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AFMC Command News

  • AFWERX appoints new director to lead AFWERX 3.0 efforts

    Col. Elliott Leigh became director of AFWERX, a directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Department of the Air Force’s innovation arm, during a change of leadership ceremony Dec. 15, 2022, at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

  • DAF transitions from AFWERX 2.0 to 3.0 during livestreamed event

    AFWERX outgoing Director Col. Nathan Diller and Col. Elliott Leigh, the incoming director, discussed the imminent launch of AFWERX 3.0, the next iteration of the innovation organization coming in 2023, during a livestreamed event with 500 virtual attendees at the AFWERX hub in Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 14.

  • AFRL celebrates unified science and technology enterprise

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, recognized the 25th anniversary of one AFRL at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Oct. 28, 2022, with a celebration led by AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. Heather Pringle and Chief Master Sgt. James “Bill” Fitch, AFRL command chief. The event honored the

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense visits Air Force Research Laboratory

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks traveled to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Aug. 17, 2022, where she visited an Air Force Research Laboratory thermal materials testing facility and was briefed on key areas including counter-directed energy weapons development, opportunities and

  • AFRL commander headlines digital summit in Dayton

    The Department of the Air Force Digital Transformation office, in partnership with the University of Dayton Research Institute, Sinclair Community College and several Dayton area businesses, co-hosted the Dayton Digital Transformation Summit at Sinclair’s downtown Dayton, Ohio, campus Aug. 2-4,

  • Innovative ideas target of new ‘Pathway’ pilot

    Innovation is getting some innovation. A pilot project spearheaded by the Air Force Research Laboratory, titled the Innovation Pathway Initiative, is focused on clearing the path for pioneering Airmen, Guardians, and civilians.Under the initiative, the start-to-finish process for innovative ideas

  • AFRL to highlight latest technologies at AFA Warfare Symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory will showcase programs and technologies in several areas including space, weapons, biotechnology, and command and control, plus avenues for sharing ideas or capabilities with the lab during the Air Force Association’s