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  • Interns to senior leaders earn hardware

    Hanscom had 17 total nominees in 11 out of 19 categories at the 2018 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Program and Test Management awards ceremony.
  • Vice Commander Reflects on Time with AFLCMC

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – After more than 30 years of service to the Air Force and nation, Col. Teresa Quick, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center vice Commander will retire Nov. 16.A career acquisition expert, Quick has held leadership positions in program offices supporting some of the most important platforms in the Air Force
  • B-1 CBM+ Goes Live!

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s B-1 Program Office in coordination with the Product Support Engineering Division (AFLCMC/EZP) and C-5 community, is leading the way as an initial pilot program participant for Condition Based Maintenance Plus (CBM+).  In October, the B-1 reached a significant
  • Technology Transition Candidate: The Little Chip That Could

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s the little chip that could.  A two-gram microchip versus a 340,000 pound U.S. Air Force aircraft.  A tiny military-grade chip fails in the aircraft’s network radio system and the replacement is no longer manufactured.  It’s a serious and growing problem.  Approximately 60,000 parts are discontinued
  • AFLCMC provides improved bladder relief system to aircrews

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Imagine flying in an aircraft for hours at a time and not being able to use a toilet. For many pilots in the Air Force, that's a reality, and for years they have relied on a variety of systems - including off the shelf products - for bladder relief.The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Human Systems
  • 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck launches fun in the name of science

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Cold temps and cloudy skies couldn’t keep guests from enjoying the loud karang of trebuchets launching their loads, and the subsequent satisfying thump of pumpkins returning to Earth at Wright-Patterson’s 14th Annual Pumpkin Chuck in support of Air Force science, technology, engineering and math Nov. 2. “It
  • RATPAC Fractal packs in acquisition education

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Junior acquisition professionals from every Hanscom directorate attended a three-day training event to inspire creative solutions to acquisition challenges, Oct. 23 to 25 in the Hanscom Conference Center. The event, called a Revolutionary Acquisition Techniques, Procedures and Collaboration Fractal, featured a
  • Air Force Agile Pilot Program meets mission needs in the wake of Hurricane Michael

    MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala.  – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Business and Enterprise Systems Directorate’s agile pilot program is consolidating four legacy contract writing systems into a single contract management system known as Contracting Information Technology, or CON-IT, and is currently “rolling out” Air Force wide.The new
  • Weather data pilot includes Hurricane Michael

    The prototyping project is the first stage in an effort to bring more startups, small businesses and other non-traditional defense contractors into the field. The $8.1 million, one-year prototyping initiative asks an independent data processing company to study the utility of commercial data for the Air Force’s Global Air-Land Weather Exploitation Model. U.S. Air Force and Army combatant commanders use GALWEM to inform daily operations, combat missions and exercises. Data in the report will include information gathered when the Category 4 hurricane made landfall.
  • Holocaust survivor speaks to AFLCMC staff during Wingman Day event

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – More than 73 years ago during World War II, Samuel Heider was liberated from the horrors of the Holocaust, after spending years in a ghetto, concentration camps, losing his entire family and being on the verge of death every day. Recently, he was the featured speaker during the Air Force Life Cycle Management