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Aircrew within a HC-130J Combat King II from the from the 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., performs an austere combat landing during Tiger Rescue IV, March 29, 2018, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The four-day exercise challenged Airmen from multiple rescue squadrons to bring the capabilities of the personnel recovery triad together to successfully complete rescue missions and maintain proficiency.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Janiqua P. Robinson) HC-130J crew visits program office
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – An HC-130J crew with the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, recently flew into Wright-Patterson AFB to meet with and allow members of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s HC/MC Program Office to tour the aircraft. The program office leads the life cycle management
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2018
An Airman carries radios that include an interface technology known as the handheld electronic audio recording system (HEARS). The HEARS was developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing to provide mission recording capabilities in the field. The system is currently being manufactured by B5 Systems LLC of Xenia, Ohio under a patent licensing agreement. (Courtesy photo) Air Force agreement will result in new product for recording missions
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A new agreement between the Air Force Research Laboratory and an Ohio company will result in a new handheld audio recording system for military operations and training.The AFRL 711th Human Performance Wing recently signed a non-exclusive patent licensing agreement with B5 Systems LLC of Xenia, Ohio. Under the
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2018
C-17 intern visit PCIP 2018 New interns receive AFMC welcome
More than 130 new interns were introduced to careers in civil service by the Air Force Materiel Command commander at the start of the Premier College Intern Program Symposium June 4 at the Hope Hotel, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. A Secretary of the Air Force initiative, the PCIP is focused on recruiting and training approximately 500 high-caliber candidates to fill professional as well as wage-grade positions across the Air Force. More than 300 interns have been placed in AFMC wings and centers, augmenting positions in career fields that include financial management, civil engineering, communications and information, contracting, force support, science and engineering, intelligence, and logistics.
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2018
Mars 2020 rover arist rendition AFRL erosion testing is out of this world
At the request of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and project partners, AFRL recently concluded a series of tests in the Particle Erosion Test Facility, located in the Materials and Manufacturing Directorate’s Coatings, Corrosion, and Erosion Laboratory.
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2018
Registration is open for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's annual Life Cycle Industry Days. LCID registration now open
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration is now open for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s annual Life Cycle Industry Days, which will be held Sept. 12-14 at the University of Dayton River Campus in Dayton, Ohio.The event will feature guest speakers from the Air Education and Training Command, Air Combat Command, the National
0 6/06
2018
Col. Philip Carpenter, Senior Materiel Leader, Simulators Program Office, provided opening remarks during a recent simulation and training forum. The program office is responsible for executing a $1 billion annual budget for over 56 programs at eight Major Commands with a portfolio of 2300+ training devices/configurations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo / Simulators Program Office) AFLCMC co-hosts simulation and training forum
FAIRBORN, Ohio - In an effort to foster communication within the training community, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Simulator Program Office and the National Training & Simulation Association recently co-hosted a simulation and training forum at the Holiday Inn in Fairborn, Ohio.The one day event brought together acquisition experts,
0 6/04
2018
Brig. Gen. Alice W. Treviño accepts the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency flag from Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander, as she becomes the AFICA commander May 23, 2018, during a change of command ceremony in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Club. AFICA Change of Command
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Brig. Gen. Alice W. Trevino officially took command of the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency here in a change of command ceremony at the Wright-Patterson Club May 23.Trevino replaces Brig. Gen. Cameron Holt, who is leaving to become Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition,
0 6/01
2018
The second annual Pollinator Expo on June 20 at the Wright Brothers Memorial will highlight the monarch butterfly. More than 30 informational tables from various organizations across the state will be in attendance highlighting their efforts and offering guidance on how to help improve the pollinator population. (U.S. Army photo/Rachel Larue) Monarch butterflies to be featured at the second annual pollinator expo
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Continuing the commitment to pollinator revitalization, Wright-Patterson AFB will hold its second annual Pollinator Expo on June 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the at the Wright Brothers Memorial near Area B.  “This year’s Pollinator Expo will be even bigger than last year,” said Danielle Trevino, 88th Civil
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2018
A welder with the Rapid Development Integration Facility grinds down some metal while working on a project inside the 20,000-square-foot manufacturing and modification facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Dec. 2, 2015. Since its start, the RDIF has successfully returned more than $150 million to customers who can then use that money on additional projects. Additionally, the facility has enabled its customers to realize more than 70 percent cost savings and schedule time. AFLCMC initiative to give junior engineers hands on experience
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In an effort to provide junior military engineers with hands on experience solving engineering challenges impacting the Department of Defense and the Air Force, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center recently created a pilot program called the Junior Engineer Development Initiative or JEDI.The idea for
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2018
Members of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps program on Capitol Hill for meetings with government leaders. ATAC selects talented acquisition professionals for leadership development, training and the opportunity to work as a team to find solutions to acquisition challenges. (Courtesy photo) ATAC program continues to make an impact
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Members of the Advanced Tactical Acquisition Corps (ATAC) – Team Four, recently wrapped up their three month long assignment to recommend solutions for sustaining Air Force legacy aircraft, specifically the KC-135. Comprised of eight competitively selected mid-level military and civilian acquisition
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2018
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