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April 16, 2020

Contracting from home

Many uniformed personnel and Department of Defense civilians are mandated to stay home to help combat the continuing spread of COVID-19; but with that being said, the mission must still go on. For U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Megan Rowlett, 633rd Contracting Squadron contract specialist, her mission didn’t stop when she needed to sign her first ever contract as a warranted contracting officer from her own kitchen.

March 11, 2020

Gas by grass: transporting fuel by truck

No matter how well jets are maintained, they can’t fly without fuel. That’s where the Fuels Management Flight comes in.

Dec. 6, 2019

Airmen aid NASA with “The laser” for lunar mission

The NASA Langley Research Center is developing and testing new technology that will be used on the next space shuttle to the Moon, Mars, helicopters landing in the desert, and possibly in self-driving cars.

Aug. 7, 2018

TRADOC senior leaders among first to take new Army Combat Fitness Test

The Sony Walkman, the Rubik’s Cube and the IBM Personal Computer have one thing in common with the current Army Physical Fitness Test – they were all invented in 1980. Education and innovation have given way to newer and better ideas, and the new Army Combat Fitness Test is the first of its kind to directly connect the science of fitness, with combat readiness for Soldiers.