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Diversity & Inclusion

The Air Force has always valued diversity, even calling it a military necessity. Air Force Materiel Command is proud that its workforce is a vital part of that.

"Diversity and inclusion is critical to AFMC fulfilling our mission to deliver and support agile war-winning capabilities," said Air Force Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski. "Diversity includes not only our visual differences but also our cognitive differences, cultural differences, unique backgrounds and varied experiences. Inclusion works to leverage all of these unique qualities and diverse perspectives for the betterment of the organization. Employing D&I principles helps to ensure all AFMC members are able to connect and contribute."

Senior Leader Viewpoints

Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force Chief of Staff
"Recruiting and retaining diverse Airmen cultivates innovation. Like different aircraft and missions make up one Air Tasking Order, different people make the best teams when integrated purposefully together...Our Air Force must be diverse to optimize our contribution to the joint and coalition warfighting team."

Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
"Diversity and inclusion enhance decision-making and operational capabilities, making our force more effective, more innovative and more effective. Leaders and Airmen who employ diversity of thought provide creative solutions to complex challenges, which is a warfighting imperative." 


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