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  • Commentary: Innovation 'advances the ball'

    What does an organization need to do to ensure its Airmen are able to innovate at the enterprise level? How can the Air Force continue to nurture and grow an innovative mindset across the mission set? In support of the Air Force Materiel Command's 2019 Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy offers his perspectives on innovation and what the AFIMSC is doing to ensure they continue to innovate for AFMC and the Air Force future.
  • Innovation: Fad or Foundation?

    To launch the Air Force Materiel Command Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Maj. Gen. Carl Schaefer, AFMC deputy commander, offers his perspectives on innovation and the innovation culture required to research, develop, test, field and sustain Air Force systems and platforms to outpace the adversary.
  • Month of the Military Child, recognizing your service and sacrifice

    Month of the Military Child brings awareness to the service and sacrifice children make to this nation and, it gives us the opportunity to recognize and thank our children for being strong, resilient and understanding throughout our careers.
  • Creating high performance through job satisfaction

    Do you like your job? Do your Airmen like their jobs? If you answered no, why? How you answer those questions can say a lot about your organization. Believe it or not, you can create a better workplace for your Airmen.
  • Commentary: Combating the ‘Insider Threat’ depends on us all

    We have been combating the “insider threat” for decades in the Air Force and in the Department of Defense. As far back as World War I, and especially during times of national conflict, our nation has been compelled to formally address and mitigate potential threat vectors that stemmed from inside our walls, borders and lines as well as outside. While the issue remains the same, our vulnerabilities to these threats have changed.
  • Patriot Day is a day of honor

    On Patriot Day, our Nation continues to honor, recognize and remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives 17 years ago during the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.  This day, which many refer to as simply "9-11,"  the American flag is flown at half-staff at homes, the White House, and all U.S. government buildings and establishments at home
  • Independence Day is a day of gratitude

    The Fourth of July is a day of celebration. Whether with parades, fireworks, backyard barbecues or enjoying a baseball game, we Americans will soon celebrate our nation’s birthday.
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