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  • AFWERX Refinery supports Airman and Guardian innovators

    The Refinery program, an initiative of AFWERX’s Spark division, will host its seventh cohort of Airmen and Guardians for a four-week, hybrid Accelerator program in February 2023 to target grassroots efforts within the Department of the Air Force and rapidly advance innovative projects that directly

  • AFRL accepting applications for fully funded graduate internship program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, is accepting applications now through Jan. 20, 2023, for a fully funded, world-class graduate student internship program here. Applicants must U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled full-time in a graduate-level Master of Science or Ph.D. program at an

  • AFRL joins New Mexico national labs in postdoc speech competition

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, collaborated with Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, to conduct a postdoctoral, or postdoc, Ted Talk-style speech competition called the Rio Grande Research

  • Air and Space Forces transition to AFWERX 3.0

    As an innovative learning organization driven to accelerate change in the Department of the Air Force, AFWERX will release a series of new initiatives in support of its 3.0 evolution. Air and Space Force leaders will detail new opportunities for stakeholder engagement during a live broadcast Dec.

  • AFRL breaks ground on new FORTRESS space lab

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, held a ground-breaking ceremony, Nov. 16, 2022, beginning construction on the Facility for Radiation Tolerance Research on Electronics for Space and Strategic Systems, or FORTRESS, a 6,200-square-foot, $4.5 million facility, located adjacent to the AFRL

  • AFRL employee embraces Native American heritage

    November marks National American Indian Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating, educating and raising general awareness of the unique challenges the people have faced. Lenell Kern, the lead for Strategic Engagements at the Air Force Research Laboratory or AFRL, celebrated her story as a

  • AFRL’s Minority Leaders Program pursues further expansion

    Since 2005, the Air Force Research Laboratory Minority Leaders – Research Collaboration Program, or ML-RCP, has sought to expand and enhance the research capabilities of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, and Minority Serving Institutions, or MSIs, through collaborative research