AFIT commandant witnesses OFE and badging by AFIT's CESS
AFIT Commandant Brig Gen Paula Thornhill proudly witnessed the badging of 73 newly trained Civil Engineer and Services officers into their respective career fields. The company grade officers graduated from the Civil Engineer and Services School’s initial skills training courses that consist of a resident classroom phase held at AFIT followed by Officer Field Education.
Construction projects underway at AFIT
Winter is not a typical construction season, but crews are working at the Air Force Institute of Technology even now. In the year since its groundbreaking last December, Building 646 has taken shape. Meanwhile, inside, the second floor of Building 641 is undergoing a complete renovation.
AFIT SPASS Lab Achieves “(AF) Blue Glow”
The Air Force Institute of Technology's newest laboratory, the Space Propulsion Analysis and System Simulator (SPASS), has just reached a major milestone. The inside of the two meter diameter vacuum chamber is currently glowing a distinctive Air Force blue.
AFIT Graduates Class of September 2007
More than thirty scientists, engineers, and management specialists are the recipients of graduate and doctoral degrees from the Air Force Institute of Technology. AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held its September 2007 student recognition ceremony Thursday in the Institute’s Kenney Auditorium.
AFIT Faculty Head North
Faculty members from the Center for Operational Analysis and the Department of Operational Sciences paid a visit to our Canadian allies in Kingston, Ontario, from 18–22 June 2007. In addition to creating ties with RMC, this visit also laid out a plan for increasing collaboration between the US and Canadian military OR communities.
AFIT's CESS Plays Integral Role in
Through the Civil Engineer and Services School, working in combination with the AF Services Agency in San Antonio, and the AF Services Career Program office, a program was put together to take some of the best education and training from other AFIT courses.
AFIT Students Conduct Payload Testing at Johnson Space Center
Air Force Institute of Technology students from the Graduate School of Engineering and Management's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently completed testing of their flight hardware experiment in preparation for an upcoming Shuttle mission, STS-123. Final testing is now underway at AFIT, with a planned delivery of the hardware to the Kennedy Space Center later on this year for a launch on the Shuttle in February 2008.