AFMC Command News

  • Virtual orientation prepares new leaders for success

    More than 50 first-time commanders and civilian materiel leaders were prepped for success during the first virtual Air Force Materiel Command Squadron Leader Orientation, July 7-17. The event, held for the first time ever in a completely online format, included briefings on AFMC and subordinate

  • AFMC releases updated strategic plan

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released an updated strategic plan identifying four key focus areas as the organization continues to ensure the Air and Space Forces remain ready to fly, fight and win today and into the future.“AFMC built the most powerful Air Force in the world and our nation

  • AFMC command team to host virtual town hall

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Stanley Cadell, AFMC Command Chief, will host a command-wide virtual town hall, July 29, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. ET.The town hall will stream live on the AFMC Facebook page with opportunities for participants to submit

  • AFMC to host Digital Campaign Virtual Industry Exchange Day

    The Air Force Materiel Command will host a Digital Campaign Virtual Industry Exchange Day, July 30, to gather input and feedback from academia and industry on the newly-launched priority effort.“We need to streamline the design, development, acquisition and testing to get technology to our

  • Plant 42 changes leadership

    Air Force Operating Location Air Force Plant 42 changed leadership hands during a Change of Leadership Ceremony at Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, July 1.

  • Bunch visits Tinker, prioritizes COVID operations, inclusion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, visited Tinker Air Force Base June 29-30 to witness the new operational environment and impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on mission activities.“I’m very proud of our warfighter’s innovative spirit in relation to COVID-19,” said

  • Edwards AFB announces “hybrid” airshow

    The 412th Test Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Matthew Higer, announced the 2020 Aerospace Valley Air Show in October will be a “hybrid event.” Higer announced the change to the airshow during a live-stream town hall, June 19.

  • Air Force Chief of Staff visits Edwards AFB

    The Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David Goldfein, paid a special visit to the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe, Edwards Air Force Base, California, June 17.

  • Bunch reflects on first year in command, outlines AFMC future

    During a year that has included an Air Force-wide focus on modernization, lethality and readiness through faster, more agile business processes, the ability of the Air Force Materiel Command to successfully meet the needs of the National Defense Strategy was a major focus of Gen. Arnold W. Bunch,

  • Robins Frontlines: Larry Drawhorn

    Larry Drawhorn, 78th Civil Engineering Group maintenance mechanic, maintains infrastructure at Robins Air Force Base amid COVID-19.The 78th Civil Engineer Group is responsible with providing, operating, maintaining, restoring, and protecting the managed assets of the Robins infrastructure and

  • Robins Frontlines: Danny Marcum

    Danny Marcum, 560th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft scheduler, is essential to the C-130’s mission at Robins Air Force Base. Marcum is responsible for several of the C-130 J Model’s schedule execution.During the COVID-19 pandemic, he really stepped up to the plate by ensuring the 560th AMXS