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Gen.  Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command commander, climbs into a QF-4 Phantom II during his visit to Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 21, 2011. The QF-4 is modified from a baseline F-4 aircraft and can be flown remotely by a ground controller or by a pilot in the cockpit.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Michael Means) AFMC commander flies drone during Holloman visit
Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command commander, got a firsthand look at the base's warfighting capabilities when he flew a QF-4 Phantom II during a two-day visit here that began Jan. 20, 2011. The supersonic QF-4 is a reusable full-scale target drone modified from the F-4 Phantom, and provides a realistic full-scale target for air-to-air
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Default Air Force Logo Nuclear weapons center attains full operational capability
The commander of Air Force Materiel Command declared full operational capability for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center during the change of command ceremony Jan. 20, 2011.During his comments, AFMC Commander Gen. Donald Hoffman spoke to the center's growth and noted that the center was the single focal point for the Air Force "in the sustainment
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Maj. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski Air Force announces AFRL commander's nomination for third star, new assignment
The Air Force announced Jan. 20, 2011, the President's nomination of Maj. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Research Laboratory commander, for promotion to the grade of lieutenant general, and assignment as commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif."I'm deeply honored by this nomination and if confirmed
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KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Gen. Donald Hoffman (left), Air Force Materiel Command commander, passes the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center guidon to new center commander, Brig. Gen. Garrett Harencak during a ceremony Jan. 20, 2011, at the Mountain View Club.
New commander takes lead at nuclear weapons center
Brig. Gen. Garrett Harencak became commander of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, succeeding Brig. Gen. Everett Thomas, in a Jan. 20, 2011, ceremony here. Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command commander, presided over the change of command.About 300 people, including commanders, employees, family members and community leaders,
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Lt. Col. J.D. Wilbourne, 58th Fighter Squadron commander, greets 33rd Fighter Wing leadership upon arrival to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 13.  Four F-16s from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., were brought to the wing to help prepare the pilots and maintainers for the imminent arrival of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) F-16s' arrival brings 'battle rhythm' to JSF wing
After 17 months of silence, the 33rd Fighter Wing flightline finally roared back to life Jan. 13, 2011. The 33rd Fighter Wing received four F-16s from the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke AFB, Ariz. The jets will help establish a "battle rhythm," as the wing stands up the first Joint Training Center for the fifth generation F-35 Joint Strike
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2011 is AFMC's "Year of the Community College of the Air Force." Initiative strives to boost number of CCAF graduates
In an attempt to increase the number of Community College of the Air Force graduates on Air Force Materiel Command bases, command officials rolled out a plan entitled "Year of the Community College of the Air Force" Jan. 1, 2011.Gen. Donald Hoffman, AFMC commander, addressed the importance of the campaign in a Commander's Log sent via email Dec.
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Gen. Donald Hoffman AFMC commander emphasizes education, CCAF
AFMC Airmen,On January 1, 2011, AFMC will begin our "Year of the Community College of the Air Force" (YoCCAF) campaign. John Buchan, a 20th century writer and politician, once said, "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." Therefore, I challenge each of you to reap the
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Thousands of runners start the half-marathon during the Air Force Marathon Sept. 18, 2010 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  A record breaking12,000 runners registered for the events held on Sept. 17-18.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Michelle Gigante) Air Force Marathon to open registration on Jan. 1
The Air Force Marathon has announced that they will open registration for the 2011 marathon on Saturday, January 1,  with special sale pricing for New Year's Day.The 15th annual event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. In addition to a full 26.2 mile marathon, runners can also compete in
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DAYTON, Ohio -- Lt. Gen. (Ret.) John "Jack" L. Hudson (center) became director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force during a ceremony on Dec. 16, 2010. Lt. Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger (left), vice commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided over the change of director ceremony. Hudson took the reins from Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Charles D. Metcalf (right) , who is retiring after serving 14 years as museum director. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jeff Fisher) New director takes the lead at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Leadership of the Air Force's national museum changed hands during a ceremony on Dec. 16, 2010, as retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John "Jack" L. Hudson became director of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.General Hudson took the reins from retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles D. Metcalf, who is retiring after serving as museum director for the
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Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley presents the 2010 Harold Brown Award to Dr. Candace Lynch during a ceremony in the Pentagon Dec. 15, 2010. The award was named for Harold Brown, a physicist who served as secretary of the Air Force from 1965 to1969. Dr. Lynch is the first female recipient of the award since its inception in 1969. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi) Air Force Research Laboratory engineer receives Harold Brown Award
A senior scientist from Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., received the 2010 Harold Brown Award Dec. 15, 2010, for her breakthrough research in pioneering new infrared technology that will augment aircraft defense and impact numerous Defense Department systems.Dr. Candace Lynch strengthened aircraft protection from heat-seeking missiles by developing
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