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AFMC Command News

  • Installation commanders are key in privatized housing success

    Following full analysis and inputs from more than 45,000 residents, the Air Force's enterprise-wide effort to improve privatized housing program by actively engaging residents and families, and increasing installation commander input is showing positive results.

  • Under Secretary Lord visits AFSC, OC-ALC

    Hon. Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, visited Tinker Air Force Base August 18, 2020, to gain an overall understanding of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.

  • 72nd MDG COVID-19 clinic receives upgrades

    With the onset of coronavirus in March, the 72nd Medical Group clinic operations at Tinker Air Force Base were significantly diminished in order to protect both its patients and staff, now as much as possible, operations are returning to normal. The response to the pandemic has progressed and what

  • AFSC bids farewell to top civilian

    The top civilian in the Air Force Sustainment Center will soon leave his post for the nation’s capital.Kevin Stamey, who has served as the executive director of the Air Force Sustainment Center for three years, is leaving the AFSC July 6 to become director of the Information Dominance Directorate in

  • Bunch visits Tinker, prioritizes COVID operations, inclusion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, visited Tinker Air Force Base June 29-30 to witness the new operational environment and impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on mission activities.“I’m very proud of our warfighter’s innovative spirit in relation to COVID-19,” said

  • Center begins phased return to full capacity

    The Air Force Sustainment Center is beginning a phased “Return to Full Capacity” at all of its locations after recent adjustments to operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Each wing and Complex within AFSC is implementing return measures informed by local public health conditions and

  • Return to full capacity; a message from the AFSC commander

    Teammates,Across the Air Force Sustainment Center, we are taking actions to “Return to Full Capacity.” During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have collectively adapted to considerable changes to how we operate our installations and work centers. Where the job can effectively be performed through

  • New weapons system completes first live mission

    The ground-based weapons system allows squadron members at Tinker AFB to provide command and control to both live and simulated aircraft from around the country. Only 18 of these weapons systems exist in Air Force inventory and Tinker AFB is now one of only four active-duty bases to have this

  • "Tank Rats" create new tool in 12 hours

    A new vent system pressurization tool was created by the 552nd Maintenance Squadron Fuel Systems section, the Tank Rats, for the Boeing E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System fleet in less than 12 hours’ time.

  • Air Force announces bases to support B-21 Raider mission

    The Air Force has selected Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to coordinate maintenance and sustainment of the B-21 Raider and Edwards AFB, California, to lead testing and evaluation of the next generation long-range strike bomber.

  • Political Do's and Don'ts

    As elections approach, it is important to remember that as a military member you are encouraged and expected to be responsible and politically conscious citizens. However, your active participation in political activities is not without limitations. Federal law and Air Force Instruction 51-902

  • AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics

    The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed.This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force