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  • Virtual reality updates obsolete A-10 trainer

    In just six months, Sheppard Air Force Base and Southwest Research Institute, transformed an obsolete legacy trainer into a state-of-the-art system by using virtual reality. The Generalized Operations Simulation Environment program allows weapons chiefs and crew chiefs from the 362nd and 363rd Training squadrons to train on the outdated A-10
  • CE members help build base on mountain top

    Gunfire, austere conditions, enemy threats and far away from home. "This forward operating base would be built in the worst terrain that the country of Afghanistan had to offer, sitting on top of a mountain surrounded by mountains," said Master Sgt. Randall Kinser, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron, about the location he and his team of expert civil
  • Mobile device has ID checks in hand

    For the past week, some people entering Vance Air Force Base have been part of a test. Those entering the base had to pass the test, but the test is actually more about the tester. Since May 25, Computer Science Corporation entry controllers have been field testing the Mobilisa. The Mobilisa is a handheld device that interfaces, via a wireless
  • AETC announces nominees for the 2007 Air Force Outstanding Scientist, Engineer and Science and Engineering Educator Awards

    Air Education and Training Command is pleased to announce the AETC Nominees for the 2007 Air Force Outstanding Scientist, Engineer and Science and Engineering Educator Awards. Air Force Outstanding Scientist Senior Military Category: Lt. Col. Scott Long, AETC Studies and Analysis Squadron (SAS), Randolph AFB, TexasAir Force Outstanding Scientist
  • Joint effort saves Pronghorn at BMGR

    In 2002, the estimated 18 Sonoran pronghorn surviving in the desert were in danger of becoming extinct. Just five years later, they number 100-plus, largely because of a captive breeding enclosure and the commitment of several federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Air Force. The 56th Range Management Office plays a fundamental role in
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