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Default Air Force Logo Command moves forward with restructuring plan
Air Force Materiel Command officials notified center commanders Tuesday, May 11, that Air Force headquarters has approved converting the command structure from wings, groups and squadrons to directorates, divisions and branches. The targeted implementation date for these organizational changes is June 30.The e-mail notification to center commanders
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2010
Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command commander,
shares his thoughts on safety, well-being and the Air Force's Wingman Stand
Down at a Commander's Call outside the AFMC Headquarters building on May 7.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Michelle Eviston) AFMC commander sets tone for Wingman Stand Down 2010
Gen. Donald Hoffman, Air Force Materiel Command commander, set the tone for the command's observance of the Air Force-directed Wingman Stand Down by holding a Commander's Call here on May 7.The Commander's Call -- for all military and civilian headquarters AFMC personnel -- was held outside in Barnes Park, adjacent to the headquarters building.
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2010
Default Air Force Logo Seven AFMC civilians receive Presidential Rank Award
Seven Air Force Materiel Command senior civilians received the prestigious Presidential Rank Award at the Women and Military Service for American Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery April 30.Each year the president awards the ranks of Distinguished Executive or Meritorious Executive to a select group of senior civilians who have demonstrated
0 5/07
2010
Default Air Force Logo AFMC opens access to social media
Air Force officials announced April 26 that Air Force Materiel Command is one of six Air Force commands to receive access to social media sites beginning May 1, with AFMC bases implementing the change at different times in the coming weeks.This initiative comes as part of the service's two-week phased opening of access to social media sites Air
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2010
AFMC logo AFMC commander tells senior leaders to conserve resources, money
Earth Day 2010 took on a special meaning for some 90 Air Force Materiel Command senior leaders here April 22.AFMC Commander Gen. Donald Hoffman took advantage of the command's semi-annual Senior Leaders Conference kicking off on Earth Day to highlight the importance of the command's resource conservation efforts. Presentations on energy use
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2010
The Air Force Materiel Command's Annual Enlisted Award winners are (left to right) Master Sgt. James P. Mogren, Tinker AFB, Okla.; Tech. Sgt. Michael G. Becker, Eglin AFB, Fla.; Senior Airman Colin S. Mayo, Lackland AFB, Texas; and Master Sgt. John W. Deegan, Hill AFB, Utah. Lackland is not an AFMC base, but it is home to an AFMC unit. (U.S. Air Force photo) AFMC announces, honors annual enlisted award winners
Air Force Materiel Command announced its top enlisted Airmen during the command's 2010 Annual Enlisted Awards Banquet April 22 at the Eglin Officers' Club.The theme for this year's banquet was 'Honoring Excellence, Celebrating Family,' chosen to highlight the Air Force's designation of the Year of the Air Force Family.Gen. Donald Hoffman, AFMC
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2010
A jumbo drop test vehicle is loaded onto a C-17A T-1 April 14.  The JDTV was dropped over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground to test the deceleration and recovery parachutes.  The 77,000-pound JDTV set a record for heaviest single load ever extracted out of a C-17 during flight. NASA photo 418 FLTS breaks record with heaviest airdrop
Flight Test Nation delivered its latest aviation first when the 418th Flight Test Squadron set a record for the heaviest single payload ever extracted out of a C-17 during flight April 14. A 77,000 pound jumbo drop test vehicle was extracted out of a C-17A T-1 at 25,000 feet over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. The JDTV
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2010
A vintage B-25 Mitchell bomber flies near the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, during a memorial flight honoring the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders on April 18, 2010.  The 68th Doolittle Raiders' reunion commemorates the anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid.  On April 18, 1942, U.S. Army Air Forces Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle's squad of 16 B-25 Mitchell aircraft bombed Japanese targets in response to the attack on Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey)

Famed WWII Doolittle Raiders reunite at Air Force Museum
Four of the remaining eight famed Doolittle Raiders known for their nearly impossible bombing raid on Japan, reunited for the 68th year from April 16-18 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.Retired Lt. Col. Richard E. Cole, 94, of Comfort, Texas; Maj. Thomas C. Griffin, 92, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Lt. Col. Robert L. Hite, 90, of
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2010
Doolittle Raiders Maj. Thomas Griffin and Master Sgt. David J. Thatcher participate in a question and answer session with the media April 16, 2010, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lance Cheung) Photo essay: Doolittle Raiders meet for 68th reunion
Remaining members of the Doolittle Raiders participate in a question and answer session with the media here April 16. The Raiders continue to inspire those servicing in the Air Force. View the slideshow.
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2010
Spectators from last year's Air Force Materiel Command Freedom's Call Tattoo
gather for stage events, music and a variety of other entertainment. This
year's Tattoo will include musical entertainment and will commemorate Korean
War veterans as part of the event's 'Reflections on 60 Years' theme. Gates
will open at 4 p.m. June 25 on the grounds of the National Museum of the
United States Air Force, and the event is free and open to the public. (File
photo) Freedom's Call Tattoo 2010 offers budget-friendly fun for whole family
With summertime around the corner and vacation planning on the horizon, this year's Air Force Materiel Command Freedom's Call Tattoo will provide free fun for everyone in the family.Mark your calendars now for this sixth annual event starting at 4 p.m. June 25 on the grounds of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Tattoo is free and
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