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  • 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
  • Air Force announces Junior ROTC instructors of the year

    The Air Force recognized the performance of two of the best instructors in its citizen development program by awarding them Air Force Junior ROTC Instructor of the Year awards for the 2018-2019 academic year. The selection announcement was made June 12, 2019, at Headquarters AFJROTC here.Retired Col. Gina Humble, Baltimore Polytech Institute,
  • 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
  • Air Force pilot a real life Captain Marvel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – She may not hold super powers like Capt. Carol Danvers but Lt. Col. Olivia Elliott is a marvel in her own right.When Elliott, who is currently enrolled at the Air Force Institute of Technology as part of the Advanced Academic Degree program working on her PhD in hypersonic aerodynamics, was six her father was
  • CCAF sets end date for Professional Manager Certification

    The Community College of the Air Force will no longer accept applications for the Professional Manager Certification program after Sept. 30, 2019.
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