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  • USAFSAM, 88 FSS first in DOD to use injury and human performance prediction equipment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is the first research facility in the Department of Defense to use new Dynamic Athletic Research Institute 3D biomarkerless technology to predict injuries before they happen, allowing for intervention to prevent injuries and improve recovery rates.The
  • EAGLE EYES needed in the sky as well as ground

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  88th Security Forces Squadron would like to remind Wright-Patterson employees and residents to keep vigilant as they go about their daily duties not only on the ground but looking skyward as well.The popularity of small unmanned aerial systems, or drones as they’re commonly referred to as, is tremendous with
  • Air Force Marathon to feature MQ-9 Reaper

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB – The MQ-9 Reaper has been selected as the featured aircraft for the 2018 Air Force Marathon.  Built by General Atomics Aviation Systems Inc., the Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely-piloted aircraft that is employed primarily against dynamic execution targets and secondarily as an
  • Airfield Operations Flight keeps things safely moving in air, on ground

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  It’s nearly impossible for anyone who lives or works around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to not notice the frequent low roar of C-17 Globemaster IIIs coming and going on a nearly daily basis. Wright-Patterson has nine C-17s assigned from the 445th Airlift Wing and while the base doesn’t have the
  • The Air Force Office of Scientific Research Awards Grants to 60 Scientists and Engineers through its Young Investigator Research Program

    ARLINGTON, Virginia --  In January 2016, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded approximately $20.6 million in grants to 56 scientists and engineers from 41 research institutions and small businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program.This is to acknowledge an additional
  • Wright-Patterson to host Annual Retiree Appreciation Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The 88th Air Base Wing Retiree Activities Office and Team Wright-Patt are scheduled to host an Annual Retiree Appreciation Day for all military retirees, their spouses, widows and widowers, and those nearing retirement at the Hope Hotel and Conference Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 27.Veterans are also
  • ACS Neuropsychiatry helps aviators keep head in the game, stay in the fight

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the third part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part one is the ACS Overview and part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to those stories, and the Air Force Waiver Guide, appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON
  • Gate 12A to close during road surface improvement project

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Gate 12A (AFMC HQ gate) will be closed to all inbound and outbound traffic due to scheduled construction beginning Oct. 18.“We appreciate everyone’s cooperation while we work to resurface the pavement around the AFMC headquarters gate,” said Col. Bradley McDonald, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson
  • Puerto Rican engineer embraces opportunity, mentorship

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Miguel Maldonado is the Air Force Research Laboratory, Fuels and Energy branch chief here. Born in New York City, he moved from Harlem back to his family’s native Puerto Rico when he was 10. He said his family had initially moved to the United States’ mainland seeking better opportunities and returned to
  • ACS Internal Medicine keeping pilots flying, improves research

    EDITORS NOTE:  This is the second part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part three will delve into how the ACS' Neuropsychiatry Branch keeps aviators in the fight. Part one was an overview of the ACS.  A link to that story is below.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The Aeromedical
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