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  • ACS Neuropsychiatry helps aviators keep head in the game, stay in the fight

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the third part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part one is the ACS Overview and part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to those stories, and the Air Force Waiver Guide, appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON
  • ACS Internal Medicine keeping pilots flying, improves research

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the second part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part three will delve into how the ACS' Neuropsychiatry Branch keeps aviators in the fight. Part one was an overview of the ACS.  A link to that story is below.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The Aeromedical
  • Aeromedical Consultation Service critical to “Fly, Fight, Win”

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the first part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to that story appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –   Ever since humans took to flight, the unique
  • Research audiologist helps human performance team tackle complex sound environments

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The ability to hear and understand communication is crucial to military special operators and their missions, but sometimes due to the Air Force’s complex sound environments related to variables such as excessive noise or multiple talkers, this can be challenging. But in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s
  • Tri-Service effort leverages synthetic biology expertise to address future warfighter needs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  Taking advantage of Department of Defense research laboratory expertise in chemistry, biology, computer science and material science and engineering, a collaborative, $45 million tri-service effort is changing the way the DoD exploits biological systems to meet the unique needs and challenges of defense
  • 711th Human Performance Wing “Epi Lab” supports medical readiness of Airmen, families

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 711th Human Performance Wing’s United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Public Health and Epidemiology Laboratory Service, also known as the ‘Epi Lab,’ is a Department of Defense reference laboratory offering clinical diagnostic, public health, and force health screening testing and
  • Health assessments ensure F-35 crew chiefs are fit to fight

    It was a regular day on the flightline. However, an intricate system of tubes and scientific instruments were woven and clipped to the maintainer’s uniforms. Ensuring a healthy environment is available for Airmen to perform their jobs is the first concern for the Air Force and could mean the difference between aircraft flying or static displays.
  • AFRL shares UAV software to further research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 711th Human Performance Wing’s Airman Systems Directorate is using an information transfer agreement construct to provide commercial companies with access to its Vigilant Spirit Control Station software package, which allows operators to control multiple unmanned air vehicles, or UAVs, at once. The
  • 711th Human Performance Wing significant part of Research Lab's heritage

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Research Laboratory has a rich and complex heritage, celebrating 100 years of U.S. Air Force science and technology this year. At less than 10 years old, the Lab’s 711th Human Performance Wing is young -- but its mission is anything but.Today’s Wing comprises the Airman Systems Directorate, the
  • Naval Medical Research Unit – Dayton, 711th Human Performance Wing partner to combat physiological episodes during flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Naval Medical Research Unit – Dayton and the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing have joined forces to respond to a number of instances where military pilots have experienced physiologic episodes such as “hypoxia-like” symptoms during flight.Together, the two organizations are
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