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  • AFSC commander visits Robins' Global Hawk workers

    Lt. Gen. Lee Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, met with members of Team Robins about work being done on a Global Hawk here during his site visit June 13. This is the first time a Global Hawk has flown into an Air Force air logistics complex. Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex maintenance professionals are meticulously painting the
  • AFMC command chief visits Holloman

    Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, Air Force Materiel Command command chief, visited Holloman Air Force Base June 6, 2017 to receive an overview of how the 635th Materiel Maintenance Group Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources Base supports the entire Air Force enterprise, discuss challenges they face, and discover ways to advocate for the tenant unit at Holloman.
  • KC-46 Pegasus undergoes testing in Benefield Anechoic Facility

    A KC-46A Pegasus has entered the Benefield Anechoic Facility for the first time. The new aerial refueling tanker is undergoing tests to demonstrate that it meets Federal Aviation Administration certification requirements and Defense Department electromagnetic environmental effects requirements for systems. These tests include shielding
  • F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of spear for Raptor mission systems

    From time to time, the F-22 Raptor Combined Test Force at the 411th Flight Test Squadron gets a visit from an old friend. A highly modified and instrumented Boeing 757 called the F-22 Flying Test Bed is an F-22 avionics laboratory. The experimental FTB is the very first Boeing 757 ever produced, and has been retrofitted in order to perform flight
  • Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge

    What started as an ordinary day for three Tinker Airmen, soon turned into anything but. Their quick reaction and application of the Air Force’s Wingman concept saved a life May 10. Capt. Justin Phelps and 1st Lt. Camden Rogers of the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron, 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, were returning to base from
  • AFNWC receives Air Force Organizational Excellence award

    The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center received the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for the fourth time since the center stood up in 2006. The four awards span seven consecutive years, from 2009 through 2015.Ensuring U.S. nuclear weapons are “never doubted and always feared,” AFNWC synchronizes all aspects of nuclear materiel management on
  • Center awards major long-range radar contract

    The contract award covers the engineering and manufacturing development of three production representative units, but allows the ability to exercise options for low-rate production, interim contractor support, and full rate production when appropriate.
  • Accident Investigation Board finds lapse in maintenance procedures contaminated VC-25A oxygen system

    Contractor mechanics failed to follow proper maintenance procedures leading to the contamination of the oxygen system on an Air Force VC-25A aircraft undergoing regular heavy maintenance, according to an Accident Investigation Board report compiled by Air Force Materiel Command.The contamination occurred in April 2016 while the plane was at
  • Global Hawk to make historic first flight to Robins

    The first flight of an RQ-4 Global Hawk coming to Robins is scheduled for May 10. The arrival of this unmanned aerial vehicle marks the first time an aircraft of this type has flown to an Air Force air logistics complex.This initial aircraft is arriving for depaint/paint refurbishment. Plus, the establishment of a building-based Launch and Recovery
  • Responders include new life-saving tactics to shooter protocols

    Fire and security forces incorporate new tactics into active shooter.
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