A potential new hire is interviewed at the Kessel Run hiring event, Jan. 28. Recent hiring events lead by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at the Air Force’s Kessel Run project in Boston and at Eglin AFB, Florida, provided prospective employees the opportunity to register, interview and receive on-the-spot job offers, filling a number of open positions at one time.
Patricia Young, Air Force Materiel Command Executive Director, provides guidance about the Civilian Developmental Education program. The CDE program ensures civilian Airmen can grow professionally and continue to operate successfully in a constantly changing environment.
AFMC leaders encourage employees across the command to start preparing now to apply for the 2020 Civilian Development Education opportunities when the application cycle opens March 1.
A C-5 Super Galaxy with the tail number 70035 is the latest recipient of hardware produced by the next generation of manufacturing technologies, known as 3D printing or additive manufacturing. After several weeks of printing, inspections, and component testing, the Rapid Sustainment Office recently installed 17 parts in both polymer and metal on the aircraft in less than three days.
Scott Willits, right, Kessel Run operations and engagement lead, introduces new hire Catherine O’Connor to the sponsorship program, assigning her an advocate as she on-boards to federal civilian employment Jan. 24 at the Project Kessel Run offices in Boston. O’Connor was offered a position as a product manager during a two-day hiring event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Todd Maki)
“The Contracting Experience” is an Air Force Materiel Command podcast for the contracting workforce that provides insight into evolving issues, high-performance leadership and lessons from the field through conversations with acquisition influencers and Contracting leaders. It is available on demand in multiple listening platforms.
An Air Force-wide migration of the Emergency Mass Notification System requires all Air Force Materiel Command military and civilian personnel to update their after-hours contact information for emergency notifications. To update information, personnel can access the globe icon on their desktop screens and choose the “Access Self-Service” option. Personnel are required to provide an after-hours phone number, though additional, optional information such as email can be added as well.
The Air Force Materiel Command is excited to announce the launch of the AFMC command mobile application in USAF Connect. This AFMC app augments traditional command communication tools by consolidating multiple resources in a single location, easing access to information and news from all channels.
Col. Brian Laidlaw, commander of the 325th Fighter Wing, answers a question from an attendee during Tyndall Industry Day Jan. 31 at Florida State University Panama City. Air Force leaders met with professionals from construction and other industries to begin a dialogue and partnership that will eventually lead to the rebuilding of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, as an installation of the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Michael Dunham)
A helmet sits turned on at a booth during AFWERX Helmet Challenge at the Enclave Las Vegas, Nev., November 14, 2018. The purpose of AFWERX Las Vegas is to solve problems for the Air Force by getting entrepreneurs and innovators to come together to brain storm ideas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie)
The upcoming Air Force Pitch Day will take place in New York City, March 6-7, 2019. Officials from three of the Air Force Program offices will hear pitches from small businesses and startups. Companies with the best pitches will be selected for awards and provided a contract on the spot.
The Air Force is continuing to look to its Airmen to create innovative solutions to the service’s trickiest challenges, this time specifically seeking their help to improve multi-domain operations. The Vice Chief’s Challenge is a Total Force-wide competition created to solicit innovative ideas to solve Air Force-level problems.

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