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  • AFRL scientist completes TECH Warrior course

    Air Force Research Laboratory scientist Oscar Martinez became a scientist because he had always been fascinated with figuring out how things work.“Eventually it dawned on me that I didn’t have to limit my curiosities to museums, media or just tinkering around, but that I could actually do this sort of stuff for a living — mind blowing!” he
  • Fifty Edwards Airmen get speedy face-to-face mentoring from top

    The Edwards Middle Tier Association hosted a Chief Speed Review at the Desert Mall Oct. 17. Fifty Airmen sat down for five minutes each with five different chief master sergeants to discuss future opportunities in their Air Force careers and receive professional guidance.  “The purpose was to give enlisted members at Edwards access to a diverse
  • Hanscom meets with original Tuskegee Airman

    Retired Col. Charles E. McGee, an original Tuskegee Airman, held an impromptu meeting Thursday with Airmen here prior to speaking at an event in Boston hosted by the New England Tuskegee Airmen Chapter and the local chapter bearing his name.
  • AFIMSC declares FOC

    The unit that consolidated more than 150 Air Force-wide installation and mission support capabilities a year ago has achieved full operating capability.
  • Hanscom hosts RATPAC VI, encourages innovation, challenges to status quo

    A network of acquisition professionals from across the Air Force gathered here Oct. 17 to 21 to collaborate on transforming the AF acquisition culture.
  • Edwards boom operators set sight on future KC-46 testing

    Earlier this year in Everett, Washington, workers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1, and Boeing teamed to achieve major test milestones for the KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker, which resulted in the Department of Defense authorizing initial production in August.   Going forward in the test program, the KC-46 will complete a
  • Edwards NCO ‘joins’ Marines for senior NCO training

    When it came time for Master Sgt. Daniel Magas to attend the next step in his professional military education – the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy – he decided to take a different route.   Magas, the commandant of Edwards AFB’s Airman Leadership School, decided to attend the U.S. Marine Corps Advanced Course in lieu of the Air
  • Hanscom looks to leverage industry to improve air picture

    A program office here is working to improve and upgrade a system that provides comprehensive air surveillance and defense with a recent request for information and industry days.
  • Reservists’ civilian experience proves vital to new aircraft programs

    When it comes to accomplishing the mission, it’s not uncommon for the civilian work experience of Citizen Airmen to play as vital of a role as their military experience. This is certainly the case for Lt. Col. Robert Latka and other reservists supporting the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • New test force focuses on autonomy, small unmanned aircraft systems, new technologies

    The 412th Test Wing has a new organization that will explore the Air Force warfighting capabilities of tomorrow.   The Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force was officially activated in early July and its mission is to provide agile, innovative flight test capabilities for emerging technologies.   “We’ve had various commercial and innovation
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