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  • DGMC doctors perform first Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment

    Two Air Force interventional radiologist at the Travis Air Force Base, California, perform the first Air Force-only liver cancer treatment on a patient with Y-90 radioembolization Sept. 7.
  • XPX team innovates solar power comm system

    With the help of 3-D printing and community partnerships, the Plans and Programs innovation team here at McConnell have created a portable, solar-powered communications system.
  • National robot rodeo at JB Charleston promotes STEM and safety

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C.—Members of the 628th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal coordinated and hosted the 2018 Eastern National Robot Rodeo Aug. 13-17, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The ENRR, which was hosted here for the first time, showcased revolutionary robotics technology in the arena of ordinance disposal. Hosting events such as this promotes the incorporation of science, technology, engineering and math into the U.S. military, which reinforces its role as a leader in innovation.
  • FUEL TANK: Team MacDill turns ideas into reality

    The 6th Air Mobility Wing commander, Col. April Vogel, hosted the first Fuel Tank event at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 27, 2018. Fuel Tank, much like the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition, called upon Airmen to pitch their innovative ideas to 6th AMW leadership.
  • Charleston implements new squadron innovation funds

    The 437th Airlift Wing received $450,000 to be divided amongst each of its squadrons as part of the Air Force Squadron Innovation Fund, an effort to revitalize squadrons. Wing commanders were authorized to use 20 percent of those funds on proposals they felt could positively impact multiple squadrons.To determine what would be done with their
  • RESET improves pediatric care

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
  • Travis tests lasers to fight corrosion

    As Air Mobility Command continues to answer the secretary of the Air Force’s call for innovation, Travis Air Force Base, California, looks toward the future by making innovative use of lasers in the 60th Maintenance Squadron, increasing efficiency.
  • AMC, AFGSC chief scientists discuss innovation

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command’s and Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief scientists met Feb. 27 and 28 to discuss ways the two commands can work together to foster technological innovation.
  • Air Force selects two AMC-proposed innovations as Spark Tank finalists

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Two Air Mobility Command-proposed innovations were selected among six Air Force Spark Tank finalists slated for showcase before Air Force senior leaders at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Spark Tank finalists representing AMC are:  The KC-135 Aircraft Boom Instructor Platform,
  • Wing stands up innovation cell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— In response to Secretary of the Air Force calls for innovation, the 22nd Air Refueling Wing Plans and Programs Office has begun recruiting Airmen for an new innovation team,  designated as XPX.“[The wing commander] wanted a place for ideas to go to be realized,” said Maj. John Williams, 22nd ARW XP chief. “We’re
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