12 in their effort to understand the man, machine and environment interface and its impact on safety in military aviation operations.During their visit, the commissioners received briefings and tours at the Air Force
  • AFRL team enhances safety for survival specialists through wearable health monitoring technology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An Air Force Research Laboratory team recently delivered version 2.0 of the Survival Health Awareness Responders Kit (SHARK) to U.S. Air Force instructors at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA)-Lackland Camp Bullis, a 28,000-acre site in Texas, used to train Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE)
  • AFRL team selected for Innovation award, door locks to protect from active shooter

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A team of Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and engineers has been selected for a 2019 Defense Innovation Award for its portable door lock technology, a set of solutions designed to secure or barricade most door styles in the event of an active shooter situation.Members of this team, all with AFRL’s
  • AFRL tests life-saving tool to add to aeromedical tool kit

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Name this technology. Medical professionals walk around with them draped around their necks or tucked in the pocket of their white coats. That’s right! A stethoscope.Most learn at an early age how these work—putting the ear pieces into the ears and placing the small circular piece over the heart to listen
  • AFRL employees receive Great Minds in STEM Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Research Laboratory has winners in the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation Great Minds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Heroes Award for 2019.GMiS is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping America technologically strong by promoting STEM careers,
  • Airman finds strength and self-discovery as he continues training for Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With less than two months to go, as Staff Sgt. Kyle Hipol continues to train for his first marathon at the Air Force Marathon on Sept. 21, he is discovering that he is becoming not only stronger physically but also mentally.  Since his training began in April, Hipol’s initial concerns were finding the time to
  • AFRL collaborates with industry at Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry event

    DAYTON, Ohio – Nearly 600 people attended the 14th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry event at the Dayton Convention Center July 16-18.The event provided Air Force Research Laboratory leaders, scientists, and engineers an opportunity to engage with not only Ohio companies, but industry representatives from across the nation as
  • USAF School of Aerospace Medicine receives new commander

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Col. Theresa Goodman assumed command of the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine in a Change of Command ceremony July 19 in the atrium of the schoolhouse here.“The ceaseless efforts at USAFSAM to improve how we care for and protect our Airmen, and return them to fight faster and stronger is
  • AFRL Junior Force Council reschedules Advanced Science & Technology Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Science & Technology Symposium has been rescheduled for July 24, 1-5 p.m., at the Top of the Market Banquet Center in Dayton.This event was originally scheduled to happen May 29, but was postponed after several tornadoes struck the local area on Memorial Day. At
  • Air Force Research Laboratory partners with Kettering Health Network to enhance readiness

    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing and Kettering Health Network finalized a training affiliation agreement July 15 to partner together in establishing a collaborative medical currency platform.The agreement focuses on advancing the readiness skills and competency of Air Force medical personnel who
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