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  • USAFSAM team to collaborate, test supplement for special tactics Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An exercise physiology research team at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine here is collaborating with the MusclePharm Sports Science Institute to test a powder supplement specially formulated for special tactics Airmen.Through a cooperative research and development agreement initiated in
  • Air Force Partners with OSU for Evaluation of Stress, Development of Recovery Methods

    WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio  - The Air Force Research Laboratory, 711th Human Performance Wing, has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the Ohio State University.Special Operations units in the Department of Defense are elite, both physically and mentally, due to the training they endure.  Since Special Operations
  • 711th Human Performance Wing helping to transform Periodic Health Assessment process

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In September, the Department of Defense released updated Tri-Service Periodic Health Assessment Program guidance, via a new instruction. The 711th Human Performance Wing’s Human Systems Integration Directorate -- part of the Air Force Research Laboratory -- is the Air Force facilitator for the roll-out of
  • Proficiency Analytical Testing overhauled by USAFSAM experts

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In the past two years, the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine -- part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing -- has overhauled the bioenvironmental engineering Proficiency Analytical Testing Program, resulting in a program capable of meeting the operational
  • USAFSAM’s Public Health Report helps achieve surgeon general’s vision

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General’s vision is that the Air Force Medical Service supported population is “the healthiest and highest performing segment of the United States by 2025.” The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine -- part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human
  • AFRL scientists and engineers share inspiring achievements at Dayton Art Institute

    DAYTON, Ohio – Nearly 500 research scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory gathered at the Dayton Art Institute Oct. 26 for the second annual AFRL Inspire event.Inspire is a series of talks that seek to energize current and future Air Force scientists and engineers. The event consisted of talks by AFRL researchers who have
  • USAFSAM pioneers radioactive sample testing technique

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Radioanalytical Laboratory at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine here has revolutionized the way samples are dissolved to test for radioactive materials: by using automated fusion.The fusion technique is used to dissolve tough samples, usually soil containing refractory materials,
  • USAFSAM unveils portrait of former surgeon general

    Lt. Gen. (ret) Thomas W. Travis (left), who served as the 21st Surgeon General of the United States Air Force, and Lt. Gen. Mark A. Ediger, current Air Force Surgeon General, unveil a portrait of Travis to hang in the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine during a ceremony here Oct. 24, 2016. The School -- part of the Air Force
  • "Finding the intersections" to strengthen training, support Airmen

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – After Airmen complete Air Force Basic Military Training and then job-specific technical school training, they are given an assignment. Depending on necessary security clearances, there could be a delay before they are able to begin their new positions. This time can be spent on additional training or working
  • 711 HPW researches Human-Machine Trust

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A research team in the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Airman Systems Directorate here focuses on how humans make reliance decisions with technology - or in other words, how humans develop, maintain and lose trust. At first glance, this may seem like a small feat, but Dr. Joseph Lyons, Human Trust and
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