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  • AFMC releases accident board findings on McKinley Climatic Laboratory fire

    Contractor workers were performing structural repairs when a fire broke out on July 5, 2017, resulting in an estimated $30 million in damage to an air-mixing facility at the McKinley Climatic Laboratory, located at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, according to a recently released Air Force Materiel Command Ground Accident Investigation Board report.
  • Kessel Run Experimentation Lab hits hyperdrive

    Thirty U.S. Air Force active duty, civilians and contractors gathered in a shared workspace downtown May 7 for the opening of the Kessel Run Experimentation Lab, where they will build the next generation of combat software.
  • Air Force awards first energy savings performance contract of 2018 at Hill AFB

    The Defense Logistics Agency recently awarded a $42 million energy savings performance contract, to be executed and maintained by Energy Systems Group, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. This represents the Air Force’s first such awarded contract of 2018.
  • Secretary of AF visits Eglin

    Heather Wilson tours both local bases.
  • Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018.
  • Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

    On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.
  • Air Force courts tech startups

    BOSTON-- An idea that sprang from the minds of four captains at Squadron Officer School led to 10 startup companies pitching their ideas to Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, April 20 here. The Techstars Autonomous Technology Accelerator for the Air Force Demo Day was packed with potential investors, Airmen, tech sector experts,
  • Always there: Air Force Reserve strengthens a ready medical force

    Balancing military and civilian roles, Air Force Reserve medics enhance Air Force Medical Service capabilities.
  • Hybrid generator could make aircraft maintenance more efficient, effective, user friendly

    You can’t have air power without ground power says Senior Master Sgt. Jason Tilley, who is the Air Force’s lead for its Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Working Group. Tilley, along with several members from throughout Air Force Materiel Command, AFMC Support Equipment Program Office and Research Lab, descended on Edwards AFB to test out a new
  • Air Force awards contract to test device that may help prevent physiological symptoms in flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Agile Combat Support Directorate recently awarded a $195,000 contract to SPOTLIGHT Labs to test the company’s SPYDR device, designed to immediately alert T-6 aircrew of low oxygen in the bloodstream, which may allow them to take actions to prevent physiological
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