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AFMC Command News

  • Super Guppy lands at Tinker

    The Super Guppy made a very rare stop at Tinker Air Force Base today for some gas on its way to Florida. The NASA aircraft was delivering an Orion Heatshield for a mission expected a few years from now. The transportation of oversized cargo has always been a tremendous problem for logistics

  • Casting new methods of production saves Air Force time, money

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, part of the Air Force Sustainment Center, has a new additive manufacturing approach to solve an old problem, sourcing hard to acquire parts for legacy aircraft. By digitally recreating the mold used to create cast parts, instead of building the part from

  • OC-ALC unveils DOD-first in additive manufacturing

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Propulsion Directorate, along with industry partner General Electric, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Complex’s second Reverse Engineering and Critical Tooling lab which hosts 3D metal printers

  • OC-ALC Unveils DOD-first in Additive Manufacturing

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Propulsion Directorate, along with industry partner General Electric, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Complex’s second Reverse Engineering and Critical Tooling lab which hosts 3D metal printers

  • OC-ALC partnerships foster engineering opportunities

    The Educational Partnership Agreement between Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Oklahoma Christian University creates many science, technology, engineering, and mathematics related opportunities for students and Airmen alike.

  • Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Tinker AFB

    During the visit, Jones traveled to the Oklahoma City Air Logistic Complex, which is the largest maintenance depot within the Air Force Materiel Command and supports various aircraft and engine workloads.

  • Commentary: LGBTQ+ Representation and the military

    The military has a long standing reputation with the LGBTQ+ community, while the story has a rough beginning, the modern era holds many opportunities and achievements that we have been fighting for the past few decades.

  • Air Force Networks Align With Industry Practices

    Over the next couple of months, the Air Force will begin transitioning to a new Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router Network operating system management tool known as Microsoft Windows Update for Business. Once deployed, WUfB will enable computers to receive security updates directly from trusted

  • Eglin unit helps AWACS with first-time, in-air update

    The 36th Electronic Warfare Squadron helped a E-3G or AWACS, demonstrate the ability to receive and process in-air electronic warfare software updates derived from EW data collected and transmitted while in flight for the first time ever.

  • Tinker talks partnerships at AERO Oklahoma

    The event, hosted by the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, was an opportunity for legislators and other Oklahomans to recognize and learn about aviation, aerospace and defense industries as vital economic drivers in the state.

  • EDDGE team supports digital innovation demos at AFA Conference

    The 76th Software Engineering Group’s Extreme Digital Development Group Enterprise-OKC was invited by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Armament Directorate to help support Digital Innovation demonstrations and vision during the 2021 Air Force Association Conference National Air, Space &