AFMC Command News

  • Edwards AFB builds international partnerships, one jump at a time

    In an aerial display of international cooperation, a team of test parachutists from the 412th Operations Support Squadron at Edwards AFB recently participated in the Resolute Sentinel 2023 exercise alongside the Peruvian Armed Forces. This joint training exercise, held in the scenic landscapes of

  • Air Force Year in Photos

    This year's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This annual feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • HEXA highlighted in AF Week in Photos

    This weekly feature showcases the men, women and aircraft of the Air Force including the 413th Flight Test Squadron's efforts with the HEXA, an electrical vertical take off and landing aircraft.

  • AFRL hosts exercise to test search and rescue technology in extreme climates

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – A team of Air Force Research Laboratory researchers recently hosted a Polar Operations exercise to test Search and Rescue (SAR) technology in extreme climates.“The goal of this exercise was to collaborate with international partners to evaluate new

  • Air Force Sustainment Center tests cyber readiness

    As reliance on technology grows so does the need for enhanced cyber security. Recently, the Center Information Technology Office within the Air Force Sustainment Center conducted a tabletop exercise that allowed facilitators to detect, diagnose and deter multiple cyber security threats in real-time.

  • Exercise SENTRY REX: More robust than ever

    Joint-service exercise, SENTRY REX 20-3, was back for its third iteration August 23-28, and was more robust than ever.The exercise, hosted by the 552nd Air Control Wing, specialized on Combat Search and Rescue mission integration.Units and assets involved in the exercise included E-3 Sentry Airborne

  • Hill Airmen participate in contracting-focused field exercise

    Airmen from the Contracting Directorate, 75th Comptroller Squadron and 75th Judge Advocate participated in the field exercise. They joined in regular military drills and simulations, such as donning their chemical gear, self-aid buddy care and care under fire, but also responded to training

  • S&T 18 Wargame tests Air Force science, technology concepts for 2038

    Capability concepts to ensure the Air Force’s ability to fly, fight and win in the year 2038 were put to the test during the Air Force Materiel Command’s Science and Technology Wargame 2018, Nov. 5 to 9. The games tested the military utility of more than 30 next-generation warfighting capabilities

  • Wing exercise focuses on full spectrum readiness

    The Air Force wants Airmen to be war-ready. That’s why from Aug. 7-9, approximately 80 Airmen prepared to go to war in Test Wing Readiness Exercise 18-03. While many Edwards Airmen are not strangers to deploying, this exercise focused on full spectrum combat readiness, according to exercise

  • Hill Airmen conduct joint cargo exercise

    The ability to rapidly deploy with America’s newest stealth fighter was tested here recently during a joint cargo exercise. The exercise tested the readiness of the Airmen in the 388th Maintenance Group and Hill’s cargo specialists in the 75th Logistics Readiness Squadron.

  • C-STARS visit highlights trauma training

    Assessing and treating critically injured warfighters is no easy task for Air Force medics with two feet firmly planted on the ground. At 35,000 feet in the air, the ability to provide care is even more of a challenge, requiring in-depth, realistic training and readiness for medic team success. The