Welcome to the Air Force Materiel Command Office of History. Please use the following links to find information on our command history, lineage and programs.
The mission of HQ Air Force Materiel Command History Office is to operationalize history, weaponize the archives, bring context to the discussion, and inspire and educate.
To be the force multiplier to all AFMC operations.
To build an agile Air Force Materiel Command History Program into the recognized, best-in-class history organization within the United States Air Force History & Museum Program and actively seek ways to help the commander tell the story of Air Force Materiel Command’s delivery and support of agile, war-winning capabilities.
To capture and keep the institutional knowledge of the Air Force Materiel Command.
To establish and remain an operationally integrated force for wartime and contingency operations.
To advance knowledge of Air Force Materiel Command history, heritage, and leadership challenges through research, analysis, writing, interpretation, service, and products.
To inspire Airmen with heritage and enhance continuous organizational learning across the entire AFMC enterprise with improved integration and outreach.
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center
Air Force Test Center
Hanscom Air Force Base
Hill Air Force Base
412th Test Wing
Quick reads on significant moments in U.S. Air Force and Air Force Materiel Command history.
Early Beginnings of Privatized Housing
The Navaho Missile - Part 1
Re-engining the B-52
Edwards AFB and the Lunar Landing
Lunar Landing Research Vehicle
75th Anniversary of the P-80
Hostile Airspace: Serbian IADS during Allied Force
Special Study: Operation ALLIED FORCE
International Air Races
From Wright Field to the Netherlands
Hypersonic Flight to the Edge of Space
History of Aircraft Track Landing Gear
50 Years After the Eagle Landed: The Man Who Kept Apollo on Track
Operation RED, WHITE, and BLUE: Eglin AFB and the Mariel Boatlift
Science at War: Early Guided Missiles
The Battle of Kansas and Birth of the Superfortress