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Civil Engineers Educate Civilian Leaders of Tomorrow
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Whether establishing bare-base operations, supporting provincial reconstruction efforts, or maintaining Air Force bases at home and abroad, “leading the way” simply could not happen without the contributions made by talented civilian engineers.
Updated: 03/13/2007
Acquisition Leaders of Tomorrow
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As a Course Director at AFIT's School of Systems and Logistics, Lt Col John Nehr instructs and mentors many of the future leaders of Air Force weapon system acquisition. From what he's observed through classroom and personal interaction, the future of our Air Force is bright.
Updated: 03/13/2007
AFIT Student Receives Warfighting Integration Award
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Air Force Institute of Technology student First Lt. Dustin J. Nowak has been honored with the General John P. Jumper Award for Excellence in Warfighting Integration.
Updated: 03/13/2007
AFIT Poised to Deliver Degrees via Distance Learning
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With this pilot program in Systems Engineering, it is now possible for military members, DoD civilians, and government contractors across the country to earn a master’s degree from AFIT without moving to Ohio or leaving their current assignments.
Updated: 03/12/2007
Chief Terry Moore Named Senior Advisor
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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.
Updated: 03/01/2007
Chief Terry Moore Named Senior Advisor
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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.
Updated: 03/01/2007
OAI Appoints Heil as President, CEO
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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.
Updated: 02/20/2007
OAI Appoints Heil as President, CEO
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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.
Updated: 02/15/2007
Initial Skills Course Lays Foundation for Services Career
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The successes realized by our combatant commanders are deeply rooted in the foundation established at AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School through such courses as the Services Management Initial Skills Course.
Updated: 02/12/2007
New Format for the Mathematics Diagnostic Exam
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Maj. Kyle Novak from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management has developed a new web-based format for the diagnostic exam by using the test capabilities available in the Blackboard Academic Suite.
Updated: 02/12/2007
AFIT Professor Receives AFOSR Grant
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Dr. Anthony N. Palazotto, Professor of Aerospace Engineering in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Air Force Institute of Technology, has received a three-year research grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research amounting to more than $300,000.
Updated: 01/31/2007
New Environmental Management System Auditing Seminar Being Offered
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The development of a new Environmental Management System (EMS) Auditing seminar is now complete at the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Civil Engineer and Services School. The seminar goes on the road starting in February 2007.
Updated: 01/16/2007
AFIT PCE Course Promotes Operational Improvements
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LOG 262, Applied Maintenance Management Concepts, is a two week professional continuing education course offered by the Materiel Management Department at AFIT’s School of Systems and Logistics. It is designed to provide a survey of operations management methods for operational unit aircraft and munitions maintenance.
Updated: 01/16/2007
CISER Hosts Cyber Education and Training Workshop
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The Center for Information Security Education and Research hosted an Air Force Cyber Education and Training workshop on the AFIT campus this month.
Updated: 01/08/2007
AFIT Breaks Ground on New Building
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In a ceremony held on Thursday, 14 December, the Air Force Institute of Technology broke ground on a new building. This new building, scheduled for occupancy in the summer of 2008, will help AFIT provide better education for its resident students, conduct critical Air Force research projects, and provide graduate education to airmen around the world-officers, enlisted, and civilians.
Updated: 12/18/2006
Samuel Epstein Awarded Associate Fellowship
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AFIT/LS Professor Samuel Epstein was presented with a plaque and pin appointing him as an Associate Technical Fellow of the Government Electronics and Information Technology Association (GEIA), specializing in Data Management.
Updated: 12/11/2006
Power Systems Design Course
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In FY06, AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School re-energized the Power System Design Course (ENG 571) in response to on-going reconstruction missions and home-station efforts to recapitalize electrical infrastructure. The course bridges the gap between an electrical engineer undergraduate degree and the specialized power system design skill set.
Updated: 12/11/2006
First AFIT AFSO21 Effort Huge Success!
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Unlike the various crazes of the past which brought more work than they saved, AFSO21 will get rid of more work than it brings and, in the words of Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, will do so by “marching waste right out the door.”
Updated: 12/11/2006
AFIT Professors Receive SAME Award
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Dr. Mark Goltz, of AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management, and Capt. Ben Matthews, of AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School, were both awarded The Society of American Military Engineers’ Regional Vice-President’s Medal in recognition of their contributions to the Kittyhawk Post Education Committee.
Updated: 12/06/2006
Romanian Delegation Visits AFIT
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On November 30th, a delegation from Romania’s Military Technical Academy visited to discuss educational opportunities at AFIT. The visit included an AFIT overview brief, a question and answer session with the deans and department heads from the Graduate School of Engineering and Management, and a tour of some of AFIT’s lab facilities.
Updated: 12/04/2006
New Research Underway at AF Center for Systems Engineering
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The Air Force Center for Systems Engineering and faculty and students from AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management have begun two research threads in a makeshift laboratory called the “Robolab” and at partner facilities. The first is intended to develop an integrated health monitoring system for aging aircraft. The second project is taking the Air Force back to its flying roots – morphing aircraft parts – with new high-tech composite materials.
Updated: 11/09/2006
AFIT Faculty Partners with Leading Scholars for New Supply Chain Text
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Dr. Jeff Ogden recently coauthored a research-based, managerially relevant, and leading-edge supply chain management textbook that is currently being published by Prentice Hall.
Updated: 11/09/2006
AFIT Certifies Four Sandians
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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
Updated: 11/06/2006
Services Contingency Course Provides "Just in Time" Education
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An innovative change in educating deploying Services officers and senior NCOs is in full swing at AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School. The Services Contingency Course is an intense one-week session in which management teams of officers and SNCOs receive “just in time” education before deploying as expeditionary Services Commanders and Superintendents.
Updated: 11/06/2006
AFIT Certifies Four Sandians
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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
Updated: 11/06/2006