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  • AFWERX announces record response, $38 million for “Flying Car” topic

    AFWERX is recommending more than 250 proposals as part of its X20D Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, Open Topic solicitation, a record in the program’s nearly three-decade history.
  • AFLCMC to deliver improved female body armor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFLCMC) – Security Forces units across the Air Force will begin receiving new body armor following completion of final gear inspections by officials with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Human Systems Division.The 23rd Security Forces Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. will be the first to
  • The 2020 AFMC Foreign Liaison Officer Recognition Ceremony

    The 2020 Air Force Materiel Command Foreign Liaison Officer Recognition Ceremony will be held Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m. EST.Organized and hosted by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate the theme of this year's ceremony is "Global Partnerships and Perseverance, Resilience in this Time of
  • Wright-Patt receives 2020 Leadership Dayton award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was among the honorees Oct. 21 during Leadership Dayton’s annual meeting.Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing commander, accepted the Program Partner of the Year Award on the installation’s behalf. It recognizes WPAFB’s commitment to the organization and Dayton Area Chamber
  • Recent National Academy of Engineers inductee appointed Chief Scientist of AFRL Manufacturing Directorate

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) — The recently appointed Chief Scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Branch, has received one of the highest honors accorded to an engineer.On Oct. 4, 2020, Dr. Richard Vaia was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering. The NAE is part of The National
  • AFRL team accelerates hiring process with innovative business practices

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Following a successful, eighteen-month experimental pilot program, the Air Force Research Laboratory is implementing new ways to recruit, hire and retain employees across the enterprise. On average, these innovative practices save about 25 to 30 days in the civilian hiring process, and in some cases,
  • Wert provides Digital update, insight into DPA efforts

    As we look at things like Advanced Battle Management System, inherent in that is open architecture, and inherent in open architecture is being good at software development, a Hanscom Air Force Base senior official told members of the Hanscom Representatives Association during their virtual Zoom meeting Oct. 14.
  • Wright-Patt to remain in HPCON Bravo, Phase 2

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH - Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s public health emergency has been extended through February in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the current operating environment and level of services will remain unchanged, the 88th Air Base Wing commander announced Oct. 21 during a Facebook Live town hall.Col.
  • Loaned executive explains his volunteerism, commitment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Patrick Solberg’s background as a member of the Air Force Materiel Command HQ Financial Management personnel group is coming in handy while he serves as the loaned executive for the 2020 Ohio Combined Federal Campaign, Dayton District.His efforts are paying off as results for the CFC campaign at
  • Eglin civilian to be honored by Research Lab

    2020 AFRL Fellow's career accomplishments highlighted Nov. 10.

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