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  • AFRL reimagines tech development with virtual reality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In a move the Wright Brothers likely never anticipated, but surely would approve, the Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate is using a bicycle to demonstrate how virtual and augmented reality could revolutionize aircraft maintenance and collaborative partnerships.At the Air Vehicles
  • Air Force Recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    October is Energy Action Month, an opportunity to highlight why energy is a critical enabler to combat capability for the U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense, and to encourage smarter energy use and management for installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft. Unveiled this year, the Air Force theme of “Energy Able, Mission Capable” educates Airmen about the importance of energy readiness and resilience for the global mission.
  • DLA national account managers adapt to Air Force goals

    DLA’s seven-member Air Force National Account Manager team works with logisticians and planners at Air Force headquarters to increase service readiness.
  • Logistics Complex efforts critical to Air Force readiness

    The 14th Annual Tinker and the Primes Conference wrapped up Thursday with a keynote address from Brig. Gen. Chis Hill, commander of Tinker Air Force Base’s Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, on the transformative role that the ALC has in maintaining readiness within the U.S. Air Force.
  • A look inside the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, which is considered to be the planning and execution arm of the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center, is vital to Tinker as well as the U.S. Air Force’s overall mission.The Take Off had the opportunity to sit in on a “Tinker Talks” podcast that featured the 448th Wing Commander Dennis D’Angelo, where he
  • Air Force releases request for proposals for new ICBM system

    The request is for the weapon system’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase and includes five production lot options to produce and deploy the weapon system.
  • "Tank Rats" create new tool in 12 hours

    A new vent system pressurization tool was created by the 552nd Maintenance Squadron Fuel Systems section, the Tank Rats, for the Boeing E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System fleet in less than 12 hours’ time.
  • Tinker readies for KC-46 maintenance

    A ceremony introducing the first KC-46A Pegasus delivered to the Air Force was held Jan. 25 at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.With a primary function as an aerial refueling and airlift aircraft, the KC-46 will be maintained at the 158-acre maintenance campus being prepared at Tinker Air Force Base.The strip of land on the south side of Tinker AFB
  • AF-wide lodging rate increase effective Jan. 1

    Effective Jan. 1, the Air Force Lodging Program has increased nightly lodging rates service-wide in support of Department of Defense reform objectives to make business operations more efficient and provide Airmen with an improved lodging experience.
  • Center showcases innovation efforts

     The Air Force Sustainment Center is setting the pace in many areas of efficiency and innovation, according to Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Roper saw AFSC processes in action when he visited AFSC headquarters Sept. 13.“This is the culture I want to see in an Air Force organization,”
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