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  • Wounded warrior talks resiliency during tactical pause

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – A senior noncommissioned officer haunted for years by the grizzly images of a disastrous aircraft crash shared his personal story of resilience and recovery with Airmen during a training session at the base theater here, Aug. 22.In the wake of Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein’s Resiliency
  • AFRL engineers lauded for professional achievements

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate engineers who exemplify “excellence in all we do” were recently awarded for their outstanding contributions to the Air Force mission.Dr. James Joo and Capt. Dharyl Monsalud were named recipients of prestigious awards from the Society of Asian
  • New AFSC center to improve warfighter support

    The 402nd Commodities Maintenance Group now has place where its people can apply Art of the Possible to its processes to improve support for the warfighter. The Transformation, Operations, Process Improvement Center, commonly called TOPIC, opened its doors in Room 217 on the second floor of Bldg. 140 Aug. 1 to give 402nd CMXG workers a place to host AoP events, focusing on constraint resolution.
  • Air Force advances innovation at “Spark Collider”

    In Air Force-speak, the Spark Collider “will accelerate the matching of Air Force problems with viable solutions” by being equal parts speed dating, tech showcase and pitch sessions. The Air Force’s effort to innovate is part of a central tenet for defending the United States as outlined in the National Defense Strategy.
  • Running has much more meaning for Air Force Marathon pacer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Running marathons has so much more meaning for cancer survivor and pacer Julia Khvasechko as she runs in her 229th marathon at this year’s Air Force Marathon on Sept. 21.Looking at Khvasechko today, she is a vision of health and wellness; but 20 years ago, that was not the case.In 1998 at the age of 24, she
  • September is National Preparedness Month; make time to plan for disasters

    September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, which serves as a reminder to plan and prepare for emergencies that could impact our homes, workplace, schools and communities. Planning and preparation is essential in building resilient communities and coincides with this year’s theme of “Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters.”
  • Airmen, companies tackle mission pain points during AFWERX Spark Collider

    Over the span of two days, more than 150 Airmen representing 50 bases and 200 entrepreneurs representing 100 Small Business Innovation Research Phase I companies joined together to see which missions could match up to an associated business product.
  • B-2 Spirit marks 30th anniversary of first flight

    The B-2’s manufacturer, Northrop Grumman, hosted an event to mark the B-2’s 30th anniversary of its first flight at an event at Plant 42, Aug. 20.
  • Internships offer real-world experience at engineering complex

    Engineering students from colleges and universities across the United States spent the summer completing internships with Arnold Engineering Development Complex.Recently, there have been two opportunities available to college students wanting to intern with AEDC. The Department of Defense at Arnold Air Force Base, headquarters for AEDC, offers
  • From aerodynamics to treehouses: acquisition skills apply across spectrum

    Mike Dent, chief of the Capital Improvements Branch at Arnold Air Force Base, built a “treehouse” near his residence in Tullahoma, complete with HVAC, bathroom and other amenities.During a Project Management Institute Lunch and Learn at Arnold in July, Dent used the treehouse project as an example of applying acquisition principles to large home
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