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Air Force, Space Force announce next hackathon at 3 locations and classifications, enabling government, industry, citizens to build emergent weapons system capabilities

Applications are now open for the next BRAVO Hackathon, which will kick-off July 18-22. A hackathon is an innovation and software development event commonly employed by technology companies in which teams develop working prototypes that are later presented to senior leaders.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/3047356/air-force-space-force-announce-next-hackathon-at-3-locations-and-classification/ DoD News

DoD announces 2022 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards winners

Since 1962, installations across the Department of Defense have been recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in innovative and cost-effective environmental management strategies that successfully support mission readiness.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/3008721/dod-announces-2022-secretary-of-defense-environmental-awards-winners/ DoD News

‘Project Arcwater’ reigns as 2022 Spark Tank winner

“Project Arcwater,” is a simple, green, expedited way to save energy and provide drinking water by using solar fabric and environmental water harvesting in an agile combat employment.
Senior Master Sgt. Brent Kenney, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, pitches his idea to judges at the Air Force Association’s Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla., March 4, 2022. Kenney was named the Spark Tank 2022 champion with “Project Arcwater,” a simple, green, expedited way to save energy and provide drinking water by using solar fabric and environmental water harvesting in an agile combat employment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales)

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2955816/project-arcwater-reigns-as-2022-spark-tank-winner/ Tech. Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales

Military Service Award recipients named at 2022 BEYA STEM conference

The latest Department of the Air Force Military Service Award recipients were named during the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 18, 2022.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. recognizes Col. Jenise M. Carroll, the 75th Air Base Wing commander at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, as one of two Air Force Military Service Award recipients named during the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 18, 2022. Carroll was recognized for her tremendous accomplishments and mentorship in STEM career fields over the course of the past year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicolas Z. Erwin)

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2941378/military-service-award-recipients-named-at-2022-beya-stem-conference/ Staff Sgt. Nick Z. Erwin

BRAVO 0 hackathon proves Air Force can develop weapons capabilities in under one week

The Air Force concluded its first department-wide, secret classification innovation hackathon following six days of operations with more than 100 hackers, engineers, scientists and other supporting staff.

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2922994/bravo-0-hackathon-proves-air-force-can-develop-weapons-capabilities-in-under-on/ DoD News

Air Force announces Spark Tank 2022 semifinalists

A panel of nearly 30 subject matter experts from across the Department of the Air Force met Nov. 16, 2021 at the Basic Research Innovation and Collaboration Center in Arlington and via a virtual teleconferencing platform to conduct the Spark Tank 2022 quarterfinals.
A panel of nearly 30 subject matter experts from across the Department of the Air Force met Nov. 16, 2021 at the Basic Research Innovation and Collaboration Center (BRICC) in Arlington, Virginia and via a virtual teleconferencing platform to conduct the Spark Tank 2022 (ST22) Quarter Finals. (Graphic courtesy of AFWERX)

https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2873312/air-force-announces-spark-tank-2022-semifinalists/ Crystal V. Ortiz