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  • AFMC seeks innovative ideas through Ideascale Campaign

    To support the drive to deliver what the Air Force needs at the speed of relevance, Airmen and civilians from across the Air Force Materiel Command enterprise are invited to submit innovative ideas and solutions to improve the AFMC mission through the U.S Air Force Ideation Platform, or Ideascale, now through September 2020.
  • The chance to be greater

    Lee, born in Massachusetts, spent his childhood in numerous locations in the U.S. as part of a military family. His motivation to join the military increased as he observed his father serving 21 years in the Coast Guard.
  • Air Force leadership conducts privatized housing tour at Barksdale

    The Honorable John W. Henderson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, and Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, visited Barksdale Jan. 6, 2020 to conduct a privatized housing tour. The tour familiarized the leaders with the current condition of privatized base housing here, aligning with current Air Force efforts to improve the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Program for the service.
  • AFIMSC announces 2020 Innovation Rodeo finalists

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center announced finalists for the 2020 AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo on Jan. 9.
  • AFMC beta-testing diagnostic fitness assessments

    The Air Force Materiel Command will offer diagnostic fitness assessments to Airmen starting Jan. 20. As the Air Force continues to review the overall current fitness assessment guidance for Airmen, the AFMC has elected to implement diagnostic testing as a potential part of the policy change.
  • AFMC command team to host virtual town hall

    The Air Force Materiel Command commander, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., along with AFMC command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Stanley Cadell, will host a command-wide virtual town hall Feb. 3, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. ET. The town hall will stream live on the AFMC Facebook page with opportunities for participants from across the command to submit questions to leadership both prior to and during the event for response on topics of interest and concern.
  • AFRL hosts summit on pilot safety, sensor technology

    DAYTON, Ohio – The inaugural Physiological Episodes Mitigation Technology Summit and Industry Day, hosted by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, was held Dec. 17-18 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s Small Business Hub downtown.The event brought in over 150 participants from the Air Force, Navy and industry, all with
  • National Museum USAF to add evening hours on first Thursday of each month in 2020

    Beginning in January 2020, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will provide an option to visit during the evening on the first Thursday of each month.During these select evenings from 5-8 p.m., the museum will also offer the public an opportunity to get an up-close look at a different aircraft from the collection each month.On the evening of
  • Leaders from across the Air Force gather to discuss force development advancement

    Airmen from all major commands, joined stakeholders from Headquarters Air Force, the U.S. Air Force Academy, Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability and the Air National Guard to collaborate on force development efforts within their respective areas and across the Air Force.
  • Air Force studies fatigue, sleep to enhance readiness

    Researchers with the Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are looking for ways to better equip Airmen and their leadership with crucial data to ensure that Airmen are getting the necessary rest to maximize mission execution. A team of human performance experts is looking at sleep and fatigue from several perspectives. They are tracking sleep habits in pilots and other operators, while also evaluating sleep-monitoring technology to ensure its accuracy and ability to work in an operational setting.
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