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  • PEOs to churn out acquisition Banshees through training

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Program executive offices at Hanscom established intensive, in-person training for acquisition professionals with entrepreneurs at off-base locations by working with private sector partners.Banshee is a two-week course July 16-26 in Boston designed to build fully-capable acquisition professionals by catering to
  • AFRL puts new technologies into space aboard world’s most powerful launch vehicle

    The rocket carried 24 experimental satellites into space, including the Green Propellant Infusion Mission spacecraft, which enables the first ever on-orbit demonstration of the AFRL developed Advanced Spacecraft Energetic Non-toxic Propellant.
  • ‘1200 in 12’ initiative success as final new hire pledges oath

    Andrea Tosolini, the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex's 1,200th hire of its '1200 in 12' hiring initiative was sworn in June 24, 2019. The Florida native and 21-year Air Force veteran said getting the job was like winning the lottery. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex announced its initiative during a press conference Aug. 15, 2018. The task at hand was to hire 1,200 new workers within 12 months, or by the end of fiscal 2019. At the time 7,200 personnel worked for the complex, providing maintenance and repair for several aircraft and components, as well as F-15 engineering.
  • AFIT students inform Pentagon energy initiative as part of new course

    Initiated and funded by Air Force Operational Energy, the course covers topics such as aircraft physics, aircraft energy requirements including propulsion & mission systems and the technologies used to meet those requirements. Future technologies are also considered, along with operational factors such as fuel logistics, wargaming and energy optimization.
  • F-22 Program Office hosts inaugural Rapid Acquisition Forum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to collaborate, share best practices, and tackle cross platform issues, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s F-22 Program Office hosted its inaugural Rapid Acquisition Forum June 11-12 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.The event which was organized by and geared
  • AF Academy teams up with Test Pilot School in new candidacy program

    New partnership unveiled between Air Force Academy and Test Pilot School
  • Simulators Division seeking proposals from small businesses

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  In an effort to advance and improve Air Force simulators, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Simulators Division is seeking proposals from small businesses.The division is asking small businesses to “pitch” how they can help the Air Force in certain areas or topics including by not limited to the
  • New course aims to transform Air Force acquisition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Improving the integration between the Air Force acquisition community and members of the operational community is one of the goals of the Air Force Materiel Command-sponsored Advanced Acquisition Course, the inaugural cohort for which is scheduled to start in July.During the initial course, which will serve
  • VKF Wind Tunnel D officially returns to service as an AFRL research facility

    A multiyear, multimillion dollar effort has led to the successful reactivation of von Kármán Gas Dynamics Facility (VKF) Wind Tunnel D at Arnold Air Force Base, officially ending a period of dormancy for the tunnel that exceeded its original run.Tunnel D is operated, managed and scheduled by members of the Air Force Research Laboratory High Speed
  • Digital financial personnel learn from each other

    More than 100 members of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center workforce attended a Digital Directorate Financial Management Open House here June 13.
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