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  • Bunch to host online town hall

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Air Force Materiel Command commander, will host a virtual town hall Aug. 8, 1 p.m. EST. The event will be livestreamed on the AFMC Facebook page with opportunities for personnel to submit questions for Bunch prior to and during the event.
  • History of Aircraft Track Landing Gear

    *(Extracted from historical study No. 135: Case History of Track Landing Gear) The design of landing gear is closely related to an aircraft’s mission. In the 1940’s it was thought that heavy bombardment aircraft, if using conventional systems, would require thick, expensive runways. Track landing gear systems appeared to be a solution to this
  • Wilcox takes command of AFIMSC

    Maj. Gen. Tom Wilcox took command of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center July 25 at a ceremony in the Gateway Club on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
  • People of AFMC: Path of change for Air Force captain

    Thirty minutes northwest of Austin, Texas, a girl from Lago Vista was raised by a young mother and a father who battled cancer in his late twenties and early thirties. Life wasn’t easy, but living through these challenges played an instrumental role in the development of a future United States Air Force Officer.Capt. Olivia Unzueta is one of the
  • Air Force releases request for proposals for new ICBM system

    The request is for the weapon system’s Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase and includes five production lot options to produce and deploy the weapon system.
  • AFMC We Need team to conduct focus groups across enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command’s AFMC We Need team will travel to operating locations across the command footprint to conduct in-person focus groups beginning July 22. The AFMC We Need enterprise-wide initiative, launched in late June, seeks inputs and recommendations from AFMC civilian and military Airmen that can help posture the command to best support the National Defense Strategy today and in the decades to come.
  • New cyber defense facility to augment weapons resiliency, threat protection

    One of the Air Force’s ongoing challenges is to create processes, infrastructure and capabilities to counter threats to its weapon systems. To address this, organizations are looking at creative ways to forge partnerships and alliances to advance the cyber resiliency of weapon systems by protecting information and eliminating communications barriers.
  • College students welcomed to Air Force careers during intern symposium

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Nearly 250 college students attended the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Premier College Intern Program symposium hosted by the Air Force Personnel Center, June 25-27.The PCIP is an Air Force-wide program initiated two years ago by former Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. It is a 12-week paid
  • New leaders equipped for command at AFMC Squadron Leader Orientation

    More than 50 first-time AFMC commanders and materiel and civilian leaders attended the 2019 Spring Squadron Leader Orientation, an intense five-day training, which included briefings, panel discussions, mentorship sessions and workshops on topics ranging from AFMC mission expectations to information on legal, financial and support programs and resources, and more.
  • Air Force partners with C-5 System Program Office, Delta and Georgia Tech

    ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. -- The C-5 System Program Office and the Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office has kicked off a new partnership with Delta Air Lines and the Georgia Institute of Technology with an intensive three-day workshop hosted by the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Warner Robins.
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