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Retired Col. Charles E. McGee, an original Tuskegee Airman, speaks with Senior Airman Alfredo Maldonado, right, and Airman 1st Class Quinton Coke, both personnelist with the 66th Force Support Squadron, during a visit to Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., Oct. 27. McGee met with Airmen prior to speaking at an event in Boston co-hosted by the New England Tuskegee Airmen Chapter and the local chapter bearing his name. (U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Herlihy)   Hanscom meets with original Tuskegee Airman
Retired Col. Charles E. McGee, an original Tuskegee Airman, held an impromptu meeting Thursday with Airmen here prior to speaking at an event in Boston hosted by the New England Tuskegee Airmen Chapter and the local chapter bearing his name.
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Default Air Force Logo AFIMSC declares FOC
The unit that consolidated more than 150 Air Force-wide installation and mission support capabilities a year ago has achieved full operating capability.
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Default Air Force Logo Hanscom hosts RATPAC VI, encourages innovation, challenges to status quo
A network of acquisition professionals from across the Air Force gathered here Oct. 17 to 21 to collaborate on transforming the AF acquisition culture.
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From left to right: Master Sgt. Aaron Ray, Senior Master Sgt. Scott Scurlock, and Tech. Sgt. Colin Wernecke of the 370th Flight Test Squadron pose for a photo in front of a KC-135 Stratotanker test aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Edwards boom operators set sight on future KC-46 testing
Earlier this year in Everett, Washington, workers from the 418th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 1, and Boeing teamed to achieve major test milestones for the KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker, which resulted in the Department of Defense authorizing initial production in August.   Going forward in the test program, the KC-46 will complete a
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Staff Sgt. Terrance Branch, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management journeyman, looks for a part in the aircraft parts store warehouse Oct. 13, 2016 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Branch is a member of the APS team that is responsible for storing and issuing parts for nine weapon systems within their shops responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Zachary Kee) Aircraft Parts Store feeds the fight in OIR
Over time, wear and tear of aircraft parts can cause planes to be down for days at a time. It’s the job of one shop, in coordination with aircraft maintainers, to try and prevent this from happening.“We provide the repair parts to aircraft maintainers,” said Master Sgt. Michael Glathar, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron aircraft
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ROME, N.Y. - NORAD air defense operators conduct their daily air sovereignty mission at the Eastern Air Defense Sector last summer. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Hanscom recently fielded Increment 3, Release 3.2 of the Battle Control System-Fixed that is used by NORAD to provide comprehensive air surveillance, identification, security and sovereignty in support of North American homeland defense. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Call, New York Air National Guard) Hanscom looks to leverage industry to improve air picture
A program office here is working to improve and upgrade a system that provides comprehensive air surveillance and defense with a recent request for information and industry days.
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Default Air Force Logo Reservists’ civilian experience proves vital to new aircraft programs
When it comes to accomplishing the mission, it’s not uncommon for the civilian work experience of Citizen Airmen to play as vital of a role as their military experience. This is certainly the case for Lt. Col. Robert Latka and other reservists supporting the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
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A row of 125th Fighter Wing F-15 tails form a line along the Eglin Air Force Base flightline Oct. 7.  The Air National Guard unit from Jacksonville, Fla., sent 15 aircraft to ride out Hurricane Matthew here. The Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron-501 sent 10 F-35Bs from South Carolina to the base for sheltering as well.  The 96th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron's F-15 unit and the Navy's Strike Fighter Squadron 101 provided support to the transient aircraft.(U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) Fighter aircraft shelter from Hurricane Matthew
Florida F-15s and South Carolina F-35s come to Eglin Air Force Base to shelter from Hurricane Matthew.
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RECESS! physical activity challenge AFMC promotes ‘RECESS’ physical activity challenge
During the months of October through December, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its RECESS physical activity challenge.RECESS is a command-wide initiative which is conducted by Civilian Health Promotion Services, to help the AFMC workforce increase movement by promoting short bursts of physical activity throughout the day.According to a 2015
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Senior Master Sgt. Dennis Pitcher briefs Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, and New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul on the C-5M interior refurbishment mission Oct. 5 at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y. The two leaders met with Airmen and observed operations at the New York Air National Guard's 105th Airlift Wing. A total of 52 C-5 aircraft are being converted to the C-5M Super Galaxy configuration which includes avionics upgrades, new engines and other performance and reliability enhancements. The last step is a complete 40-day refurbishment of the aircraft interior performed by Total Force Airmen at Stewart. Pitcher is superintendent of C-5M refurb operations with the 105th AW. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Julio A. Olivencia Jr.) AFMC commander visits wing at N.Y. Guard base

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