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  • Team uses game to match problems with solutions

    Rather than pitch a single idea for a problem, the cell will bring in multiple prototypes in a means to find the best “match.” They expect this approach in exposing new technologies will help identify opportunities to leverage across the enterprise.
  • Immunization entwined in Armed Forces history

    National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance held in August to emphasize the importance of vaccination to protect the health of people of all ages. The term immunization is used interchangeably with vaccination, although they are not one in the same.
  • AFRL extends capability for testing solid rocket motors with new equipment

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory's Rocket Propulsion Division has a new capability, a Split-Hopkinson Pressure Bar system, also known as a Kolsky bar, that measures stress at high strain rates and helps analyze material behavior under severe conditions. “This system will give AFRL a new and unprecedented
  • Departing command chief reflects on tenure at AFIMSC

    As he prepares to leave the position he’s held since July 2019, the command chief master sergeant at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center reflected on the role he said he was meant to take on. Chief Edwin Ludwigsen oversaw the health, welfare and professional development of about 3,900 Total Force personnel and helped guide an intermediate-level headquarters responsible for providing installation and mission support capabilities for 78 Air Force and Space Force installations with an annual budget of $10 billion.
  • AFIMSC chaplain team offers stress management strategies

    While stress is a natural part of life, being able to recognize and manage it – and knowing when and how to get help when it reaches an unhealthy level — is important for overall wellbeing. The AFIMSC Chaplain Corps is one resource available to help Airmen and families manage stress
  • AFTC prepares for next-gen radar cross section testing

    The ever-improving technology of the U.S. military requires the test and evaluation capabilities of the Air Force Test Center organizations to keep pace to prove the superiority of the systems and give confidence to the warfighters using them. At the National Radar Cross Section (RCS) Test Facility (NRTF) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., the
  • Category Management Council meets at WPAFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force’s Category Management Council met Aug. 10 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to discuss progress and analysis of the program. The council meets every quarter but has not had an in-person session in 18 months due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although the pandemic disrupted quite a few things, the
  • Architecture models shorter production times

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Materiel Command Digital Campaign Line of Effort #2 focuses on Standards, Data and Architectures. A digital architecture allows faster fielding of weapon systems and the development of various platforms using standardized digital data systems.
  • Air Force medics partner with University of Nebraska to sharpen biocontainment care skills

    Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, visited the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills Omaha program on August 18, receiving updates on the program’s Principles of Biocontainment Care course and the Air Force’s partnership with Nebraska Medicine and the University of Nebraska.
  • AFRL Munitions Directorate opens new collaborative facilities for faster technology development

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate recently opened two new jointly constructed facilities here, designed to serve as adaptable and collaborative workspace environments. These facilities will encourage rapid, cross-disciplinary interactions and cultivate an inspiring, creative, and innovative
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