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  • Focus on Defense: Sustaining the nuclear triad

    The 2017 Focus on Defense Symposium was held June 21st at the Ogden Eccles Center and was co-hosted by the Air Force Sustainment Center and Utah Air Force Association.
  • Programmed Depot Maintenance: A major milestone in Minuteman III sustainment

    Since the first Minuteman I came on alert during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles have been the cornerstone of America’s nuclear deterrent force. Designed for a 10-year life, the Minuteman III is still going strong after more than 45 years as the ground-based leg of the U.S. Strategic Triad, one of the two legs the Air Force supports.
  • PTSD treatment confronts the trauma behind the disorder

    Post-traumatic stress disorder is considered one of the “signature wounds” of the current conflicts in the Middle East. But many people may not know that there are highly effective treatments being deployed for this invisible wound at Air Force hospitals and clinics today. It’s normal to feel stressed and anxious after a traumatic event. For
  • Honor Guards perform first flag retirement on National Flag Day

    Eglin and Hurlburt Field Honor Guards perform their first flag retirement ceremony with American Legion Post 235 from Fort Walton Beach on Flag Day.
  • Airmen invited to comment on safety publication

    To gain insight and perspective from all Air Force stakeholders, the Air Force Safety Center requests informal comments on the draft revision of Air Force Instruction 91-203, Air Force Consolidated Occupational Safety Instruction.  The AFI is the Air Force’s Occupational Safety and Health instruction and defines the Air Force’s minimum safety, fire
  • Nature’s hazards: Bees, wasps, and hornets

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Bees, wasps, and hornets are the deadliest non-human animals in America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bee, wasp, and hornet stings cause an average of 58 deaths yearly, and the best way to avoid being stung is prevention. These insects sting primarily to defend themselves,
  • Members of 419th FLTS, 912th AMS thanked for AFMC commander visit

    Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, presented challenge coins to members of the 419th Flight Test Squadron and 912th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron personnel on behalf of Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command. Pawlikowski issued the coins as thanks for efforts undertaken to make her flight possible
  • QF-16s help F-35 JOTT plan for future testing

    Three QF-16s descended on Edwards recently to aid the F-35 Joint Operational Test Team with test planning. The QF-16 is a full-scale aerial target that has been modified to be flown with a pilot in the cockpit for training and also without a pilot as a target for live missile testing. The unique jets are from the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron from
  • AFMC’s Wingman Intervention program in line with Green Dot philosophy

    Across Air Force Materiel Command, military and civilian employees continue to embrace the command’s culture and message of encouraging proactive bystander behaviors which emphasize intervening when others need assistance.The primary philosophy of the Green Dot program, implemented across the Air Force, is to encourage everyone to be comfortable
  • AFMC promotes social fitness through spring Wingman Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wingman Day remains a tradition in the Air Force community and supports a culture of caring and commitment to each and every Airman. It reinforces the Air Force wingman concept as the foundation to build resilient Airmen. On Wingmen Day and every day, we encourage you to pause, appreciate each other, and
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