By Kayla Prather, Air Force Materiel Command
/ Published October 12, 2021
Gen. Arnold Bunch, Air Force Materiel Command, presents the two finalists for the 2022 MAJCOM Spark Tank competition during Senior Leader Conference.
Maj. Allen Black, Air Force Test Center, discusses his idea for the F-22 Open Systems Architecture Rack during the 2022 Air Force Materiel Command Spark Tank semi-finals, Oct. 8.
Gregory Monroe, Air Force Lifecycle and Management Center, presents his idea for the Flight Log Interactive Test System during the Air Force Materiel Command 2022 Spark Tank semi-finals, Oct. 8.
Air Force Materiel Command named its 2022 MAJCOM Spark Tank finalists during the command Senior Leader Conference, Oct. 8.
Spark Tank brings forth the innovative knowledge and powers of Airmen and Guardians, reflecting leadership’s continued efforts to empower and provide them with a platform to pitch innovative solutions to operational problems.
This year, there were 97 submissions to the AFMC-level competition. From these submissions, five semi-finalists were selected to present their ideas to command senior leadership, with the top two ideas progressing to the Air Force-level competition.
The two AFMC finalists are:
It was also announced that the other three semi-finalist projects would be funded by AFMC internally.
“Spark Tank gave me a wonderful opportunity to bring forth my idea for changing how we perform tests in the Air Force and possibly the DoD,” said Monroe. “I am grateful for the chance to compete, and look forward to the next steps.”