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  • 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)
  • Wright-Patterson medics deploy to Guyana

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Medical expertise from the 88th Surgical Operations Squadron here was deployed to provide medical procedures for patients in Guyana. Their deployment to Guyana was part of a larger U.S. Southern Command New Horizons exercise, which ran from May 13 to August 22 in Guyana.New Horizons is an annual event
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • Top Air Force medical officers trained at Wright-Patterson Medical Center

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – More than 100 of the newest Air Force military medical residents and interns were recognized at a graduation ceremony held at the National Museum of the United States Air Force May 23.Depending on the specialty, the medical officers completed their residency and internship at the Wright-Patterson AFB Medical
  • Dentistry is a family affair

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Capt. Keane Fink is a dentist with the 88th Dental Squadron, assigned to Advanced Education of General Dentistry as a 1-year dental resident. Though it might sound corny saying, “he was born to be a dentist,” it’s not too far from the truth.Fink’s father, Dr. Richard Fink, who is also a dentist and owner of
  • 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
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