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  • FLASHBACK: Triplesonic Interceptors: The F-103, F-108 & YF-12A

    "Speed is life," is a phrase used by fighter pilots and it was never more prevalent than in the late 1950’s when post-war technology was advancing at a rapid pace. The technological advancements in aviation allowed aircraft to go from piston driven fighters to rocket-powered vehicles capable of flying at Mach 3 in just 10 years.In 1949, the Air
  • AFMC command team to host virtual town hall

    The Air Force Materiel Command commander, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., along with AFMC command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Stanley Cadell, will host a command-wide virtual town hall Feb. 3, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. ET. The town hall will stream live on the AFMC Facebook page with opportunities for participants from across the command to submit questions to leadership both prior to and during the event for response on topics of interest and concern.
  • Hill AFB aims to improve vehicle ops training with state-of-the-art simulator

    The simulator offers more than 150 preset scenarios and can generate nearly any driving condition imaginable, as trainers control variables such as weather, road conditions, visibility and malfunctions.
  • New weapons system completes first live mission

    The ground-based weapons system allows squadron members at Tinker AFB to provide command and control to both live and simulated aircraft from around the country. Only 18 of these weapons systems exist in Air Force inventory and Tinker AFB is now one of only four active-duty bases to have this equipment.
  • Air Force names newest helicopter ‘Grey Wolf’

    The "Grey Wolf" is the first major acquisition for the command in its 10-year history. The name Grey Wolf is derived from the wild species that roams the northern tier of North America, which also encompasses the intercontinental ballistic missile bases in AFGSC.
  • AFMC announces Spark Tank 2020 finalists

    The Air Force Materiel Command has named two finalists to compete against other major command selects in the Air Force 2020 Spark Tank competition.
  • AFMC to host Virtual Career Fair

    The Air Force Materiel Command, in conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center, will host a Virtual Career Fair Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. The event will focus on filling more than 100 vacancies across the command in career fields to include contracting, financial management, force support, information technology, intelligence, logistics, medical, program management, public affairs, safety and security.
  • Empower, encourage, embrace: Inaugural Women’s Leadership Symposium inspires growth, diversity

    The Air Force Materiel Command hosted the inaugural Women’s Leadership Symposium Nov. 13-14, with the theme of “Empower, Encourage, and Embrace,” to focus on women leadership and diversity in the workplace. The two-day event drew more than 250 attendees from across the command, with keynote speakers, issue-focused panels and collaborative networking discussions designed to empower women to help foster workplace environments that embrace diversity and promote leadership growth throughout the organization.
  • First Air Force Hypersonics Pitch Day

    (Photos) The Armament Directorate and the Air Force Research Laboratory host the first-ever Air Force Hypersonics Pitch Day. The purpose of Air Force “pitch days” is to do business at the speed of ideas by inspiring and accelerating startup and small business creativity toward answering national security challenges.
  • AFMC history program recognized for excellence

    A complete overhaul of the focus, mission and vision of the Air Force Materiel Command History Office proved a complete success as they were recently named the recipients of the Air Force History and Museums Program’s Excellence in History Program Award, Major Command level, for 2019.
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