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  • AFMC creates Improvement Suggestions Process

    At one time or another, many people in Air Force Materiel Command have wondered, "Why do I have to do this - it is just a waste of time?" or "Why can't I just do it this way - it would save so much time and money?" Headquarters AFMC now offers an outlet for these and similar questions. On Dec. 11,

  • Air Force undersecretary discusses future while visiting Arnold

    Dr. Ronald M. Sega, undersecretary of the Air Force, visited Arnold Dec. 8 and shared his perspective on the future of Arnold Engineering Development Center in the Air Force, the Department of Defense and the nation. One of Dr. Sega's responsibilities is to oversee the recruiting, training and

  • Air Force, DLA put heads together on F-22 parts acquisition

    The general in charge of F-22 Raptor acquisition for the Air Force visited Defense Supply Center Richmond Dec. 11 to see firsthand how Defense Logistics Agency transformation can add value to the F-22 program. Brig. Gen. C.D. Moore II is the F-22 system program director at Aeronautical Systems

  • AFMC chiefs discuss best ways to serve Airmen

    Communication, serving Airmen, building relationships and developing Airmen were the themes emphasized by Air Force Materiel Command's top enlisted person during the AFMC Senior Leaders Conference here Dec. 5-7. Chief Master Sergeant Jonathan Hake, AFMC's command chief master sergeant since

  • AFMC leaders plot 'One Materiel Command' course

    "Pushing widgets out your door but having those widgets stack up in front of another Air Force Materiel Command unit's door really hasn't helped the enterprise." With that statement, Gen. Bruce Carlson, AFMC commander, explained his concept of 'One Materiel Command' to 103 AFMC senior leaders here

  • University of Idaho students study human factors on B-52

    Seven students and a professor from the University of Idaho visited several organizations at Edwards on Tuesday for a subsystem evaluation on the B-52 Stratofortress. The University of Idaho students are currently attending a graduate-level course, called Advanced Human Factors, and were assigned to

  • Four more F-16s to be delivered to Poland

    Four more F-16s are scheduled to arrive in Poland Dec. 14 as part of a second wave of a 48-aircraft delivery and a $3.8 billion program executed by Aeronautical Systems Center and the Air Force Security Assistance Center here. The F-16 deliveries are part of the Poland Peace Sky Program, a Foreign

  • AFMC senior leaders convene

    Men and women who are the keepers of decades of Air Force history and wisdom convened this week to discuss current and future issues facing Air Force Materiel Command and the Air Force. As the biannual AFMC Senior Leaders Conference convened here Tuesday, Hill acted as host to a four-star general

  • Deployed AFMC lieutenant reaches out to Iraqis

    While many Americans spent mid-November preparing for Thanksgiving, one Air Force officer spent some time with Iraqi families. The experience left her feeling optimistic about their future and thankful for what she has. Air Force 1st Lt. Lea Ann Fracasso traveled to a Baghdad Civil Military

  • Dirt runway testing increases C-17 safety, agility

    In an effort to expand the capability of the C-17 Globemaster III, about 40 people from the C-17 Integrated Test Force are in the midst of a four-phase test program to determine the C-17 takeoff and landing performance on non-paved surfaces. Engineers and pilots are testing the aircraft in extreme