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  • ‘1200 in 12’ initiative success as final new hire pledges oath

    Andrea Tosolini, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 1,200th hire of its '1200 in 12' hiring initiative was sworn in June 24, 2019. The Florida native and 21-year Air Force veteran said getting the job was like winning the lottery. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex announced its initiative during a press conference Aug. 15, 2018. The task at hand was to hire 1,200 new workers within 12 months, or by the end of fiscal 2019. At the time 7,200 personnel worked for the complex, providing maintenance and repair for several aircraft and components, as well as F-15 engineering.
  • AFIT students inform Pentagon energy initiative as part of new course

    Initiated and funded by Air Force Operational Energy, the course covers topics such as aircraft physics, aircraft energy requirements including propulsion & mission systems and the technologies used to meet those requirements. Future technologies are also considered, along with operational factors such as fuel logistics, wargaming and energy optimization.
  • Learn from the Pro's -- Working with Congress

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – For acquisition professionals interested in learning more about Congress, the budgetary process and where the Air Force fits in, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is hosting a training event designed to provide a behind-the-scenes view of the legislative branch and federal policy.The highly
  • AFLCMC industry engagement on growth curve

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Industry engagement is on a growth curve for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, drawing more people and needing more space to build stronger alliances to improve warfighter readiness.That growth curve was evident during AFLCMC’s 4th Annual Life Cycle Industry Days June 19-21 at the Dayton Convention
  • AFRL’s metals experts receive STAR Team Award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Four members from the Metals Branch at the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, were designated as an Air Force Office of Scientific Research STAR Team for the years 2019-2021. AFOSR acknowledges researchers who have demonstrated world class scientific or engineering
  • Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson: “From one Airman to another, ask for help and never give up”

    The old saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words. Since 2004, Tech. Sgt. Courtney Richardson has been telling the Air Force story through pictures as a public affairs photojournalist.“Serving as a photographer has been a great job; I would not trade it for any other job in the Air Force,” said Richardson. “A lot of people think that our
  • AFRL and partners reclaim obsolete aircraft parts using advanced manufacturing technology

    The Maturation of Advanced Manufacturing for Low Cost Sustainment program was created to utilize advanced technologies to address the current challenges of keeping aging aircraft flying safely. MAMLS is a public-private partnership led by the Air Force Research Laboratory to accelerate advanced manufacturing and digital technologies for improved efficiency of DoD sustainment operations.
  • Air Force awards contract for Silver Bullet Replacement

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Mobility and Training Aircraft Directorate recently awarded an $8.5 million contract to SelectTech Services Corp, of Centerville, Ohio for the design, development, integration, test and delivery of two Roll-On Conference Capsules (ROCC). This award is the result of
  • Investment in 3D printing helps Team Edwards’ fleet aloft

    The 412th Maintenance Squadron is leveraging 3D printing technology to help keep Edwards’ aircraft flying, no matter their age.
  • Leadership, teamwork, community service in abundance at MYOY Summit

    SAN ANTONIO – Twenty eight of the Air Force’s best and brightest youth came to south Texas June 17-21 as part of the 2019 Air Force Installation Military Youth of the Year Summit.Some came with installation MYoY wins, others with both installation and state titles, but all possessed strong qualities of leadership, teamwork, community service and a
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