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  • USSF ISR grows in-house programming capability with Supra Coders

    Space Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance runs on technology and that technology runs on programmers. The Supra Coder program creates a home-grown coding capability using Guardians. The program consists of an intensive three-month training called Software Development Immersive, a fast-paced coding boot camp, followed by a three-month internship with a U.S. Space Force software factory.
  • Innovation drives us forward

    The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron’s own U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Justin Nevins, unit deployment manager, participated in briefing commanders during the Innovative Warfighters Advancing Readiness panel at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, March 3, 2020. The IWAR panel first started in 2018 and is used to fast track approval for innovative ideas at Schriever SFB. Nevins’ idea encouraged Schriever SFB to improve safety and efficiency of their snowplows. The changes to the snow plows were finished earlier this year, and the trucks are ready to be used this winter season.
  • Air Force tests child care subletting app at 8 installations

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is testing a mobile app designed to centralize and streamline the subletting of short-term slots at military child development centers this summer.
  • Hanscom hangs out ‘help wanted’ sign for engineers

    Program Executive Office Digital has about 40 engineering vacancies at six locations, and PEO Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks has about 35 engineering vacancies at three locations. The federal hiring process requires a longer onboarding timeline than private industry, so Lee’s office must get creative to recruit and land the best candidates in a tight job market.
  • Improved medical process gives reservists more time for training

    Instead of spending hours completing their annual Periodic Health Assessments, reservists here were in and out in as little as 15 minutes during the December unit training assembly. More often than not, time is in short supply during UTAs, which is why the Reserve Citizen Airmen at the 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron spent more than a year
  • AF working toward innovative groundwater cleanup solution

    The Air Force is working closely with leading academic researchers to solve a global challenge: cleaning groundwater contaminated with Perfluorooctane Sulfonate and Perfluorooctanoic Acid, known as PFOS and PFOA.
  • Two innovative Space Command ideas are in Air Force competition

    Air Force Space Command recently nominated two innovative ideas for the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition.
  • AFMS Innovations team creates portal for new ideas

    In September, Airmen will be able to submit innovative health care ideas and existing health care system challenges to the Innovations Knowledge Exchange Web Portal, a new way for the Air Force Medical Service Innovations team to capture potential ideas. The AFMS Innovations office already collaborates with medical institutes and universities to
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