711th Human Performance Wing http://wyso.org en Human Performance Wing Gets New Commander http://wyso.org/post/human-performance-wing-gets-new-commander <p>Colonel Timothy Jex will be appointed to head the 711<sup>th</sup> Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base at a command ceremony Friday. It follows his promotion to brigadier general. Colonel Jex most recently served as the vice director of the Human Performance Wing. He replaces current director Thomas Wells who will retire from the Air Force after serving for 31 years.</p><p>Jex will oversee 2000 personnel. The wing&rsquo;s mission is to enhance human performance for air, space and cyberspace through research, education and consultation.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:44:35 +0000 Emily McCord 16944 at http://wyso.org Human Performance Wing Gets New Commander WYSO Weekend: June 5, 2011 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-june-5-2011 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 5, 2011 containing a wrap of the WYSO News Department&#39;s series, The New Face of Wright-Patt:</p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac-how-it-all-began">BRAC</a><a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac-how-it-all-began">: How It All Began</a>, by Emily McCord</p><p>-<a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac%E2%80%99s-economic-potential">BRAC&rsquo;s</a><a href="http://wyso.org/post/brac%E2%80%99s-economic-potential"> Economic Potential</a>, by Jerry Kenney</p> Mon, 06 Jun 2011 14:33:57 +0000 Jerry Kenney 7968 at http://wyso.org Partnerships in Higher Education http://wyso.org/post/partnerships-higher-education <p><em>June 1st marked the ribbon-cutting for the 711th Human Performance Wing that&rsquo;s coming to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a result of BRAC. It brings new missions to the base and will strengthen existing ones, which means there&rsquo;s even more opportunity to strengthen historic partnerships between the base and Wright State University and keep student and faculty research in the Miami Valley well after graduation.&nbsp; Juliet Fromholt reports on the base&rsquo;s partnerships in higher education.</em> Wed, 01 Jun 2011 11:40:00 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 1962 at http://wyso.org BRAC’s Economic Potential http://wyso.org/post/brac%E2%80%99s-economic-potential <p><em>The mission of the 711th Human Performance Wing is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of military forces using a combination of education, consultation, and research. Businesses, both large and small, help provide that mission-support, but first they&rsquo;ve got to compete for a piece of the economic pie.&nbsp; Jerry Kenney reports on the economic potential of BRAC.</em> Tue, 31 May 2011 11:40:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 1961 at http://wyso.org BRAC: How It All Began http://wyso.org/post/brac-how-it-all-began <p><em>This week, the new Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will officially open at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Of course, military brass and other dignitaries will be in attendance. But the opening will signal a new chapter in the Miami Valley as hundreds of families move to our area. In our week long series, &ldquo;The New Face of Wright-Patt&rdquo;, Emily McCord takes us to the beginning of the BRAC process.</em></p><p> Mon, 30 May 2011 11:40:00 +0000 Emily McCord 1960 at http://wyso.org