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  • Airmen find solution to KC-135, C-130 battery testing failure

    Airmen from Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Ohio, and Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, helped revise outdated procedures for testing the condition of aircraft batteries on the KC-135 Stratotanker and C-130 Hercules, preventing the premature disposal and replacement of batteries and avoiding unnecessary equipment costs and maintenance hours.
  • Department of the Air Force delegates approval authority for nonchargeable emergency leave of absence

    Unit commanders or civilian directors may now grant an emergency leave of absence for qualifying emergencies, including the death or serious medical condition of an immediate family member, or any other hardship the commander or director determines appropriate.
  • AQIC receives official designation

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Acquisition Instructor Course (AQIC) has been officially designated as Detachment 2, Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command as of Sept. 3, 2020. The order marks a major milestone in the evolution of AQIC on its path to become the conduit for Air Force and Space Force acquisition career fields to integrate
  • Department of the Air Force to survey members on interpersonal violence

    The Department of the Air Force will soon survey total force Airmen and Space Professionals about their experiences surrounding interpersonal violence.
  • DHA launches new Air Force military hospital and clinic websites

    The transition to the TRICARE.mil domain incorporates new layouts and adds helpful features to enhance the user experience and provide easier access to information about the local military hospital or clinic and the TRICARE benefit in one place.
  • AFMC to host Agile Patriot professional development opportunity

    The Air Force Materiel Command will hold the inaugural Agile Patriot professional development virtual conference, Nov. 2-6, 2020, to provide mid-tier Airmen and civilians with the tools and training to be successful leaders as they progress into the future.
  • 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.
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