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  • Women’s Leadership Symposium offers insights to growth, diversity

    The Air Force Materiel Command hosted its second Women’s Leadership Symposium, Nov. 8, with a theme of, “Women in Leadership--Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”
  • AFSFC initiatives modernize Total Force Defenders

    When it comes to equipping more than 38,000 security forces members across the Total Force, the Air Force Security Forces Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, seeks to give Defenders every advantage over their adversaries. The AFSFC Logistics Directorate is charged with making sure it happens.
  • Department of the Air Force releases findings on Interpersonal Violence survey

    After the Secretary of the Air Force established the Interpersonal Violence Task Force in 2020, the team examined a broad range of 81 behaviors along what is known as the “Continuum of Harm” to determine if the DAF is keeping Airmen and Guardians safe, and providing needed support after they experience any kind of interpersonal violence.
  • Department of the Air Force releases addendum to Disparity Review

    The DAF IG Disparity Review Addendum follows the DAF’s 2020 Racial Disparity Review, which addressed disparities impacting Black Airmen and Guardians, and the Sept. 2021 Disparity Review, which addressed disparities based on gender and among other racial and ethnic groups not covered by the RDR. Data from both reports was used to create the addendum.
  • Reduced hiring timelines continue to fulfill AFMC talent needs

    The Air Force Materiel Command continues to expedite civilian hiring timelines across the enterprise, ensuring the organization has the skilled manpower it needs now to execute its critical missions in support of the warfighter.
  • Wright-Patt right for upgraded training center

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Materiel Command held a ribbon cutting Nov. 3 to
  • AFTC Airmen spark data solutions at hack-a-thon

    Various participants, also referred to as “hackers” from the 412th Test Wing in California, the 96th Test Wing in Florida, and Arnold Engineering Development Complex in Tennessee combined efforts to create an event that could potentially solve U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School sponsored data problems.
  • Air Force civic leaders visit Hill AFB

    Community leaders from across the U.S. participating in the Air and Space Force Civic Leader Program visited Hill Nov. 4-5 to see firsthand the missions supported by the Airmen and Guardians here. The stopover at Hill Air Force Base was the culmination of a visit to three installations that 36 of the program’s civic leaders made this week with Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command deputy commander, to gain a better understanding of AFMC and the Air Force.
  • Air Force civic leaders visit Hill AFB

    Community leaders from across the U.S. participating in the Air and Space Force Civic Leader Program visited Hill Nov. 4-5 to see firsthand the missions supported by the Airmen and Guardians here. The stopover at Hill Air Force Base was the culmination of a visit to three installations that 36 of the program’s civic leaders made this week with Lt. Gen. Carl Schaefer, Air Force Materiel Command deputy commander, to gain a better understanding of AFMC and the Air Force.
  • DAF’s first Energy Assurance Lease signed at Tyndall  

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Department of the Air Force and Florida Power and Light
  • Better together: J-PRIMES/BAF collaborate to meet test demands

    The Air Force Test Center operates two anechoic chambers with overlapping missions, Joint Preflight Integration of Munitions and Electronic Systems (J-PRIMES) at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and the Benefield Anechoic Facility located at Edwards AFB, Calif. Recent chamber collaboration for a test at J-PRIMES demonstrated this mission overlap.
  • AFSC Staff Judge Advocate releases 2021 Holiday Season Ethics Guide ahead of festivities

    The five-page document gives summaries of the DoD Standards of Conduct rules related to holiday displays, open houses, parties, receptions, and gift giving between AFSC military and civilian employees, contractors and the community hosts and can be used as a quick-reference resource.
  • 566th EMXS maintains sophisticated threat detections systems, keeps warfighter safe

    When military type cargo planes and rotary wing type aircraft fly around the world supporting our countries various operations and missions, there's a constant threat to the aircraft, crew and its cargo.
  • FYSA: Agility Prime

    FYSA: Agility Prime explores electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing vehicles and the revolutionary initiative partnering the military with eVTOL industry leaders.
  • Airmen interested in learning aviation fundamentals, becoming a rated officer can apply for Rated Prep Program until Dec. 2

    Active duty Air Force officers and enlisted personnel interested in becoming rated officers have until Dec. 02, 2021 to apply for the Spring 2022 Air Force Rated Preparatory Program (RPP), scheduled for March 20-25, 2022, and March 27-April 01, 2022 in Denton, Texas. Program participants will receive self-paced ground training, approximately eight flight hours in a Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182 Skylane, and additional training in FAA-certified simulators—helping them become more competitive for rated selection boards.
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