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U.S. Air Force News

  • Air Force officials test Voluntary Protection Program

    Air Force officials conducted the first Voluntary Protection Program mock audit to evaluate the overall safety of the base as a work site March 24 through 28 at Hanscom Air Force Base. VPP originates from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and focuses on incorporating the Air Force's

  • FAA lauds Air Force synthetic fuel team

    The Air Force team that developed a blend of petroleum and synthetic fuel for the B-52 Stratofortress received the Federal Aviation Administration's 2007 Excellence in Aviation Research Award at a ceremony March 14 in the Air Force Research Laboratory's Propulsion Directorate here.Barry Scott, the

  • Airman's Roll Call highlights energy awareness

    This week's Airman's Roll Call focuses on environmental and energy awareness and the necessity to create a culture of conservation. Surveys have shown Air Force leaders that most Airmen are aware of the issues facing today's environment, including pollution and increasing gas prices, but face the

  • Biofuel research could result in alternative energy source

    Air Force-funded biofuel researchers are investigating ways to produce large quantities of hydrogen gas using photosynthetic microbes, commonly known as algae and cyanobacteria. In large quantities, the hydrogen gas could function as a renewable, cheap and clean energy source for future military

  • Energy Forum showcases environmental achievements

    Approximately 500 Air Force, government and industry leaders gathered to discuss current and future energy and environmental programs during the service's second annual Energy Forum March 3 here. The event was divided up into numerous forums with topics ranging from facility energy management to