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Gail Forest Guidance, support play role in mentoring dynamics
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- I have had several mentors during various stages of my career, and because of my own experiences I know it is important to have a mentor and to be a mentor.  The purpose of a mentor is not to tell someone what to do or how to do it, but to provide a supportive environment for the mentee to accomplish his or
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Maj. Gen. Duke Richardson Mentoring: A mentality, not a meeting
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- We tend to think of the formal mentoring session as that special, dedicated time where all the secrets to professional success and development are unlocked. We come to the mentoring meeting well-prepared with questions in hand and pen and paper at the ready for fear of missing an important make-or-break
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Maj. Gen.William Cooley, Air Force Research Laboratory commander, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, explains how important it is for students to pursue STEM-related careers during the FIRST LEGO League Ohio Championship Tournament held Feb. 4 at Wright State University. (U.S.Air Force photo/Marie Vanover) Air Force Research Laboratory provides support to robot competition
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Approximately 14 teams from the Miami Valley joined 46 other teams from across Ohio at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League Ohio Championship, held Feb. 4 at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.The annual event brought together students 9 to 14 years old
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Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo) President nominates Schaefer for second star
President Donald Trump nominated Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, for promotion to the rank of major general. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced Feb. 7 the names of dozens of general and flag officers who were nominated for promotion by the president. Schaefer has served as commander of the 412th TW and Edwards Air
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2018
An F-35A Lightning II from the 461st Flight Test Squadron soars over Edwards Air Force Base Sept. 15, 2017. The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards is one of nine nominees for the National Aeronautic Association’s Collier’s Trophy. (Courtesy photo by Chad Bellay/Lockheed Martin) Edwards F-35 testers nominated for prestigious aviation award
The National Aeronautic Association named the F-35 Integrated Test Force here as one of nine organizations nominated for the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The NAA announced all nominees in a press release Feb. 5. The trophy is awarded every year for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the
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AFMC Health and Wellness AFMC promotes wellness screening campaign
During the month of February, Air Force Materiel Command is launching its “Do You Know Your Numbers” wellness screening campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of knowing your numbers to help prevent chronic diseases such diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.
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Workers at Tinker AFB, Okla., install critical 40/45 upgrades to E-3
Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft during programmed depot
maintenance. The AWACS 40/45 program office, headquartered at Hanscom AFB,
Mass., is the lead for delivering, and potentially accelerating, the
upgrades.  (Courtesy photo)
Allied C2 Capabilities RAMPed Up
RAMP, the Royal Saudi Air Force E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control Systems Modernization Program, is an extensive mission computing and communications upgrade program, turning current Block 30/35 AWACS into the 40/45 configuration. The International Airborne Battle Management Command and Control Division here awarded this first contract to the Boeing Co.
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Six F-16 Fighting Falcons sit on the 514th Flight Test Squadron ramp at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, on Nov. 15, 2017. The aircraft are awaiting test flight or to be returned to their assigned units after completion of depot maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd) Sustaining the Ogden ALC, F-16 relationship
Though Hill’s operational F-16s have departed, the Ogden Air Logistics Complex continues to sustain and fly one of the world’s most widely recognized and widely used fighter aircraft ever to take to the skies, with ongoing regeneration, depot-level maintenance and modifications on C and D model F-16s.
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Chaplain (Col.) Shon Neyland Mentoring: Making a difference
When I was a student at National War College, I had the privilege to lead a group of 30 senior leaders to mentor youth weekly at an elementary school in downtown Washington, D.C. It was a great experience as we tackled math, science, and reading. However, what was more significant was the mentoring taking place at a much deeper level than simply academics.
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Using a photo of a Pratt & Whitney F135 engine in the AEDC Sea Level 2 test cell, Alan Hale, an AEDC analyst, left, describes how full frequency range screech analysis methodology is being used to reduce instability during aeropropulsion testing in AEDC engine test facilities at Arnold Air Force Base. Looking on is Jonathan Lister, center, and Wesley Cothran, right, AEDC team members who were also instrumental in developing and demonstrating the screech analysis methodology. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Innovative analysis methodology making a difference for AEDC, Air Force and the warfighter
AEDC analysis team members have developed and demonstrated a first generation full frequency range screech analysis methodology for a re-heater on turbine engines to reduce instability when testing in the facilities at Arnold Air Force Base.Innovative ideas like this one are common in daily work across AEDC and the U.S. Air Force, as the Air Force
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