AFMC Command News

  • Project Arc team works to make technical Airmen more operationally relevant

    Science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, career fields are part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, commanders’ intent to lead, discover, develop and deliver science, technology and innovation for warfighters. And with the recent report on a Line of Effort 3.6 showing low

  • AFRL STEM unit receives DOD STARBASE’s highest level award

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Department of Defense STARBASE NM program, managed through the AFRL STEM Academy, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, received accolades and certification to the highest level, for its work with fifth graders in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • Edwards AFB breaks ground on new Flight Test Engineering Laboratory

    Edwards Air Force Base broke ground on the new 75,000 sq. ft. Flight Test Engineering Laboratory Oct. 19 during a ceremony hosted by the 412th Test Engineering Group. The $40 million, state-of-the-art, energy efficient building will provide a modern facility with lab capabilities to support and

  • 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.

  • AFRL team works to boost number of advanced STEM degrees

    Between 2019-2021, AFRL led the implementation of the Air Forces Science and Technology Strategy, or S&T, 2030. A recent report on a Line of Effort, or LoE, 3.6 of this implementation was recently released: Build a Pipeline of Technology Proficient Military Airmen and Guardians. The data showed the

  • DAF seeking science research partnerships with HBCUs

    DAF is working with the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to create the first University Affiliated Research Center led by a Historically Black College or University.

  • Full Throttle STEM returns, expands to Air Force Museum

    The Full Throttle STEM events May 10, 2022, at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, and May 12, 2022, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, proved to be successful this year after two years without, due to the pandemic. The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Gaming Research Integration

  • AFLCMC, AFRL, AFIT Collaborate on STEM Projects

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Engineering and Technical Management Directorate (AFLCMC/EN-EZ) is collaborating with Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate (AFRL/RY) and the Air Force Institute of Technology Center for Directed Energy (AFIT-CDE) to advance state-of-the-art

  • Outreach program inspires students to pursue Air Force STEM careers

    With Hill Air Force Base needing to hire hundreds of science, technology, engineering and math professionals each year, the STEM outreach office here is inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals by encouraging STEM learning through its education and mentoring programs.

  • Dayton, Wright-Patt team up for Big Hoopla

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton community displayed their mutual support and pride for each other on and off the court the week of March 13 amidst the Big Hoopla festivities, culminating in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament First Four. 2022

  • Air Force Research Lab working to develop future workforce

    Ensuring a steady supply of technical and scientific expertise for American industry and innovation has been a national priority since about 1957 when the Soviet Union launched its first Sputnik. Today, however, with the increasingly rapid pace of high technology, the need to attract young people to

  • USAFA Cadet Summer Program returns to Tyndall AFB

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, the U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Summer Program recently returned to the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Laboratory here. The month-long annual research program that began in 2008 is an opportunity for second and