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  • AFCEC initiative targets infrastructure readiness, disaster recovery

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – First, it was Category 5 Hurricane Michael with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour and pure destruction as the eye passed directly over Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 10, 2018. A few months later and nearly 1,000 miles away, it was the icy waters of the Missouri and Platte rivers that engulfed
  • IROC prototype could revolutionize Air Force energy

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – A revolutionary tool for energy managers, civil engineers and others, is being pioneered at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Natural Disaster Recovery Division. The Installation Resilience Operations Center, or IROC, is being tested at Tyndall through a contract with Novetta-Simple Sense. Just as the 1980s “IROC”
  • AFRL researcher’s passion for hypersonics propels his success

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – An AFRL researcher's early interest in the applications of math to real-world problems, inspired by a passionate high school teacher, set him on the path to a career in aeronautics and a need for speed.1st Lt. Jonathan “Luke”  was raised by two parents who worked as pharmacists, so he was initially
  • AFRL engineer named as American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow

    An aerospace engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace Systems Directorate was named an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Fellow.
  • AFRL senior technical advisor inspires daughter to follow in her footsteps

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – A senior technical advisor with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Aerospace Systems Directorate inspired her daughter to embark on a military career full of adventure and multicultural experiences.Lisa Fitzgerald raised four children who all ended up in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Weapons Pitch Day yields new innovative contracts

    Virtual pitches became million-dollar moments.
  • Eagle II sharpens edge with Alaska testing

    Overall goal was to test the F-15EX in an operationally represented environment.
  • Test Center champions professional development summit

    Over 160 AFTC Airmen from AEDC, Eglin, and Edwards AFB tuned in to learn more about Test and its strategic importance to National defense.
  • Air Force recruiting seeks to broaden applicant pool to find best and brightest

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – Air Force Recruiting Service is casting a wide net seeking out the best and brightest to become Airmen and Guardians. The goal is to reach out to underrepresented groups which will help diversify the force and tap into some areas that could pay dividends to manning and help inspire youth from all parts of
  • AFRL opens Space Warfighting Operations Research and Development (SWORD) Laboratory

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate held a ribbon cutting ceremony May 20 to celebrate the opening of its newest facility, the Space Warfighting Operations Research and Development, or SWORD, laboratory. Col. Eric Felt, the director of AFRL’s Space Vehicles Directorate, hosted the

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