AFMC Command News

  • AFMC Connect May focus: Contribute

    A healthy workplace is one in which everyone collaborates to achieve mission goals and feels compelled to contribute, which is the focus topic for AFMC Connect for May 2021. It is important for each individual Airman to contribute to a unit’s mission and to have that contribution recognized. Each

  • Air Force Employee Assistance Program widens resource umbrella

    The variety of resources available to Air Force EAP users will increase with the revamping of the program's coaching and financial services, which go live May 1.The EAP is expanding the level of support to members by encompassing “positive” engagements like lifestyle coaching, where participants can

  • AFMC hosts sexual assault survivor panel

    The Air Force Materiel Command Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program hosted a virtual sexual assault survivor panel April 8. The event was the second offering in a leadership series designed to equip leaders to better address sexual assault.

  • Avoiding Burnout

    The COVID-19 pandemic may make you feel like you’re just waiting – life on hold – feeling frustrated that there’s no end in sight. Pandemic fatigue is a very real feeling of exhaustion as a result of COVID-19’s impact on our lives – from financial stress, to loneliness, to the fears of getting sick.

  • A child’s resilient battle for life

    As 88th Air Base Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Jason Shaffer doesn’t just talk about resilience. He and his family have battled through it.Their story starts in 2014 when his wife, Tawny, gave birth to daughter Teagan in Clovis, New Mexico, while Jason was deployed to Afghanistan. As Teagan

  • AFPC launches Family Vector website

    Airmen, Guardians, and their families may now access EFMP information without using a Common Access Card at the Department of the Air Force Family Vector website.

  • AFICC delivers innovative VR suicide prevention training to save lives

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – With a rise in suicides across the service, the Air Force Installation Contracting Center is helping leaders fast-track a pilot program at Air Mobility Command to help save lives.The virtual reality suicide training being tested at Scott AFB, Illinois, and

  • AFMC Connect March focus: Belonging

    Throughout 2021, Airmen and leaders have glimpsed the commitment of AFMC to cultivating a trusting environment where Airmen are valued for their contributions to the mission. Members have a sense of belonging and feel they are a part of something important.

  • Department of the Air Force leaders focus on resiliency

    Senior leaders are focused on building and growing resilience by establishing a task force called Operation Arc Care. This task force is currently reviewing resilience programs and overarching strategy using a phased approach which began in November.

  • AFMC Connect February focus: Valuable

    Airmen interact with family, friends and co-workers based on how they value themselves and the people around them. Each Airman’s value to the mission can be enhanced and strengthened through daily connections.