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AFMC Command News

  • New F135 hardware undergoes accelerated mission testing at Arnold AFB

    The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, which powers the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, is back at Sea Level Test Cell 3, or SL-3, at Arnold Air Force Base for another round of accelerated mission testing, or AMT, to validate new hardware.AMT provides a means to put engines through a full life cycle of

  • Maintenance Group brings crashed A-10 back to life

    The skilled professionals of the 309th Aircraft Maintenance Group at Hill AFB took a formerly crashed A-10 Warthog and spent more than three years restoring it to a like-new condition. In July of 2018, tail number 80-0264 arrived to Hill AFB in pieces, strapped to flatbed trucks. Now, the revived

  • Restructured guidance, policies drive digital transformation

    To drive digital transformation efforts across the enterprise, one Air Force Materiel Command team is taking a renewed look at legacy policies and guidance. The AFMC Digital Campaign Line of Effort #4 focuses on policies and guidance during the total lifecycle of a process, not just for engineering,

  • AFIMSC helps Afghan civilians start new lives

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – On an early Friday morning in late August, three Air Force Civil Engineer Center project managers met in a conference room at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to help 25,000 people start a new life. Wayland Patterson, chief of AFCEC’s Air Force Contract

  • Shutterbugs capture ‘wonderful world’ in photo contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced its 2021 Air Force Photo Contest winners. The winners – first, second and third place in five categories – were among more than 950 entries submitted for the annual competition. This year’s theme was “What a Wonderful World.”

  • Arnold Diversity and Inclusion initiatives now in motion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, issued diversity and inclusion, or D&I, guidance last fall, and shortly followed it with the 2020 AFMC D&I Survey.The survey led each site or installation to establish a D&I Command Action Plan, or CAP, and all CAPs were due to AFMC

  • Test Integration: three missions, three views, one goal

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, Air Force Test Center, and U.S. Air Force Warfare Center signed a Tri-Center Integrated Test and Evaluation Memorandum of Understanding which focuses on adopting a unified vision for driving integrated test and evaluation.

  • AFMC commander meets with space leaders

    U.S. Army Gen. James Dickinson, U.S. Space Command commander, and U.S. Air Force Gen. Arnie Bunch, Air Force Materiel Command commander, met Oct. 25, 2021, at USSPACECOM headquarters at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado.

  • Masters earns high honor from aerospace organization

    A member of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex team is among a group of professionals from around the globe who will soon be formally honored for their contributions to the aerospace field.Dr. James Masters, a model and simulation engineer at Arnold Air Force Base, the headquarters of AEDC,

  • How to prevent the flu

    Influenza (flu) season happens every year, beginning in the fall and continuing through the spring. Flu is a potentially serious illness that can lead to a few days of feeling bad and missing work, or it may result in more serious health complications.