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  • AFNWC delivers updated reentry vehicle training simulators for maintainers

    Air Force technicians maintaining nuclear reentry vehicle systems will soon have upgraded training simulators to help them succeed in their mission of strategic deterrence.Thanks to a joint effort between the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center and Air Force Global Strike Command, technicians sustaining the Minuteman III weapon system, an
  • 88th Medical Group’s Cancer Care Center earns outstanding achievement award

    The 88th Medical Group has been awarded the 2016 Mid-year Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons for surveys performed Jan. 1 to June 30, 2016.  This award exhibits cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. The 88th MDG cancer program was evaluated on
  • A-10 team garners 2015 Roche Sustainment Excellence Award

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s A-10 Division at Hill AFB, Utah has been honored with the 2015 Dr. James G. Roche Sustainment Excellence Award.
  • AF lab investigating microscopic crack formation in aircraft

    The B-52 is one of the oldest legacy aircraft in the Air Force. Since the 1950s, this aircraft has led the force in its dominance as the world’s best. However, just as humans begin to age, so do aircraft. Repeated loading and unloading, changes in air pressure, exposure to altitude and more, contribute to what is referred to as “metal fatigue,”
  • Open architecture bringing benefits to Air Force DCGS

    A team from Battle Management is working to improve capabilities for warfighters who process and disseminate intelligence information.
  • F-35 prepared to undergo chemical, biological decontamination testing

    After years of preparation, the 461st Flight Test Squadron and Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force are ready to test the F-35 Lightning II’s ability to be decontaminated from chemical and biological weapons exposure. Contractors, Airmen and Air Force civilians have been tirelessly working in the desert heat the past few weeks to finalize
  • Fat Albert makes a stop at Tinker

    Fat Albert, the Blue Angels’ C-130 cargo plane used for transporting crew and equipment to air shows around the country, is currently undergoing a chemical de-paint process here at Tinker after severe corrosion was found on it. It will take crews working three continuous shifts to thoroughly clean the aircraft of all paint, using a stripping agent
  • Mission Possible - Pilots, crew relive absolute speed record

    In 1976, it was a different time. The Cold War with the Soviet Union was in full swing and Americans were standing in line to buy gas. That year was also the country’s bicentennial birthday. To celebrate, officials decided to attempt to break some records with an aircraft known as the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. On July 28, 1976, with a breakfast of
  • F-15’s new advanced high-speed mission computer makes first flight

    Boeing F-15 mission systems recorded its first flight with the Advanced Display Core Processor II July 8, 2016, at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
  • AFMC commander, command chief visit Davis-Monthan

    Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, AFMC command chief, arrive at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 12, 2016.
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