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  • Defenders revamp training with StressVest kits

    Defenders from the 66th Security Forces Squadron are enhancing their training with the use of StressVests kits. The kits, which include body panel vests, belts, hats, and weapon-mounted lasers, provide immediate feedback to the user via a light shock or vibration to simulate real-time engagement.

  • Simply the best: Innovative achievements lead SWEG to top DOD award

    The “Stanley Cup of the software engineering world” has a new home at Tinker Air Force Base. In a Dec. 14, 2021, ceremony, members of the 76th Software Engineering Group were officially presented with their hardware for winning the Department of Defense’s 2021 Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper award for

  • Multiple challenges don’t stop marathon relay team

    One marathon relay race wasn’t enough for six members of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing who completed two long-distance runs in the span of seven weeks. While it’s not unusual for a group to train and run together, this government team faced several challenges. As a “start-up” they didn’t

  • Edison Grants empower researchers in uniform

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – What started in an Air Force Academy classroom could end up benefiting women worldwide, thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Edison Grant Program.An Edison Grant also is allowing a young AFRL scientist-in-uniform to lead experiments with a

  • AFICC change agents win Air Force acquisition awards

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Five Air Force Installation Contracting Center change agents recently earned top honors in the 2021 Secretary of the Air Force Innovation in Air Force Contracting Awards recognition program. “We are so proud of all the SAF Innovation awardees, especially

  • Leaders earn Presidential Rank Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Seventeen Department of the Air Force personnel were named 2021 Presidential Rank Award recipients by the Office of Personnel Management. Of those 17, four are from Air Force Materiel Command. Steven Rogers, senior scientist for Automatic Target Recognition

  • AFRL engineer receives sought-after Fellow recognitions

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - An Air Force Research Laboratory principal aerospace engineer was recently bestowed two prestigious honors within days of each other, in his selection as a Fellow of both the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology

  • Winter Weather Hazards: Ice – Snow – Dangerous Wind Chills

    Winter weather can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice and high winds. Ice and snow can create a higher risk of car accidents, fractures from falling, and overexertion injuries. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead for the hazards of winter weather.