Author Archives: Julie Weckerlein

About Julie Weckerlein

Julie Weckerlein is no stranger to the blogosphere. As a personal and professional blogger for the past 10 years, she further contributes to the internet as a web content manager for the Department of Defense. She's also an Air Force Reserve public affairs non-commissioned officer after a nine-year active duty career with assignments in Germany, Italy and the Pentagon, and a deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan as a combat correspondent for the Air Force News Service. Her affinity for science media started with her first magazine subscription to Ranger Rick at age 9 and she's never lost her excitement for the cool things happening in the world of science.

It started because an Air Force senior master sergeant got stranded with a dilemma. The sergeant was a F-16 crew chief stationed at Aviano Air Base, Italy, who had a hydraulic pump fail on his aircraft 350 miles from base. …
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Lt. Cmdr. John Woods is a Meteorology and Oceanography Officer (METOC) currently teaching in the Oceanography Department at the United States Naval Academy (USNA).  He is part of the Sea Ice Thickness Observation team currently participating in NASAs Operation Ice Bridge …
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The submarines have arrived in the Arctic, where the  U.S. Navy sent a bunch of team members to participate in an Arctic submarine exercise called ICEX. This involves team members setting up camp on an ice camp and blogging about it. …
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Lt. Cmdr. John Woods is a Meteorology and Oceanography Officer (METOC) currently teaching in the Oceanography Department at the United States Naval Academy (USNA).  He is part of the Sea Ice Thickness Observation team currently participating in NASAs Operation Ice …
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This blog post was shared by the Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center. It is the 11th post in our 22-part seriesproduced by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) or drones, are …
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Did you know submarines go up to the Arctic? They do. The U.S. Navy just sent a bunch of team members to participate in an Arctic submarine exercise called ICEX. This involves team members setting up camp on an ice …
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Our thoughts are with those affected by the magnitude 8.9 earthquake that struck Japan today, including those in Hawaii, California and other parts of the region dealing with the aftershocks and tsunami resulting from the earthquake. For more information on …
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This is your chance to ask the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff anything you ever wanted about science and technology. Admiral Mike Mullen is collecting questions on any topic to answer during an upcoming virtual town hall meeting. …
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