AFMC Command News

  • Bunch visits, lauds Hanscom AFB medical teams

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, thanked members of the 66th Medical Squadron for their COVID-19 response during a visit to the installation June 16.

  • AFMC Command Chief visits Tinker

    Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, visited Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 7-10, 2021, to get an overall understanding of the 72nd Air Base Wing as well as the Air Force Sustainment Center mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air

  • Department of the Air Force announces fourth Vanguard program

    Under the Rocket Cargo Vanguard, the Air Force Research Laboratory will lead a science and technology effort to determine the viability and utility of using large commercial rockets for Department of Defense global logistics, potentially expanding the portfolio of capabilities the USSF presents to

  • Exchange officers conferred Sword of Honor

    At a gala event at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, June 2, the 2020 Royal Air Force Museum American Foundation Sword of Honor was awarded to the top performing exchange officers from the U.S. and U.K., recognizing excellence in pursuit of aviation.

  • B-1B Lancer Undergoes Electronic Warfare Testing in the BAF

    A B-1B Lancer was rolled into the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on May 20. The aircraft will undergo testing of a portion of the B-1B Defensive Software suite, Pre-processor Flight Software (PFS) 6.42.

  • Vaccines, telework and more addressed at AFMC Virtual Town Hall

    Air Force Materiel Command leaders addressed hot topics from across the command during a virtual town hall, April 27. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC Commander, was joined by Patricia M. Young, AFMC Executive Director and Chief Master Sgt. Stanley C. Cadell, AFMC Command Chief, on a Microsoft

  • AFMC releases results of diversity survey

    The Air Force Materiel Command has released the results of its initial command-wide diversity and inclusion (D&I) survey, identifying areas of focus and improvement for initiatives across the command.

  • KC-46 conducts flight tests with E-4B

    An E-4B assigned to Eighth Air Force from Offut Air Force Base, Nebraska, conducted flight tests with the KC-46 Pegasus at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in February. (Air Force video by Giancarlo Casem)

  • VCSAF meets with accelerators of change in Boston

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David Allvin arrived at Logan International Airport on Monday and stepped off the aircraft with an extra sense of urgency. His flight wasn’t late, nor was he running behind schedule for his meeting in downtown Boston. Allvin’s deliberate stride was appropriate to