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An F-15C aircraft from the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville, Fla., lands at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, for safe haven support, Sept. 7, 2017. The F-15 was one of several planes using Wright-Patterson AFB as a Safe Haven while Hurricane Irma threatens their home station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth) Wright-Patt to provide safe haven to aircraft from multiple service branches
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The 88th Air Base Wing here is receiving aircraft and their associated aircrews evacuating from several military installations threatened by approaching Hurricane Irma. The first four of eight F-15 fighter aircraft from the 125th Fighter Wing (Florida Air National Guard), Jacksonville Air National Guard
0 9/07
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario
With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.
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2017
DAYTON, Ohio – Erin Nichols, a program manager on Team Wright-Patt, writes down project assumptions on a team whiteboard during a brainstorming session Aug. 2 as part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Commander’s Challenge 2017. The challenge this year is to remotely move 50 pounds of supplies to a location 30 miles away, delivering them to an area smaller than 400 square feet. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) AFRL kicks off Commander’s Challenge 2017
DAYTON, Ohio – The 2017 Air Force Research Laboratory Commander’s Challenge kicked off with teams and leaders from around Air Force Materiel Command coming together for a three-day conference at the Wright Brothers Institute Tec^Edge Innovation and Collaboration Center here Aug. 2, 2017.  AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. William T. Cooley opened the 10th
0 8/04
2017
Default Air Force Logo Four AFMC senior civilians presented Presidential Rank Awards
Four Air Force Materiel Command senior civilians were among those Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson recognized during the 2016 Presidential Rank Awards ceremony at the Pentagon July 14, 2017.
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2017
Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski (center), commander of Air Force Materiel Command; Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry, AFMC vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC's 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in Headquarters AFMC's Sarris Auditorium July 10, 2017. The command's 25th birthday was July 1. On July 1, 1992, Air Force Logistics Command and Air Force Systems Command combined to form AFMC, a single, streamlined organization with an expanded mission. The new command built upon AFLC's expertise in providing worldwide logistics support -- including maintenance, modification and overhaul of weapon systems -- and AFSC's expertise in science, technology, research, development and testing. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) Happy 25th birthday, AFMC!
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command (center); Maj. Gen. Warren D. Berry (left), AFMC vice commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, AFMC command chief, prepare to cut a cake commemorating AFMC's 25th anniversary. A brief ceremony marking the occasion took place in
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2017
Default Air Force Logo AFMC Airman among service's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2017
Air Force officials have named the service's top enlisted members, announcing the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2017.
0 7/07
2017
Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin Trevino,Air Force Materiel Command chaplain assistant functional manager, observes a live demonstration hive at the Pollinator Expo held at the Wright Brothers MemorialJune 21. Pollinators, also known as bees are vital to the pollination process of a third of the food people consume such as fruits,vegetables and nuts. (U.S.Air Force photo/Michelle Gigante) Wright-Patt goes to the bees
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Hundreds of base personnel and members of the public were buzzing about the same thing at the Wright Brothers Memorial June 21 – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base’s status as the first military installation nationwide to be declared a “Bee City USA.”A first-ever Pollinator Expo was coordinated by personnel in
0 6/23
2017
Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commander was one of the senior Air Force speakers at the ninth annual Acquisition Insight Days event. The theme for the conference was ‘Keeping a Decisive Edge,’ and more than 60 presentations were available to attendees. (U.S. Air Force photo / R.J. Oriez) Annual acquisition conference focuses on 'decisive edge'
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Hundreds of acquisition and industry professionals gathered at the Air Force Institute of Technology here June 13-14, for two days of demonstrations and presentations from some of the greatest and brightest minds in acquisition, technology, intelligence and sustainment.  Hosted by the Air Force Life Cycle
0 6/19
2017
Air Force Materiel Command annual award winners are joined on stage by Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC commander; Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France, AFMC command chief; and, Patricia M. Young, AFMC executive director, at the end of the command’s annual awards banquet March 8, 2017, in the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Active-duty and civilian Airmen from AFMC centers across the country came together to learn who would be named the best in their nine respective categories for 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/R.J. Oriez) AFMC honors, announces annual award winners
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command honored its top Airmen of 2016 during the command's Annual Excellence Awards Banquet March 8, 2017.Sixty-one Airmen from throughout AFMC's headquarters, centers and wings were nominated to compete in nine separate categories -- airman, non-commissioned officer, senior NCO, first
0 3/13
2017
Rachel Harley from Birmingham, Ala., crosses the finish line to become the winner of the 20th U.S. Air Force Marathon women's full marathon division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with a time of 2:58:34 (U.S. Air Force photo / Wesley Farnsworth) Air Force Marathon registration to open Jan. 2
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – If you missed registering for the sold-out 2016 Air Force Marathon, mark Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST on your calendar. That’s when registration will begin for the 2017 event.  Registration will open with special New Year’s resolution discounts, and participants who register Jan. 2 will receive $10 off the full or
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2016
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