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  • AFMC successfully executes $66 billion portfolio in FY19

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed a more than $66.6 billion portfolio in Fiscal Year 2019, ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and war-winning capabilities to the warfighter. AFMC manages 34% of the Air Force overall budget, executing funds across six centers, multiple platforms and Air Force installations, with missions ranging from installation support and readiness to research and development, sustainment, technology acquisition and more, ensuring the service’s warfighting advantage across all mission domains.
  • AFMC hosts command chief orientation

    Air Force Materiel Command held its first AFMC Command Chief Orientation, Sep. 30-Oct. 1 to familiarize new wing and center command chiefs with the overall organizational mission and how their units fit into the bigger picture. The event provided the new enlisted leaders a greater understanding of the wide range of AFMC missions and offered a broader perspective on the issues that impact Airmen, setting them up for success as they lead the next-generation of Airmen in the organization.
  • 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.
  • Pride in the uniform

    The military has played a key role in the life of Senior Master Sgt. Calvin Speed since the day he was born, and he understands what the uniform means to himself and others across the United States. Every day he puts it on he has unconditional pride in its symbolism and the job that he does for the Air Force.
  • FLASHBACK: Gliders...from Wright Field to the Netherlands

    “I’ll tell you straight out. If you’ve got to go into combat, don’t go by glider. Walk, crawl, parachute, swim, float – anything! But don’t go by glider.”[1]Walter Cronkite, American war correspondentGlider training had become a requisite for Luftwaffe flight training post-World War I and by 1935, in direct violation of the Treaty of Versailles of
  • Power of AFIMSC enterprise keeps Thule Defenders on target

    A recent visit to Thule Air Base, Greenland, by the Air Force chief of staff prompted AFIMSC to take action to increase the readiness and lethality of Defenders there.
  • Bunch visits AFIMSC

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., commander of Air Force Materiel Command, told an audience at an All Call Sept 5 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland that the missions the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center conducts are critical to ensuring national defense.
  • Expanded carriage demonstration showcases possible B-1B capability

    The 412th Test Wing, along with Air Force Global Strike Command and industry partners, held an expanded carriage demonstration with the B-1B Lancer bomber at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 28.
  • 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.
  • Bunch addresses questions, concerns at inaugural online town hall

    Resiliency, facilities and workforce retention were among the topics addressed by Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. during his inaugural command-wide virtual town hall, Aug. 8. The town hall, streamed live on the Air Force Materiel Command Facebook page, provided an opportunity for the commander to reach the large, geographically dispersed AFMC workforce and address topics of interest and concern.
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