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  • AMC, industry collaborate to build aircraft decontamination system

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The system is known as the Joint Biological Agent Decontamination System and Air Mobility Command expects the system to be available in 2019.“More than 10 years ago, an Air Force general asked if there was a method that could decontaminate both the interior and exterior of an aircraft at the same time,” said Larry
  • Partnership streamlines depot maintenance for ICBM wings

    The 309th Missile Maintenance Group and Defense Logistics Agency recently worked together on an initiative to establish a “retail-like” support structure in order to stock, store and distribute parts and supplies to the Air Force’s three ICBM wings.
  • Pawlikowski gets strategic at Robins Commander’s Call

    Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, provided Team Robins with an update on command strategies during a commander’s call at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar Jan. 20.
  • Edwards test pilot first to reach 1,000 flight hours in Joint Strike Fighter

    Lockheed Martin test pilot David "Doc" Nelson became the first pilot to achieve 1,000 flight hours in the F-35 during a test sortie Jan. 6, 2017. He achieved the milestone during a 4.5-hour flight in AF-03, one of the 461st Flight Test Squadron’s Joint Strike Fighters used for developmental test and evaluation. “It's an honor. At my age, to be
  • Pawlikowski holds commander's call at Robins AFB

    Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, Air Force Materiel Command commander, speaks to members of Team Robins during her commander's call at the Museum of Aviation Century of Flight Hangar Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Air-launched cruise missile passes tests

    Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircrews recently tested three unarmed AGM-86B air-launched cruise missiles, demonstrating the bomber force’s ability to configure, load, fly and deliver the nation’s only nuclear cruise missile. The B-52H aircrews departed Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, for the Utah Test and Training Range, about 80 miles west
  • Airman becomes first resource officer to Eglin Elementary

    Students at Eglin Elementary School will have another friendly face to greet them each morning as they enter the school. Staff Sgt. Justin Hogg from the 96th Security Forces Squadron was recently hired as the elementary's school resource officer.
  • Lagier becomes director of 704th Test Support Squadron

    Col. Andrew Allen, commander of the 704th Test Group, appoints the command responsibility of the 704th Test Support Squadron to Eric Lagier during a change of responsibility ceremony Dec. 19, 2016, at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. The 704 TG is an Arnold Engineering Development Complex organization. The 704 TSS oversees operational support
  • Robins ALC completes LAIRCM installations on Navy aircraft

    Take a group of U.S. Air Force C-5 maintainers fresh from a C-17 project. Team them with C-130 maintenance professionals and what do you get? Success for the U.S. Navy … in the sky.
  • JB Charleston tests new equipment, saves Air Force millions

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29, 2016. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns, securing the load.These prototypes were
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