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AFIT Alum to give UGA’s fall Commencement address
Posted: 12/16/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alumni & Faculty Win 6 AF STEM Awards
Posted: 12/04/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Founder of Organization to Help the Homeless
Posted: 11/24/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

Two AFIT Alumni Inducted as AFRL Fellows
Posted: 11/14/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

Honoring AFIT’s 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners
Posted: 11/05/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

4 Articles by AFIT Alumni in Air & Space Power Journal
Posted: 11/05/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Selected for Simulated Mission to Mars
Posted: 09/02/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

Two AFIT Alumni Honored at AFCEA International Conference
Posted: 07/23/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Profiled in The Washington Post
Posted: 07/21/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum & Former NASA Mathematician Recalls Moon Landing
Posted: 07/21/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

2 AFIT Alumni Selected for 2015 DARPA program
Posted: 07/14/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

Earth's backup plan: AFIT Alum Roger Hunter at TEDxUGA
Posted: 07/14/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Discusses Innovation in DefenseNews.com Video
Posted: 07/14/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Co-Authors New Book
Posted: 05/29/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Encouraging Women to contribute to socio-economic development of Pakistan
Posted: 05/29/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alumnus' art recognized in the book “Best of Military Cartoons, Vol. 1”
Posted: 05/05/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

Heroes walk amongst us every day
Posted: 04/23/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Maj Scott Smith (M.S. Cost Analysis, 2005)shares his story of a rocket that penetrated the building he was in at Phoenix base in Iraq
AFIT alumnus selected as vice president of academic affairs at Grace College and Seminary
Posted: 02/27/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alumni from Singapore profiled in an article regarding their time at AFIT
Posted: 02/27/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alumnus receives the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers
Posted: 02/27/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT professor earns Harold Brown award
Posted: 01/28/2014 by AFIT Public Affairs
Dr. Peter Collins, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering within AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was presented with the 2013 Harold Brown award for his research on weapons systems survivability.
AFIT alumnus wins the 2013 HENAAC Award for Most Promising Engineer or Scientist Advanced Degree
Posted: 11/12/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alumnus assumes command of new F-22 Squadron at Tyndall AFB
Posted: 11/08/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alumnus to Receive the Excellence in the Sciences Award
Posted: 07/24/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Student Research Floats on a Vacuum
Posted: 07/22/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
At the Air Force Institute of Technology, recent graduate Captain Trent Metlen (USMC) has been researching structures that float in air using a vacuum.
AFIT alum assigned to Commanding General of U.S. Army South
Posted: 05/31/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum discusses how his Air Force career led him to the International Space Station.
Posted: 05/29/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Dr. Kevin Ford (PhD Astronautical Engineering, 1997) discusses how his Air Force career led him to the International Space Station.
AFIT alum crowned “Ultimate Champion” at Warrior Games
Posted: 05/28/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum and former Deputy Director of the Advanced Navigation Technology Center summarizes his wide-ranging career in integrated navigation systems
Posted: 04/29/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum and former Deputy Director of the Advanced Navigation Technology Center (ANT), Lt Col Michael Veth (PhD Electrical Engineering, 2006 & MS Electrical Engineering, 1994) is featured in an article summarizing his wide-ranging career in integrated navigation systems.
AFIT Alum to Compete for Ultimate Champion of the 2013 Warrior Games
Posted: 04/10/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
Capt Kieffer is earning his master's degree in Operations Research at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) while dealing with the aftereffects of traumatic brain injuries received from an IED while serving in Iraq. Kieffer will compete for Ultimate Champion in the Fourth Annual Warrior Games scheduled for May 11-17, 2013 at the Olympic Center, Colorado Springs, Colo.
AFIT alum receives Space Vehicles Directorate CGO of the Year Award
Posted: 04/10/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Capt Max Yates (M.S. Astronautical Engineering, 2011) received the 2012 Space Vehicles Directorate Company Grade Officer of the Year Award.
AFIT alum appointed to lead West Virginia’s General Services Division
Posted: 04/08/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Col Gregory Melton, USAF, Ret (M.S. Engineering Management, 1991) appointed to lead West Virginia’s General Services Division.
AFIT alum elected to executive vice president, chief operating officer of Raytheon
Posted: 04/08/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Dr. Thomas Kennedy (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1979) elected to the new position of executive vice president, chief operating officer of Raytheon.
Two brothers, both AFIT alum, featured in USAFA article: “A Tale of Two Brothers”
Posted: 03/11/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum writes about recapturing USAF acquisition excellence
Posted: 03/04/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum writes about “Refocusing Cyber Warfare Thought”
Posted: 01/15/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum is a Hometown Hero
Posted: 12/21/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Working to Save a Mouse
Posted: 12/21/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum & former faculty member receives Bronze Star Medal for his work in Afghanistan
Posted: 10/23/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum and former faculty member Lt Col Alex Barelka (MS Information Resource Mgt, 2001) was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his work as a behavioral scientist in Afghanistan
AFIT alum named senior vice president of Space and Intelligence at ASRC Federal
Posted: 08/17/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum named Director, Enterprise Sourcing Group, Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Posted: 08/17/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum Dr. Showell joins Wright-Patt Credit Union as an Associate Director.
Posted: 05/30/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Dr. Charles H. Showell (M.S. Logistics Management, 1971) joins Wright-Patt Credit Union as an Associate Director. Dr. Showell is currently the Dean of the College of Business and Industry at Central State University.
AFIT Alum Selected as Commander Air Force Security Assistance Center
Posted: 05/18/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum and U.S. Army Brig Gen to become Chief of Staff for USSOUTHCOM
Posted: 05/11/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

