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  • AETC Announces Winners of iChallenge 2021

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, announced the winners of the AETC iChallenge and awarded a combined $300,000 during the annual Gathering of the Torch event at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The winners will work with their wing leadership to use the funds to further advance their ideas.
  • AETC hosts first ever innovation challenge

    Air Education and Training Command announced the winners of the iChallenge during the Gathering of
  • Surgeon General visits 673d MDG; emphasizes readiness, innovation

    Readiness, readiness and readiness are priorities one, two and three, said the U.S. Air Force and Space Force surgeon general and the chief of the medical enlisted force at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, April 26.
  • Team Kirtland Honor Guard innovates to streamline process

    The spirit of innovation is alive and well in the Kirtland AFB Honor Guard, where team members have come up with more efficient ways to meet mission requirements and save time.
  • Local students experience AF STEM in Mobility’s Hometown

    Members of the Altus AFB Airmen Leadership Group hosted several science, technology, engineering, and math activities also known as STEM for a group of third through eighth-grade students from Snyder Public Schools, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base. The Wing Innovation Advancement Center partnered with the base library to build and supply materials for the children to use during their STEM activities. The WIAC is a location where Airmen can learn new skills to upgrade or improve practices and processes to make tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter.
  • Space Security Challenge 2021: Hack-A-Sat 2 registration opens

    The U.S. Air and Space Forces in collaboration with the security research community opened registration May 4 for the qualification round of the second annual Space Security Challenge: Hack-A-Sat satellite hacking challenge.
  • AAFB Spark Cell connects 'A Galaxy Far, Far Away' with 'Mobility's Hometown'

    Senior Airman Aaron Yohannan, 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facilities operator, and Airman 1st Class Aidan Clark, 97th Training Squadron boom operator student, dedicate their free time to creating Star Wars lightsabers, helmets, and other replicas at the Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma Spark Cell.
  • Team Minot: Looking to the Future

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. as well as members of a U.S. Congressional delegation visited Minot Air Force Base, N.D. on April 29, 2021.
  • Washington State Patrol pilots successfully test special laser eye protection developed at Wright-Patterson Lab

    Aiming a laser at an aircraft is a federal crime that can net offenders up to five years in jail or cost them a $250,000 fine. Even with this heavy potential penalty, laser strikes have become increasingly more common. According to the FAA, 6,852 such incidents were reported in 2020, compared with 385 in 2006, and so far this year, incidents of “joy lasing” are up 20 percent over last year. Cheap and easily obtained, hand-held lasers used as pointers and cat toys are certainly harmless when used as intended. But when they are aimed at the cockpit of an aircraft, they can temporarily blind the pilot — with possibly deadly consequences.
  • Powered by fitness

    The 786th Force Support Squadron and the United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Innovation and Transformation Office celebrated new environmentally friendly fitness equipment at the Northside Fitness Center on Ramstein Air Base as part of Earth Week, April 23, 2021.
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