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  • Looking Back to…the First Around the World Flight

    “A Look Back” is a product produced by the Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command History Office that provides a photographic essay of a particular topic.
  • EPAWSS testing readies F-15 for future

    The F-15E Eagle fleet is currently undergoing critical electronic warfare testing at the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) on Edwards Air Force Base, California. This F-15E is outfitted with the Eagle Passive/Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS). The EPAWSS is an integrated digital avionics system designed to protect the F-15E Eagle against enemy air defense systems, said Jon Danner, F-15 Division Test Manager at Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.
  • 452nd FLTS work to keep Global Vigilance mission on track

    The 452nd Flight Test Squadron has worked through the challenges of teleworking and modified work schedules to keep their fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawks flying and meeting mission requirements.
  • Airmen utilize social media to expand professional, personal knowledge base

    As Airmen head home to telework due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Airmen at Edwards Air Force Base, California, have responded to this crisis by developing an online learning platform to bring people across the Air Force together.
  • New sanitization procedures take effect at Ridley Mission Control

    New expanded sanitation procedures were initiated recently at Edwards Air Force Base, California, to stem the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak ensure the 412th Test Wing remains mission capable.
  • AFMC commander provides COVID-19 mission update

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, provides an update to the force on AFMC missions and readiness during COVID-19.
  • Air Force committed to supporting benefits of Tenant Bill of Rights

    Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper and the service secretaries signed the Tenant Bill of Rights Feb. 25, empowering residents with processes to receive information, assistance, advocacy and insight into the housing maintenance work order processes.
  • Bunch ‘reenergized’ by visit to Arnold AFB

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, said he gleaned much during his recent visit to Arnold Air Force Base, but there was one takeaway he reiterated throughout his wrap-up meeting with base leadership.“We’ve got awesome Airmen here doing awesome things, and they’re really committed to the mission,” Bunch said.During his
  • History in Two: New Power for an Old Soldier—Re-engining the B-52 Stratofortress

    There is an old joke that runs through the bomber fleet that when the B-1 and B-2 bombers are retired, the pilots will be flown home from the boneyard in the B-52 Stratofortress. With the recent proposals to re-engine the Boeing B-52 fleet, that may have some truth to it. This legendary aircraft has outlived nearly all of the air-craft designed to replace it.
  • Mobile app supports new hire process

    A new mobile application feature aims to make the on-boarding process and first days of work easier for civilian new hires across the Air Force Materiel Command. The “Newcomers” feature on the AFMC instance of the Air Force Connect mobile application provides new employees with step-by-step pre-employment and on-boarding process information, checklists, installation maps, pay and benefits data, and more, making the first days of work easier for the newest members of the AFMC team.