AFMC Command News

  • 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 &

  • Multiple challenges don’t stop marathon relay team

    One marathon relay race wasn’t enough for six members of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing who completed two long-distance runs in the span of seven weeks. While it’s not unusual for a group to train and run together, this government team faced several challenges. As a “start-up” they didn’t

  • 10th Anniversary of Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal

    The United States military has come a long way in protecting the rights of LGBTQ+ military members over the past 10 years, spurred on with the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. When the issue was being debated in Congress, LGBTQ+ military advocates were bolstered by

  • Three Sports, One Race: Tinker's Triathletes

    For many, swimming nearly a mile then riding a bike for 25 miles then running 6 miles isn’t their idea of a fun time. But for one Tinker commander, it’s a passion that she hopes to inspire in others.Col. Abigail Ruscetta, vice commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, is the newest

  • Commander’s Summit Applies CSAF Action Orders to Center Priorities

    Commanders and command chiefs from every Air Force Sustainment Center wing and complex, along with staff two-letter directors, are returning to their units with a common vision after attending the AFSC Commander’s Summit held at Headquarters AFSC, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., May 11 and 12. Using

  • B-1B “Spectre” finds retirement job with 76th EDMX

    The sight of a B-1B Lancer aircraft rolling down the runway at Tinker Air Force Base is a pretty common sight. Seeing one rolling down Patrol Road is quite another. Aircraft 86-109, “Spectre,” left the flight line for the last time April 10, 2021, as it was retired and towed to an Aircraft Battle

  • 72nd MDG physician assistant delivers CPR at home

    The skills and quick actions of a physician assistant assigned to the 72nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron potentially saved a life on Sept. 30, 2020. First Lt. Aaron O’Meara and his girlfriend, Erica Arellano, who had just received a food delivery in the lobby of their apartment, discovered