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  • 2nd annual event celebrates Wright-Patt interns, summer hires, 2nd lieutenants

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Hundreds of interns and summer hires working across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are invited to be honored July 26 from 10:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the 2nd annual Interns and 2nd Lieutenants Picnic to be held at Bass Lake. The work of hundreds of young people assigned to Air Force Materiel Command, Air
  • Environmental sensing platform offers added protection against corrosion

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – AFRL is developing an innovative new tool to more effectively manage aircraft corrosion.Researchers from the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are developing and testing a device that could help pre-emptively predict corrosive environmental conditions before they can start causing damage to
  • Record number attend 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry

    DAYTON, Ohio – More than 600 people registered to attend the 13th annual Dayton Defense Wright Dialogue with Industry (WDI) at the Dayton Convention Center July 17-19, making this year’s event between the Air Force Research Laboratory and defense contractors the largest to date.The two-and-a-half-day event, titled “AFRL Science and Technology
  • VCSAF calls for national effort to effect strategy

    DAYTON, Ohio – Displaying a nostalgic photo of astronauts training at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in the 1960s, Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson noted that this week marked the 49th anniversary of the lunar landing on July 20, 1969. Wilson told the 600 attendees of the Wright Dialogue with Industry event in the
  • Students at STARBASE explore STEM at hands-on camp

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Middle school students across the nation are engaging in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in new ways at STARBASE, a Department of Defense youth program that uses experiential, hands-on learning techniques.DOD STARBASE targets middle school students in 62 locations across the United
  • Internship provides inspiration for scientists and engineers, both seasoned and new

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – For some students, summer means lifeguarding or scooping ice cream. For others, it means generating synthetic data using Generative Adversarial Networks, or researching convolutional sparse representations.This summer, 86 hand-picked interns from 48 universities (and two high schools) are spending their
  • AFRL collaborates with OSU on $3 million congressional microscopy program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Collaboration – what better way to get the job done? The Materials and Manufacturing Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and The Ohio State University’s Center for Electron Microscopy and Analysis have a congressionally directed collaborative research agreement in the works. The agreement pushes
  • Boston small business develops impact-detecting garments for warfighters to assist combat medics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A Massachusetts-based, woman-owned small business is leveraging an Air Force-supported technology accelerator to improve high-tech clothing designed to detect and treat wounds on its own.Boston-based Legionarius brought its impact-detecting garments to the Tech Warrior OPS, held in April at the National
  • AFRL researchers answer AFWERX Fusion Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Nine teams of scientists and engineers from the Air Force Research Laboratory joined other top innovators and creative minds from around the country at the AFWERX Fusion Xperience, June 20-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada to highlight technology ideas designed to identify innovative solutions to enhance Air Force
  • USAFSAM’s centennial celebration still going strong

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Mid-way through its centennial year, the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here, is still celebrating. On June 21, USAFSAM hosted an Air Force Medical Service Appreciation Extravaganza to celebrate the AFMS