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  • Planning for the future

    517th Training Group is taking the initiative with the Foreign Language Design Sprint and digging deeper into the science of learning to help improve the way their students learn.
  • 354th Fighter Wing names new ‘Iceman Spark’ executive council

    Members of the 354th Fighter Wing were appointed to a lead a new innovation startup for the base, Oct. 17, 2019.
  • ACC gears up for Spark Tank 2020

    This year, Air Combat Command is hosting its third annual Spark Tank competition at the Creech Conference Center on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 16, 2019. Airmen pitch innovative ideas to Air Force senior leaders and a panel of industry experts during this annual competition.
  • Air Force integrates missions, strengthens information warfare capabilities

    In March 2019, Air Force leaders decided to create a new information warfare Numbered Air Force with enhanced missions and capabilities. Today, Sixteenth Air Force activated here, integrating Twenty-Fourth Air Force, to include Air Forces Cyber, and Twenty-Fifth Air Force into a single headquarters that will provide global intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, cyber, electronic warfare, and information operations.
  • CRW Airmen train on ATAK app

    The 621st Mobility Support Operations Squadron received training on the Android Tactical Assault Kit app they recently purchased for all of their Air Mobility Liaison Officers here Oct. 8-9.
  • AFRL reimagines tech development with virtual reality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In a move the Wright Brothers likely never anticipated but
  • 786th FSS: Going green and making green with Spark Tank idea

    In 2019, the 786th Force Support Squadron purchased six environmentally friendly treadmills for use in the North and Southside fitness centers. These treadmills require no energy to function and as an individual runs on the treadmill, the machine actually transmits energy back into the power grid.
  • Sky Warrior TRON team offers innovative solutions to daily problems

    After four months of working with the Defense Innovation Unit in San Diego learning software development practices from industry leading commercial companies, the 15th Wing TRON team is up and running to help Sky Warriors streamline daily tasks and get back to the mission.
  • Kessel Run receives top honors

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Detachment 12’s Kessel Run team recently received two Air Force-wide awards for its achievements.
  • CPI training focuses on increasing efficiency, innovation

    Air Force Materiel Command held the second annual Continuous Process Improvement training Sept. 24-25, providing practitioners command-wide the opportunity to network with their peers and enhance skills.
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