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  • gatewayONE and attritableONE test moves joint force one step closer to “IoT.mil,” demonstrates F-22, F-35 first secure bi-directional data sharing

    This test was the latest demonstration of the transformative warfighting impact of the open architecture underpinning the Advanced Battle Management System.
  • AFMC successfully navigates Fiscal Year 2020 challenges

    With a focus rooted in the ability to sustain the mission and an eye towards long-term expansion and growth, the Air Force Materiel Command successfully executed a $67 billion portfolio in Fiscal Year 2020, ensuring operational mission success for our warfighters.
  • Edwards AFB Flight Test Museum Reaches Next Milestone, Closer to Reality

    The Air Force Flight Test Museum Foundation achieved an important milestone, June 25, when concrete was poured at the site of the future museum that will be located just outside of the Edwards Air Force Base’s West Gate.
  • Nothing stops STINFO not even COVID-19

    In 1963, the year the Scientific and Technical Information Program came to Edwards AFB. Now better known by its acronym of STINFO, it operates as a 412th Test Wing program led by the 812th Test Support Squadron in one of the squadron’s many support roles. STINFO means many different things to people at Edwards depending on their role.
  • AFMC preparing for next phase of COVID-19 operations

    As states across the U.S. begin to slowly reopen their economies, Air Force Materiel Command leaders
  • Special 'Thank You' To Edwards AFB Blood Donors

    The American Red Cross sent a special Certificate of Recognition to Edwards Air Force Base for being an extraordinary Blood Program Partner during the COVID-19 pandemic, May 12.
  • Edwards AFB Top 3 Spearheads DeCA Agent Shopping Service

    The 412th Test Wing community launched a commissary shopping service at Edwards Air Force Base, California, to support those who are high risk, quarantined, isolated and unable to shop for themselves, or Team Edwards deployed families impacted due to COVID-19, April 20.
  • 412th Test Wing Security Forces Squadron Ramps up Augmentation Force Training in Support of COVID-19 Times

    During a time of reduced manning levels when mission-essential personnel are the only ones allowed to work on Edwards Air Force Base due to the COVID-19 pandemic, units are coming up with unique, unconventional or alternative ways to continue with the mission and maintain a steady state as a force in readiness.
  • 412th Force Support Squadron works to make ‘support’ the first word in its identity

    At a time when, by necessity, the majority of Team Edwards either teleworks or takes administrative leave in response to COVID-19, there are certain duties that, by necessity, must be accomplished on base every day.
  • Mobile app supports new hire process

    A new mobile application feature aims to make the on-boarding process and first days of work easier for civilian new hires across the Air Force Materiel Command. The “Newcomers” feature on the AFMC instance of the Air Force Connect mobile application provides new employees with step-by-step pre-employment and on-boarding process information, checklists, installation maps, pay and benefits data, and more, making the first days of work easier for the newest members of the AFMC team.
  • AFMC virtual town hall updates command, focuses on readiness

    The theme of readiness wove throughout the Air Force Materiel Command Virtual Town Hall, Feb. 3. Resiliency, fitness, the AFMC We Need, Space Force and more among the topics of focus during the hour-long event. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, AFMC senior enlisted advisor, fielded dozens of questions from across the command during the event which was livestreamed on the AFMC Facebook page.
  • AFMC launches new holistic resiliency effort

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new initiative that aims to increase unit cohesion and connectedness by emphasizing a culture that holistically builds mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness across the enterprise. Driven by the Air Force Resilience Tactical Pause held in fall 2019, the AFMC Connect effort focuses on the importance relationships and communication in a resilient culture. Monthly training topics with tools and implementation guidance center on deliberate, leader-driven meaningful discussions.
  • AFMC beta-testing diagnostic fitness assessments

    The Air Force Materiel Command will offer diagnostic fitness assessments to Airmen starting Jan. 20. As the Air Force continues to review the overall current fitness assessment guidance for Airmen, the AFMC has elected to implement diagnostic testing as a potential part of the policy change.
  • What it means to me to be back in the Air Force – The grass is not always greener

    At 38 years old I know I am one of oldest, or as I like to refer to it, “most senior” active duty lieutenants around.   Considering the journey I’ve taken just to get right where I am now, I would say I feel the deepest privilege just to do what I do each day here in the Air Force.
  • KC-46 completes testing with Super Galaxy

    The U.S. Air Force’s newest air refueling aircraft, the KC-46A Pegasus, is undergoing a variety of tests out of Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • Former Edwards test pilot, now astronaut makes second launch to ISS

    Col. Nick Hague, an astronaut, is scheduled for a second mission to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz MS-12, March 14, 2019, from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • Enterprise hiring effort draws new talent, faster

    AFMC improved its civilian hiring timeliness by 12 percent in fiscal year 2018 and continues to speed up the employment process in FY19. Four major secretary-approved hiring initiatives are providing positive returns, particularly when coupled with continued process improvements in all talent acquisition areas.
  • Uniform code of military justice changes

    Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Military Justice Act of 2016 will instate the most reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Manual for Courts-Martial in decades, modernizing dated aspects of the military justice system while also providing transparency.
  • 31st TES begins F-35 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

    The 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron kicked off the Defense Department’s F-35 Lightning II Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with a large force employment sortie from Edwards AFB, California, Dec. 5.
  • AF: Edwards AFB to test B-21 Raider

    The Air Force has selected Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to coordinate maintenance and sustainment of the B-21 Raider and Edwards AFB, California, to lead testing and evaluation of the next generation long-range strike bomber.
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