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  • AFMC Personnel Programs Division hosts first command EEO symposium

    Seventy-five Air Force employees from across Air Force Materiel Command convened for the inaugural AFMC Equal Employment Opportunity Symposium held April 3-5 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s downtown location.Attendees from Tinker, Robins, Hill, Eglin, Edwards, Hanscom, and Wright-Patterson Air Force bases took part in the three-day symposium
  • AFMC supporting analysis of T-6 unexplained physiological events

    Air Force Materiel Command is playing a lead role in analyzing unexplained physiological events with the T-6 Texan II training platform. Maj. Gen. T. Glenn Davis is leading a team to determine the root causes and corrective actions for recent T-6 aircrew breathing system problems. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, AFMC commander, and Darlene Costello, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition and Logistics, convened the team and appointed Davis to lead it.
  • Air Force awards contract to test device that may help prevent physiological symptoms in flight

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Agile Combat Support Directorate recently awarded a $195,000 contract to SPOTLIGHT Labs to test the company’s SPYDR device, designed to immediately alert T-6 aircrew of low oxygen in the bloodstream, which may allow them to take actions to prevent physiological
  • AFMC Airmen, team among winners of 2017 AF nuclear deterrence operations awards

    Air Force officials recently named the winners of the 2017 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Award and the Nuclear & Missile Operations Award.
  • First command-wide exercise of 2018 ends, identifies key lessons

    Highlights of the week-long exercise that concluded throughout Air Force Materiel Command Feb. 2, 2018.
  • Guidance, support play role in mentoring dynamics

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- I have had several mentors during various stages of my career, and because of my own experiences I know it is important to have a mentor and to be a mentor.  The purpose of a mentor is not to tell someone what to do or how to do it, but to provide a supportive environment for the mentee to accomplish his or
  • Mentoring: A mentality, not a meeting

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- We tend to think of the formal mentoring session as that special, dedicated time where all the secrets to professional success and development are unlocked. We come to the mentoring meeting well-prepared with questions in hand and pen and paper at the ready for fear of missing an important make-or-break
  • Air Force Research Laboratory provides support to robot competition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Approximately 14 teams from the Miami Valley joined 46 other teams from across Ohio at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League Ohio Championship, held Feb. 4 at the Nutter Center at Wright State University.The annual event brought together students 9 to 14 years old
  • Mentoring: Making a difference

    When I was a student at National War College, I had the privilege to lead a group of 30 senior leaders to mentor youth weekly at an elementary school in downtown Washington, D.C. It was a great experience as we tackled math, science, and reading. However, what was more significant was the mentoring taking place at a much deeper level than simply academics.
  • The mentors around us

    It is truly an honor to serve the Airmen of Air Force Materiel Command as your command chief. Every day I witness incredible things that our Airmen are doing for our command, our Air Force, and our nation. As I travel and engage with our Airmen, mentorship is a topic that often comes up. It’s a subject that I am extremely passionate about, and I appreciate every opportunity I have to discuss it.
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