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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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Airman 1st Class Colby Morin Airman accepts Marine Corps challenge
Airman 1st Class Colby Morin, a member of the 66th Security Forces Squadron, volunteered to attend the U.S. Marine Corps’ Lance Corporal Seminar during a deployment to Southeast Asia.
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AFMC commander holds call at Kirtland Pawlikowski holds Commander's Call at Kirtland AFB
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, recently visited and provided an update on the 2017 AFMC Strategic Plan during a Commander’s Call held for Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory personnel.“Thank you for what you do,” Pawlikowski said. “It makes me
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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
A member of a Cyber Protection Team participates in the Air Force's Exercise Black Demon, designed to validate his ability to protect and defend specific critical missions or assests. Unlike other communications specialists who work to defend and protect an entire network, CPTs have advanced training and skillsets that go deeper into locating and then neutralizing the threats posed to high priority missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Garcia) Acquisition personnel assess Air Force network operations
By taking the pulse of the Air Force network, acquisition personnel here hope to improve security, reduce maintenance costs and mine data produced by millions of daily operations.
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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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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
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Command's civilian, military Airmen serve as wingmen, lend support
Civilian, as well as military Airmen, serve as Wingmen in their military communities. Opportunities continue to arise for them to act as force multipliers to intervene and support one another.
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A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 419th Flight Test Squadron with eight PDU-5/B leaflet bombs underneath the left wing. The PDU-5/B is a repurposed Cluster Bomb Unit used to release leaflets (paper cut into a specific size). Leaflets are generally dropped during U.S. military psychological operations overseas. When released from the aircraft, a fuse is set to a certain time to tell the bomb to detonate and release the leaflets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula) B-52 testers complete leaflet bomb drops
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- An important part of U.S. military operations overseas is communicating with the local population. This can be done in a number of ways including something as simple as distributing leaflets.   In psychological operations, leaflets with messages are often dropped from aircraft in order to reach a wide area.  
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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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