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  • Department of the Air Force stands up Task Force to combat interpersonal violence

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett appointed Brig. Gen. April Vogel, the director for manpower, personnel, recruiting and services at the National Guard Bureau, to lead the task force, which will support members of the Air Force and Space Force.
  • All hazards approach: 78th CES Emergency Management Flight prepares for disaster response

    Team Robins is no stranger to training. The 78th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Flight provides essential training that helps build the framework for a prepared base and community.
  • Virtual orientation prepares new leaders for success

    More than 50 first-time commanders and civilian materiel leaders were prepped for success during the first virtual Air Force Materiel Command Squadron Leader Orientation, July 7-17. The event, held for the first time ever in a completely online format, included briefings on AFMC and subordinate center missions, panel discussions, mentorship sessions and workshops on topics ranging from leadership expectations to information on legal, financial and support programs and resources, diversity and more.
  • AFCEC leads hurricane season preparedness

    With a projected record-setting hurricane season in the making, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate is once again urging the Air Force community to “be ready” for natural disasters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June 1 to November 30 could include 19 named storms and 10 hurricanes – six of which are likely to be classified as major hurricanes.
  • 309th Missile Maintenance Group keeps 'big stick' on alert through the pandemic

    Being in charge of keeping two-thirds of the nuclear triad operational is no small feat and for the 309th Missile Maintenance Group at Hill Air Force Base, one they pride themselves on no matter what the obstacle.
  • AFRL quick-response testing aids COVID-19 medical transport

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing Biodynamics team is playing a vital role in the COVID-19 relief effort through testing to enable the safe transport of individuals affected by infectious diseases and biological agents.At the request of Air Mobility Command, the team recently
  • Hill AFB F-35 maintainers speed egress inspection and servicing

    HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Maintainers here are helping aircraft availability numbers by decreasing downtime in the process for inspecting and servicing F-35A Lightning II seats.388th Maintenance Group Airman Staff Sgt. Cameron Westin and 419th Maintenance Group Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Westover, an Air Reserve Technician, are Team Hill’s first fully
  • $6.4 billion contingency support contract increases field assistance

    The Air Force recently awarded an eight-year, $6.4 billion contingency support contract to eight firms. The Air Force Contract Augmentation Program, or AFCAP, is a rapid response contingency contract tool managed and serviced through the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center enterprise. This is the fifth consecutive contingency contract for AFCAP.
  • AFMC mission operational under ‘new norm’

    With a focus on high priority, critical operational needs and ensuring the health and safety of Airmen, the Air Force Materiel Command continues to maintain support to the Air Force across all mission areas in the face of COVID-19.
  • ‘Disruptive renovation’: Airman fitness vital amid COVID-19 pandemic

    According to the American College of Sports Medicine, regular physical activity can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Also, moderately intense physical activity is associated with better immune function.
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