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  • Achieving greatness: 78th SFS defender named one of Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen

    Master Sgt. Jahara Brown, superintendent of the 78th Security Forces Squadron’s Plans and Programs section, garnered the honor of being named as one of the Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2019.
  • Commentary: The Reason for Remembrance

    Very soon, our country will observe Patriot Day, our annual memorial of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that changed our nation.Why do we commemorate anniversaries of the days that change our lives? As a force, we pride ourselves on being forward-thinking and future-focused, so why look back at something that happened almost two decades ago?
  • SAF/CO, AFIMSC Enable Readiness Through Cloud-based Visualization Tool

    The AFMISC Innovation Office and the Air Force Chief Data Office successfully built the highly successful Installation Health Assessments using the Tableau visualization tool hosted on the Air Force’s Visible, Accessible, Understandable, Linked, and Trusted, or VAULT, Data Platform. This effort saved the Air Force months of intense labor and provided more accurate and actionable data analysis for Air Force leadership about installation health.
  • Against all odds: Air Force family overcomes adversity

    The Giles were presented with a spectrum of possibilities of outcomes for their tiny newborn daughter. They finally were able to determine she had suffered a brain hemorrhage and was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (CP). The Giles were faced with a future of uncertainties for the health and wellbeing of their first-born child.
  • 91-year-old restoration volunteer preserves service heritage

    Aircraft are some of the most complex pieces of machinery. From concept, to fabrication, testing and maintenance, and eventual retirement, the behind the scenes work and effort required to maintain even the smallest parts of an aircraft are often not thought of by many. But for the restoration workers and volunteers at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the smallest of details are often the most crucial as they perform their duties. John Rumpf is a restoration volunteer at the museum, and he understands exactly what it takes to keep aircraft “museum ready”.
  • Passion for fitness drives AFIMSC colonel

    As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. Now – 14 marathons, 15 sprint/Olympic-distance triathlons, 10 half-ironman triathlons and 7 Ironman triathlons later – she says her passion for the challenge of training and competing has helped her become a better Airman and leader.
  • Precision Impact Range Area enhances test capabilities

    Winding roads snake through the desert and the hot summer sun scorches down on sandy expansions of land at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Within these twisting roads and sandy spaces lies one of the Air Force’s most valuable test resources, the Precision Impact Range Area (PIRA).
  • Competing of the minds: Air Force Spark Tank 2020 open for submissions

    A respirator with a built-in two-way communication system. A semi-truck trailer that can reduce aircraft deployment from 72 hours to five hours. A chemical agent detection device that runs on renewable energy.  
  • New scheduling system streamlines test and maintenance planning

    Ensuring resources such as utilities, facilities and personnel are available to accommodate high-priority test and maintenance projects is essential to the success of the AEDC mission.In an effort to reduce work impacts and delays due to resource unavailability and conflicts in testing schedules, a new single master schedule was developed by
  • NOAA offers hurricane safety tips, resources

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration offers tips to help prepare for hurricanes.
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