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AFMC Command News

  • AFMC selection process matches talent, position

    An enhanced Air Force Materiel Command policy for selecting applicants for leadership positions was implemented earlier this year for Air Force Life Cycle Management Center positions.

  • AFMC We Need initiative achieves big win for nursing mothers

    Effective immediately, nursing mothers who work in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) or on a special access program (SAP) are permitted to carry battery-operated, Bluetooth-capable breast pumps into these work areas.

  • Sword Athena drives change in maternity uniform accessibility

    Sword Athena is designed to identify, tackle and present solutions to female and family-centric barriers to readiness using crowd-sourced topics and a Mission Area Working Group model. In response to an outbrief with Air Combat Command commander, Gen. Mark D. Kelly, Sword Athena partnered with Army

  • Hill standing up base-level Women’s Initiative Team

    In an effort to continue to advocate for women serving in the Air Force, Hill is standing up a Women’s Initiative Team. The team’s aim will be to help remove barriers so it is easier for women to continue serving in the Air Force, and will be a direct link to the larger effort of getting after

  • Department of the Air Force releases addendum to Disparity Review

    The DAF IG Disparity Review Addendum follows the DAF’s 2020 Racial Disparity Review, which addressed disparities impacting Black Airmen and Guardians, and the Sept. 2021 Disparity Review, which addressed disparities based on gender and among other racial and ethnic groups not covered by the RDR.

  • Hanscom hosts premiere diverse mentoring event

    Personnel from Air Force Materiel Command and Hanscom Air Force Base partnered to host a diverse mentoring event here Oct. 27. The event was AFMC’s first tailored-demographic mentoring effort that centered on the benefits and challenges of mentorship and networking in a diverse workplace.

  • Arnold Diversity and Inclusion initiatives now in motion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, issued diversity and inclusion, or D&I, guidance last fall, and shortly followed it with the 2020 AFMC D&I Survey.The survey led each site or installation to establish a D&I Command Action Plan, or CAP, and all CAPs were due to AFMC

  • Resource Group leads set the pace for DEI progress

    Members of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cell at Hanscom Air Force Base are tracking the pulse of the installation’s way forward to advancing racial and gender equity for members of the workforce. The DEI Cell includes Member Employee Resource Group program leads for the Black, Asian American

  • AFRL hosts Diversity Speaker Series to foster innovation, collaboration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate hosted the Diversity Speaker Series throughout 2021 to provide employees with unique perspectives and learning opportunities through virtual events.This series enhances internal