Yancy Mailes, Air Force Materiel Command historian, provides background information on the AFMC We Need initiative during cadre training at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, July 15. More than 150 AFMC headquarters and center augmentees attended the training to prepare for the implementation of Phase II activities of the AFMC We Need initiative.
College students in the Air Force’s Premier College Intern Program begin a three-day symposium with the Drum Café, an organization that uses interactive drumming exercises to encourage teamwork and diversity in the workplace. The symposium was hosted by the Air Force Personnel Center at the Holiday Inn in Fairborn, Ohio, June 25-27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Karina Brady)
Brig. Gen. Heath Collins, Fighters and Bombers, program executive officer and Joseph Bradley, CROWS director, officially open a cyber defense facility July 9, 2019 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Fighters and Bombers Directorate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth)
Maj. Gen. William Cooley speaks with the Air Force Research Laboratory podcast team during his appearance on the Lab Life podcast. Lab Life features behind the scenes interviews with science and technology experts across the lab who are developing next generation science and technology for the Air Force. (Air Force courtesy photo/released)
What does an organization need to do to ensure its Airmen are able to innovate at the enterprise level? How can the Air Force continue to nurture and grow an innovative mindset across the mission set? In support of the Air Force Materiel Command's 2019 Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy offers his perspectives on innovation and what the AFIMSC is doing to ensure they continue to innovate for AFMC and the Air Force future.
The AFMC We Need initiative is a grassroots effort designed to recommend changes to posture the command for future success.
AFMC is the most important major command in the United States Air Force to achieve the National Defense Strategy and to acquire, field and sustain the Air Force We Need. For us to continue to ensure a technological advantage for our nation, we must develop and field technology at the speed of relevance to counter these threats and build and sustain the most lethal and ready Air Force. We are launching a command-wide initiative that aims to capture and elevate grassroots recommendations on AFMC structure and processes that will posture us for mission success in the decades to come. We're calling this the "AFMC We Need."
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites as part of the Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2 mission launches from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., June 25, 2019. The satellites include two AFRL technology and science payloads. (NASA photo by Joel Kowsky)
U.S. Air Force Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, provides remarks during the Air Force Materiel Command assumption of command ceremony inside the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 31, 2019. AFMC manages the research, development, acquisition, test and logistics services that keep Air Force weapon systems and warfighters ready for combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth)
Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. address the group at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's 4th Annual Life Cycle Industry Days at the Dayton Convention Center, June 20. Industry engagement is on a growth curve for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, drawing more people and needing more space to build stronger alliances to improve warfighter readiness. (Air Force Photo by Michele Gigante)
Andrea Tosolini, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 1,200th hire of its '1200 in 12' hiring initiative was sworn in June 24, 2019. The Florida native and 21-year Air Force veteran said getting the job was like winning the lottery. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex announced its initiative during a press conference Aug. 15, 2018. The task at hand was to hire 1,200 new workers within 12 months, or by the end of fiscal 2019. At the time 7,200 personnel worked for the complex, providing maintenance and repair for several aircraft and components, as well as F-15 engineering. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ed Aspera)
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein gives Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. the oath of office as he is promoted to the rank of General during ceremony inside the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 31, 2019. Gen. Bunch assumed the command of Air Force Materiel Command immediately after pinning on his new rank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth)
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein passes the flag to Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. as Bunch assumes command of Air Force Materiel Command during a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, May 31, 2019. Bunch takes command of Air Force Materiel Command after serving as the Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics at the Pentagon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)
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From supersonic flight to GPS and space food, big developments come out of the Air Force Research Laboratory. The “Lab Life” podcast provides listeners insight into the fascinating work and lives of the people who lead the discovery, development and delivery of warfighting technologies for our air, space and cyberspace forces-- innovative technology for the future, today.
“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.
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.

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