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  • President nominates Schaefer for second star

    President Donald Trump nominated Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, for promotion to the rank of major general. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced Feb. 7 the names of dozens of general and flag officers who were nominated for promotion by the president. Schaefer has served as commander of the 412th TW and Edwards Air
  • AFLCMC ‘entwined’ with senior leader goals

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Air Force acquisition is battling the pincer effect of shrinking workforces and expanding portfolios, according to Lt. Gen. Robert McMurry, who spoke at a defense industry event in Bedford, Massachusetts, Thursday.  McMurry, commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, which oversees the total life cycle
  • Four AFMC senior civilians presented Presidential Rank Awards

    Four Air Force Materiel Command senior civilians were among those Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson recognized during the 2016 Presidential Rank Awards ceremony at the Pentagon July 14, 2017.
  • AFMC commander, command chief visit Davis-Monthan

    Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, AFMC command chief, arrive at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 12, 2016.
  • AFMC’s new command chief focused on Airmen and their families

    Family and fellow Airmen have been the keys to success in Chief Master Sgt. Jason France's Air Force career of 26 years and counting. As the new command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, France plans to keep them a priority."I wouldn't be where I am today without the support of my family and the balance they bring to my life," he said. "My
  • Commentary: Memorial Day a time to honor the fallen

    For many of us, Memorial Day kicks off the summer season. Families will gather for cookouts, go boating or swim at the pool. While you enjoy these activities, please be mindful of your safety. But as we spend time with friends and family, let us be reminded of the most important meaning of this day.Established in 1868, Memorial Day was a day set
  • AFMC command chief reflects on 30-year career

    Air Force Materiel Command's top enlisted member will end his military career May 6, 2016, closing out what he calls a "wonderful journey" around the world.Chief Master Sgt. Michael Warner, AFMC's command chief, will retire in a ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Gen. (ret.) Janet Wolfenbarger, former AFMC commander,
  • Air Force announces new AFMC command chief

    Air Force officials announced March 24, 2016, the assignment of Chief Master Sgt. Jason L. France as the command chief sergeant of Air Force Materiel Command. He is currently the command chief master sergeant of the Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The command's current command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Michael J.
  • Air Force announces new AFMC executive director

    Air Force officials announced March 3, 2016, the assignment of Patricia M. Young as the executive director of Air Force Materiel Command. She is currently the Director, Washington Headquarters Services, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. The command's current executive director, Michael Gill, will retire effective April
  • New AFMC chiefs attend orientation

    The 42 newest chief master sergeants within Air Force Materiel Command gathered for a week-long orientation here earlier this month. The AFMC Chiefs' Orientation is held every year after the promotion selectee list is published."Chiefs' Orientation is essential to get these new chiefs the tools and information they need to lead at the top of the
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