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  • Air Force implements AFMC's civilian orientation course

    When Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley recently sought a way to provide initial training to new Air Force civilians, Gen. Bruce Carlson, the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, offered AFMC's existing, extensive training course created for that reason. As a result, the Air Force

  • Global Logistics Support Center officially stands up March 28

    Less than a year after standing up, the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (Provisional) will lose its "Provisional" designation during the unit's formal standup at Scott AFB, Ill., March 28. Gen. Bruce Carlson, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, will officiate at the ceremony. Although

  • AFMC’s command chief emphasizes communication, understanding one’s role

    The stigma that Airmen assigned to Air Force Materiel Command are not part of the Global War on Terror fight is one the command's top enlisted member is working to correct. "There are segments of people - ranging from enlisted members within AFMC to those in other Air Force major commands - who

  • Charlie Daniels Band to headline ‘Freedom's Call’ Tattoo

    The Charlie Daniels Band will be a featured attraction here June 27 when the base welcomes the legendary singer and his band for the fourth annual "Freedom's Call" Tattoo. Held on the grounds adjacent to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, "Freedom's Call" Tattoo is an adaption of a

  • Airmen, industry say goodbye to stealth fighter

    The Air Force-industry team responsible for providing program oversight to the F-117A Nighthawk stealth fighter aircraft said farewell during a ceremony March 11 here. More than 350 Airmen, base employees, industry partners and family members gathered for one last close-up look at the F-117, which

  • Biofuel research could result in alternative energy source

    Air Force-funded biofuel researchers are investigating ways to produce large quantities of hydrogen gas using photosynthetic microbes, commonly known as algae and cyanobacteria. In large quantities, the hydrogen gas could function as a renewable, cheap and clean energy source for future military

  • Helicopter crash claims life of Kirtland Airman

    A noncommissioned officer from the 377th Air Base Wing was killed when an Iraqi Mi-17 helicopter crashed in a dust storm March 3. Staff Sgt. Christopher Frost, 24, of the base Public Affairs Office, had been deployed to Iraq since September 2007. Sergeant Frost was deployed to Iraq in support of

  • ESC unit making digital air support possible

    On the ground and in the fight, Air Force tactical air control parties need every advantage they can get. One Electronic Systems Center unit here is doing all it can to supply those advantages. Charged with providing close air support to troops by guiding strike aircraft to opposition forces or

  • The Nation's Guardians: America's 21st Century Air Force

    Recently, Gen Moseley published a paper entitled The Nation's Guardians: America's 21st Century Air Force. This landmark paper lays out the AF strategy for the next two decades and articulates the strategic imperative of maintaining our role as the world's most dominant Air Force. If you haven't had