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C-STARS training C-STARS visit highlights trauma training
Assessing and treating critically injured warfighters is no easy task for Air Force medics with two feet firmly planted on the ground. At 35,000 feet in the air, the ability to provide care is even more of a challenge, requiring in-depth, realistic training and readiness for medic team success. The C-STARS is a joint partnership between the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the Air Force, with the mission to provide hands-on, realistic training for military medical personnel in trauma and critical care. One of three C-STARS training platforms in the U.S., the Cincinnati C-STARS trains more than 250 military critical care air transport teams (CCATTs) annually, evaluating and certifying that casualty care teams are capable and ready to provide emergency treatment to seriously injured patients at point of injury so they can be transported to military treatment facilities for further care.
0 6/18
2018
Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs AFMC Small business wins BIG with Verdure Award
Award spotlights three record-breaking yearsWRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Materiel Command’s Small Business Office was recently presented with the 2017 Verdure Award of Excellence for their efforts in championing small business solutions for warfighter needs.The Verdure Award recognizes small business teams that best
0 6/15
2018
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon carries a developmental test version of Norway’s Joint Strike Missile. The 416th Flight Test Squadron recently wrapped up JSM testing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christian Turner) Edwards test squadron completes Joint Strike Missile test program
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A team of U.S. Air Force engineers, test pilots and Norwegian government and industry personnel from the 416th Test Flight Squadron recently completed a large phase of testing for the new F-35A Joint Strike Missile. The JSM is Norway’s advanced anti-surface warfare missile designed to be carried in the new F-35A’s
0 6/14
2018
Boeing B-52H, 60-0005, parked in front of Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Bldg. 3001 following major overhaul on May 1, 2017, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. OC-ALC is responsible for depot level maintenance of the B-52 fleet with a large portion of the work taking place in the building shown behind. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis) B-52H Mission Planning Environment Team leads the way with solid software code
One of Team Tinker’s specialized software groups, the B-52H Mission Planning Environment team, is leading the way in developing new, solid software code and guidance for upgrades to the 1950s-era “workhorse,” the B-52H Stratofortress bomber.
0 6/11
2018
C-17 intern visit PCIP 2018 New interns receive AFMC welcome
More than 130 new interns were introduced to careers in civil service by the Air Force Materiel Command commander at the start of the Premier College Intern Program Symposium June 4 at the Hope Hotel, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. A Secretary of the Air Force initiative, the PCIP is focused on recruiting and training approximately 500 high-caliber candidates to fill professional as well as wage-grade positions across the Air Force. More than 300 interns have been placed in AFMC wings and centers, augmenting positions in career fields that include financial management, civil engineering, communications and information, contracting, force support, science and engineering, intelligence, and logistics.
0 6/06
2018
Default Air Force Logo Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row
Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective.
0 5/29
2018
E-8C Joint STARS One E-8C JSTARS to undergo organic depot maintenance
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  The Air Force plans to bring an E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, better known as JSTARS, into the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins AFB, Georgia, for Programmed Depot Maintenance by Summer 2018.   The move would increase PDM capacity by demonstrating an organic depot-capacity
0 5/22
2018
2018 Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference attendees read about one of the four mission area working group chairmen who led a team to think innovatively in tackling one of the Air Force’s toughest agile combat support challenges during the San Antonio event out-brief. The May 16 out-brief presented proposed solutions to about 1,000 senior Air Force leaders and members of the installation and mission support community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Armando Perez) I-WEPTAC delivers innovations to Air Force leaders
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – Innovation was alive here this week, as senior leaders heard proposals May 16 to address some of the greatest challenges facing the agile combat support community at the conclusion of the 2nd Annual Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference, hosted by the Air Force Installation and
0 5/17
2018
Maj. Gen. William Cooley, commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory, and Dr. Michael McRobbie, president, Indiana University, discuss partnership opportunities between higher education and the Air Force at the Air Force Science and Technology 2030 Forum held May 10 at Indiana University. (Indiana University photo/Chris Meyer) Air Force Science and Technology 2030 campaign: Your ideas will shape the Air Force of tomorrow
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory continues its support of the Air Force Science and Technology 2030 initiative and joined with Indiana University to host a listening forum at the university’s Bloomington, Indiana campus May 10-11.Indiana University is one of six universities to host these types of listening
0 5/15
2018
Staff Sgt. Elena Konter, 96th Medical Operations Squadron, salutes during the flag-folding portion of the unit’s graduation ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., March 1.  Approximately 12 new Airmen graduated from the 120-plus-hour course. The graduation performance includes flag detail, rifle volley, pall bearers and bugler for friends, family and unit commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) 3 AFMC Airmen honored at DOD Media Awards
Nine Airmen competed at the highest level during the DOD Annual Media Award and three were given the nod in their respective categories.
0 5/15
2018
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