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  • Top AFMC Airmen to compete at 2018 Defender Challenge

    Six of the top Airmen from Air Force Materiel Command security forces units were selected to compete in the 2018 Defender Challenge, and two of those are from Hill Air Force Base.
  • UPE Integration Team Lead visits Wright-Patt; learns of collaboration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Brig. Gen. Edward L. Vaughan, the new Air Force Unexplained Physiological Events Integration Team lead, visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Aug. 27 to tour the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Onboard Oxygen Generating System lab and learn how 711HPW is collaborating with Air Force Life Cycle Management
  • History office plays key role in OCP emblem-to-patch conversion

    Since early recorded history, warring tribes often carried banners or flags marked with emblems to represent factions and motivate their warriors to fight for the cause. It is to this historical tradition that we can trace the evolution of military emblems and patches. As the Air Force begins transitioning from the current Airman Battle Uniform to the Operational Camouflage Pattern, there is a renewed focus on emblems and patches across Air Force units, as Airmen will once again be able to wear unit patches on their sleeves, which had been phased out when the ABU was deployed in 2007.
  • Technicians to test tactical weather systems at new engineering facility

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – A Weather Engineering Facility opening Sept. 5 will give engineers the ability to test and improve nine weather systems used on military installations throughout the world. The WEF, resembling rows of increasingly complex antennae and radar domes, gives Hanscom’s weather engineers a chance to examine multiple types
  • AF leadership provides update on the Air Force Publication Reduction Initiative

    A year ago, Air Force leadership directed a 24-month review of every Air Force directive publication, and today they announced the elimination of more than 226 publications and almost 4,795 compliance items.
  • Airman to be awarded Medal of Honor

    President Donald Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to the family of a fallen U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller at a ceremony Aug. 22 for his extraordinary heroism in March 2002 while deployed to Afghanistan.
  • Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex announces new hiring initiative

    Brig. Gen. John Kubinec, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex commander, held a press conference on the Robins Air Force Base flight line Aug. 15, announcing a new initiative to hire more than 1,000 new employees to work at the complex in one year.That equates to an annual economic impact of $69 million, and more than $345 million over the next five
  • 388th Fighter Wing standing up final F-35A aircraft maintenance unit

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- The 388th Fighter Wing recently began standing up the last of its aircraft maintenance units, a big step toward receiving the full complement of F-35A Lightning IIs by the end of 2019. The first operational F-35s landed at Hill Air Force Base in October 2015. Since then, the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and 4th AMU
  • Pawlikowski welcomed ‘home’ one final time

    Pawlikowski’s ‘Final Flight’ celebration, redolent of the aviator ‘Fini Flight’ tradition, served as an opportunity for 88th Air Base Wing personnel to wish her farewell and good luck as she moves into retirement following 40 years of distinguished military service.
  • Pawlikowski tenure marked by effectiveness, Air Force readiness

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski will retire from the Air Force following 40 years of service in September. As only the third female to attain the rank of 4-star general in the history of the Air Force, Pawlikowski’s career was marked by extraordinary achievements across the science and engineering domains. This article highlights a number of AFMC accomplishments during Pawlikowski's tenure and concludes with a brief look at her career highlights.
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