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AFMC Command News

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Mentoring Event focuses on commonalties

    National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to embrace Hispanic Americans' rich cultures and contributions. The Air Force Materiel Command Cross-Cultural Mentoring Panel, Sept. 27, not only celebrated the uniqueness of Hispanic culture but also highlighted the commonality among all with a theme of,

  • Dreams to virtual realities

    Virtual reality is known for its entertainment purposes, but what if it can be utilized to develop Air Force personnel through on-the-job learning? This idea was presented at the 2023 Air Force Materiel Command Spark Tank event, which provided Airmen and Guardians an opportunity to pitch innovative

  • Second chances set stage for Airman’s ultimate success

    When Holly Maser left Wyoming in 1998 to join the Air Force, she wanted a challenge. She told her recruiter that she didn’t want a “girl job.” Women’s History Month focuses on women who took a challenge and achieved success in a traditionally male-dominated world.

  • WWII veteran to parachute into history with help of AFRL researcher

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Dayton-area World War II veteran Jim “Pee Wee” Martin will return to the site of an historic battlefield this month when he parachutes into the Netherlands, through the help of Air Force Research Laboratory computer scientist Kevin Price.Martin, 98, of Xenia,

  • AFRL engineer reflects on career, family legacy in aerospace

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – At the end of a storied 40-year career, Air Force Research Laboratory engineer Dieter Multhopp has a lot to look back upon.Over four decades, Multhopp has played an integral role in a broad variety of research projects, including experimental aircraft and

  • New AFRL podcast goes behind the scenes

    From supersonic flight to GPS and space food, big developments come out of the Air Force Research Laboratory. The “Lab Life” podcast provides listeners insight into the fascinating work and lives of the people who lead the discovery, development and delivery of warfighting technologies for our air,

  • Air Force leaders say increased funding is improving readiness

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein thanked Congress for providing the resources necessary to restore the service’s readiness while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Readiness and Management