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  • Air Force, industry consortium advancing tech for aeromedical evacuation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Through an industry-academia partnership and a recently-released request for proposals, the Air Force Research Laboratory is looking to advance human-monitoring research and development for the future warfighter.The request for proposals, announced May 6, 2019, targets projects designed to accelerate
  • New AFRL division brings S&T and medical research capability together

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A new division in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing was activated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine here May 1. “The Warfighter Medical Optimization Division becomes one of five divisions in 711HPW’s Airman Systems
  • Air Force licenses nutritional supplement to New Jersey firm

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - A nutritional supplement was developed under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement by the Air Force Research Laboratory and industry partner, MusclePharm Inc.The initial request for an improved supplement came from an Air Force combat controller, who explained to Dr. Reginald O’Hara, a research
  • Air Force Research Laboratory scientists, engineers to highlight technology advancements at DOD Lab Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory will highlight technology advancements in 13 different research areas in various stages of maturity during the third biennial Department of Defense Lab Day April 25, 2019, in the Pentagon center courtyard.DOD Lab Day is a showcase event to
  • Wounded Warrior to USAFSAM students: ‘You are our Angels’

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In 2005, Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Daniel Gilyeat was on his second tour of combat duty in Iraq when the day that would change his life forever arrived.He had been having feelings for several months before that he was going to be mortally wounded in combat.“I kept having this reoccurring vision that I was going
  • 711th Human Performance Wing officer named Young Health Care Administrator of the Year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Capt. Matthew Smith, executive officer at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here, has been selected as the 2018 Air Force Medical Service Annual Award of USAF Young Health Care Administrator of the Year.“I couldn’t be happier for Matt – it is a well-deserved award!,” said Brig.
  • 15-week study uses physical trainers to spur fitness improvements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Fitness is an essential part of any military career. The 711th Human Performance Wing made Master Sgt. Joshua Amoroso’s fitness goals a reality with their 15-week fitness study. Amoroso found out about the study from a coworker who was also involved. He joined the study expecting an intense 15-week workout
  • Air Force Research Laboratory leverages Squadron Innovation Funds to develop Human-Centered Data Analytics Environment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here are utilizing a new funding authority to begin designing and building a Human-Centered Data Analytics Environment that will help them store and operationalize huge amounts of both research and operational data.The volume of
  • 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
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