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Todd Stecker, exhibitor for PTC, presents his innovative perimeter security ideas to Airman 1st Class Michael Hickson, client system technician assigned to the 353 Special Operations Support Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, at the AFWERX Fusion Experience event in Las Vegas June 20, 2018. Personnel across the Air Force were invited to the event to learn more about instilling a culture of innovation within the military and beyond through a series of presentations, panels and workshops dedicated to perimeter security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie) AFWERX’s innovation strengthens perimeter security
Approximately 75 military members, small businesses, entrepreneurs and academia innovators presented technology designs to address Air Force perimeter security issues, at the inaugural AFWERX Fusion Xperience June 20 and 21 at the Enclave in downtown Las Vegas.
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Default Air Force Logo AF to fund squadron innovation that improves mission effectiveness
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons will receive a new funding authority to accelerate implementation of the National Defense Strategy Feb. 23, 2018.
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. First AFWERX storefront opens in Las Vegas
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, along with guest of honor Vice President Mike Pence as well as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, opened the AFWERX-Vegas storefront Jan. 11 at the Howard Hughes Center in Las Vegas.
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Vice President Mike Pence addresses Airmen during his visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 11, 2018. During his speech, Pence lauded the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center for its rigorous and realistic training via the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and Nevada Test and Training Range. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver) Vice President Mike Pence visits Nellis AFB
Vice President Mike Pence made his way to Las Vegas Jan. 11, 2018, to attend the grand opening of the first AFWERX facility and visit the men and women of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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AFWERX AFWERX is smart risk for innovative solutions
Historically, the Air Force has remained the world’s preeminent air and space fighting force by forging innovators from within the ranks, empowering them to problem solve and providing them the resources to do so.  Today, the Air Force is formally expanding this call for innovation through the AFWERX program, which encourages partnerships with
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USAFWC AFwerX Vegas opens new doors to innovation
The men and women of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center will once again be on the leading edge of testing, tactics, and training innovation, establishing the force’s most ambitious knowledge outreach program to date. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced the launch of AFwerX during her visit to Nellis July 21.  The first AFwerX
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