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  • Fiscal Year 21 drives innovation, readiness across command, enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed more than $68.5 billion across all funding areas in fiscal year 2021, closing out the year 99.9% obligated despite challenges related to the coronavirus, Operation Allies Refuge and Welcome, underfunded enterprise programs, innovation needs and more.
  • Command chief honored during retirement ceremony

    Chief Master Sgt. Stanley Cadell, Air Force Materiel Command command chief, delivers parting remarks during his retirement ceremony Oct. 1, 2021, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Cadell retired after 30 years on active duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by R.J. Oriez)
  • Re-branded DEIA office targets removing barriers to employment opportunity

    Ensuring the current structure is named accordingly for all aspects of opportunity, the command has rebranded the office charged with leading diversity efforts across the enterprise, resulting in a new “DEIA” acronym that encompasses Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility as mission imperatives.
  • Retirement brings reflections on service, people

    Chief Master Sgt. Stanley C. Cadell, the Air Force Materiel Command’s senior enlisted leader, will retire after 30 years of active-duty Air Force service, Oct. 1.
  • Engineer’s side hustle could fly BAF data capture to new heights

    Aleksandr Yarovinskiy, an electronics engineer with the 772nd Test Squadron’s Benefield Anechoic Facility radio frequency measurement team, is building an unmanned aircraft system from scratch in his spare time. This drone will have the capability to position a radio receiver or emitter – or both – at virtually any point inside the BAF without first having to wait for hours while test teams reconfigure sections of the BAF by moving equipment and the radar absorbing material that’s an essential part of running successful tests there.
  • Behind the scenes of foreign military sales: AFSAC helps international partners overcome airpower supply shortages

    Recently, AFSAC worked with a key international partner nation to clear more than a dozen Not Mission Capable Supply cases which inhibited the foreign partner’s aircraft from performing identified missions. When an NMCS code appears for a country’s weapon system, the weapon system is not capable of performing its assigned missions due to lack of critical parts.
  • Test Pilot School graduates first “production” Space Test Fundamentals class

    The Air Force Test Pilot School graduated the latest class of Space Force Fundamentals professionals during a ceremony at base theater on Edwards Air Force Base, California, Aug. 20.
  • Air Force Sustainment Center changes command

    Having served previously as the deputy commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, the vice commander of the center and the commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Miller is experienced in sustainment center operations and the Art of the Possible methodology used within the center to create efficiencies and eliminate constraints.
  • CSAF visits Tinker AFB, shares ‘Accelerate Change or Lose’ approach

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and his spouse, Sharene, visited Tinker Air Force Base, learning the installation’s diverse mission and meeting with Airmen.
  • NF-16D VISTA becomes X-62A

    The NF-16D Variable In-flight Simulator Aircraft (VISTA) has been redesignated as the X-62A, effective June 14, 2021.
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