Research performed at AFIT by alum is referenced in AF Times article
Posted: 05/09/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT alum Capt Paul Hrad (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 2010) worked with the United Nations in Liberia
Posted: 03/26/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Engineer Capt. Paul Hrad knows firsthand the meaning of international cooperation, teamwork, and humanitarianism, thanks to a recent deployment to Liberia in support of the United Nations.
AFIT Shows Kids that Science is Cool
Posted: 03/07/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs

AFIT Alum Nominated for Major General in the U.S. Army
Posted: 01/24/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum BG Joseph P. DiSalvo, USA, (MS Strategic & Tactical Science, 1990) has been nominated for major general. DiSalvo is the deputy commanding general, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas.
AFIT alum named President and Chief Executive Officer of
Universal Space Network, Inc.

Posted: 12/13/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Mr. John E. Williams (M.S. Space Operations, 1987) was selected as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Space Network, Inc.
AFIT Alum Selected as Dean of the School of Technology
Posted: 12/08/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
Owens Community College has named Randy Wharton as the new Dean of the School of Technology. “I look forward to advancing the School’s mission with the overall goal of serving the surrounding communities by providing highly skilled graduates that contribute to the future growth and development of the Northwest Ohio region.”
Six AFIT Alums Receive Awards at the 2011 Air Force
Posted: 11/15/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
WPAFB SkyWrighter highlights awards and accomplishments featuring AFIT Alumni.
AFIT alum Col David Hicks - new appointment as Commander of the 53rd Wing!
Posted: 07/27/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
Congratulations to AFIT alum Col David Hicks (M.S. Systems Engineering, 2004) on his new appointment as Commander of the 53rd Wing at Eglin AFB!
AFIT alum Michael E. Fossum is currently aboard the International Space Station
Posted: 07/21/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Michael E. Fossum (M.S. Systems Engineering, 1981) is currently serving a 6-month tour of duty aboard the International Space Station; launched in May 2011 from Russia aboard a Soyuz spacecraft.
AFIT international alum is the new Commander of the Canadian Defence Academy.
Posted: 06/30/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT international alum Maj-Gen Pierre Forgues (M.S. Space Operations, 1991) is the new Commander of the Canadian Defence Academy.
AFIT alum Mr. Stephen G. Gress, Jr. was appointed as
President & CEO of Terma North America Inc.

