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Reviewing a prototype women’s service dress uniform overblouse, left to right, at the Air Force Uniform Office, Air Force Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, are Tracy Roan, clothing designer; 2nd Lt. Adam Samlowski, program manager; Yvonne Wilson, section chief, clothing and textiles; and Maggie Tanner, pattern designer. In the background, left, is David Huckabee, fabricator. (Skywrighter photo/Amy Rollins) Uniform Office at Wright-Patt executes designs for entire Air Force
When an Air Force service member gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained and modified by a small group of fewer than 20 people working here.The Air Force Uniform Office, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, has been at Wright-Patterson AFB since its inception in
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2016
Default Air Force Logo CNS/ATM Conference returns, slated for June 20-23 in Ohio
After a five-year hiatus, the Communications, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management Center of Excellence here is looking toward the future with its upcoming 2016 CNS/ATM Conference.This year's event will be held June 20-23 at the Hope Hotel & Richard C. Holbrooke Conference Center just outside the gates of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,
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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart uses a remote to control an RC car while fellow driver Rico Abreu and a group of local high school students look on during the Full Throttle STEM® at Eldora Day May 10 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Richard Eldridge) Students showcase STEM projects, RC cars at Eldora Speedway
More than 200 local high school students attended the fourth annual Full Throttle STEM® at Eldora Day in Rossburg, Ohio, May 10 hosted by the Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing.Students showcased their projects including assistive technologies, a wind tunnel, a virtual sand table, remote controlled cars and projects
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2016
Global Vigilance Combined Test Force members prepare a Global Hawk remotely piloted vehicle to perform icing test flights. The aircraft was fitted with a 3-D printed nylon structure to duplicate the weight and drag of ice forming on wings and tail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chris Higgins.) Global Hawk icing tests open doors to ease flight restrictions
Whenever the Global Hawk begins a mission, it has to travel through a certain area of the atmosphere that, under certain conditions, can create ice on the aircraft, adding weight and aerodynamic drag.A cloud deck from about 8,000 feet to 22,000 feet is the main concern for the Global Hawk, according to project engineer Jonny Kim, Global Vigilance
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Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs take off from Edwards AFB. The Dutch stood up their first F-35 unit, Number 323 Squadron, in 2014, specifically to conduct operational testing and evaluation at Edwards. (Royal Netherlands Air Force photo) Dutch F-35 OT contingent prepping to head overseas
Several media members and Royal Netherlands Air Force representatives stopped by May 10 to cover a big story.In about a week, most of the Dutch component of the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team will head to their homeland where they will conduct test sorties and introduce their fifth-generation fighter to the people of the Netherlands, which falls
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2016
The enclosures for the test carts, used by the Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility at AEDC, house the data acquisition and control systems which are currently being updated. Pictured here is one of the new enclosures. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jacqueline Cowan) Wind tunnel test cart enclosures upgraded to accommodate new systems
The test carts for the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Propulsion Wind Tunnel have received new enclosures to house the updated data acquisition and control systems."With new systems on the carts, we had to come up with a new enclosure to house that equipment," said Marc Smotherman, ATA project manager for the Improve Transonic Test
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2016
Hydrocarbon Boost sub-scale preburner firing at full-power at Test Stand 2A, Air Force Research Laboratory April 21, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ron Fair) Air Force demonstrates key rocket engine technologies for next generation launch systems
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne (subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings) achieved a major milestone under the Hydrocarbon Boost program, which is advancing domestic rocket engine technologies in support of next generation launch. The Hydrocarbon Boost program completed full power, full duration tests of
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2016
A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey (left) descended on Edwards to link up with a Marine F-35B Joint Strike Fighter April 28. Both aircraft are assigned to Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona. The Osprey dropped by for a test to validate ground refueling from an MV-22 to an F-35B. (U.S. Air Force photo by Chris Higgins) 
Marine Osprey flies in to fuel up F-35B
A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey descended on Edwards to link up with a Marine F-35B Joint Strike Fighter April 28.Both aircraft are assigned to Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron 22 (VMX-22) out of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona.VMX-22 has a detachment here where Marines are testing and evaluating their version of the JSF,
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Capt. Matt Ott, Aviation Operations director with Naval Supply Systems Command, autographs a prototype manufactured by the 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group. Officials from the Navy and NORDAM, a global aerospace manufacturing and repair company, visited the 402nd CMXG, April 26, 2016, to celebrate a partnership that was formed in 2014 to manufacture F/A-18 outer wing panel spars to support NORDAM's F/A-18 Legacy Hornet wing repair lines.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tommie Horton) Success Here = Success There: WR-ALC helps Navy with critical parts issue
Ensuring safe, reliable components are available to support the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Legacy Hornet was the focus of a partnership celebration Tuesday at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group.Officials from Naval Supply Systems Command and Naval Air Systems Command, as well as industry officials from NORDAM, a
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Chris Arnold, a Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex Business Office maintenance analyst,
demonstrates how an AutoCrib machine works in Bldg. 2328. The automated, CAC-enabled machines are part of a move to streamline low-cost, highmoving items, increase accountability and ensure sustainability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ray Crayton) New DLA contract to improve efficiencies, sustainability
In an earnest drive to enhance material supportability on the shop floors across the Air Force Sustainment Center, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Troop Support are teaming with AFSC to improve already successful bench stock management.   As part of a move to streamline bench stock items, increase accountability and ensure sustainability,
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