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  • AF JROTC teams places 2nd at JLAB

    Hands were in the standby position as members of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps competed in the 8th Annual JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl, in Washington, D.C., June 21-24, 2019.
  • AFROTC summer Field Training underway on AU campus

    Air Force ROTC cadets from around the country are battling the central Alabama heat this summer at Air University on their journey toward earning their gold bars.The more than 2,600 cadets from most of AFROTC’s 145 detachments are rotating through Field Training, a congressionally mandated program and part of the AFROTC four-year linear progression
  • SNCO Academy brings first-ever PME course to Jordan

    A team of three instructors from the U.S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy visited Amman, Jordan, to provide the first-ever Senior NCO mobile education course here June 10-27. The instructors partnered with Royal Jordanian Air Force translators to present the two week course to 30 RJAF senior enlisted.
  • AFIT students inform Pentagon energy initiative as part of new course

    As part of a newly offered course at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), a small group of students determined energy-optimized flying conditions for Air Force fighter relocation missions, which are also known as coronets. Their work is helping to inform a Pentagon-led initiative that seeks to increase the efficiency and combat capability of aircraft operations.
  • DoD’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch to host AFIT’s Space Object Self-Tracker

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Institute of Technology’s Space Object Self-Tracker flight experiment is set to launch on the Department of Defense’s first SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on June 24 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.The SOS is a self-sufficient, low-cost, low-weight, and low-power system designed to demonstrate
  • AFIT names distinguished professor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Dr. Meir Pachter has been selected as the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s newest Distinguished Professor.  This distinction is reserved for individuals who have displayed exceptional, lifelong performance and achievement as a Graduate School faculty
  • AFIT re-designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Institute of Technology was re-designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security through academic year 2024.AFIT is one of eight Ohio colleges and universities to earn this distinction,
  • Air Force JROTC cadets mentored by Active-Duty, Guard, ROTC Airmen

    Sixty-seven Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from five Delaware high schools participated in a six-day Cadet Leadership Course at the Delaware National Guard Bethany Beach Training Site June 16-21, 2019.Air Force JROTC cadets from Caesar Rodney High School in Camden, Middletown High School in Middletown, Polytech High School
  • WWII Allied ‘Oil Plan’ devastates German POL production

    Between May 1944 and May 1945, the United States Strategic Air Forces—Eighth Air Force from England, Fifteenth Air Force from North Africa and later Italy and the Royal Air Force Bomber Command—conducted a systematic bombing campaign, known as the Oil Plan, against German oilfields, refineries and synthetic oil production plants.
  • AFIT faculty member selected for prestigious research fellowship

    Capt Richard Uber, Assistant Professor of Mathematics within AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management, was selected for the prestigious National Intelligence University’s Center for Strategic Intelligence Research Fellowship program for the academic year 2019-2020.Launched in 2003, the 12-month fellowship has hosted between 4 and 8