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  • Deaf intern expands growth, service to country in AFMC security spectrum

    Former Premier College intern Tina Banerjee continues to look beyond the challenges of being born deaf as she returns to Air Force Materiel Command as a Palace Acquire intern in the 88th Air Base Wing Information Protection organization.“For the longest time, I knew I wanted to serve my country somehow. Being a part of this and what the Air Force
  • Civilian discovers true purpose with the Air Force

    How long did it take you to discover your true purpose in life? Some people find the solution to that question rapidly, while others work and wait to receive that answer. Jonie Collins received her answer when she chose to join the Air Force family as a civilian.
  • Arnold engineer recounts how he overcame homelessness

    Although Robert Duff is still settling into his new job at Arnold Air Force Base, he is eager to see what opportunities await him.“I’m really excited to start wrapping my mind around new challenges,” he said. “It excites me and inspires me.”Taking on challenges is nothing new for Duff.During the two years he spent pursuing his associate degree from
  • A hidden white hat, hero

    The Air Force has a history of revealing a hero within people. Some are remembered while others are soon forgotten. It is not the memory of those heroes that matter most; it is the actions those heroes take and the people they influence that matters. The term “white hat” describes a person who goes beyond to care for others ahead of themselves and make a positive difference in the world around them. In other words, “white hats” are heroes.
  • Autism at Work brings civilian opportunities to individuals on the spectrum

    The Autism at Work program, a collaboration between the Air Force Materiel Command and Wright State University, offers students and recent graduates with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum the opportunity to participate in paid, one-year internships as Air Force civilians. The program provides the interns not only real-world job experiences as Air Force civilians, but it also offers them the opportunity to learn and practice soft skills such as business etiquette and communication under a team of mentors dedicated to helping them achieve success in the internship and beyond.
  • Civilian finds career, family at AFMC

    It is one thing to love a job and career, but when peace, comfort and a sense of home can be found in the workplace, heading to work even on the worst of days is much easier. For one Air Force Materiel Command civilian, the Air Force provided her not only with a career but the chance to grow and nurture her work family, as well as her own.
  • Air University elective broadens SOS students’ research experience

    The Air University Advanced Research Elective was first introduced to students in 2018 as a vehicle to foster collaboration between SOS and the rest of the university.
  • Air Force adopts USAJOBs as civilian deployment application platform

    Civilian Airmen who wish to volunteer for a deployment now have the benefit of using USAJOBs to submit their applications, which enhances their ability to pursue expeditionary civilian opportunities.
  • AFMC to host virtual hiring event

    The Air Force Materiel Command will host an online, virtual hiring fair April 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST, to fill multiple non-competitive and direct-hire authority positions across the enterprise. The event will provide an opportunity for hiring officials and qualified candidates to connect directly via an interactive, on-line platform to fill immediate, critical vacancies as well as future positions at AFMC headquarters and center locations across the U.S.
  • Enterprise hiring effort draws new talent, faster

    AFMC improved its civilian hiring timeliness by 12 percent in fiscal year 2018 and continues to speed up the employment process in FY19. Four major secretary-approved hiring initiatives are providing positive returns, particularly when coupled with continued process improvements in all talent acquisition areas.
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