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  • AFIT EWI Fellow participates in Joint F-35 logistics deployment preparations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Institute of Technology Education with Industry Fellow Capt. William Fine traveled to San Diego, Calif. and Nellis AFB, Nev. 6-10 January 2020, where he joined a team of Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, US Navy, and US Marine Corps personnel to help receive the USS Makin Island Afloat Spares Package
  • Part-Time Civilian Astronautical Graduate Student Credits AFIT for Improving Work Quality

    When choosing a graduate school, National Air and Space Intelligence Center civilian employee Justin Becker chose the Air Force Institute of Technology so he could continue working while attending school part-time.“AFIT has and will continue helping me with my work, which is what I was looking for when furthering my education,” said Becker, masters
  • AFIT alumni, faculty and staff honored for outstanding career achievements

    The Air Force Institute of Technology honored alumni, faculty and staff Nov. 7 at an awards ceremony as part of the school’s centennial celebrations. Maj. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Deputy Commander of Air Force Materiel Command and 2004 AFIT alum served as keynote speaker for the event.
  • AFRL Physicist Wins Top Science Award

    Air Force Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Robert Johnson has won the most prestigious science and technology award in the U.S. Air Force – the Harold Brown Award. The award is given annually to a scientist or engineer who uses scientific research to solve a problem critical to the needs of the Air Force.
  • Two AFIT instructors earn Army Logistics University education awards

    Two Air Force Institute of Technology instructors on staff at the Army Logistics University Fort Lee, Va., were recognized for outstanding achievement in education during a ceremony Sept. 25, 2019.
  • Air University hosts AFITC Education and Training Event, focus on multi-domain operations

    Senior Air Force leaders and notable industry experts headline the 2019 Air Force IT and Cyberpower Education and Training Event, Aug. 26-28, in Montgomery, Alabama.    Hosted by Air University and themed “Cyberpower: Critical to Multi-Domain Operations,” the emphasis of this year’s AFITC will be on education and training in the realm of
  • Coalition partners graduate space capstone course in NSSI historic first

    A year after former Secretary of the Air Force, Dr. Heather Wilson, announced her initiative for an increased coalition partner participation in space education, the National Security Space Institute graduated its first Space 300 class with international space operators, May 10, 2019.
  • AFIT graduates 234 masters and doctoral STEM students

    The Air Force Institute of Technology Graduate School of Engineering and Management awarded 234 advanced degrees at the National Museum of the United States Air Force March 21. The graduating class included 203 Air Force officers, two Air Force non-commissioned officers, eight Army officers, two Marine Corps officers, and 15 civilians. The school also graduated three international students from Australia and Brazil.
  • EWI Fellows complete mid-tour review

    Kicking off the new year, the 71st class of Air Force Education with Industry Fellows gathered in Orlando, Florida, recently to share their company experiences with leadership from Air Force Acquisition, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Air Force Institute of Technology and the Air Force Personnel Center as part of their DoD-mandated mid-tour review. The current class, comprised of 61 officers, enlisted and civilians, traveled from 20 states to share their lessons learned and insight from industry. The EWI Fellows brought a myriad of perspectives, representing 17 Air Force career fields embedded and working at 39 different companies.
  • Institute celebrates 100 years of defense-focused education

    The Air Force Institute of Technology kicked off its centennial anniversary celebration March 5 at the Sinclair Ponitz Conference Center in Dayton, highlighting the institute’s rich journey since its beginning Nov. 10, 1919. Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force Dr. Richard J. Joseph was the keynote speaker for the celebration, which had as its theme: “A Century of Education Excellence: Inspiration to Innovation.” Joseph spoke about AFIT’s longevity and how the future depends on an educated Air Force.
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