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  • Brown pelican down: Natural Resources performs rescue

    This was no wild goose chase. To the contrary, when Mark Hagan chased down and caught an injured brown pelican April 12, it struck at the heart of his duties as Edwards’ Natural Resources manager — protecting the base’s natural resources. Rare everywhere, the brown pelican — federally listed as endangered — is almost never seen anywhere but coastal
  • Worn aircraft parts safer and more reliable after innovations

    Big business 21st century style comes with the obvious mandates of increased production, quality and efficiency. Now, that same mind set is being embraced by institutions that, while not having the typical bottom line to focus on for stock holders, have customers who demand top quality for their dollar just the same. Here at the Ogden Air Logistics
  • Mother, daughter feed body and soul at Fisher House

    Paula and Jenna Bullock, a mother and daughter team, volunteer on two Thursday evenings each month to prepare meals and host bingo games for guests at the Wright-Patterson AFB Fisher House. They began doing this in early March. It fit in with their other volunteer work in school, church and community. "I was here in the mid-1990s, and a woman and a
  • Teenager thanks C-STARS trauma team for saving her life

    Like most teenage, high school seniors, Rachael Swango is looking forward to going to the prom, graduating and attending college. However, unlike most teenagers, she will be able to fulfill her dreams because of the skills of the Trauma Team at University Hospital in Cincinnati, home of the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills.
  • Air Force scientist and NASA administrator visit Arnold

    The Air Force's Chief Scientist Dr. Mark Lewis and NASA's Associate Administrator for Aeronautics Research Dr. Lisa Porter visited Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in hopes of furthering the cooperation efforts between NASA and AEDC. Dr. Porter made her first visit to AEDC and was amazed at the "high quality" personnel and the sincerity
  • Audit agency to work under NSPS

    Nonbargaining unit employees of the Air Force Audit Agency here will become the first base employees to work under the long-awaited National Security Personnel System April 30. While Wright-Patterson in general isn't slated to roll out NSPS until January, NSPS officials said they will watch the audit agency closely to glean what works and what
  • Hot stuff: Firefighters test gear for Air Force

    Being a firefighter is arguably one of the most physically demanding jobs in the military. For that reason, the Air Force is finding ways to make the job easier. Sixteen firefighters from Eglin are testing new gear that may increase comfort, mobility and mission effectiveness for more than 3,600 active-duty and 2,800 Reserve firefighters in the Air
  • Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures system enhancements earn award

    The Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) program was selected as co-winner of the 2005 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award. The award was presented at the 2005 Defense Manufacturing Conference to the team behind the project, including Team Leader and Project Engineer Raymond J. Linville. This award recognizes the hard
  • Doolittle Raiders remember fallen comrades, leader at 64th reunion

    "We knew we were doing something special, but then again, there was a war going on," recalled retired Col. Bill Bower. Along with 78 other Airmen, Colonel Bower followed then Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle off the deck of a naval aircraft carrier in 16 B-25 Mitchell land-based bombers to raid Tokyo April 18, 1942. The Doolittle Raid, as it came to be
  • ESC awards contract for weather system replacement

    The Electronic System Center's Weather Systems Division recently awarded a contract modification worth more than $9 million to Raytheon for Phase II of the Joint Environment Toolkit contract. JET is the next generation weather system intended to integrate, extend and potentially replace multiple existing Air Force Weather Weapon System components
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