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AFMC Command News

  • STEM-ulation: Edwards AFB stars in new video game

    DoD Starbase Edwards has created the very first interactive mobile video game starring Edwards Air Force Base. "Battlecraft" inspired by the popular video game "Battleship" was created to teach kids about science, math, engineering and technology with a fun interactive experience.

  • AFMC civic leaders visit Kirtland Air Force Base

    Fourteen Air Force Materiel Command civic leaders joined AFMC Commander, Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, on a visit to Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, where they learned about key AFMC missions at the installation.The trip was

  • AFMC command team visits Robins AFB

    Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, commander, and his Air Force Materiel Command team visited Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov. 2-3 for an immersion of the various mission sets around the installation.

  • AFGSC saves millions, increases safety through CSP

    Modernization and innovation make the Air Force always ready, but modernizing takes time and money, while innovating requires new ideas. Air Force Global Strike Command B-2 Requirements division recently expedited this process, saving millions of dollars and six years of work by using AFWERX to

  • AFTC gains new test capability

    Members of the 716th Test Squadron and Integrated Analysis Branch of the 804th Test Group of Arnold Engineering Development Complex are advancing the test capabilities available to develop and prove the superiority of those systems needed to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy with the

  • 2022 FEHB open enrollment for eligible civilian employees

    The 2022 Federal Benefits Open Season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program, and the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program will run Nov. 14 through Dec. 12. During the annual Open Season, eligible employees can enroll, change plans or

  • AFRL STEM unit receives DOD STARBASE’s highest level award

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Department of Defense STARBASE NM program, managed through the AFRL STEM Academy, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, received accolades and certification to the highest level, for its work with fifth graders in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • Edwards AFB breaks ground on new Flight Test Engineering Laboratory

    Edwards Air Force Base broke ground on the new 75,000 sq. ft. Flight Test Engineering Laboratory Oct. 19 during a ceremony hosted by the 412th Test Engineering Group. The $40 million, state-of-the-art, energy efficient building will provide a modern facility with lab capabilities to support and

  • 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

  • Two men, one remote

    Tech. Sgt. Geoffrey Gilmer and civilian employee, Brian Warren, collaborated to develop the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotics Universal Remote, one of two proposals selected to advance to the Air Force-level of the Spark Tank competition.