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  • 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
  • AFRL, university partners make a push in printable composites

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory hosts a diverse group of professors and students from across the country each year.In 2018 AFRL’s Composites Branch combined forces with the University of Arkansas, the University of Miami, Louisiana Tech University and the University of Texas at El Paso to demonstrate
  • AFRL Information Directorate engineer recognized at Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Global Competitive Conference

    ROME RESEARCH LABORATORY, New York – Ainoghena Igetei, an associate computer engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate here, was recognized as a Modern Day Technology Leader at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference held Feb. 7-9 in Washington, D.C.Igetei’s work contributes to
  • LEGACY needs mentors as deadline approaches

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s Educational Outreach office is looking for qualified mentors to apply to guide the Air Force’s next generation of science, technology, engineering and math professionals by March 29 as part of their Leadership Experience Growing Apprenticeships Committed to Youth
  • X-60A hypersonic flight research vehicle program completes critical design review

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, High Speed Systems Division, in partnership with Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc., is developing the X-60A vehicle. It is an air-dropped liquid rocket specifically designed for hypersonic flight research.   X-60A program completed its
  • XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator completes inaugural flight

    The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic unmanned air vehicle completed its inaugural flight March 5, 2019 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona. The Air Force Research Laboratory partnered with Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems to develop the XQ-58A.This joint effort falls within the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Low Cost Attritable
  • New AFRL podcast goes behind the scenes

    From supersonic flight to GPS and space food, big developments come out of the Air Force Research Laboratory. The “Lab Life” podcast provides listeners insight into the fascinating work and lives of the people who lead the discovery, development and delivery of warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces
  • AFRL introduces new sharable supercomputing capability for classified research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Research Laboratory and Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program officials hosted a ribbon cutting and groundbreaking ceremony Feb. 26 to unveil the first-ever shared classified Department of Defense high performance computing capability at the AFRL DOD Supercomputing
  • AFRL branch builds a LEGACY in mentoring

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A group of scientists and engineers within the Air Force Research Laboratory has emerged as a champion of student mentoring, recently earning the LEGACY Mentor of the Year award.The AFRL LEGACY office presented the honor to the Materials Integrity Branch of the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at
  • Air Force Research Laboratory, Cornell to ‘ACCESS’ next-gen semiconductor with new center

    ITHACA, N.Y. – The Air Force Research Laboratory and Cornell University this week will announce the opening of a new university-led Center of Excellence focusing on synthesis and fundamental understanding of beta-gallium oxide – a promising new material with the potential to challenge silicon and other materials currently used in high voltage and