AFMC Command News

  • Going the distance with AFCEC ultramarathoners 

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- What do you do when running a 26.2-mile marathon just isn’t enough? Two members of the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center team at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, tack on about another 75 miles!  Capt. Kyle Imhoff, Air Force Civil Engineer Center

  • AFMC Connect January focus: Trust

    The AFMC Connect provides leaders with the resources to effectively communicate with their Airmen in an effort to increase unit cohesion, connectedness and individual resiliency. A greater connection between Airmen and civilians within an organization creates a trusting environment where members

  • AFMC Connect continues focus on resiliency, connectedness for 2021

    The Air Force Materiel Command will continue to focus on resiliency in 2021 through the AFMC Connect program. The initiative, launched in January 2020, provides monthly training topics for leaders to use for facilitating deliberate and meaningful discussions with teams in an effort to increase unit

  • Commentary: Don't underestimate alcohol during the holidays

    The holiday season is already upon us and this is a time when many individuals find themselves celebrating at parties where alcoholic beverages are being served. It is important that everyone know what they are dealing with when it comes to consuming alcohol.

  • Support networks bolster resiliency during stressful holidays

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The holidays are a time of fellowship and joy for most, but for some it can be a very challenging time of year.  Add to those challenges, the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases could make it even more difficult to meet and host traditional celebrations.  That could

  • Invisible Wounds

    Over 3 million men and women have served in the military since 9/11, and yet there is a lack of understanding around invisible wounds.

  • Robins H.O.P.E.: Help is available

    The H.O.P.E campaign, which began at Robins Air Force Base in early 2020, was created to break down the barriers of fear and anxiety that often prevent Airmen from having hope and seeking help when they are at their lowest.

  • Coping with COVID: An Air Force Podcast

    In this episode of An Air Force Podcast, we look into how the renewed focus on Squadrons has prepared and supported Airmen and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Wounded Warrior recalls dark days, bright recovery

    Bernard Lawson, wounded while serving as an Army chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear technical escort Soldier at Johnston Atoll, overcame major nerve damage injuries with the help from other wounded warriors, and is now AFIMSC's emergency manager.

  • Month of the Military Caregiver: Hidden Heroes

    May is recognized as the Department of Defense’s Month of the Military Caregiver. This time is used to honor, commend and show appreciation for those that care for wounded, ill and injured service members. The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, known as AFW2, has a Caregiver Support and Family

  • April brings sexual assault awareness to forefront

    Nearly one in five women and one in 71 men in the U.S. have been raped at some point in their life, According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center,Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in April has the goal of raising awareness about sexual assault and violence, educating the

  • DoD Safe Helpline: More resources, more accessible

    The Safe Helpline is the DOD’s sole hotline for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. It is a completely anonymous, confidential, and available 24/7 at safehelpline.org or 877-995-5247. There is also a Safe Helpline app available for download in the App Store or Google Play.