Posted: 06/27/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Mr. Stephen G. Gress, Jr. (M.S. Strategic & Tactical Science, 1984) was appointed as President & CEO of Terma North America Inc. (TNA). Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, TNA provides interface with the Department of Defense, U.S. armed services, the U.S. Government, and prime contractors.
AFIT alum Brigadier General Gary L. Salisbury, USAF, Retired is appointed
vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 06/27/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Brigadier General Gary L. Salisbury, USAF, Retired (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1975) has been appointed vice president of business development for Northrop Grumman Corporations' Information Systems sector. He will be responsible for identifying, assessing, shaping and capturing new business opportunities for the $8.4 billion Information Systems sector.
AFIT alum Dr. Claudia Kropas-Hughes received the ASTM International Award of Merit
Posted: 06/06/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Dr. Claudia Kropas-Hughes (Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, 1999) received the ASTM International Award of Merit - the highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to ASTM standards activities.
AFIT alum Dr. James E. Mayhew received Rose-Hulman's Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award
Posted: 06/06/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Dr. James E. Mayhew (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 1989) received Rose-Hulman's Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award
AFIT alum Maj William Bernhard earned a Bronze Star for Air Force intelligence work in Iraq
Posted: 06/06/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum Maj William Bernhard (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2001) earned a Bronze Star for Air Force intelligence work in Iraq
AFIT Alum takes over as Director of Operations for the Defense Logistics Agency Energy
Posted: 02/08/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum takes over as Director of Operations for the Defense Logistics Agency Energy.
AFIT Alum elected Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Posted: 02/08/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum elected Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
AFIT Alum named as Vice President at Augusta State University
Posted: 02/08/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum named as Vice President at Augusta State University
AFIT Alum selected as Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation
Posted: 02/08/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum selected as Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Aviation
AFIT Alum selected to lead Ernst & Young LLP’s Power & Utilities Advisory Services Practice
Posted: 09/01/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum Mr. Dana Hanson (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 1991) selected to lead Ernst & Young LLP’s Power & Utilities Advisory Services Practice.
AFIT Alum selected as Northrop Grumman’s corporate lead executive for company business
Posted: 09/01/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum Brigadier General Russell J. Anarde, USAF, RET, (M.S. Logistics Management , 1979) selected as Northrop Grumman’s corporate lead executive for company business in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Lt. Gen. Allen G. Peck, Air University, Commander to speak at the AFIT Heritage Symposium on 21 Sept 10
Posted: 08/03/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Air Force Institute of Technology’s 2010 Heritage Symposium will feature speakers representing some of AFIT’s most notable and successful graduates.
AFIT Alum LTC Michael Platt (M.S. Astronautical Engineering, 1995) Assumes Command of AFRL/RZ
Posted: 07/27/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Michael H. Platt will take command of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Detachment 7, during a formal Air Force assumption of command ceremony July 27, 2010.
AFIT Alum promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Criterion Systems Inc.
Posted: 07/16/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum Dr. J. Greg Hanson (M.S. Information Systems, 1981) promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Criterion Systems Inc.
AFIT Alum Profiled in Local Newspaper
Posted: 07/08/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT 2004 Space Systems graduate Lt. Col. Carmella Vitzthum Lawson profiled in local newspaper.
AFIT Alum Appointed President of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems
Posted: 06/24/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum Dr. Thomas A. Kennedy (M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1979, distinguished graduate) appointed president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Congratulations to Dr Kennedy on his promotion!
AFIT Alum Honored
Posted: 06/15/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum Dr. John M. Fabian receives 2010 Warren G. Magnuson Puget Sound Legacy Awards
AFIT Alum Awarded
Posted: 06/15/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum Maj Gen John F. Phillips was awarded the 2010 Defense Acquisition University's David D. Acker "Skill in Communication" Award
