AFMC Command News

  • AFMC Spark Tank open through Aug. 27

    Air Force Materiel Command uniformed and civilian Airmen and Guardians are invited to submit their game-changing ideas now to compete in the AFMC Spark Tank: Integrated Capabilities Challenge, with the submission window open through Aug. 27.

  • OC-ALC holds change of command ceremony

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex held a change of command ceremony here June 27, 2023. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey R. King relinquished command to Col. Brian R. Moore in a ceremony presided by Lt. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins, Air Force Sustainment Center commander.

  • AFRL welcomes new commander

    Brig. Gen. Scott A. Cain assumed command of the Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, during a change of command ceremony hosted by Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, commander, Air Force Materiel Command, June 5, 2023, at the National Museum of the U.S Air Force.

  • Week-long immersion brings Flight Test to life for USAFA cadets

    A group of U.S. Air Force Academy cadets were given an opportunity to live the life of a flight test pilot for a week with the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School on Edwards AFB, recently. The students, all enrolled at the Academy’s Aeronautical Engineering 456 Flight Test Techniques class, spent a

  • AFMC top leaders visit Hill AFB

    Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, Air Force Materiel Command commander, and his leadership team visited Hill Air Force Base, Utah, April 11-15 for updates on missions and programs at the installation.

  • Edwards AFB hosts "Suffrajitsu" in honor of Women's History Month

    In honor of Women's History Month, Edwards AFB hosted a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu demonstration, March 24. The demo included historical lessons about Women's Suffrage in the early 1900s and how protestors learned the martial art as a way to defend themselves from angry mobs.

  • AFRL establishes one-stop shop for partnerships

    The Air Force Research Laboratory established a new Strategic Partnering Directorate, or AFRL/SP, to achieve greater alignment, effectiveness and efficiencies in supporting partnership priorities across the Department of the Air Force’s science and technology, or S&T, enterprise.

  • OC-ALC donates advanced light microscope to OU under education agreement

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex donated an advanced light microscope to the University of Oklahoma. The microscope, a Zeiss Discovery 12 metallograph, was originally purchased for $110,000 in 2007, and was slated for replacement and upgrade in 2020. It was offered to OU in lieu of disposal,

  • F-35 Conducts First Flight with TR-3

    A developmental test team from the 461st Flight Test Squadron conducted the first flight of an F-35 in the Technology Refresh 3 (TR-3) configuration on January 6, at Edwards Air Force Base, California.