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  • 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
  • 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