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U.S. Air Force Capt. Greg Carter, a deputy missile combat crew commander-airborne from the 625th Strategic Operations Squadron, launches a simulated Minuteman III missile aboard a U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury during Glory Trip 220 above the Pacific Ocean, April 25, 2017. Glory Trip is an operational test launch which continues a long history of launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., used to verify, validate and improve the capability of the nation’s ICBM force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Keifer Bowes) Air Force awards contracts for next-generation ICBM airborne launch control system
The Air Force awarded two contracts Oct. 3, 2017, for upgrading the system that enables an aircraft to control an intercontinental ballistic missile’s launch from a silo in the ground.
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AFMC commander speaks at AFA AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics
The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC commander, at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
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Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins, incoming Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander, addresses guests during the change of command ceremony at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Aug. 31. Hawkins is a 26-year Air Force veteran and came from Scott AFB, Illinois, where he served as director of logistics, engineering and force protection for Air Mobility Command since May 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar) Hill AFB welcomes new Ogden ALC commander
Brig. Gen. Stacey Hawkins became the new Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander at Hill Air Force Base during a change of command ceremony here Aug. 31.
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AFA awards Welch award to AFNWC expert AFNWC expert wins AFA Welch award
The Air Force Association recently honored an Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center colonel with the 2017 General Larry D. Welch Officer Award.
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2017
Lt. Col. George Watkins, 34th Fighter Squadron commander, flies his combat-coded F-35A Lightning II aircraft past the control tower on Sept. 17, 2015 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. During the sortie, the weapon system’s first at Hill, Watkins conducted mission qualification training focusing on weapons employment, range familiarization and mission system proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/ALEX R. LOYD) Hill, Robins to provide F-35 software sustainment
The Air Force Sustainment Center is making plans to establish organic software sustainment capability for the F-35A Lightning II. Vice Adm. Mat Winter, director of the Joint Strike Fighter program, requested Naval Air Systems Command and Air Force Materiel Command develop depot activation plans for software sustainment on their respective variants of the F-35.
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The Ground Based Strategic Deterrent’s (GBSD) Model-Based Systems Engineering team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, was recently recognized for setting future acquisition program standards with the 2016 Acquisition Excellence Continuous Process Improvement Award. Pictured from the left are: Phillip Ingraham, Nicholas Maughan, Rob Watson, Irvin Jacob, Roy Ramey, Col. Heath Collins, Karl Rogers, Bruce Arnold, Alex Landon, Kyle Fox and Mark Elkins. (U.S. Air Force photo) AFNWC nuclear experts capture acquisition awards
Experts from the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Hill Air Force Base recently received Air Force acquisition excellence awards. These awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence in managing, developing and implementing Air Force acquisition programs.
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Air Force Staff Sgt. David Olson, an explosive ordnance disposal troop from Abilene, TX, cheers enthusiastically as the Air Force is introduced at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games opening ceremony July 1, 2017, at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill. While it has been a short seven-month journey for Olson toward recovery, he recalls how dark of a place he was previously in compared to now, noting the measurable distance he is today from who he was then. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons) Adaptive sports shift Warrior Games athlete's outlook on life
CHICAGO -- “I was sitting at home alone one night and had taken out my pistol; I remember how cool it felt in my hands and knowing I was moments away from taking my life. In that split second, my phone went off with a text from one of my Airmen who said he needed my help getting to work the next morning, and I remember putting down my weapon to be
0 7/07
2017
Gen. Robin Rand, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command, addresses attendees as the last speaker during the Focus on Defense Symposium June 21 at the Eccles Center in Ogden, Utah. The symposium focused on how industry partners and government leaders view and respond to nuclear triad agile sustainment and life cycle logistics support in today’s environment.  (U.S. Air Force/Alex R. Lloyd) Focus on Defense: Sustaining the nuclear triad
The 2017 Focus on Defense Symposium was held June 21st at the Ogden Eccles Center and was co-hosted by the Air Force Sustainment Center and Utah Air Force Association.
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ICBM building at Hill AFB Falcon Hill development. (Courtesy photo) ICBM Country: Hill AFB, Utah workers play key role in future of strategic defense
Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the second in a two-part series.The nation needs a robust nuclear deterrent. Not just any missiles, but the most responsive strategic weapon systems in the world.The Air Force is responsible for two
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A new storage container used for maintaining missile launch facilities and control centers sits on display Jan. 25, 2017, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Cromar) ICBM Country: Ogden Air Logistics Complex restoring Air Force’s nuclear launch facilities
Editor's Note: Hill Air Force Base units are helping ensure the nuclear triad remains an effective strategic deterrent now and into the future. This is the first in a two-part series.For more than 50 years, rural American pastures in the Great Plains have housed a key leg in the air-, land- and sea-based strategic deterrent triad – mission-ready
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