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  • F-35 Division helps make local child's dream a reality

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Every child dreams of what they want to be when they get older. This year, the F-35 Division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and volunteers from the Magic Wheelchair organization brought one boy’s dreams to reality. On Oct. 27, 2017 a ceremony was held in front of the Fighters and Bombers Directorate to
  • Maria, Irma make landfall for Hanscom Airmen

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Master Sgt. Sharlyne Acevedo, Acquisition Intelligence Division superintendent at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here, first heard her family survived Hurricane Maria’s direct hit on Puerto Rico seven full days after landfall. In order to get word to Acevedo, they asked a cousin, whose family lived near
  • Agencies collaborate at KC-135 System Supportability Review

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Decades of world-class Tinker Air Force Base support for the KC-135 have relied on synergy of many Air Force and Department of Defense agencies and organizations. At this year’s C/KC-135 Legacy Tanker Division’s System Supportability Review event, agencies identified collaborative strategies and opportunities for the
  • Branch supports FMS construction projects around the world

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Helping the more than 100 American allied nations get the Air Force weapons systems they need to protect and defend their sovereignty is the mission of the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate headquartered here. But before weapons systems – including aircraft, munitions and training
  • Hanscom acquisition experts have new GEOINT advocates

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – One team at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here works to enable more than 90 acquisition programs know the earth, show the way and understand the world. Hanscom is the top acquisition customer of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in the Department of Defense. Many programs here either contribute
  • Air Force invites industry for light attack platform experiment

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The Air Force released an industry Invitation to Participate today to evaluate the military utility of light attack platforms in future force structure.The invitation is part of a broader Air Force effort to explore cost-effective attack platform options. The live-fly experiment is an element of the Light
  • Air Force targets FAA compliance during CNS conference

    The Air Force is hosting a conference at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, designed to integrate navigation and air traffic control systems into military aircraft in order to stay current with Federal Aviation Administration and international air traffic regulations.
  • Digital Thread laces decision-making, data for Air Force acquisition

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio --  As information technology has advanced and improved over the years, modeling and simulation tools, sophisticated analytical capabilities and data analytics have increased in importance throughout a product’s life cycle. For the Air Force, a concept born in the lab is set to change the way weapon systems are
  • AF-wide competitive pistol, rifle matches planned

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Security Forces Squadron at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is hosting an Excellence in Competition match for pistol and rifle categories. This is a great opportunity to hone skills while adding the fun of competition. Registration begins in March. EICs are Air Force wide competitions, and are open
  • AF responds to hiring freeze

    The Air Force is working with the Defense Department to provide additional guidance on the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.