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  • AFMC leadership to host virtual town hall

    Air Force Materiel Command leadership will host a command-wide virtual town hall, Tuesday, April 27, at 2 p.m. EDT.
  • Tenant feedback drives housing programs improvement

    Department of the Air Force housing program officials are analyzing data from the recently completed 2020 Department of Defense Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey for trends and ways to improve the enterprise’s privatized and government-owned housing portfolio and tenant experience.
  • Airmen’s heroism, quick-thinking saves two lives from fatal vehicle accident

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - On March 23, what could have been a dire situation ended in the saving of two lives—thanks to the valor and heroism of two 88th Medical Group Airmen.That Tuesday morning, Capt. Carly Kerr, an intensive care unit nurse at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, was driving to base on her day off to assist with a
  • Virtual ceremony recognizes AFMC’s 'best of the best'

    The Air Force Materiel Command announced the 2020 Annual Excellence Awards recipients during a virtual ceremony, March 26, 2021.
  • Acting Air Force secretary visits Wright-Patterson AFB

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on March 23 to get a firsthand look at various missions and a few of the more than 115 units and agencies that operate here. This was Roth's first visit to the base since he became acting secretary in January.  He started
  • Get up, Dress up, Show up: Preparation, opportunity drive AFMC leader’s success

    For Air Force Materiel Command Executive Director Patricia M. Young, “luck” was on her side when she took a chance and met with a civilian Air Force recruiter 36 years ago, resulting in a career with opportunities to learn, grow and flourish in ways beyond she could imagine.
  • KC-46 conducts flight tests with E-4B

    An E-4B assigned to Eighth Air Force from Offut Air Force Base, Nebraska, conducted flight tests with the KC-46 Pegasus at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in February. (Air Force video by Giancarlo Casem)
  • VCSAF meets with accelerators of change in Boston

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin arrived at Logan International Airport on Monday and stepped off the aircraft with an extra sense of urgency. His flight wasn’t late, nor was he running behind schedule for his meeting in downtown Boston. Allvin’s deliberate stride was appropriate to the stark reality the Air Force faces — the pacing threat China poses to U.S. national defense.
  • Army partners with Air Force’s THOR for base defense

    THOR is a prototype directed energy weapon used to disable the electronics in drones, and specifically engineered to counter multiple targets – such as a drone swarm – with rapid results. The technology is housed in a 20-foot-long shipping container that can be stowed in a military cargo plane and assembled by just two people.
  • “Jolly Green II” lands at Edwards for flight tests

    Crews off-load from two HH-60W “Jolly Green II” combat rescue helicopters at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Feb. 17. The HH-60Ws arrived from Eglin AFB, Florida, to conduct flight test operations. (Air Force photo by Giancarlo Casem)
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