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Peter Menart, member of the Air Force Research Laboratory-Carroll High School iGEM team, examines liquid in a beaker during the laboratory phase of the team’s project prior to the iGEM competition in Boston.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Richard Eldridge) AFRL-Carroll High School iGEM team earns Gold in Boston
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A Carroll High School academic team, mentored by CHS teachers and Air Force Research Laboratory scientists, earned a gold medal at the 2017 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston, Nov. 9-13. This team, whose clever Twitter handle is @iGEMLabPats, presented its project
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Freeze the Gain Campaign AFMC promotes Freeze the Gain to prevent metabolic syndrome
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During the holiday season, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Freeze the Gain Challenge. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct the challenge, and will be offering educational briefings to the workforce on how to reduce their risk for developing metabolic syndrome.Metabolic syndrome is not a
0 10/16
2017
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: Take a mindful approach to your personal happiness
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The subject of "mindfulness" is getting a lot of press, which may raise the question, "Where does it fit in my life?" Mindfulness is being fully aware of where you are and what you’re doing, not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around you.  The opposite of mindfulness is "absent-mindedness,"
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Gen. Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr. Commentary: Undaunted
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Often times our destiny is unknown to us as we embark upon the journey of life. The key to discovering our destiny is living life “undaunted.” An undaunted life is one that represents tenacity, drive, optimism, hope, and determination, to name a few. We should not give up on our dreams, even in the face of
0 10/06
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Greg Carter, a deputy missile combat crew commander-airborne from the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron, launches a simulated Minuteman III missile aboard a U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury during Glory Trip 220 above the Pacific Ocean, April 25, 2017. Glory Trip is an operational test launch which continues a long history of launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., used to verify, validate and improve the capability of the nation’s ICBM force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keifer Bowes) Air Force awards contracts for next-generation ICBM airborne launch control system
The Air Force awarded two contracts Oct. 3, 2017, for upgrading the system that enables an aircraft to control an intercontinental ballistic missile’s launch from a silo in the ground.
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2017
Airman 1st Class Brandon Koch, 28th Communications Squadron cyber systems operator, plugs a cable into a network server at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., March 3, 2015. Airmen conduct walkthrough inspections of the server room daily to ensure all cables are functioning properly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Hada/Released) Wired infrastructure for 104 installations complete
The milestone marks the completion of wired network infrastructure installations for 77 stand-alone Air National Guard locations and 27 active-duty, Air Force Reserve, and co-located units. The total procurement value of this effort was approximately $1.4 billion.
0 10/03
2017
U.S. Army Capt. Beth Carriere, right, a physician assistant assigned to the Vermont National Guard's Medical Detachment, Task Force Bravo, briefs her team on how to organize the donated medications from various organizations at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Sept. 28, 2017. Maria, Irma make landfall for Hanscom Airmen
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Master Sgt. Sharlyne Acevedo, Acquisition Intelligence Division superintendent at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here, first heard her family survived Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Puerto Rico seven full days after landfall. In order to get word to Acevedo, they asked a cousin, whose family lived near
0 10/03
2017
Eddie Bee Ready makes a visit to the Exchange Express gas station Sept. 22 as part of National Preparedness Month. Members of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight regularly dress up as the readiness mascot, including David Babcock who recently won the individual category of the Department of Defense’s 2016 National Preparedness Awards. (Courtesy photo) ‘Mr. Disaster Preparedness’ wins top DOD award
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- His award recommendation calls him “Mr. Disaster Preparedness.” He also has another alter ego — Eddie Bee Ready. Now, he can be called a Department of Defense award winner. David Babcock of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Emergency Management Flight was named the top individual award winner for an active-duty
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2017
AFMC Avoiding Burnout Campaign AFMC promotes avoiding job burnout awareness
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- During the fall months, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Avoiding Job Burnout Awareness Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to inform the AFMC workforce about how to avoid job burnout, and what you can do when your job begins to affect your health and happiness. Even if you love your job, it’s
0 9/25
2017
Finance Evacuation Claims Assistance AFFSC prepares to process thousands of Hurricane Irma vouchers
Air Force Financial Services Center officials anticipate processing 6,000 to 8,000 travel vouchers filed by Air Force members who evacuated in advance of Hurricane Irma.
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2017
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