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  • Fighter aircraft shelter from Hurricane Matthew

    Florida F-15s and South Carolina F-35s come to Eglin Air Force Base to shelter from Hurricane Matthew.
  • AFMC promotes ‘RECESS’ physical activity challenge

    During the months of October through December, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its RECESS physical activity challenge.RECESS is a command-wide initiative which is conducted by Civilian Health Promotion Services, to help the AFMC workforce increase movement by promoting short bursts of physical activity throughout the day.According to a 2015
  • Interorganizational synergy fuels successful test outcome

    Synergy across organizations and across services was on full display during a recent deployment of three F-35B Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, 75 Marines and 21 JSF operational test team members from Edwards to Florida where they successfully completed five live-fire events using AIM-120 air-to-air missiles against modified QF-16 aerial targets.
  • Meeting of the minds: Innovation team hears energy-saving proposal

    The 412th Test Wing Innovation Team is always looking for a few good ideas, and it may have received one Sept. 23. Jack Frazier from the 412th Civil Engineering Group proposed that the base install solar-powered attic fans in buildings on base.   Frazier is a resource efficiency manager for the 412th CEG and pitched the idea as a way to save the
  • AEDC Instrumentation, Data and Controls team implements significant software changes

    Members of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Instrumentation, Data and Controls team have implemented software changes that will benefit aeropropulsion test cells at the complex by increasing the speed in which the Air Force and AEDC test customers receive dynamic data. Mike Pepple, an ID&C supervisor, credits the team of software
  • Team Robins celebrates diversity

    The rock group Queen’s “We Will Rock You” doesn’t sound like a traditional song for a Vietnamese Bamboo Dance but that’s exactly the right beat for the choreography. The Asian American Pacific Islander team was just one of many performers and speakers at the third annual Diversity Luncheon held at the Heritage Club on Tuesday. Audience members
  • Robins unit recertified by OSHA as VPP Star Site

    The 402nd Maintenance Support Group has been recertified as a Star Site by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration following a visit in August.   The group was awarded the prestigious OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Star Site accreditation in 2013 for its ongoing commitment to workplace health and safety. It was the first industrial
  • Utah DOD agencies host annual meeting with American Indian tribes

    Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted their annual face-to-face meeting Aug. 25-26 with American Indian tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.
  • AF reaches first milestone in acquisition of new ICBM

    The Air Force received approval Aug. 23 for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program to start the next phase of its acquisition effort.
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