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  • Unseen threads run through historic career

    A background which includes threads of both typical and atypical events, led to the appointment of Col. Robert Marks, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command Surgeon, as the first male Nurse Corps general officer, as well as the first male chief nurse of the Air Force Nurse Corps.
  • AFMC Public Affairs Media Award winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the FY 2017 Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs Media Awards! The first place winners, and the links to view their entries, are listed below. Graphic Design Categories First Place Winners --- Digital Art: Kent Bingham, 75 ABW/PA, Hill AFB, UT:
  • Warfighter named outstanding security forces civilian of year

    Mark Davis, a member of the Installation Support Directorate Integrated Defense Integration Cell, has been selected as the 2017 Air Force Outstanding Security Forces Higher Headquarters Civilian of the Year.
  • First command-wide exercise of 2018 ends, identifies key lessons

    Highlights of the week-long exercise that concluded throughout Air Force Materiel Command Feb. 2, 2018.
  • Test Support and Tunnel 9 teams to complete first remote installation of original AEDC data system

    A team effort between personnel at AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 in White Oak, Maryland, and Arnold Air Force Base recently facilitated the replacement of the 20-year-old Tunnel 9 system used to record, process and display test data.Last month, Tunnel 9 completed the final installation and necessary sign-offs for its new Enterprise Data
  • AEDC T-11 engine test cell modified to expand its capabilities

    The AEDC T-11 engine test cell at Arnold Air Force Base has been enhanced to perform a wide variety of research tests in addition to its primary role of testing small engines in a direct-connect configuration.The Air Force Project Manager for upcoming technology tests in T-11, Joshua Osborne, explained that one of the largest benefits is that this
  • Air Force Research Laboratory provides support to robot competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Approximately 14 teams from the Miami Valley joined 46 other teams from across Ohio at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League Ohio Championship, held Feb. 4 at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.The annual event brought together students 9 to 14 years old
  • President nominates Schaefer for second star

    President Donald Trump nominated Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, for promotion to the rank of major general. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced Feb. 7 the names of dozens of general and flag officers who were nominated for promotion by the president. Schaefer has served as commander of the 412th TW and Edwards Air
  • Edwards F-35 testers nominated for prestigious aviation award

    The National Aeronautic Association named the F-35 Integrated Test Force here as one of nine organizations nominated for the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The NAA announced all nominees in a press release Feb. 5. The trophy is awarded every year for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the
  • Allied C2 Capabilities RAMPed Up

    RAMP, the Royal Saudi Air Force E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control Systems Modernization Program, is an extensive mission computing and communications upgrade program, turning current Block 30/35 AWACS into the 40/45 configuration. The International Airborne Battle Management Command and Control Division here awarded this first contract to the Boeing Co.
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