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First student to earn perfect score in AFIT nuclear concepts and insights course
18 Oct 2021 - Jason Young was the first of over 50 graduates of the Air Force Nuclear College’s Air Force nuclear concepts and insights course to achieve a perfect score on all course assessments. The course provides a survey of concepts and...
AFIT community planners course more than an academic exercise
12 Oct 2021 - Students in the Air Force Institute of Technology Civil Engineer School’s comprehensive planning development (WENG 520) course work in teams to develop district plans for areas around Wright-Patterson AFB and then present their work to base personnel and leadership. (Contributed...
Alum takes passion of flight to command Naval Air Test and Evaluation Squadron
04 Oct 2021 - Capt. Elizabeth Somerville, USN (M.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 2006), commanding officer of Air Test & Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, says there is nothing quite like the excitement of a deployment, the camaraderie of a ready room or the flight test environment....
From student to first female dean - Col Laurie Richter returns to lead the CE School
01 Oct 2021 - Colonel Laurie Richter returned to the Air Force Institute of Technology in June 2021 to serve as the first female dean of the Civil Engineer School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Katie Scott) Colonel Laurie Richter returned to...
AFIT Student Wins Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award
29 Sep 2021 - First Lieutenant Ashwin Rao checks the alignment of the Everbright 532 nm Nd:YAG laser's beam path for his laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy experiments. Rao received the Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office...
Ceremony honors 17 new doctoral graduates
28 Sep 2021 - During a ceremony on Sept. 16, Lt. Col. James Rutledge, associate professor of aerospace engineering and senior military faculty, adjusts the hood of his student, Lt. Col. Matthew Fuqua, as Fuqua receives his Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautical Engineering from...
AFIT’s EWI program enabling AFCEC’s civil engineers to garner industry experience to help optimize mission success
28 Sep 2021 - At right, Maj. Joelle Uribe, a military construction project manager at the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, is pictured with fellow members of the data science and construction technology team at Tesla in Freemont, California. Uribe was immersed at the...
AFIT’s summer program provides future cyber officers experience in offensive tactics
07 Sep 2021 - Team Alpha, comprised of AFROTC cadets, participated in the Air Force Institute of Technology’s annual four-week virtual Advanced Cyber Education program. The objective of the ACE program is to develop the next generation of cybersecurity and to grow new cyber...
Airman brings industry experience to EITaaS mission
27 Aug 2021 - Capt. Andrew Beckman, an Enterprise Information Technology-as-a-Service program manager, poses for a photo at the Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Collaborative Nerve Center Aug. 23. Beckman arrived at Hanscom in mid-July after a 10-month Education with Industry assignment working for...
C-17 good platform for MagNav development
25 Aug 2021 - Evelyn Boettcher, an Air Force Institute of Technology contractor, prepares a Mag in a Box, a navigation system for GPS denied environments, for testing on a 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III Aug 6, 2021. A team from the...
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