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  • Air Force tests plasma reactor to degrade, destroy PFOS, PFOA

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Civilian researchers completed a two-week field demonstration here Sept. 25 using an innovative plasma technology to degrade and destroy perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, known as PFOS and PFOA, in groundwater.This was the first field demonstration of the Enhanced Contact Plasma Reactor,
  • Passion for fitness drives AFIMSC colonel

    As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. Now – 14 marathons, 15 sprint/Olympic-distance triathlons, 10 half-ironman triathlons and 7 Ironman triathlons later – she says her passion for the challenge of training and competing has helped her become a better Airman and leader.
  • Leisure activites abound in Dayton area on Saturdays in July

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Along with the celebration of Independence Day throughout the Miami Valley and other typical summertime fun, July is also a month full of anniversaries and commemorations. One of the most prominent observances is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing which made Ohio-native, Neil Armstrong, the
  • Airmen chart new path for female-specific flight equipment

    The Air Force is working to redesign the gear used by female pilots across the force after facing challenges with current flight equipment.
  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.
  • Special Victims’ Counsel gives clients ‘a voice and a choice

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Special Victims’ Counsel program provides Air Force Judge Advocates to represent victims of sexual assault and related offenses.The Air Force originated the SVC program 2013, and it was soon mandated for all military branches.The SVC team provides legal representation, offers confidential legal advice and
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
  • Empowering Education in the Workforce

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - More than 50 organizations, including academic institutions, helping agencies, and the Ohio Department of Higher Education, attended the 2018 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Development, Education, and Training Exposition July 12.Academic institutions attending ranged from those with locations on base, to
  • He's fast!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cadets from the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Cadet Squadron 37, the “Animalistic Skyraiders,” and from the University of Minnesota’s ROTC Detachment 415 got a firsthand look at Air Force operations during a recent visit to Wright-Patt.The cadets were hosted by Wright-Patt’s Company Grade Officer Council with the
  • Chapel group fully embraces 2nd core value: Service before self

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When Harvey bore down on the Houston, Texas, area as a category 4 hurricane, then stalled for several days in late August 2017 it dropped records amount of rain, ultimately leading it to be the second most costly storm in U.S. history only behind Hurricane Katrina in 2005, according to a recently released
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