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  • Two distinguished executives receive Presidential Rank Awards

    Two senior executives from the Air Force Technical Applications Center here were recognized with Presidential Rank Awards at a ceremony June 20 held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.Dr. Glenn E. Sjoden, AFTAC’s chief scientist, and Mr. David C. Merker, AFTAC’s Director of Systems Development and the U.S. National Data Center, were
  • Three inducted into AFTAC Wall of Honor

    Three former members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center here were inducted into the center’s famed Wall of Honor recently.
  • From Uzbekistan to America: One Airman's Tale

    Bukhara is a centuries-old, culturally-rich city in the Asian country of Uzbekistan. Located on the historic Silk Road (a network of ancient trade routes that connected the East to the West), it has long been an epicenter of exports, scholarship, language and religion.
  • A1C with PhD now a 2Lt

    In December 2018, the Air Force published a story about an airman first class with a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry. The article went somewhat viral within Air Force circles, with many social media users questioning why someone with a doctoral degree would choose to enlist rather than earn a commission.The simplest answer to those viral questions
  • For first time, girls join boys to earn nuke science merit badge at AFTAC

    For the sixth time in as many years, Boy Scouts from around Central Florida descended on the Air Force Technical Applications Center here to earn Scouting’s Nuclear Science Merit Badge.What made this AFTAC-sponsored event different from the past half-decade was for the first time, girls were invited to participate with the boys to earn the uncommon
  • AFTAC exhibit ranked ‘best’ at American Chemical Society Expo

    Four members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center were recognized for their interactive booth at the American Chemical Society’s National Spring Meeting and Expo recently at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.Rose Day, Diana Velosa, Michael Ball and Melissa Holder made up the recruiting team that traveled from the Space Coast
  • AFTAC Hockey defeats nationally-ranked Miami Hurricanes

    In a stunning victory against a nationally-ranked Division 3 hockey club, the Air Force Technical Applications Center hockey team defeated the Miami Hurricanes Feb. 23 at Pembroke Pines Ice Arena, Miami’s home rink.
  • USAF Spark Tank finalists, winner visit AFTAC

    Finalists from the 2019 Air Force Spark Tank competition visited the Air Force Technical Applications Center here March 1 to meet with members of the center’s Innovation Lab and observe how failure has led to success for the nuclear treaty monitoring organization.
  • Rare boat-to-boat transfer executed on the high seas

    A rare sight was seen by crew members of the USNS Invincible recently when the ship’s mission commander transferred to the ship while it was out to sea.
  • STEM outreach key to uniting Airmen with students

    A group of Airmen – military and civilian alike – traveled to Croton Elementary School in Melbourne, Fla., Feb. 7 to serve as Science Fair judges.Eighteen members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center here volunteered to examine more than 200 projects put together by 4th, 5th and 6th grade students and evaluate them based on their
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