AFIT Alum Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Posted: 06/15/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT alum COL Jeffrey T. Butler was awarded the National Society of Black Engineers Lifetime Achievement in Government award.
AFIT Alum and Former Faculty Member Selected to Defense Science Board
Posted: 06/15/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Stephen E. Cross was selected as one of 39 new appointees to the Defense Science Board
Five AFIT Alums Receive Awards
Posted: 06/15/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Five AFIT alums receive awards at the Sensors Directorate Annual Awards Banquet held January 21st at the Wright-Patt Club.
447th ECS hosts Change of Command
Posted: 01/11/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Alum, Lt. Col. Donald Cournoyer takes command of the 447th ECS.
Capt John P. Tate (M.S. Information Resource Mgt, 2005) earns Bronze Star for service in Afghanistan
Posted: 11/24/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Maj. Gen. Curtis Bedke, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, presented the Bronze Star to Capt. John Tate in a ceremony Nov. 13 in Kenney Auditorium, Air Force Institute of Technology, Bldg. 142.
Marvin T. Ee (M.S. Engineering & Environmental Mgt, 1997) Honored for Accomplishments in Civil Engineering
Posted: 11/24/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Marvin T. Ee, Civil Engineer for the 171st Air Refueling Wing of the Air National Guard, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership, and excellence in all aspects of civil engineering.
AFIT Alumni and Faculty Receive AF STEM Awards
Posted: 10/01/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Seven AFIT alumni and one faculty member were honored at the Air Force Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Awards banquet on Sept. 23, 2009.
AFIT Alum to Pilot Space Shuttle Mission to the International Space Station
Posted: 08/20/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Kevin A. Ford is the 13th AFIT alum to become an astronaut. Ford, 49, will pilot the Space Shuttle Discovery to deliver supplies and equipment to the International Space Station in late August 2009.
Five AFIT Alumni Win AFMC Awards
Posted: 06/17/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Recently the Air Force Materiel Command recognized 26 AFMC Science, Engineering and Technical Management award winners for their accomplishments in 2008. Award recipients included five AFIT alumni.
AFIT Graduate Receives Award
Posted: 05/08/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Air Force Institute of Technology alumnus Dr. Harwood Hegna recently received the Cedarville University (Ohio) Faculty Advisor Award.
AFIT Honors 2008 Distinguished Alumni
Posted: 10/02/2008 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT honored the three 2008 Distinguished Alumni September 26 at the Wright-Patterson Club & Banquet Center. Gen. Charles R. Holland, USAF retired; Lt. Gen. James W. Stansberry, USAF retired; and Brig. Gen. Horace L. Russell, USAF retired, were selected for their pioneering roles in science, engineering, and education.
Chief Terry Moore Named Senior Advisor
Posted: 03/01/2007 by AFIT Public Affairs
Chief Master Sgt. Terry Moore, a 2005 AFIT graduate, has been selected to serve as Senior Advisor on Enlisted Matters to Air Force Materiel Command A4.
OAI Appoints Heil as President, CEO
Posted: 02/20/2007 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Ohio Aerospace Institute recently announced the appointment of Michael L. Heil as president and CEO. Heil, a former AFIT Commandant, will join the Institute in mid March.
AFIT Certifies Four Sandians
Posted: 11/06/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
Four Sandians have received their graduate certificates in systems engineering from AFIT. AFIT is in the process of creating resources to allow students to finish their master’s degree in systems engineering using the same class format as the graduate certificate program
AFIT Honors 2006 Distinguished Alumni
Posted: 11/02/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Air Force Institute of Technology honored the two 2006 Distinguished Alumni October 27 at the Wright-Patterson Club & Banquet Center. Mr. Robert A. K. Mitchell and Dr. Vincent J. Russo were selected for their pioneering roles in science, engineering, and education.
AFIT Alumnus Receives Bronze Star
Posted: 08/24/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
A mere 37 years late, Retired Army Col. Phillip Weinert gets his Bronze Star. An ex-astronaut speaks for his friend at a ceremony at Naval Hospital Bremerton.
AFIT Scholars Honored
Posted: 07/12/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
Two AFIT Graduates receive scholarships from the Dayton-Wright Chapter of the AFCEA International.
AFIT MASINT Certificate Program Graduate Earns Decoration
Posted: 01/09/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
It isn’t everyday that an Air Force lieutenant earns the Army’s Commendation Medal. However, First Lt. Kevin Kless did just that.
Former AFIT graduate Michael W. Wynne sworn in as SECAF
Posted: 11/10/2005 by AFIT Public Affairs
Michael W. Wynne was sworn in today in front of 4,200 U.S. Air Force Academy cadets, during their noontime meal, as the 21st secretary of the Air Force.
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