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  • AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate faculty earns SE&TM award at AFMC level

    Lt. Col. Jay Rutledge, an associate professor and senior military faculty member at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), performing a year-long sabbatical in the directorate, earned the award in the Science and Engineering Educator category and will now compete for the award at the Air Force level.
  • Marine Commander’s Perspective on an AFIT Education

    United States Marine Corps Lt. Col. James C. Paxton III is currently serving as the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (nicknamed the “Guardians”) in Yuma, Arizona.  He is a naval aviator who flew F/A-18C and KC-130J aircraft, and now flies the UC-12F.  He attended TOPGUN in 2007, and was designated a strike fighter tactics instructor.
  • AFIT’s CSRA achieves historic milestones with DL classes, international student internship during COVID-19 constraints

    One immediate challenge was switching all in-person classes to distance learning; something that has never been implemented before in the history of the Center.
  • AFIT research project evolves into innovative training

    To have an agile Air Force, Airmen readiness is paramount and a new revolutionary education hub that can deliver the most current, relevant and
  • 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.
  • AFIT Hosts Multi-Domain Operations Joint Working Group

    The Air Force Institute of Technology’s School of Strategic Force Studies hosted a Multi-Domain Operations Joint Working Group at AFIT on April 11 and 12.
  • Breaking the AFIT paradigm with the School of Strategic Force Studies

    The School of Strategic Force Studies was established at the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2016 through a realignment of two existing Air University units: The Air Force Nuclear College, located at Kirtland AFB, NM and The National Security Space Institute, located at Peterson AFB, CO. Today, the school has grown to include a Distance Learning Department and the School of Cyberspace Professional Continuing Education at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
  • AFIT participating in MIT leadership pilot program

    The Air Force Institute of Technology will participate in a pilot test of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s new Leadership Academy for Scientists, Engineers, and Researchers (LASER) program. This new program targets early-career scientists, engineers, and researchers teaching them to break down the traditional silos between engineering and management with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to leadership.
  • Graduate School selects first permanent senior military faculty member

    Lt. Col.  James Rutledge, Ph.D., P.E. is AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s first permanent senior military faculty member.  In
  • AFIT earns new research classification ranking

    The Air University’s Air Force Institute of Technology entered the category of High Research Activity for a doctoral university from the 2018 update
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