AFMC Command News

  • Social media cybersecurity: it takes all of us

    October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of cybersecurity and good cyber hygiene.The Department of Air Force overall theme for this year is: Cybersecurity starts with all of us.The following is cybersecurity information concerning social media, presented by the National

  • Periodico De Hoy: Hispanic Heritage Month

    Every year, American observes National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15- Oct. 15, celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.National Hispanic Heritage Month began in 1968 as

  • Progress made on a salvaged F-35’s, repurposed for training aids

    Airmen at Hill AFB are currently involved in transforming a salvaged F-35A fuselage and F-35B cockpit into sectional training aids. Significant progress is being made on the two condemned aircraft, which were both involved in mishaps during the last several years, then scrapped after being

  • Base team reduces muscular-skeletal and mental health issues

    One of the first multidisciplinary medical operational support teams in the Air Force is working to reduce muscular-skeletal and mental health issues at Hill Air Force base.The five-person team, consisting of an exercise physiologist, clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, physical therapist

  • Air Force announces winners of this year’s DAF art contest

    The Air Force Services Center recently announced the winners of this year’s Air Force Art Contest. More than 2,240 pieces of art submitted from over 1,600 participants of all ages who used a variety of media. Air Force Materiel Command installations had multiple winners in the youth categories.

  • Online Nutrition Kitchen designed to aid military members’ readiness

    Hill AFB’s kitchen, inside the Warrior Fitness Center here, was the setting for Nutrition Kitchen, a series of online nutritional cooking classes for military members and families. Air Education and Training Command and the Office of the Surgeon General partnered with the 2nd Audiovisual Squadron

  • Software engineers complete 100 sprints; continue racing

    A team of Hill software engineers, working Personnel Recovery Command and Control, is producing computer code that helps the warfighter and they’re doing it at record speed, within a two-week window called a sprint.The code they produce supports a joint surveillance electronic tracking system that

  • ‘Bear Tamers’ activate workload, ensure power for forward forces

    The 526th Electronics Maintenance Squadron’s ground power flight, or “Bear Tamers,” recently activated a new workload here after verification and validation testing on its first overhauled Base Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) Power Unit (BPU).The BPU is used to power U.S. Air Force forward

  • 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.

  • F-16 Harmony Council has successful 1st year

    Now approaching its one-year anniversary, the F-16 System Program Office’s Harmony Council recently won the 2021 Air Force Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Team Award at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center level.