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  • AFRL Sensors Directorate revitalizes mentoring program through Lunch and Learn courses

    The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Learning Office continued their Lunch and Learn series recently with two mentoring courses connected to the Wright Connections Mentoring Program.
  • Air Force Research Laboratory engineer receives Vaught Visionary Leadership Award

    Ms. Diane Buhrmaster, Coatings Technology Team Lead for AFRL’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, has received the 2020 Brigadier General Wilma Vaught Visionary Leadership Award in the Civilian Category. This annual award was created in honor of General Vaught for her outstanding service and dedication to the Air Force and the nation. It is presented to an officer (O-6 and below), enlisted person (E-9 and below) and a civilian (GS-15 and below) to recognize that individual’s visionary leadership, innovative efforts and beneficial effect on the U.S. Air Force.
  • AFMC leadership to host virtual town hall

    Air Force Materiel Command leadership will host a command-wide virtual town hall, Tuesday, April 27, at 2 p.m. EDT.
  • AFRL successfully completes XQ-58A Valkyrie flight and payload release test

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory successfully completed the XQ-58A Valkyrie’s sixth flight test and first release from its internal weapons bay, March 26, 2021 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. This test, conducted in partnership with Kratos UAS and Area-I, demonstrated the ability to launch an
  • AFRL commander shares journey, inspires change in Women’s Fireside Chat

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – As part of a female leadership spotlight during Women’s History Month, Air Force Research Laboratory commander Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle gave a fireside chat focused on the intersectionality of responsibilities as a means for success in women’s lives March 29.Hosted by Capt. Kelsey Pruitt and Senior
  • AFRL scientist selected for Undergraduate Pilot Training

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - "I joined the Air Force twice," stated 1st Lt. James Wymer, who recently received notice he has been selected for Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) through the Air Force’s Fiscal Year 2021 Undergraduate Flying Training Selection Board. Wymer is a physicist assigned to the Air Force Research Laboratory
  • AFRL approves Cooperative Research and Development Agreement for silicon photonics

    The Air Force Research Laboratory recently approved a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between its Nanoelectronic Materials Branch and Iris Light Technologies. The collaboration will be working to develop hybrid silicon lasers. Sometimes called the “holy grail of optoelectronics,” these miniature lasers are part of a broader field of technology known as silicon photonics.
  • AFRL digital transformation progresses enterprise communications

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Earlier this fiscal year Air Force Research Laboratory commander, Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle directed AFRL to prioritize ongoing efforts of digitally transforming AFRL to better enable the warfighter against U.S. adversaries.Pringle issued a charter in late December establishing an AFRL Digital
  • The 355th Wing flies toward the future

    A LIFT Aircraft electronic vertical takeoff and landing aircraft was transported from Springfield, Ohio to Austin, Texas, March 23 – 24, 2021.
  • Respiratory care practitioner career field named 2021 Chief Richard L. Etchberger Team of The Year

    This year, the 2021 Chief Richard L. Etchberger award has been granted to the Air Force respiratory care practitioner career field for the incredible achievements made by the enlisted Airmen. The Department of the Air Force award, named after Medal of Honor recipient Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger, recognizes the selfless service of Airmen in an enlisted career field. This year, respiratory care practitioners are being recognized for their dedication, innovation and critical action amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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