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  • AFIT gets new leadership

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Institute of Technology welcomed two new senior leaders in separate ceremonies at Wright-Patterson AFB.   Dr. Walter Jones officially became AFIT’s new director and second chancellor in an acceptance-of-leadership ceremony July 27. The following

  • AFRL AFWiSE discuss unconscious bias, impacts on fair hiring and promotions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Air Force Women in Science and Engineering is a resource group comprised of mainly women from the Air Force Research Laboratory. It is a platform to network and share new ideas for the advancement, professional development and promotion of workplace diversity

  • Air Force sets foundation for energy optimization, lethality

    As 2020 approaches and the Air Force prepares to take on the challenges of the next decade, we must also review our successes and lessons learned from the last year. For Air Force Operational Energy, 2019 was a year for laying the foundation to build a more optimized and lethal force in the years to

  • AFIT research project evolves into innovative training

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – To have an agile Air Force, Airmen readiness is paramount and a new revolutionary education hub that can deliver the most current, relevant and interactive training just might be the way of the future for the warfighter.   “Created as a research project at the

  • How the Air Force got smarter about its aviation fuel use in 2018

    Did you know the Air Force is the largest consumer of fuel in the Department of Defense? This may not surprise you, if say, you’ve ever watched a sortie of F-35 Lighting IIs complete an aerial refueling, or witnessed a C-5 Galaxy lift (seemingly) effortlessly into the sky. In fact, the Air Force

  • AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario

    With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.