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  • 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
  • AFRL Junior Force Council reschedules Advanced Science & Technology Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Science & Technology Symposium has been rescheduled for July 24, 1-5 p.m., at the Top of the Market Banquet Center in Dayton.This event was originally scheduled to happen May 29, but was postponed after several tornadoes struck the local area on Memorial Day. At
  • 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
  • AF SBIR program director: Pitch Days prove service can move at speed of innovation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – David Shahady, director of the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Program knows a thing or two about competition – both athletically and the business variety.A seven-time Ironman Triathlete, he has been racing for almost 19 years – although he had never won a
  • Air Force contracting process enhanced with new hybrid Funding Opportunity Announcement

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, serving as Department of Defense Executive Agent Program Office of the Defense Production Act Title III Program, has issued a hybrid Funding Opportunity Announcement that will provide extensive flexibility to efficiently award production technology projects to strengthen
  • AFRL branch chief receives 2019 Women of Color in STEM Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Segrid Harris has been selected by Career Communications Group, Inc. to receive the Managerial Leadership in Government award at the 24th Annual Women of Color STEM Conference.Harris is the Materials Integrity Branch Chief of the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory.The
  • AFRL supports Thunderbirds with aerospace technology

    DAYTON, Ohio – The United States Air Force Thunderbirds delivered an awe-inspiring performance at the Vectren Dayton Air Show June 22-23, captivating young and old alike with  jaw-dropping aerial maneuvers and impressive feats of skill. While these daring pilots and their impressive aircraft are the stars of the show, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Rapid acquisition leads to rapid success for Air Force small business partner

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Rapid success in contracting has earned Air Force representatives an invite to the opening of the Nasdaq Stock Market July 3 in New York City.Air Force representatives received the invitation from an Air Force and AFWERX Small Business partner, Vita Inclinata Technologies LLC.Founders of that company will
  • Long awaited launch of NASA’s GPIM mission to use AFRL-developed propellant

    ARLINGTON, Va. – NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) launched into space on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket early in the morning of June 25. GPIM will use, for the first time in space, a high-performance, environmentally benign “green” fuel developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The mission will test the non-toxic,
  • AFRL puts new technologies into space aboard world’s most powerful launch vehicle

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory successfully put new technologies into space early in the morning June 25 as part of the Department of Defense Space Test Program (STP-2) mission, managed by the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, California.A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most