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Airmen assigned to the Technical Support Squadron, Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., monitor seismic activity throughout the world in direct support of AFTAC’s nuclear treaty monitoring mission.  The center maintains a global network of nuclear event detection sensors called the U.S. Atomic Energy Detection System – the largest sensor network in the U.S. Air Force.   (U.S. Air Force photo by William B. Belcher)

Persistent surveillance gives squadron its global purpose
Deep within the walls of a four story structure along Florida’s Space Coast sits a squadron of Airmen whose number one mission is to detect, identify and locate nuclear explosions anywhere in the world.The Technical Surveillance Squadron, a subordinate unit to the Air Force Technical Applications Center, operates 24/7/365 and provides persistent
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2017
Airmen from the Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick AFB, Fla., lift a downed live oak tree after it was uprooted during Hurricane Matthew Oct. 7, 2016.  Picture from left to right:  Maj. Jeremiah Betz, 1st Lt. Pamela Zhang, Senior Airman Donelle Gibson, Capt. Taylor Youtsler and 1st Lt. Michael Duff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano)
Despite storm threat, treaty monitoring mission continued, uninterrupted
As Hurricane Matthew churned into a Category 4 storm off Florida’s southeast coast, members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center here set evacuation plans in motion to ensure the center’s critical mission continued uninterrupted.AFTAC, the Department of Defense’s sole organization dedicated to nuclear treaty monitoring and nuclear event
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2016
Ed Lee, program coordinator for historically black colleges, universities and minority-serving institutions, looks over classwork with Clayton Hovik, a 5th grader in Stephanie Lay’s science class at Endeavour Elementary School in Cocoa Fla., Sept. 7, 2016.  Lee visited the Title I facility to observe the partnership between the school and the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano)

Senior Pentagon leaders visit AFTAC’s community school
Senior officials from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) toured Endeavour Elementary School in Cocoa, Fla., Brevard County’s first and the State of Florida’s only elementary-level community school during their visit to the Air Force Technical Applications Center Sept. 7, 2016 for the center’s
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2016
Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force
Materiel Command, delivers the keynote address at the 2016 Women in Science and Engineering Symposium at Patrick AFB, Fla., Sept. 7, 2016.  Pawlikowski was invited by the Air Force Technical Applications Center to address the 250-plus crowd to discuss diversity in the workplace, especially tailored to women in science, technology, engineering and math.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Ben Thacker)
4-star returns to 1st assignment for WiSE keynote address
The U.S. Air Force’s third-ever female 4-star general returned to her first assignment to deliver keynote remarks at the Air Force Technical Applications Center’s Women in Science and Engineering Symposium Sept. 7, 2016.Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, opened the 3-day symposium with a speech that reflected on her
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2016
Col. Jeffrey W. Dyball, vice commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., presents a certification of recognition to Madison Zook, recipient of AFTAC Company Grade Officer Council’s annual scholarship.  Zook, a recent Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School graduate, received the $500 award July 29, 2016 for her essay on business analytics.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano) AFTAC CGOC awards scholarship to local teen
When she’s not executing her stickhandling skills on the lacrosse field, you might find Madison Zook helping grade school students improve their literacy, volunteering as a Relay for Life captain, or taking the stage with her fellow thespians at her high school.And if that’s not enough, you might also find her spending time at her church working on
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2016
Dr. Glenn Sjoden (left), chief scientist for the Air Force Technical Applications Center, shakes hands with Dr. T. Dwayne McCay, president and chief executive officer of Florida Institute of Technology, after the two organizations entered into a cooperative research and development agreement Aug. 3, 2016 at FIT’s Melbourne, Fla., campus to explore high performance cloud computing, modeling and simulation.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano) AFTAC enters into research agreement with FIT
At a signing ceremony held at Florida Institute of Technology’s campus in Melbourne, Fla., Aug. 3, the Air Force Technical Applications Center entered into a cooperative agreement with the university to explore high performance cloud computing, modeling and simulation.The cooperative research and development agreement, also known as a CRADA, tasks
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2016
Dr. Anne S. Henson, a contracted nuclear seismologist with the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., displays her engraved clock she received for 30 years of dedicated service, 22 of which were with AFTAC.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Scott Powell) AFTAC contractor recognized for 30+ years of service
For 22 of her 32 years as a nuclear seismologist, Dr. Anne S. Henson has been associated with the Air Force Technical Applications Center here, working as a scientific manager for the Leidos contract that oversees the U.S. National Data Center. The USNDC provides national authorities quality technical analysis in concert with AFTAC’s nuclear treaty monitoring mission.
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2016
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