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  • Air Force Global Strike Command’s innovation hub ‘STRIKEWERX’ now open for business

    Air Force Global Strike Command launched STRIKEWERX May 28, a new national innovation hub serving as the command’s store front for connecting with industry and academia, finding solutions to the command’s challenges and coming up with innovative ideas to shape the future.Originally planned to be an in-person grand opening earlier in the year, the
  • Collaborative environment drives rapid solutions for global strike, warfighters

    Air Force Global Strike Command’s goal of continuing to serve as the nation’s innovative, ever-evolving global strike force requires a quick and efficient way to problem solve.
  • Nuclear command leverages academia, industry data in COVID-19 fight

    Air Force officials here responsible for two-thirds of the nation’s nuclear weapons enlisted a new partner in the fight against COVID-19—academia and industry.Through a partnership with the Cyber Innovation Center, Louisiana Tech University, and Virtualitics Inc., Air Force Global Strike Command officials rapidly developed a daily report consisting
  • Spouses volunteer to produce masks during pandemic

    Over 60 spouses from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas recently volunteered to make face masks in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.With the increased demand for supplies, spouses have volunteered to make face masks for medical professionals and those in the Abilene and Dyess communities.The spouses are working diligently to cut, sew and distribute the
  • Dyess hosts its first virtual eSports league

    Starting April 20, 2020, the 7th Force Support Squadron will begin the first season of its virtual eSports league at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.To ensure the safety of everyone participating, the 7th FSS has decided to host the eSports league virtually. All participants will be able to engage via their own home, if they have the consoles and games
  • I-WEPTAC 2020 registration opens

    Registration for the fourth annual Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference opened Tuesday. Hosted by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, the annual event is the Air Force’s only innovation forum for members of the installation and mission support community. It draws experts from the various Air Force combat support core functions to address I&MS shortfalls and help shape and propose solutions.
  • Virtual care: Trusted care anytime, anywhere

    In the middle of Nebraska at a missile alert facility, an Airman gets a fever and needs to see a doctor but the Airman’s options are limited until now. Maj. Michael Vernale, 90th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, mental health flight commander, in partnership with the 90th Missile Wing LaunchWERX took this challenge head-on. They created a virtual care system to provide medical care to Airmen in the field. The idea sets up a video conference systems for doctors to interact with their patients. The wing is setting up rooms at each MAF with soundproofing materials, using a noise cancellation device and headsets to ensure the virtual appointment is private. This helps the 90th Medical Group achieve their priority, to provide trusted care anytime, anywhere.
  • AFIMSC innovation streamlines comptroller tasking process

    After three years of brainstorming and research, Linda Alcala and her finance operations team have found a way to simplify management of Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Resources Directorate tasks to installation comptroller squadrons. The team launches an innovative task management solution today that will help squadrons respond ‘on the DOT.’ The rollout includes half of the Air Force’s major commands with the other half having access to the tool by the middle of the month.
  • PDEP: The drive for data-driven decisions

    Air Force Global Strike Command partners at the Institute of Defense Analysis gave command leadership a demonstration of a Portfolio-level Digital Engineering Platform at the Bossier City Cyber Innovation Center, Sept. 27.The demonstration was a proof of concept for the platform, which is one of several initiatives the command is undertaking to
  • Air Force Recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    October is Energy Action Month, an opportunity to highlight why energy is a critical enabler to combat capability for the U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense, and to encourage smarter energy use and management for installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft. Unveiled this year, the Air Force theme of “Energy Able, Mission Capable” educates Airmen about the importance of energy readiness and resilience for the global mission.
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