2017 INFORMS PRIZE. The Nomination of The United States Air Force
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The United States Air Force is nominated for the 2017 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences INFORMS Prize. The nomination package highlights twenty operations research applications that had profound impacts saving money and lives improving efficiencies and advancing the field of Operations Research with innovative techniques. It also includes endorsement letters from within the Air Force, U.S. and allied defense leaders, Members of Congress, academics, professional societies, and industry. The United States Air Force has applied and advanced the principles of operations research for 75 years and will continue to lead into the future guided by what we have learned from the field. The impacts of advanced analytics and operations research continue to greatly improve the overall success of the United States Air Force.